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Hi i'm looking for input and recommendations on my current stock list - open to change
I have been looking for fish that I can keep in groups - im in nz so no Ostorhinchus cardinals and I don't like how pajamas and threadfins look so cardinals are off the list for a group fish. For now i've decided on 3 chinese zebra dartfish but this is open to change. Tank is a 80 gallon 130x68x35cm custom tank. Also im going to try an auto feeder for aqua forest liquid mysis - would this work for all of these fish, I could mix in some aqua forest liquid vege for the blenny maybe and yes I did google this before posting


1 Yellow Coris Wrasse
1 bangaii cardinal
1 Spotted Mandarin Goby
3 Chinese Zebra Dartfish
1 Linear or Gulf Blenny
1 Randall's Shrimp Goby
 

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Hi i'm looking for input and recommendations on my current stock list - open to change
I have been looking for fish that I can keep in groups - im in nz so no Ostorhinchus cardinals and I don't like how pajamas and threadfins look so cardinals are off the list for a group fish. For now i've decided on 3 chinese zebra dartfish but this is open to change. Tank is a 80 gallon 130x68x35cm custom tank. Also im going to try an auto feeder for aqua forest liquid mysis - would this work for all of these fish, I could mix in some aqua forest liquid vege for the blenny maybe and yes I did google this before posting


1 Yellow Coris Wrasse
1 bangaii cardinal
1 Spotted Mandarin Goby
3 Chinese Zebra Dartfish
1 Linear or Gulf Blenny
1 Randall's Shrimp Goby
What wrasses are available? That’s the first thing I’d go for personally.
 

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Which would you reccomend? I'm more a fan of like white and lighter coloured fish (that sounds a bit racist) as you can probably see by my stocking list
Lubbocki and Exquisitus are 2 I’d always recommend. I also recommend the Halichoeres biocellatus.

Here’s my wrasse dominant 5’ tank for some ideas of wrasses albeit not all seem to be available to you unfortunately.
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Also have you thought on angels, tangs or foxfaces?
 
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Maybe thinking about a bristle tooth tang or some dwarf angel but not really - if I have algae problems down the line i may add a tomini. I like the look of Halichoeres cosmetus - could I keep them with a yellow coris wrasse?

 

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Maybe thinking about a bristle tooth tang or some dwarf angel but not really - if I have algae problems down the line i may add a tomini. I like the look of Halichoeres cosmetus - could I keep them with a yellow coris wrasse?

Yep! Generally most wrasses will cohabitate well together but there are some that are very iffy.
 
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Yep! Generally most wrasses will cohabitate well together but there are some that are very iffy.
Thanks man, might have to reconsider the mandarin if I have these wrasses because you can't buy copepods in my country - sorry for late reply I fell asleep at my desk lol
 

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Thanks man, might have to reconsider the mandarin if I have these wrasses because you can't buy copepods in my country - sorry for late reply I fell asleep at my desk lol
Out of curiosity, how do you get pods?
 

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