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Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/12/2008, 12:02 AM
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Posted By LisaD
there are several places, marineflora.com comes...

there are several places, marineflora.com comes to mind. I have used them and been pleased with quality and service.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/11/2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,984
Posted By LisaD
I think you may be okay. My grouper never went...

I think you may be okay. My grouper never went after snails, and I've never had a lionfish that recognized them as food. The trigger might mess with them, but pink tails are pretty mellow compared...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/11/2008, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,354
Posted By LisaD
that's probably a good choice, frogfish really...

that's probably a good choice, frogfish really aren't beginner fish. hopefully the mantis will behave, but don't underestimate their predatory powers. I have a small one that smashed a sea urchin...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/11/2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,000
Posted By LisaD
I haven't kept this eel, but I understand it's...

I haven't kept this eel, but I understand it's quite a bit more likely to do well.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/11/2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,356
Posted By LisaD
are you serious? in a 75???

are you serious? in a 75???
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/11/2008, 05:43 PM
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Views: 1,787
Posted By LisaD
obzezzed is right - then tang and butterfly won't...

obzezzed is right - then tang and butterfly won't work in that sized tank.

I don't think your puffer will be compatible with a lionfish. Puffers are notorious for chewing on lionfish, and I...
Forum: Vendor Experiences 01/11/2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,647
Posted By LisaD
Does CPR supply an Aquafuge light? It's been a...

Does CPR supply an Aquafuge light? It's been a while since I bought an Aquafuge (I have three). Back then, the light was not supplied by CPR, but was an add-on from the vendor.

Since CPR is a...
Forum: Fish Disease Treatment 01/11/2008, 02:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,213
Posted By LisaD
not all parasites are dislodged by FW dips. ...

not all parasites are dislodged by FW dips. sounds like you did the dip correctly.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/11/2008, 02:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,354
Posted By LisaD
Colored anglers could be anything. I actually...

Colored anglers could be anything. I actually received a wartskin once as a "colored" angler, but don't count on that happening. You could take your chances with a "colored angler" and if it...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/11/2008, 01:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,737
Posted By LisaD
I saw one of the "little" ones today. My LFS got...

I saw one of the "little" ones today. My LFS got in a spiny box puffer that outgrew someones tank. They were housing it temporarily in a 75, and it clearly was way too big for the tank, with barely...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/10/2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,481
Posted By LisaD
:) sounds like he is making friends and...

:) sounds like he is making friends and influencing fish
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/10/2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,052
Posted By LisaD
I'd make it a mini version of a big predator...

I'd make it a mini version of a big predator tank. Not sure if this is overload, but this is the stock list I'd consider:

green wolf eel blenny
dwarf fuzzy lionfish or similar sized small-medium...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/10/2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,354
Posted By LisaD
wartskin anglers get about 4" and would work fine...

wartskin anglers get about 4" and would work fine in a 20 gallon. I don't know anyone who keeps an angler alone in a 70 gallon tank. most species commonly available will do fine in a 20-30 gallon...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/10/2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By LisaD
anglers are among the worst tankmates for lions. ...

anglers are among the worst tankmates for lions. if the lion is bigger, it will eat the angler. If the angler is bigger it will eat the lion. if they are the same size (which will only happen if...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/10/2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,505
Posted By LisaD
goldfish are a really poor food choice for...

goldfish are a really poor food choice for saltwater predators. I'd recommend NOT feeding goldfish.

there is a lot of information on reputable saltwater hobby sites about this. just doing a...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/10/2008, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 518
Posted By LisaD
nice looking pair. did you buy the male locally...

nice looking pair. did you buy the male locally or online? they look good sized.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/09/2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,666
Posted By LisaD
my small angler, temporarily in a community tank...

my small angler, temporarily in a community tank with larger fish ate a jawfish 2X its length.
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/09/2008, 11:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,481
Posted By LisaD
my problem is that I'm attached to the fish I...

my problem is that I'm attached to the fish I have, but really want the three I don't have. And I *promised* my husband that I'd get rid of the 120 in exchange for his blessing to upgrade to the...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/09/2008, 10:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,602
Posted By LisaD
and I thought I had that thing memorized! Frank,...

and I thought I had that thing memorized! Frank, I'll bet your info sheet is one of your most widely read publications. :) I wrote a short little article over 10 years ago on Madagascan hissing...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/09/2008, 06:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,481
Posted By LisaD
ccampbell, Thanks so much for the reply. ...

ccampbell,

Thanks so much for the reply. You told me what I hoped to hear, even better, because I didn't think there was room for the dragon. ;)

I understand about not adding similar looking...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/09/2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,505
Posted By LisaD
my triggers never stop begging, no matter how...

my triggers never stop begging, no matter how much they eat.

I think the reason some small triggers don't make it is that they are not fed often enough, so frequent feeding of a small one is good....
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/09/2008, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,737
Posted By LisaD
OMG Kelli! How long did it take for your hystrix...

OMG Kelli! How long did it take for your hystrix to reach that size?
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/09/2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By LisaD
when you found the dead fish, did they have any...

when you found the dead fish, did they have any marks on them, like frayed fins that would indicate they were being beat up?

any chance you have a hitchhiker mantis shrimp? (add any new live rock...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/09/2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 751
Posted By LisaD
are you saying you want the lionfish and another...

are you saying you want the lionfish and another predator(s) in the 75? If you have a volitan lionfish in your 100 gallon reef, I'm not sure a 75 will be large enough for it. Even if the 75 is fine...
Forum: Fish Only & Aggressive Tanks 01/09/2008, 05:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,481
Posted By LisaD
ccampbell, I am really impressed with your...

ccampbell,

I am really impressed with your tank! I don't want to sidetrack, but I have a quick question... are you adding more fish when you build the 350, or are you upgrading to better house...
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