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Hi All,

I am thinking about adding some livestock/fish to my established 3 year old 75 gallon plus sump cube.

Currently it house a handful of

Corals: zoas, duncans, some encrusting montipora and acans
15 RBTA
6 Clownfish
1 Blue/Yellow Damsel
1 Tailspot Blenny
2 Pajama Cardinals
Snails and hermit crabs

Thinking about adding some additional quarantined stock:

Royal Gramma
Midas Blenny
Orange Spotted Blenny
Orchid Dottyback
Pearly Yellowhead Jawfish
Purple Firefish
McCosker's Wrasse
Sixline Wrasse

Two questions:

1) Any conflicts with adding these 2 the existing inhabitants?
2) Any conflicts among the newbies I wish to add?

Appreciate your insight and feedback!

Taylor
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I'd get at least two orchid dottybacks, and make sure that they're captive-bred. People here have repeatedly reported problematic behaviour from single specimens, and I think that's really the sign of a stressed fish. They naturally live in harems, and are rock dwellers, so you should be fine if you can satisfy their environmental requirements.

I personally love them and would take them any day over a royal gramma or a firefish, both of which are indisputably beautiful. Orchid dottybacks are that, but they're also kinetic and have interesting interactions which each other, which is a bonus.
 
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