fish that have jobs and look cool

Discussion in 'Northeast Ohio Reef Club' started by frankthetank, Dec 31, 2011.

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  1. khowst

    khowst Bangghai Cardinal

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    Frank buddy, I dont mean to be the spelling & grammar police, but posting like your texting is giving me a headache. lol. To alot of people a more defined question/post will get more defined response. I not trying to de-rail or flame you, just simply offering an opinion. For me to reply 'fish r good' would fit the question, but not be really helpful, know what I mean?

    anyways back on track.......

    There are lots of different fish that serve different roles. Tangs and foxfaces for example are good algae eaters. Some blennies are good are picking at algae too. Some gobies are good gravel sifters.

    Dont necessarily plan to rely exclusively on fish to perform a certain role. A well rounded clean up crew is going to make you alot more more in terms of thier role.

    Its going to depend on your goal with the tank as well. For me a 220 would hold a larger collection of eye pleasing fish, or either a few larger fish, which in both cases is going to rely on a CuC more than the role the fish play.
     
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  3. frankthetank

    frankthetank Spaghetti Worm

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    No need to be rude just looking for help
     
  4. Foreverfishy

    Foreverfishy Purple Spiny Lobster

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    He wasnt being rude, he was trying to be helpful.
     
  5. SnooknRedz

    SnooknRedz Vlamingii Tang

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    ... and help you received...
     
  6. frankthetank

    frankthetank Spaghetti Worm

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    well i do most my posts from my mobile sorry
     
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  7. Corailline

    Corailline Super Moderator Staff Member

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    No worries. :)

    So are you trying to find something to eat cyano specifically?
     
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  9. frankthetank

    frankthetank Spaghetti Worm

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    That help. But that's not the only thing
     
  10. Jmifland

    Jmifland Plankton

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    Not all gobies will clean your sand. Only the sand sifting gobies. I had an algae blenny and he did a really good job at getting rid of all my GHA. It was also fun to sit in front of the tank and try to find where he is since he blends with the rock. Emerald Crab will eat bubble algae as well as GHA.

    Do note that Emerald Crabs and Algae Blennies don't always do what you want. Sand sifting gobies will always sift sand but they may not keep your entire tank spotless of Cyanobacteria.
     
  11. civiccars2003

    civiccars2003 Great Blue Whale

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  12. frankthetank

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