Stock Questions 20g Nano

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Hey all!

So I've got a 20g nano JBJ cube (rimless ;) AIO setup with 20lbs of live rock and 20lbs of live sand. I also used TurboStart and used LFS water. Everything is perfect, day 3 or so in.
After putting everything together I have three hitchikers that are good and have a fish to keep the bacteria going while waiting for the desired fish.
If the stock I would have liked in the first place can exist WITH this first fish (not undesirable, just I was unexpecting it, a Scooter Blenny, that eats copepods; I wanted a Goby) I would like a refugium in my tank and I have algaebarns 3 types of copepods for it and the refuge light.

I have a 1 Scooter Blenny (eating frozen brine twice daily) - I originally didn't expect to get him but they did not have any Prawn gobies. I got him to keep the cycle going.
Two mexican dwarf turbo snails (Good Hitchikers)
1 Bumblebee Snail (Good Hitchiker)

What I wanted originally:

2 Mocha Storm Clowns - prize fish
1 Hi Fin Red Banded Goby - small
1 Pistol Shrimp for the Goby - small - stirs up sand
1 Boxing Crab (Pom Pom) - Clean Up - water column w/ anemones in hand
2 Turbo Snails - Algae Cleanup - all over
2 Nesarrius Snails - Detritus and uneaten food waste - on glass and all over
2 Cerith Snails - Stirs up sand, and eats uneaten food waste and algae

My questions lies in this,

I didn't want to get a Scooter Blenny, but he's cool though. But If I want my stock like I said above, with an anemone, can I keep the Scooter Blenny, or should I rehome him to my LFS and get what I'd like? If I can fit him in the equation I would like to if it doesn't push the bioload.

What do you think?


Should I get the two clowns or one goby I wanted and then return the Scooter, or should I try to get them all?

Thanks!

I'd really not like to get into the discussion of "cycling" methods, etc, rather keep the posts about stocking ideas. Thanks!
 
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20 gallon might be a bit small for 2 clowns
 
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Did you understand my Question? I was not asking about clownfish. I was asking if I should keep my Blenny or not if I did decide to keep two clowns.

Based on your answer I would think your line of thinking would either be to get rid of the Blenny or keep it? I can't tell, because that is the question I asked.

2 ocellaris clowns will do just fine. I'm worried about anything additional. Thank you for reading.
 
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