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Cirrhilabrus solorensis
Cirrhilabrus rubrimarginatus
Cirrhilabrus exquisitus
Paracheilinus carpenteri

Be QT together and live together in a 100gallon display? Peacefully?
Perhaps @evolved will have more insight, he has far more experience with wrasse compatibility.
 
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Looking at adding a Yasha Goby with Pistol Shrimp ? I currently have a Two Spot Goby in my tank. Tank Is a Red Sea Reefer 250 , 55 Gallon Display. My concern is that both are bottom dwellers and my 2 spot does a great job sifting the sand and is all over the tank.
 

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Looking at adding a Yasha Goby with Pistol Shrimp ? I currently have a Two Spot Goby in my tank. Tank Is a Red Sea Reefer 250 , 55 Gallon Display. My concern is that both are bottom dwellers and my 2 spot does a great job sifting the sand and is all over the tank.
You should be fine aggression wise they are not closely related. Where trouble may lie is the borrow of the yasha and pistol shrimp constantly being reburied. Could stress the symbiosis of the pair. Keep an eye on feeding behavior with goby’s will be the first marker of stress, if not eating when food is presented.(may take a few days after adding to come out of hiding)
 

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So I’m not gonna lie I didn’t read through this entire thread it’s way too long lol I’m pretty sure my question has been answered but ima ask anyway..

So I got a damsel that was my first fish (bad idea I know) but I wanna add something else probably a chromis since it’s cheap in case my damsel doesn’t get along with its tank mate.. is this a good idea??? I really like the way the damsel looks I’d love to keep it but I’ve read everywhere it’s a devil lol I have a 24g tank
 

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So I’m not gonna lie I didn’t read through this entire thread it’s way too long lol I’m pretty sure my question has been answered but ima ask anyway..

So I got a damsel that was my first fish (bad idea I know) but I wanna add something else probably a chromis since it’s cheap in case my damsel doesn’t get along with its tank mate.. is this a good idea??? I really like the way the damsel looks I’d love to keep it but I’ve read everywhere it’s a devil lol I have a 24g tank
What species of damsel? Some are more semi aggressive towards intruders and allow a bottom dweller, others may claim the entire an entire 24 gallon as their own and harass any fish you add.
 
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I have a yellowtail
Yellow tails and azure damsels are about the mildest you can get so that’s good!

However I would try to avoid another damsel (chromis is a damsel).

Any other fish you have an interest in?
 

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Yellow tails and azure damsels are about the mildest you can get so that’s good!

However I would try to avoid another damsel (chromis is a damsel).

Any other fish you have an interest in?

Not sure what I want to stock just yet but definitely have to get a clown for my daughter lol


If positive its C. parasema, would look towards bottom dwelling gobys. Perhaps a goby shrimp pair.

Thanks I will def keep that in mind !
 

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Current inhabitants of 65 gal
1-Clownfish
1-Pajama Cardinal
1-Green Chromis
1-Melanarus wrasse
1-Solan fairy wrasse
1-tanaka possum wrasse
1-geometric pygmy hawk
1-court jester goby

Would like to add
1-Royal Gramma
1-Tailspot blenny
1-4 line wrasse

Thoughts? Ideally these 3 but if too many fish would lose the blenny
 

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Current inhabitants of 65 gal
1-Clownfish
1-Pajama Cardinal
1-Green Chromis
1-Melanarus wrasse
1-Solan fairy wrasse
1-tanaka possum wrasse
1-geometric pygmy hawk
1-court jester goby

Would like to add
1-Royal Gramma
1-Tailspot blenny
1-4 line wrasse

Thoughts? Ideally these 3 but if too many fish would lose the blenny
I would recommend the gramma and tail spot blenny.

The 4 line will not mix well with your other wrasse

If you are set on another wrasse, perhaps a flasher wrasse.
 

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I would recommend the gramma and tail spot blenny.

The 4 line will not mix well with your other wrasse

If you are set on another wrasse, perhaps a flasher wrasse.
I like 4 line coloration better than flasher wrasse unfortunately. But I see the scenarios playing out where I maybe able to put him in last but anything else I put in after it will probably get bullied.

Side question is there anyway to keep just 1 anthia?
 

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I like 4 line coloration better than flasher wrasse unfortunately. But I see the scenarios playing out where I maybe able to put him in last but anything else I put in after it will probably get bullied.

Side question is there anyway to keep just 1 anthia?
There are several anthias that do fine alone. Lyretail, but you are borderline for tank size. Also blotchy. There may be a few others.
 

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Need some fish stocking ideas for my tank. It is a 90 gallon and has a Male Bird Wrasse, Queen and Emperor Angel, Stoplight Parrot, and Orange Shoulder Tang. Everything is juvenile except for the Queen (Sub-Adult) and Bird Wrasse.
 

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Need some fish stocking ideas for my tank. It is a 90 gallon and has a Male Bird Wrasse, Queen and Emperor Angel, Stoplight Parrot, and Orange Shoulder Tang. Everything is juvenile except for the Queen (Sub-Adult) and Bird Wrasse.
All of the fish you have will outgrow your current tank, some faster than others. Until you upgrade would be best to not add any more fish.
 

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Hello,
I have a 500l display tank cycling ... how good an idea is trying to keep ~5 chromis and a few Azure damzels?
 

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It seems good, but just choose one to cycle as they might end up fighting.
Oh no not for cycle :) tank is cycling fishless but .. my QT is cycled and I would like to start stoking up on fish.
First 5-6 chromis .. but ... those Azure Damsels look very nice - I would like to keep both :) and my lfs has both :) so I was thinking if it was a good idea. .. they are damsels after all
 
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