Is this stocking good for a 55g predator tank?

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For me that's too much. The hawkfish may not be a good a fit because they could become food for the lions. I would choose 3 of the others. The fu manchu is extremely difficult so that may help with you decision. Check out some the threads I posted on lion care and feeding.
 
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For me that's too much. The hawkfish may not be a good a fit because they could become food for the lions. I would choose 3 of the others. The fu manchu is extremely difficult so that may help with you decision. Check out some the threads I posted on lion care and feeding.
Okay so what I’m thinking is 1 Snowflake Eel, 1 Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish, and can I get a Leaf Fish instead of the Marine Betta? Would that be okay?
 

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Okay so what I’m thinking is 1 Snowflake Eel, 1 Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish, and can I get a Leaf Fish instead of the Marine Betta? Would that be okay?

Yes the leaf fish would be fine, just remember to read up on their care. I would highly suggest maintaining live foods in the diet of the leaf fish and fuzzy. You will be hard pressed to find anyone with long term success feeding a dead only diet with these 2 fish.
 
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Yes the leaf fish would be fine, just remember to read up on their care. I would highly suggest maintaining live foods in the diet of the leaf fish and fuzzy. You will be hard pressed to find anyone with long term success feeding a dead only diet with these 2 fish.
Is silversides, mollies, and ghost shrimp a good diet?
 

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Is silversides, mollies, and ghost shrimp a good diet?


If you are sticking with a diet of live ghosties and mollies, you can add in a variety of other dead food that they will take. I feed silversides, shrimp, tuna, salmon, silver fish(a fish I get from the asian market), and human grade krill(also from the asian matket. Each fish will be different as to what they will actually eat.
 

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Okay so what I’m thinking is 1 Snowflake Eel, 1 Fuzzy Dwarf Lionfish, and can I get a Leaf Fish instead of the Marine Betta? Would that be okay?

The marine beta adds almost no bioload to a tank. They have such a slow metabolism and don't require much food at all. I would not exclude this fish. It is a must have in every tank for me. One of the best fish you can possibly get.
 
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The marine beta adds almost no bioload to a tank. They have such a slow metabolism and don't require much food at all. I would not exclude this fish. It is a must have in every tank for me. One of the best fish you can possibly get.
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