Best & Worst "Reef Safe" Angelfish for Your Reef

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Do you house a "Reef Safe" Angelfish in your reef tank?

  • YES and it's going good

    Votes: 228 41.8%
  • YES but it's not working out

    Votes: 14 2.6%
  • NO I have tried it in the past and it didn't work out

    Votes: 51 9.3%
  • NO I haven't tried yet

    Votes: 233 42.7%
  • Other (please explain)

    Votes: 20 3.7%

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Aquaman11

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I have a female Bellus Angel that I've had for 2 1/2 years. After being a model citizen, she recently got a taste for my Devil's Armour palys. She has not bothered any other corals including other zoas, palys. So far she seems to be interested in one area of the DAs. Other patches of it are unmolested so far.
 

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I have a tank bred Majestic Angel and he doesn’t touch corals probably because he doesn’t know what they are as he didn’t grow up with them. I also have a Red Sea Regal Angel who only touched acans so I don’t buy acans anymore as he is my favourite fish
 

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I have a tank bred Majestic Angel and he doesn’t touch corals probably because he doesn’t know what they are as he didn’t grow up with them. I also have a Red Sea Regal Angel who only touched acans so I don’t buy acans anymore as he is my favourite fish
How is the temperament of the captive bred majestic? Did you get it from biota?
 

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My tank bred Majestic
 

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Fishfreak2009

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In my old reefs and fowlr I kept a variety of angels.

Flagfin - only ate zoas
Regal - 3 only ate zoas, 1 was perfect
Koran - ate any softy/lps
Emperor - ate zoas/xenia
Flame - 1 was perfect, 1 ate gorgonians
Coral beauty - all have been perfect
Nox - ate montiporas
Rusty - perfect
Potter's- perfect
Lemonpeel - ate zoas/sps
Bicolor - perfect
Multibar - perfect
Lamarcks - perfect
Blue - ate everything
Grey Poma - ate zoas
Bellus - perfect
Passer - ate everything
Asfur - ate zoas/ricordeas
 
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Janet Belanger

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Watanabe Angel is a wonderful/safe inhabitant in my reef and beautiful to boot. She's a bit bossy with wrasse but otherwise leaves corals and inverts alone. Just make sure to get one that is properly acclimated.
 

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I have a Genecanthus melanospilos -
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I would also love to bring his pattern back because at the moment it’s almost a random type of checkerboard at the top and bottom of him
I’d say that ‘he’ is reverting back to ‘she’ … without a smaller female in the tank a male may lose its colors and go back to female.
 

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I’d say that ‘he’ is reverting back to ‘she’ … without a smaller female in the tank a male may lose its colors and go back to female.
Yeah, I realise that it’s just how I have not room for another large fish (I have my last 3 fish planned as wrasse)
It’s odd because he has stayed with those colours for the past year
 

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I have a Majestic angel, a Potters angel, a Coral Beauty and a bicolored angel.

The Potters and Coral Beauty at one point were really going at each other (details on my build thread) but now tolerate each other with occasional chasing. None of the four have ever (as far as I've seen) nipped at any coral.

But all four are in a large tank so that makes a big difference...
 
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Do you have a build thread or tank journal here on R2R?

  • YES and I keep it updated

    Votes: 129 42.2%
  • YES but I don't keep it updated

    Votes: 58 19.0%
  • NO but I want to create one

    Votes: 81 26.5%
  • NO not interested in starting a build thread or journal

    Votes: 28 9.2%
  • Other (please explain)

    Votes: 10 3.3%
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