Top 3 Dream Fish!

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  1. Syntax1235

    Syntax1235 Active Member

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    Gem Tang
    Male Flame Wrasse
    Candy Bass
     
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    Since we’re talking dream fish.

    A Unicorn/puppy fish would be cool and super cute for my kids.

    An opera or rap (I know, very opposite) singing fish is a definite. (Changed this to rapping opera fish)

    Lastly, a bottle opener fish that jumps out of the water to open my beer. That one should probably first. A real crowd pleaser.
     
  3. Mikedawg

    Mikedawg Well-Known Member R2R Supporter

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    Pakistani butterflys for me:

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  4. jbow50

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    Lol how is a conspicuous angel to rich but not a gem tang!
    Mine is a powder blue tang- have it!
    A unicorn tang
    And an Achilles tang
    Although once I complete that list one day I'll probably have made a new one.
     
  5. Steam fan

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    Mine would be
    Marine betta: got it
    Pearlscale butterfly: still looking

    Third would be an arapaima, sadly I will most likely will never own because I can’t afford a 10,000 gallon tank.
     
  6. Kmsutows

    Kmsutows Active Member

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    How much are they now a days? 40 may be the minimum. They are more of a stalking fish than swimmer. They can do well on fewer but larger meals but mine is happy taking smaller pieces of frozen with the rest of the tank. He's awesome

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  7. Mini Coop

    Mini Coop Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    yes I already have the scooter! I love him!! He is so cute and has great personality. I love how he floats around the tank.
     
  8. Mini Coop

    Mini Coop Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    umm . . . I didn't follow this thread - what is this fish???
     
  9. Steam fan

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    It’s a marine betta
     
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    Mandarin Goby
    Flame angel
    Achilles tang
     
  11. Mini Coop

    Mini Coop Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    I thought it looked like it was shaped like a beta. Never seen one!!! Ummmm . . . totally going on the top of my list . . . crap. I just built a new tank. Now I need a bigger one :)
     
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    Zoaeasy Active Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2018

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    I have niger trigger and my favourite with my limited fish . Fantastic personality and incredible blue colour.
    My dream fish is Moorish idols in a very large system. Remember diving with them when I grew up in South Africa.
     
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    1) Mandarin
    2) Parrot Fish
    3) Harlequin Tusk

    Can you tell I like lots of color? lol
     
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    1) Mandarin
    2) Parrot Fish
    3) Harlequin Tusk

    Can you tell I like lots of color? lol
     
  15. Charles4400

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    One day in a fowl or predator tank:

    1. Japanese Dragon Eel
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    2. A wartskin angler with great patterns like this:
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    3. Giant sized Emperor Angel
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    ...runner up is an Aus. Harelquin Tusk which I already have but still counts as a dream fish.
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  16. gr8birds

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    Achilles tang for sure, Clown trigger is another fav, and a male lineatus wrasse.
     
  17. Maritimer

    Maritimer Moderator Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader CTARS Member R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Quoy's parrotfish ... in my display.

    Regal angelfish ... in QT; fingers crossed!

    Last is kind of a tossup between two personalities that couldn't be more different - Copperband butterfly and Powderblue tang.

    There are others, for sure . . .

    ~Bruce
     
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    My Answers would probably be considered boring: Blonde Naso, Blue Hippo and Achilles Tang - Don't think I would ever have a tank big enough though.
     
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    These are mine... great thread by the way.

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    He’s beautiful! How large do they get? And would false percula become a meal? Lol
     
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