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    Compatibility Question

    Can all these fish go in the same tank?????:
    Fuzzy Drawf Lionfish
    4 Green Chromis
    2 True Percula Clowns
    Tomato Clownfish
    Saddle Clown
    Black Percula
    2 Green Clown Gobys
    Green Mandarin Goby
    Spotted Mandarin Goby
    Oriental Sweetlips
    Chocolate Chip Starfish
    Sand Shifting Sea Star
    Serpent Starfish
    Hawaiian Spotted Puffer

    Thank You!

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    Welcome to AC ! :b2:

    Iits not a good mix,
    You have some very aggressive fish, and some tiny fish that will become food.

    Fuzzy Drawf Lionfish ( will eat anything that fits in mouth )
    4 Green Chromis ( cute little fish aka food )
    2 True Percula Clowns ( cute little fish that could potentially be food )
    Tomato Clownfish ( depending on size may be left alone.. or food )
    Saddle Clown ( depending on size should hold their own )
    Black Percula ( food )
    2 Green Clown Gobys ( possible food )
    Green Mandarin Goby ( more food )
    Spotted Mandarin Goby ( mmmmm food )
    Oriental Sweetlips ( larger omnivorous fish, may eat shrimps, crabs, snails etc )
    Chocolate Chip Starfish ( aggressive starfish, will eat anything it catches )
    Sand Shifting Sea Star ( will eat snails )
    Serpent Starfish ( depending on sp. can be great, but when they get big same as chocolate )
    Hawaiian Spotted Puffer ( not too big of a puffer, yet may eat crabs, snails, other inverts..

    Hope this helps.

    Also, how big of a tank you have ? some of these fish will require quite the big setup.

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    updated: 2011/05/30

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    That is quite the list. How big is the tank, is it fish only or reef?

    With all of those clowns you may end up with fights and possibly death if they can't mark out their own territory.

    The lion fish may decide to eat the clown gobies as a snack. If chromis feel threatened they will school and be okay, but if they are comfortable they tend to attack each other in a fight for dominance and you will probably end up with just one.

    Two mandarins will require a large tank with a large fuge to maintain the quantity of pods the need for survival.

    Oriental sweetlips or most of the sweetlips family that I have researched should remain in the ocean, as they can grow to be over 2 feet.

    Your puffer fish may choose to nibble on some of the other fish, or eat your stars or shrimps.

    I would not put this combination together in a tank. Once you let us know the size and type of setup you have we can help make some other recommendations.
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    I guess Liv can type faster then me :b7:
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    he he.. ya..
    The sweetlips and the mandarins need a big and well established tank

    the lion will eat just about anything that fits.. and sometimes doesn't quite fit...LOL

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    Update:

    No Oriental Sweetlips and No Green Chromis... It is a reef tank with:
    Bubble Anemone
    Live Rock
    Flat Anemone X2
    Long Tentacle Anemone
    Brain Coral
    Torch Coral
    Elegance Coral
    Sebae Anemone
    Long Spine Urchin
    and a Anemone crab

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    Based on that I would definately scratch the puffer and choclate chip star as well.

    What size is the tank?
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    Update2

    No Oriental Sweetlips, No Green Chromis, and No Puffer...
    What size tank should i get too??

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    Or chocolate chip star fish.

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    Quote Originally Posted by canyon95 View Post
    What size tank should i get too??
    That's up to you. It usually goes by how deep your pockets are. Judging by your lists of fish and corals, you'll need a huge tank. You'll also need a good quality skimmer to handle the big POOPS from the lionfish and puffer eating the other fish.
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