Help me pick my show piece

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  1. Dane G

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    Hey guys, well my 100L is almost done and I can taste the salt water! now the idea behind this nano is to have a dwarf angel as its show piece sooooooo I can't decide on which one to get

    My ideas are
    Flame angel
    Keyhole angel
    Blue eyed lemon peel
    Rock beauty

    I will have some softies and maybe some sticks, other potential inhabitants will be two black clowns, sixline wrasse, shrimps(?) Prob a goby wanted some anithias but the tank will be to small and two baggai cardinals
     
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  3. Ayoob

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    Flame it is. Its personal choice
     
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    Coral beauty...price, Flame ....looks
     
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    Hmm...none of the above? :p I love my flame angel, but if it was to be the show piece in my tank I would go with something else...Potters have always been a fav of mine, golden Pygmy is also awesome and not as common.

    From your list however I would go with the Lemon Peel, no other fish is going to give u the shock of yellow as a yellow tang would in a larger setup.

    Rock beauty is not a dwarf angel btw. ;)
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    Put the angel in last as they can get agro.
     
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    Given a choice id also go with a Golden dwarf Angel, have a look at Bob the reef builders thread for one in a tank, im sure his is photographed in there.

    a Lemon peel is also a good choice but is a slightly higher risk of nipping corals than a flame IMO.
     
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    Thanks guys, some great advice, feel free to make some more suggestions, regarding the agro part the angel will be the last in
     
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    Hows the lemon peel at nipping?
     
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    Thank you crispin will have a look for the thread, and I will have a look at the golden dwarf, I have been getting some contradicting info about the size and intent for the tank, some LFS(sponsor) said I'd have enough space and another said I do not for a dwarf angel, any comments on this?
     
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    speed reading. thanx
     
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    well personally i think you are on absolute borderline for a dwarf angel and i wouldnt go for it myself, but your intended stocking is quite low and peaceful and as a centre peace fish, a dawrf angel is a good choice in that size tank. But that does mean you cannot over stock.
     
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    what alternatives could i look at besides a dwarf angel? a dwarf lion prehaps? i would love something super colorful with character, must be compatable with clowns though because my son would never forgive me if i didnt get him some nemos
     
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    Blue eyed lemon peel would work well with the other fish's colour. Flame is almost to colourfull. Just watch for coral nipping!
     
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    Atm its between the keyhole and lemon peel!
     
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    Between the 2 I would go for the lemon peel, nipping might be a problem though.

    Have u seen the cherub angel?
     
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    I am worried about nipping, I haven't seen a cherub going to google it now
     
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    Wow amazing colors going to start researching it now, what their availability like?
     
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    Dude the Cherub is an awesome little fish, mine doesnt bother my corals and just munches away on the algae on the glass.:thumbup:
     
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