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    Senior Member volitan's Avatar
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    Queen triggers and volitans

    Will a queen trigger bother my volitan lion?

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    Probally not, a good choice though i like triggers.
    Anybody can start a reef tank it takes a realy intrest in the hobby to maintain one.

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    Senior Member Fisherman's Avatar
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    Triggers have a tendency to nip the the spines off the lionfish.. just a word of warning..

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    Like i said try a large angel
    Anybody can start a reef tank it takes a realy intrest in the hobby to maintain one.

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    Senior Member Fisherman's Avatar
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    Large angels do the same as triggers.. geez i had clarkii clowns bite the lionfishes spines lol..

    just becareful..

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    Nah get a more doctile angel dont get a aggressive one. But make sure it can hold its own. Or like fisherman said get a larger clown like a maroon or a clarkii.
    Anybody can start a reef tank it takes a realy intrest in the hobby to maintain one.

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    Are they imune to the poison in the spines??-I know of a woman who was stung by one and she was in the hospital for 1 week! needless to say shes not in saltwater anymore!

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    Lionfish really only sting you if you are pricked by the ends of their spiny fins. A fast fish can dive in low on a slow moving lionfish and bite the fins off at the base without being harmed.

    I've been looking into angels recently. The Genianthus angels are more docile and actually reef safe. The Lamark would be big enough to live with a lionfish. I'm considering a Watanabei for my new tank.
    Susan

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