What Should My next fish be?

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  1. Xereo

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    Maybe a Tang?
    Goby
    Blenny

    Give me some idea's

    Current

    1 x Regal Tang
    1 x Fox Face
    4 x neon Damsels ( Non aggressive apparently )

    and some soft corals in the tank
     
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    thats the damsels
     
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    how about some anthias
     
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    They look cool :)
     
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    I just have a male.. It was rewarding getting him to eat, they are not the easiest fish to keep. Sure you are up for the challenge mate :p

    Or how about a dwarf angel
     
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    There is no such thing as a non-aggressive damsel. Those neons are as aggressive as any other from the ones I've come across...
     
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    Sup dude, add a yellow tang, what type of fockface you have?
     
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    Maybe a few clownfish? You can try a blue-throated trigger, mostly reef safe and amazing character.
     
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    Everything I have read about the neon damsels seem to rate them as 'semi-aggressive', I was looking at getting one but decided rather not risk it due to the reputation of damsels in general.

    Anyway, you've got a few 'swimming' fish, what about one or two that play around on the rocks or the substrate, perhaps a midas blenny (love watching these guys reverse into holes on the live rock), an orange spotted goby (if you've got fine and live substrate), a yellow coral goby (cool little dude that just does his own thing in and around corals).
     
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    Thanks Viper :)

    Well RnR say they have alot of customers that have a school of these damsels and no problem at all. they just play between themselves..

    So we will see. Ye i was thinking of getting a blenny or goby :)
     
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    Is that a Joke haha :) never getting clowns again.. last pair i had drove me nutz
     
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    Yeah, they do seem to be rated as one of the better damsels, but after my last experience with a yellow tail devil, I mean damsel, I won't go anywhere near them again. If yours behave then it will be great, almost like a school of chromis. There's more fish you can get, blue/green chromis, 4 to 6 will be a nice little school of them, quite active fish that are always swimming around.
     
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    i dont think play is the correct term.
     
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    They are like Tiger barbs. :)
     
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    Ask you wife if you can have more fish first :lol:
     
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    See im happily not married :)...

    See im clever get my tank and fish first then get married :)
    :lol:
     
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    What Do you guys think about triggers?
     
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    AWESOME fish. Species from the Xanthichthyssp. seem to be more reefsafe IMHO
     
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    thats the redtail :) rare
     
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    Thy are nice I have just got a Xanthichthys caeruleolineatus
     
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