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repper2000 10-03-2006 09:37 PM

lionfish and bluejaw
 
hello i have a lionfish for about 3 months now went to the local fish store and they sold me a bluejaw trigger said it was peaceful and it would'nt nip the lions fin. 2 days now everythings going good..should i watchout or are the two cool together?????? thanks

Lupin 10-03-2006 09:40 PM

Hi repper,

What is the size of your tank? Cramped space often results to bickerings.

repper2000 10-03-2006 09:41 PM

its a 75 gal

Lupin 10-03-2006 09:43 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by repper2000
its a 75 gal

No problem with that then.:thumbsup:
If you have inverts however, be careful with your triggerfish. Same applies to mixing small fish with lionfish.

joeshmoe 10-03-2006 09:43 PM

what i no about triggers some could be semi agressive but i think every thing will be ok. :D

repper2000 10-03-2006 09:45 PM

thanks for the info didnt want anything to happen to my lion

Oceane 10-06-2006 08:52 AM

Blue triggers are aggressive when they breed and are hatching eggs otherwise they are ok. Few fish will fish will interfere with a lionfish as a brush with spines results in poisonning. Both trigger and linfish will eat anything small enough to fit in their mouth.

KyleV 10-07-2006 10:28 PM

Triggers
 
The Blue jaw is one of the most peacefull (if there is such a thing) type of Trigger out there. No worries unless you plan to add additional fish smaller or less aggressive down the road.

caferacermike 10-07-2006 10:59 PM

Holy Hell it's Kyle from Kyle. My old friend. Kyle has kept quite an aggressive yet peaceful FOWLR for quite some time. I've seen his triggers with his lions, all was well. Provide plenty of hiding places, rocks for territories and feed well.

Lupin 10-08-2006 01:54 AM

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Originally Posted by caferacermike
Holy Hell it's Kyle from Kyle. My old friend. Kyle has kept quite an aggressive yet peaceful FOWLR for quite some time. I've seen his triggers with his lions, all was well. Provide plenty of hiding places, rocks for territories and feed well.

I didn't know you two know each other.:crazy: Especially when both of you are from Texas.:crazy:


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