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juvenile S&S friends

Postby hamish on Sun Jul 01, 2012 3:21 pm

I was wondering what tank mates would be compatable with a juvenile s&s puffer and a maroon clown fish (also juvenile), I have a 180l tank (I am aware that my puffer will outgrow the tank and have found a seller who will be recieving him in november when he has his tank), I want to know what type of fish, or crustacions will be compatable with my current occupants, I am mainly into fish that are out of the ordinary, perhaps a stingray or something perculiar that is similar to the puffer.
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Re: juvenile S&S friends

Postby cal_mul on Wed Sep 19, 2012 1:46 pm

hi, hopefully stingray isn't an option and was just an example as these require much larger tanks than you can offer them, more importantly a large footprint e.g 6'Lx3'Dx2'H. since you have 180l alot of the oddballs are out of reach if you want them to live happy lives, how about a fuzzy dwarf lionfish? 6" adult size and require tank size similar to your 45U.S gallon tank. hope this helps.
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Re: juvenile S&S friends

Postby trekenk on Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:52 pm

With a 180l = 47 gallon you are already in need of a upgrade. I wouldn't be adding anymore stock until then. As far as the lion fish, no. Lion fish and puffer together with most likely end in a bad way.
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Re: juvenile S&S friends

Postby bertie 83 on Wed Sep 19, 2012 4:41 pm

+1 no puffer and lion mixes, it always ends badly.
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Re: juvenile S&S friends

Postby Arny on Wed Sep 19, 2012 5:41 pm

bertie 83 wrote:+1 no puffer and lion mixes, it always ends badly.

Don't want to start an argument but I saw 4 1ft lionfish in with a 1ft porcupine at London Aquariums. I'd guess the tank was 12ft x 6ft. Maybe they were ok because of the big tank.

Have a look, here's the tank (sorry bad quality vid)
http://s666.photobucket.com/albums/vv21 ... cupine.mp4
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