My Yellow Candy Hogfish Experience

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EvanDeVita

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Hi all,
I’ve read a whole lot about Candy Hogfish, and I’d like to tell everyone about my person experience! Most people have found that their candy hogfish are extremely aggressive- especially toward wrasses. My experience was far different.
I had a 30 gallon IM NUVO long, stocked with a female ornate leopard wrasse, two designer clownfish (both territorial with separate anemones), and a pajama Cardinalfish when I got the fish. The fish is and had been perfect for the past two months.
I have since then added an orchid dottyback and a tailspot Blenny, and haven’t seen any aggression whatsoever.
Bottom line is: if you are careful to add fish in accordance to aggression, even fish that are said to be aggressive can be perfect community fish.
 
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It’s all down to the individual fish, you can never guarantee what they will be like, but thanks for the heads up on this one,
 

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I hope it works out for you. Mine was great for the better part of a year and then became... "The worst fish I ever had", and my tank is almost 22 years old...
 
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