Reef Safe Angels?

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    Are there any reef safe Angels? If so, can people with experience with them in a reef chime in?
     
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    The Bellus Angel is 100% reef safe...But they're not a typical angel..they only get 4-6" they're very slow growers. But I think they're beautiful fish..They're pricey, about $100 near me.
     

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    Lamarcks Angel is also reef safe. Same family as the Bellus, not as expensive.
     
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    How about the Coral Beauty and Flame Angels?
     
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    Cherub Angels are adorable. Tiny though. 3" max.
     
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    Reef safe with caution. There's a good chance that both of those angels will pick at corals. I have had two coral beauties and they've never eaten anything they shouldn't, but other people have had them destroy their tanks.
     
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    According to Live Aquaria, Lamarck's Angelfish, swallowtail Angelfish, Watanabei Angelfish, bellus Angelfish, and Scribbled Angelfish
    I had a flame angel that didn't bother any corals or inverts in my tank. And I know Biff has had a coral beauty for a while without any problems in her reef



     
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    I think they look like ugly freshwater fish. :grumble:
     
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    Well.....You're wrong.:D

    I think they're great...But I also think they should only be about $30...I'm not paying $100 for one.
     
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    Oh...it's only the SHOW QUALITY that's reef safe..How's that? Like the friggin fish know's he's show quality.
     
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    For some reason they're listed as reef safe
     
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    Reefreak is going through the same thing I was going through 2 weeks ago....you might as well start looking at Tangs! LOL..:bounce:
     
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    Why is the "show quality" one so much uglier than the "plain jane"?
     
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    I was thinking the same thing.
     
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    You mean the show size is prettier don't you? The plain Jane one isn't as nice
     
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    I really don't understand why the show size is considered reef safe and the smaller ones aren't.

    PRC,not tangs,butterflyfishes.
     
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