37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

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Re: 37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

Postby LongGrain on Mon May 07, 2012 10:48 pm

its settled, I put in my order for another dfl I'm hoping the lfs gets a few in at a time so I have a better chance of grabbing a female. Might take up to 2 weeks to get one in though :(
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Re: 37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

Postby FADE2BLACK_1973 on Mon May 07, 2012 11:34 pm

Dont know if there ever was any success breeding dwarf lions in captivity but another lion is cool to have in a tank. Also mean you have to double up on the feedings..lol
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Re: 37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

Postby LongGrain on Mon May 07, 2012 11:46 pm

I'm not trying to breed, I'm just trying to maximize my chances of success and reduce chances of unwanted aggression. i'm fine with feeding double.
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Re: 37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

Postby puffykid on Tue May 08, 2012 2:27 am

pictures?
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Re: 37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

Postby FADE2BLACK_1973 on Tue May 08, 2012 11:19 pm

LongGrain wrote:I'm not trying to breed, I'm just trying to maximize my chances of success and reduce chances of unwanted aggression. i'm fine with feeding double.



Well never seen any aggression in dwarf lions before. They more less kinda push each other out of the way but nothing serious like most fish fights. My lions would hang out in the same corner of the tank together with no aggression.
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Re: 37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

Postby FADE2BLACK_1973 on Wed May 16, 2012 10:39 pm

Well what did you get, LongGrain? Have not heard anything else about this new lionfish. Would love to know what you got or if you got another one. Btw, you got me think about setting up another FOWLR tank again with a lionfish or 2. I loved the ones I used to own and miss them. Even got me looking at some lionfish sites. Well the good ones that is not killing and eating them.
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Re: 37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

Postby LongGrain on Tue Jun 19, 2012 4:40 am

I haven't been able to get another one yet. The LFS has been having trouble sourcing them (out of season or something maybe?) Seems like all of his suppliers are fresh out of dfl's

The plan is still just to get another one as soon as I can get one locally.
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Re: 37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

Postby puffykid on Tue Jun 19, 2012 5:38 am

petworld warehouse outlet out in Madison had one a few weeks ago, you can ask the one in Menomonee Falls if they have one or if they can special order one for you. If you don't mind the drive down and back.
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Re: 37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

Postby Pufferpunk on Tue Jun 19, 2012 3:44 pm

There's a guy in Chicago selling one: http://www.chicagoreefs.com/forums/show ... a-lionfish
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Re: 37g w/ dwarf lion. Tankmates?

Postby FADE2BLACK_1973 on Wed Jun 20, 2012 4:06 pm

Here is a great site on lionfish and other scorpion fish that can help with your lionfish questions. And Im also a member of :grats:

http://www.LionfishLair.com
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