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Discussion in 'Fish Only Tanks, Predator Tanks' started by viper357, 27 Aug 2007.

  1. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Hi all

    Does anybody know if a clown trigger and a rectangular trigger are compatible with each other?
     
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  3. mullet

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    hey viper

    as far as i know in my experiance i was not able 2 keep 2 triggers 2gether in the same tank..
     
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    i had 7 with no problem......and on at least 3 occassion i had the clown trigger and picasso in the same setup.......as long as the new addition is slightly larger than the resident
     
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    I keep a 18cm clown trigger, 3 x picasso triggers 7-10cm and a niger trigger 10cm all among my other fish in our show tank approx 9000l
     
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    viper357 Thread Starter Admin MASA Contributor

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    Thanks, is the rectangular also known as the picasso?
     
  7. calvin

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    no picasso and rectangle are different! if you wanting trigers ill catch you some in a month or so
     
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    OK, Viper, sorry for the slight hijack...

    If I wanna start up a nano of some sorts, maybe FOWLR or with some hardy corals just for colour, can I add a trigger? Maybe do a little predator tank; just a trigger and a lion or 2? I know the triggers can get quite big, but will a smaller tank be too small for it?

    Would they be a threat to any corals? Also, what would I need to feed them, should it be only live food?

    I want a predator tank, but don't want to go big...
     
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    Hey, will a trigger go for my fish in my main setup if I add a small one?
     
  10. calvin

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    every fish is different!! iv never had problems
     
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    Calvin what triggers can you get?
     
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    Yeah, me too wanna know - and would like one depending on what you can get
     
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    I wouldn`t advise adding fish like triggers or lions to a nano, at worse you`ll stunt their growth.
     
  14. calvin

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    I generally catch honeycombs ,rectangle and occasionally clown, i cant keep triggers anymore si i can give away my catches (i do however owe dean like a 100 fish before i can give to anyone else LOL)
     
  15. calvin

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    oh aqnd its a awfull idea putting predators in a nano the polution would be insane
     
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    OK, Nano was probably the wrong word, but I already reconsidered it, even a 1.2 meter would be too small I recon.
     
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    Well if you ever come across a very small clown trigger I would be very happy to take it off your hands.... :)
     
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    julies pets gateway have on ethe size of a R2 coin
     
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    Wow, this would be a total no no in my books, bordering on cruelty. A small tank is no place for these guys, these fish in the wild grow to be very large fish and are used to large swimming space. If you looking for a predator for a small tank consider a frog fish that doesn't swim in open water.
     
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    Any pics of frogfish?
     
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    Plenty on google.
     
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