goldies

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    Guys just want to know. Goldies are They reef friendly? and cane some one give me some examples on some big fish that I CAN get to put in my reef except tangs?:thumbup1:
     
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    Yes Goldies are reef safe. Besides tangs i have never really researched for big reef safe fish
     
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    Goldies are reef safe yes. By goldies you are refering to Anthias arent you???


    just a note though, they have a very short digestive tract and thus need to feed fairly often, small amounts around three times a day. They can be a little challenging to keep due to this feeding, but stunning fish and best kept in a shoal of five or more.
     
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    Yes spot on Crispin! the orange one's, and thanks for the advice.
     
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    No Viper it's not that I love Tangs whould keep them all if I chould one cane only keep so many Tangs and I have plenty of Tangs. Will still get some. But what about the Rabbitfishes like One spot Foxface ?
     
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    A few wrasse get quite big...
     
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    :nono: The larger wrasse like Twin-spot, Coris, lunar etc are big trouble in a reef tank. IMO
     
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    Yes I'm not to keen on wrassers so I will miss them.
     
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    Dude, if you putting in a school of Goldies, chuck in a school of Chromis as well. The coloration when the swim together is mind blowing. Im hoping to do the same as I am restricted with tank space for Tangs in my comming setup.
     
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    Blue green chromis are beautiful fish. I've had mine for about four years. Anthias can be weaned onto food like Omega one First flake
     
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    Agreed, I recently added a small shoal of Chromis to my existing Anthia. Adds a nice natural feel to your tank.
     
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    i woukd add a midas bklennie to the shaol of goldies, they often swim amoungst the anthias....causes confusion in the male anthia though, but its a lovely sight ":)
     
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    Thanks guys that sounds good I got my skool of gouldies today now will give it a week or two and then add a skool of Chromis. Just to make sure, so I cane add a foxface to my reef?
     
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    Got some 2 Goldies in my tank geting 3 more this week but I notice that the are not eating that well. I have try to give everything, is this common to them. And what are there survivel rate?
     
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    Their survival rate is good, but as far as I know (Under correction here) they do not have a long lifespan
     
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    Wat fall's under a not long lifespan week, month, year?????? Why dont they want to eat?
     
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    I had my Goldy for over two years now and still going strong.What are you feeding them? I got mine to eat on live brine shrimp and now it eating anything that looks like food.
     
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    Every thing frozen some seaweed ext. I dont have live food. Do you breed your own shrimps?
     
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