Lamarck Angel

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    I have a dilemma. A Petco in town has had a Lamarck angel for about a year and a half. I know the manager very well and I trust her, and on top of that there's a new store in town with a very knowledgeable owner. Both of them say that they think its a dwarf and should stay 5-6", but liveaquaria says 9". Problem is, I have two people both of whom have earned my respect and trust, and one of them has no gain if I do buy it, and probably has less since my tank would be full.

    I guess my question is will it grow up to be a large angel? Honestly, I really am just about in love with this fish, and I know for a fact that its really healthy. Like I said, she's had it for 18 months or so.
     
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    P.S. It's a Genicanthus lamarck. Thanks in advance guys and gals.
     
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    I don't have any experience with this fish but everything I see online says 100+ gal and 8 3/4" - 10". But again I don't believe EVERYTHING I read online either. o_O
     
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    Yeah, that's what I cam across, too...I'm tempted to get it and make a plan for rehoming it if necessary. Although I am strongly considering a 75 or 90 in the near future...
     
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    Where's the dislike button..? I guess I'll have to wait then. Thanks for a definitive answer, though.
     
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    sorry for the bad news but hate to see you buy it and something go wrong with it
     
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    Yeah, I know. But there will always be another. I found a 55 on craigslist for free so cross your fingers...
     
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    Send it to me!!!
     
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    You need another?!
     
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    Another fish? Sure! Haha
    I was going to get a purple tang next but not sure.
     
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    Oh, I thought you meant that 55. I still havebt gotten an email.

    I think you need an Achilles. Those are so awesome.
     
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    Experience speaks. Thanks. And good looking fish, btw.
     
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    Tis true... Tis true.
     
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    You know you wanna...little voice says DO IT! DO IT! ;)
     
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    I had one that went carpet surfing - it was a great fish. I also agree that it shouldn't be kept in anything less than a 6' tank
     
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