Suggestions for fish

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  1. Kunhardt

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    I'm sure you all know the American shipment of fish landed in SA today and for us in East London its the first time since February we are getting anything from there.

    Now i am torn between what fish to get, its a choice between 1 or 2 royal gramma's or a pygmy angel (centropyge argi).

    Some info on my tank and inhabitants. 200L DT with 6 fish already - those being 1xyellow tang, 1x flame angel, 2x ocellaris, 1x black combtooth blenny and 1x mandarin. I figure and have been backed up that the max amount of fish i could keep is 8 pushing it. So this could be my last purchase and dont want to make a mistake.

    On the one hand i really would like to try 2 dwarf angels in my tank, and an argi being so small would probably be the best to try with my flame. He is very docile at the moment and doesnt give any of the other fish a second glance and has never bothered a new arrival, however thats not to say he wont go nuts with another angel in the tank. got lots of rock work and caves, but still not sure.

    Then the royal grammas...very pretty and eye catching fish. Leslie tells me my tank should be big enough to house 2 which is what i would like to try. There again not sure if i should try just 1 or give 2 a shot.

    So any help with which fish would be a better choice and what quantity.

    Thanks
     
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  3. Kunhardt

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    Any suggestions which would be the better choice?
     
  4. Jaak

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    IMO Royal Gramma's the way to go!!;)
     
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    i think you should go grammas man, introducing the new angel might spark the flame's fury;) like lowflyer with his bean machine. what about two firefish? that could also be a good bet imo
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    hey Kunhardt cant help with what fish but sean is also getting another shipment in on friday so keep your options open mate.
     
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    Gramma would be a good idea, as Ninja said Angels are very unpredictable.

    I had a Coral Beauty and Red stripe for ages, no problem, but they would hunt and murder any other angels I tried to introduce (including BiColours, one of the tougher Dwarfs) and this is in a 500L system, so becarefull
     
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    Be very careful as scuba mentioned my bean machine, he is happily living with fish 5 times his size now in a 6 foot tank;)
     
  9. Kunhardt

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    Bought the Grammas...lovely little guys. Very small still, so hopefully growing up together will curb any fighting between the 2. :)
     
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    Was there today, apparently he is getting some multi-colour zoas in so am keen to see those on Saturday. As for fish, I think my system is fully stocked now with 8. Man that fulled up too quickly...time to look at a 6ft :)
     
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    Lol yeah dude its a never ending upgrade
     
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    Royal Gramma
     
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    what'd you pay for the gramma's kuhardt?
     
  14. Kunhardt

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    More than Lanzo is selling them for, I paid R200 with 20% discount last night. They selling now for R250.
     
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