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I would love some input on my tank. I've spent around $800 so far. I plan on adding a couple of small archers (when I can find them!), a columbian shark, and possibly a rope fish (my first one died of unknown reasons and will be doing more research before I get another one. A lot of the decorations will be replaced with "base" rock slowly to hopefully help with the filtration. Any input and advice would be greatly appreciated!!!

Dragon Goby home - 75 gallon Brackish fish tank
 

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awesome tank :-D i do hope the bumbleebees will be around when the goby grows up.they tend to eat the like snacks :lol:
 

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I think the bbg have a little bit of growing to do also. I keep the dragon well fed, so he should leave them alone. He hasn't even acknowledged them the month I've had them
 

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that's great.looks like you have a very well behaved goby :-D
 

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I've heard they get to be around 5", possibly bigger. They need a lot of surface area and sand to cover themselves with to be happy. And keep in mind that they do need brackish conditions long term, possibly full marine later on in their lives. It's hard to get them to eat (the reason I believe one died) and heard they've been known to be fin nippers. As of the bumblebee gobies and dragon goby relationship... I believe I spoke to soon. 2 out of the 3 are now missing and the dragon goby is looking a little bloated :/
 

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did you double check? maybe they are hiding ;-)
 

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Hi, I'm new to the forum

I'm new to the forum and have read quite a few comments, I'm sure I can learn a lot from you all. Here is a pic of my tank, hoping to add a school of rasboras soon. I have more plants that are going to be added, ordered them just haven't gotten them yet.
 

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Wow, looks really nice! here are a few pics of my tank would like to add a school of rasboras soon.
id'e keep and eye on the angel fish.they nip and might also snack on the tetra when they get bigger
 
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id'e keep and eye on the angel fish.they nip and might also snack on the tetra when they get bigger
Yes, I have read that, hoping I won't have to remove the angel but have another tank available if I do. :) hey, that's another good reason to have to set up the other tank! :p If I had my choice I'd have 3 or 4 tanks around the house. Just picked up a nice 35 gal hexagon setup for my daughter and her girls, they love watching my fish so I decided to get them their own :)
 

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Yes, I checked everywhere. Moved any hiding spot they might be in. They were always hanging out in the corner together, mostly in plain sight. Now I realize the corner they liked was the furthest one away from the Dragon Goby!
 

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id'e keep and eye on the angel fish.they nip and might also snack on the tetra when they get bigger
Errrm .... Angelfish are quite peaceful fish, if kept properly. They will eat small torpedo like fish though, for example Neon Tetra, but they will not touch larger tetras or fish like Harlequin Rasbora.

They are a shoaling fish, so need to be in numbers of 4 or more, but 5 or more is better. As a single fish, they'll be stressed and stress is a sure way to make any fish aggressive.

They only turn aggressive when mating, and even then only to keep fish away from their eggs.

This is getting off topic on the original poster though.
 

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Off topic or not, help is always appreciated! I found at least one other bbg. So hopefully the other one is in there somewhere! It's easy to lose a bbg in a 75g tank. I think they may be losing they're sociable behavior with age and turning into the territorial squabbling neighbors that want distance between them that I've read them to be.
 

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Glad you found one!

Off topic or not, help is always appreciated! I found at least one other bbg. So hopefully the other one is in there somewhere! It's easy to lose a bbg in a 75g tank. I think they may be losing they're sociable behavior with age and turning into the territorial squabbling neighbors that want distance between them that I've read them to be.
Sounds like they are becoming "grumpy old men" lol glad you found one of them !
 

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i was referring to the neon tetras as phleb0rose had stated she had them with an angel =)

btw phleb0rose most here have MTS and we do hope all the newbies get infected by it ....
 

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Mts?

i was referring to the neon tetras as phleb0rose had stated she had them with an angel =)

btw phleb0rose most here have MTS and we do hope all the newbies get infected by it ....
MTS......"would that be multiple tank syndrome" lol if so....I have a 20 gallon sitting on my deck waiting for me to clean and set up....yes I think I already have MTS!! Hubby will be crying till the "cows come home" although he bought me my 55 gallon years ago, he should have known I would eventually get more :-D
 

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hahaha same as me my hubby got me my first tank in the new house too.now he can't blame you if you keep getting more :lol:
 
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