Bellus Angel? Oooh.

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    PRC Stop Quoting Me!

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    Have you guys ever seen one of these fish? I stopped at a LFS that I don't frequent that often and saw one. Wow! are they sweet looking fish. Talked to the LFS owner about the fish, he said they are fairly hardy, farily rare to find, but like other angels can have a tendency to nip at corals so I passed...Otherwise, I was about to drop $100 on that fish without thinking about it. I was like a crakchead looking at a kilo.

    I'm still proud of myself for managing to walk out of that store without the fish.

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    After I got home, I read that they are reef safe?....Hmmmm.
     
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    ltljoker The Great Tang Herder

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    That is one great fish. James really wants that fish in a bad way. He would put a 2nd mortgage on the house for a fish like that:mrgreen:
     
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    Smitty

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    That is one sweet looking fish, I've never seen one before.
     
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    PRC Stop Quoting Me!

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    The guy also said that they'll stay front and center in the tank, will eat easily (he fed him while I was there)..and that they stay small...Said that they'll only grow a 1/4 to 1/2 inch per year.
     
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    Reefrookie Not so new anymore! VIP Member

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    Yes, they are reef safe and I think that price is a bit high also. At least around here. They are a beautiful fish.......Go get it!
     
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    I agree.......

    :^: GO GET IT, NOW!!!! :^:
     
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    PRC Stop Quoting Me!

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    I went and bought a bucket of salt and a coral yesterday intead, so I've blwon my weekly Fish Tank allowance.
     
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    They are good looking fish. I don't believe that they are rare as several of my LFS carry them pretty regularly. I have not heard of them nipping corals. I went with a watanabei angel. Stays a tad smaller and a like the head mask on the female.
     
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    U4BOYZ Got Fish?

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    I'd grab him...it's a beauty!
     
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    Cool fish! I have only seen on once before!
     
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    Here is a pic of my tank...notice the female Bellus? I have an order in for a male (red/orange) that will hang with the female!

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    yote Ceritfied Mantis Hunter Moderator

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    I'm thinking that may be my next fish.
    If I'm not mistaken,they are basically 100% safe with corals since they are planktivores.
     
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    NJDevils

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    They are 100% reef safe, trust me!
     
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    OhNoNemo i love triggers

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    Are they dwarfs?
     
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    NJDevils

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    Yes, the Bellus Angel only grows to about 3 1/2 inches....I think. I need to google that puppy!:shock:
     
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    OhNoNemo i love triggers

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    Hmmm.Would a koran and a couple triggers be good tankmates?
     
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    They are not dwarfs. They can grow up to 7".
     
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    andysgirl8800 Blenny Badlands

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    it's on my wishlist someday. :D
     
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