Looking for an algae grazing fish...

sixline

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I'm looking for a fish that meets these requirements:

1) Eats a variety of algae
2) Reef safe
3) Fits in a 100g display tank
4) Easy to care for and hardy
5) Gets along with clownfish, lawnmower blenny, and royal gramma

It seems most tangs don't fit #3 and #4, most foxfaces don't fit #3, and most dwarf angels don't fit #2. Is this right?

I'm thinking about a Kole tang, but I think they just eat a very specific kind of algae, and my lawnmower blenny already eats that sort.

Anything I'm missing?
 
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I second the Lawnmower Blenny suggestion. Mine is a workhorse. I have a coral beauty that has been doing a good job on GHA, she has not messed with my corals as of yet.
 

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I inferred from the list of characteristics that OP already had a lawnmower blennie. I don't know how well multiples do together....
 

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I inferred from the list of characteristics that OP already had a lawnmower blennie. I don't know how well multiples do together....
They don't I tried.

Molly Miller blenny- tank bred, real characters, you can add a couple with no problems. Won't grow too big and aren't poop machines like tangs.
 

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Wish our LB was a workhorse. Only time he does his job is when he’s eaten all the tangs nori and algae sheets He’s funny as hell though and he’s one of our favorites ❤
Mine won’t touch anything else. No algae sheets, wafers, nothing. He just swims around eating the algae of glass, wave makers and rock.
 

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I have a 100g and a Kole AND a LM Blenny... my wife wants to add a blue tang and that's where I had to draw the line ;)
 

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I have acclimated a marble molly from brackish water from lps ( local pet shop)
Over a 5 hour period now at salinity of 1.026 for over a year the Molly loves the algae of all types but red hair. You will never see a fatty molly like that from eating algae. It gets along great with every fish and is reef safe best transformation I can say works great.

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