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I just got a coupon in the paper for 2 Free saltwater fish, no catch...I have already called.I was thinking 1 more clown...so that leaves me with 1 more fish...What type of fish should I get?

I have a 18 Gallon Nano,
1 Oscelaris Clown(spelt it wrong i know)
20lbs. of live rock,
Great Lighting,
100% live sand.
 

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I wouldn´t add more fish. Maybe they will give you some crabs instead of the fish ? I mean two clowns and the crabs. :)
 

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Your clownfish can be just as aggressive as the damsels.:wink2: They're still related to the damsels.
 

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Blue said:
Your clownfish can be just as aggressive as the damsels.:wink2: They're still related to the damsels.
That´s right. I know one clown who will try to bite you as soon as your fingertips reach into the water. That´s an aggressive one. :D
 

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its best to introduce clowns at the same time, why dont you get a mushroom coral or something, dont those qualify as a fish since they are invertebrate and they are living....
 

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i dont need anymore crabs.

sorry i didnt say everything that i have.
i have 4 huge crabs(species unkown)
and 4 HUGE snails(species unkown)
(i caught them)
 

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you can try a firefish or a small goby. that way there wont be any aggression when another clown in introduced into your tank.
 

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my clown should not have a problem because his mate recently died.
(sayiong that hes been with another 1 before)

What a six line wrasse?
 

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No six line wrasse.
There Carnivores. I only want omnivores and herbivores.
I am getting a firefish.

Maybe a cheap goby.(the coupon discludes gobys and something else.)
 

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actually six-line wrasses are not that bad. If you can put them in a reef tank they will do just fine in your tank. They will not bother any corals but if you have say bistle worms they will eat those. And you should feed like brine shrimp or somw other meaty food, like you should do to every other saltwater fish.
 

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Matt said:
my clown should not have a problem because his mate recently died.
(sayiong that hes been with another 1 before)
Matt, a clownfish will get over it. It gets violent. Any new fish is an intruder and in a 18 gallons tank, your new clown is unlikely to survive harassments.
 

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Blue said:
Matt said:
my clown should not have a problem because his mate recently died.
(sayiong that hes been with another 1 before)
Matt, a clownfish will get over it. It gets violent. Any new fish is an intruder and in a 18 gallons tank, your new clown is unlikely to survive harassments.
I know, i have had tons of clowns before.
(not in this tank though)
 

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Its not all they get. my dad makes some kinda of recipe for all of my fish.
I just said bloodworms because I dunno what the other mixture is called.
all I know is that he said its high in protien and vitamins and all
that good stuff.
(they get that 3 times a week and blood worms once a week.)
 

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brine shrimp is best for carnivores, fry is also good but i would still go with brine shrimp as they might ignore the fry. Bloodworms should be fed no more than once a week, any more will cause unhealthy stuff, bloodworms are full of paracites and if they eat too much, a paracite is likely to attack, but once a week will be fine, as a treat or something
 
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