220 gallon FOWLR stocking question

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Hello I have a 220 gallon FOWLR with a 55 gallon sump . Right now I have teh following fishes in it

1) emperor angle juveile
2) purple tang
3)Fox face
4) Flame angel\
5) Coral beauty
6) Bicolor angle
7) Heiniochus butterfly

small fishes

7) 4 clown fishes
8) royal gramma
9) 2 lyretail Anthia
10) Flame hawkfish
11) Azure damsel

I know its a relative question is the Bioload seems high?
I reach 30 ppm nitrates in 2 weeks with 3-4 daily feedings now. Water change every 2 weeks

Can I add one more fish if yes what fish would you recommend which will be peaceful and easy to care for???

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Hello I have a 220 gallon FOWLR with a 55 gallon sump . Right now I have teh following fishes in it

1) emperor angle juveile
2) purple tang
3)Fox face
4) Flame angel\
5) Coral beauty
6) Bicolor angle
7) Heiniochus butterfly

small fishes

7) 4 clown fishes
8) royal gramma
9) 2 lyretail Anthia
10) Flame hawkfish
11) Azure damsel

I know its a relative question is the Bioload seems high?
I reach 30 ppm nitrates in 2 weeks with 3-4 daily feedings now. Water change every 2 weeks

Can I add one more fish if yes what fish would you recommend which will be peaceful and easy to care for???

Attached is my tank video
Love the group of fish you have now! If you do not like that level for your Nitrates I would work it down to a number you like maybe 20... then keep consistently at that number and possibly could put another fish in!

Gorgeous group of fish though to say the least!
 
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Love the group of fish you have now! If you do not like that level for your Nitrates I would work it down to a number you like maybe 20... then keep consistently at that number and possibly could put another fish in!

Gorgeous group of fish though to say the least!
Thanks . I could keep the nitrates low if I don't over feed . The fish remains healthy if I feed them good and less aggression it seems. I am adding a chaeto/refugium this week . I wanted to add a fish that doesnot show agression ...

Auriga butterfly is in my list
Trigger fish I don't know if its a good idea..
 

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Let me start with Beautiful Tank! I have recently just got back into the hobbie, and jumped in with both feet! This time I went FOWLR and a few inverts. I'm running a heavy bio-load tank and believe I can go more. Filtration is key lots of live rock and high water movement. I also run a over sized skimmer that makes a lot of difference in water quality. The Chateo will help, I grow it as well.
 
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