I can't find my new goby and pistol shrimp..

Discussion in 'Reef Fishes' started by bkc824, Oct 19, 2010.

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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    If you had 3 angels together in a 55 gallon tank, I'd put my money on them killing each other. Dwarf angels are normally very incompatible with each other, especially in a smaller tank like a 55 (although there are maybe one or two people on here that have successfully been able to keep two different dwarf angels together). Did you ever see any chasing, nipping or aggression among the three angels?
     
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    Kelz88 Got Reef?

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    Did your angels fight? I thought dwarf angels were aggressive to one another.

    Also we would be better off knowing your exact params, your "fine" and my "fine" may be vastly different.

    Edit biff is way too fast :D
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Yep, a good rule is one dwarf angel per tank. They are pretty grumpy fish with each other.
     
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    My dwarf was the only angel when he dissapeared, the bicolor was in the tank for 3 weeks before I introduced the coral beauty. I didnt witness any aggression, they stayed out of each others way. I have plenty of rocks for them to hide and explore. I will post params as soon as I get a good test. I have kept freshwater fish for 8 years and I never had so many headaches! I have a lot to learn about saltwater fish! :grumble:
     
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    Kelz88 Got Reef?

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    Freshwater and saltwater are about as common as night and day.

    Remember just because you dont see aggression doesnt mean its not there. Also were you testing your water regularly? If not a problem could have snuck up on you, very quickly.
     
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