36 Gallon Bow Front Reef Stocking

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I am planning out a 36 gallon bow front reef tank. The below list is what I would like to stock it with. From my research, these fish are suitable for a tank this size, but I am not sure if the combination of fishes are compatible together or if I have overstocked. What do you think?

1 of each:
Ocellaris clownfish
Royal gramma basslet
Yellow tail damselfish
Orchid dottyback
Lawnmower bkenny
Yellow watchman goby
Scarlet skunk cleaner shrimp
Banded coral shrimp
 
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Looks pretty good.

I wouldn't mix the gramma and the dotty, so I would pick one.

I would get a pistol shrimp for the goby over the coral banded shrimp, since I don't trust them, and the shrimp/goby combo is wonderful.
 

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I am planning out a 36 gallon bow front reef tank. The below list is what I would like to stock it with. From my research, these fish are suitable for a tank this size, but I am not sure if the combination of fishes are compatible together or if I have overstocked. What do you think?

1 of each:
Ocellaris clownfish
Royal gramma basslet
Yellow tail damselfish
Orchid dottyback
Lawnmower bkenny
Yellow watchman goby
Scarlet skunk cleaner shrimp
Banded coral shrimp
As said above the pistol shrimp goby pair is amazing. I would but 2 clownfish in together they always seem so much happier in pairs
 
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Here's what I'm thinking now:

2x Ocellaris clownfish
Lawnmower blenny
Yellow watchman goby and pistol shrimp
Scarlet skunk cleaner shrimp

For the last fish I'm torn between an Adorned Wrasse for its pest control abilities or a Royal Gramma Basslet.
 

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Here's what I'm thinking now:

2x Ocellaris clownfish
Lawnmower blenny
Yellow watchman goby and pistol shrimp
Scarlet skunk cleaner shrimp

For the last fish I'm torn between an Adorned Wrasse for its pest control abilities or a Royal Gramma Basslet.
Royal gramma are good for pests too. Basslets hunt constantly. I had a harlequin and a corris wrasse together in my biocube and the basslet outdid my wrasse 2-1 on how many bristle worms and pods he mauled.
 
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Royal gramma are good for pests too. Basslets hunt constantly. I had a harlequin and a corris wrasse together in my biocube and the basslet outdid my wrasse 2-1 on how many bristle worms and pods he mauled.
In that case I lean more towards the Royal Gramma since it is a bit smaller and I think would do better in my tank.
 

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