What is your showfish.

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  1. Dilan Patel

    Dilan Patel Well-Known Member

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    Exlain,show a picture anything about what your tank is why this particular fish is in there reef safe or not, how big, what type. So basically anything. I am looking for some inspiration as too what I should add as my show fish in my reef tank 180gallon. I right now have a clown tang who I love. I want to add a trigger and a harlequin tusk as the big three showfish. I had a puffer as a showfish but he died due to the fact he did not eat after awhile and he succumed to it. still to this day I can not figure it out. He was doing so well always out and not being picked on or picking on anybody.
     
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    Love this wrasse 25D57BF4-843C-47CC-AA67-49CB78302E2C.JPG
     
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    red sea regal angel. ill try to get a pic of him. not really "show fish" but my orange spotted filefish and candy basslet get just as much attention from people when they see my tank
     
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    Dilan Patel Well-Known Member

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    beautiful wrasse what type is that?
     
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    Dilan Patel Well-Known Member

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    Bluedevil Im guessing your tank is not a reef tank lol Love those fish too bad I cannot have them.
     
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    haha i have a lot euphyllia. hammers, torches, frogspawn. my regal doesnt touch any of it (knock on wood) but i dont want to risk getting any sps with my orange spotted filefish
     
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    Dilan Patel Well-Known Member

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    yeah I dont hear much about angels touching the euphilia group. They leave a sour taste in the mouth if u know what I mean...I do not know what i mean
     
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    DSCF0866.JPG My CBB:)
     
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    Magnificent foxface. Have a niger trigger as well.

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    My female naso tang. She's about 8 plus inches. I believe by bluezoo or liveaquaria standards that's a show size fish. But she's pretty awesome
     
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    Right now, Vermiculite leopard wrasse.

    I need a gel filter for my iPhone!
     
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    Unfortunately, most of mine died in a power loss while on vacation. A "pair" of Achilles tangs, a pair of Red Sea regal angel, supermale lineautus fairy wrasse, several large angels, a large adult red coris wrasse, a large Hawaiian banana wrasse (very blue), tons of others...
     
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    It's anempses feminus wrasse some call female blue tamarine wrasse
     
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    A striking fish in a striking tank ;)
     
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    Thank you
     
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    Wow sorry to hear that I don't know the feeling of loosing that expensive and beutiful fish but have lost fish due to multiple crashes. Always sucks but something in the hobby always pulls you back in.
     
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    My showpiece is an Achilles/Goldrim Hybrid tang. He is very hard to photograph since I don't have a good camera. I also have several others I consider to be show stoppers but that's because I enjoy keeping fish that most people never see. I love my Helfrichi firefish pair and my masked swallowtail angel pair along with my whitetail tang

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    I know its not the most rare or expensive fish, but for me its my melanarus wrasse. He's a great looking fish, always out and about and gets along with everyone. His best friend is kole tang, (another common but beautiful fish, imo) but he likes cruisin with the.clowns too :)

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    I have them both love them.
     
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    Right now, probably my pair of bird wrasses.
     
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