Nano Reef fish with big personality

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Looking for some community input on great little nano reef fish with big personalities. I’m a big fan of gobies and blennys. So far the Tailspot blenny. What would you add ?

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If you only want 1 fish, get a frog fish. I have a neon goby, pistol shrimp/watchman goby pair and geometric pygmy hawk in my nano (12 gallons). All have super cool personalities. My plan is eventually to move everything to a larger tank and go frog fish in the nano. The obvious answer is A CLOWNFISH. lol.
 
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If you only want 1 fish, get a frog fish. I have a neon goby, pistol shrimp/watchman goby pair and geometric pygmy hawk in my nano (12 gallons). All have super cool personalities. My plan is eventually to move everything to a larger tank and go frog fish in the nano. The obvious answer is A CLOWNFISH. lol.
IMO, 12 gallons isn’t big enough for a frog fish. They are messy fish and require a lot of filtration and water volume to handle the ‘nutrients’ that they ‘release’ (lol) into the water.
 

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Exquisite Firefish or the Helfrichi; Hector's Goby, Pajama Cardinalfish
Blech. I have a pair of PJ's... Most boring fish in my tank. I'll give you a high 5 on the fire fish though... And a pass on the PJ's because we're "neighbors".
 
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I like the goby/pistol relationship and can watch them interact forever. The loud snap is chilling.
But for personality I choose the clown face goby. He sits on everything and digs himself. Eats whatever floats by and is a calm little tank mate.
 
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