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What type of fish is in the middle of CaptiveReefs (top left corner of page...hint it is the main character in Finding Nemo) )

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Peacock mantis or Angler


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    Default Peacock mantis or Angler

    Well i got the 29g biocube in my new house yesterday so i plan on filling it up shortly this week and getting some rock for it sometime soon. i have 2 choices though i either want to do a pea**** mantis or an angler. give me your thoughts!

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    If it was me, I think Anglers are way cool! Plus wouldn't wanna be caught rearanging rocks with a mantis in a tank.. lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by WillBattle View Post
    If it was me, I think Anglers are way cool! Plus wouldn't wanna be caught rearanging rocks with a mantis in a tank.. lol
    yeah i really like mantis but angler does sound fun. i've had a mantis before thought but have no had an angler. i was thinking of possibly getting an angler and a small snowflake eel but the eels get to big for a 29g so im not sure. i just want a predator that will eat live things for something fun. good part of an angler and snowflake as well is both you only have to feed 2-3 times per week and they eat the same live fish or silversides so that would be pretty cool. i am pretty undecided with what i want right now so help make up my mind lol

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    Angler hands down

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    instead of the snowflake i might do the angler and a fu manchu lion or dwarf lion. i just want to do a small predator tank what are some good ideas to go with the angler?

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    I think a dwarf lion would be a real neat addition with an angler, or a snowflake eel ( for awhile). Only annoying thing I can think of with having a dwarf Lion of some sort with the angler would be getting the Lion not to eat everything before the angler can get his share

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    Leaf fish would work well. Id stay away from the lion fish, as fu's tend to die, and dwarfs will out compete the angler for food.

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    could i put the angler with the mantis? if the angler is big enough i dont think the mantis will touch it, other way too as long as the mantis is big enough i dont think the angler will try to eat it.. any thoughts on this?

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    Depends on how big u are willing to gamble...personally I wouldn't try it.

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    The angler will almost certainly try to eat the mantis. He might not be able to get hold of it, mantis are lightning quick, but he'll likely try. Anglers will try to eat things so big the meal actually kills them.

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