keeping angels in a reef

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  1. Diveshan

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    Howzit guys i need some opinions from anybody with experience with keeping angels and corals, i added a P.Navarchus and a P.Diacanthus to my reeftank, so far they both eating prepared food and have not touched the coral at all (sps, lps and softies), will they remain this way or is there a chance that i may wake up one morning and find that everythings been eaten?
    Thanx
     
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    Angels are a 50/50 chance.
    Maybe you are one of the lucky guys who have angels that dont munch your corals.
    If you can keep them well fed with a variaty of foods chances are they will stay reef safe.Remember angels dont eat corals because they want too p#ss you off....they eat because they are hungery.
     
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    i like nandos you may like kfc, just like that, sometimes fish prefer to eat certain things if you get lucky the wnt eat your corals
     
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    Angels can often acquire a taste for corals over time if they get hungry so it is hit and miss especially with softies and some lps, Sps are usually ignored and if nipped are fast to recover.
     
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    thanks for the opinions guys, still no nipping at any coral at all from either of them and they both still eating well :) lets hope it stays this way
     
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    Hi

    Just make sure to supplement their food with angel formula or similar angel types of food. I had an angel acquire a taste for softies due to non-proper nutrition but stopped since i gave him angel formula...
     
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    @ diveshan we here alot abt yur tank , where the pics bru ????????
     
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    Yeah we want pics.

    Chances are with bigger angels you should be ok with sps (although I believe queen angels are pretty risky). I would worry about your lps and zoas though. Ive found smaller angels (centropyge) to be quite sps hungry.
     
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