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Old 06-18-2017, 11:19 AM
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Wrasse question..

Hello guys... I have a fluval Evo 13 with just corals, how convenient is the add a WRASSE FISH into the tank? I want a fish to help with the algae and cleaning with my corals.... and I know a tang needs a very large space.... thanks in advance for taking your time to read this!! And happy Father's Day!!!


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Old 06-18-2017, 11:29 AM
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You can add the sixline in that size tank but it will most likely get aggressive. Wrasse also wont clean algae. If it was me i would skip the wrasse all togather in that size tank.
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Old 06-18-2017, 12:00 PM
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You can add the sixline in that size tank but it will most likely get aggressive. Wrasse also wont clean algae. If it was me i would skip the wrasse all togather in that size tank.
Agreed it's best to just get crabs and snails for algae. Or an algae blenny
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Old 06-18-2017, 12:09 PM
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Thank you guys!!


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Old 06-18-2017, 01:31 PM
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Gotta say I did have a six line who bothered every fish in the tank.
My Coris wrasse is funny. Turns over every lose rock (or frag not
glued down) eating whatever. Never touches coral.


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Old 06-18-2017, 02:48 PM
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Gotta say I did have a six line who bothered every fish in the tank.
My Coris wrasse is funny. Turns over every lose rock (or frag not
glued down) eating whatever. Never touches coral.


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How big was your tank?


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Old 06-18-2017, 02:54 PM
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I would suggest a kole tang. Great algae eater and does not get very big
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Old 06-18-2017, 02:56 PM
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I would suggest a kole tang. Great algae eater and does not get very big


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Old 06-18-2017, 03:21 PM
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I would suggest a kole tang. Great algae eater and does not get very big


Oh my god no no no. Kole tang in a 13 gallon tank is not a good idea. No tang is suitable for a 13 gallon tank. In a tank that size I would stick to snails and crabs as my algae eaters. That size tank the best fish is goby or fire-fish , maybe one cardinal fish all 3 aren't aggressive towards other fish so you can keep a few.


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I would suggest a kole tang. Great algae eater and does not get very big
Kole tang for a 13 gallon ??? Wtf? Serious ?
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