Lyretail vs sunset anthias

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  1. An ngo

    An ngo Active Member

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    I have a pair of lyretail anyhias 2”, i plan to put couple sunset and fat head sunburt anthias. Are they killing off?? . My tank have wrasses and blue throat trigger ( really passive fish)
     

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    how big is your tank? lyretails are known to be a bit pugnacious
     
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  3. An ngo

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    my tank is 80g
     
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    eatbreakfast Fish Nerd Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Showcase Editor Partner Member Expert Contributor

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    I would not mix lyretails and sunsets together in that size tank. Lyretails are more aggressive, and sunsets are more delicate.
     
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    Hơw about fat head sunburst??
     
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    They have a different body shape and different niche. They are usually ok.
     
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    Thanks. I will try to put one in my tank to see how they react
     
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