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Thread: Maybe..........

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    1 Not allowed!
    Our SW LFS just got a Scorpion Leaf fish in yesterday. I could not take a picture, but he looks a lot like the below pic, but with some yellow coloring/highlights along his body



    I'm almost temped to add him to my 120 gallon set-up as I currently just have my angel and lionfish in there leaving a little room for one more bigger/medium sized fish.

    I will have to see how this guy does at the store over the next few days. My biggest reason for being interested in him is that he is fully grown (around 6 inches) so I can add him without worrying about the lionfish harassing him. But this is also my biggest hesitation for not buying him today as the adult fish have a harder time getting used to frozen food .
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    Interesting fish.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Brutal honesty will be shown on this screen.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    Tolerance is a great thing to have, so is the ability to shut up.

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    never seen a fish like that before
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    They are a really cool fish to watch

    They try to mimic macro algae. When they sense food in the water, they will start to wave back and forth (like a plant) with the current until the food gets close to them before attacking it. I know a guy who used to keep one and it was really cool to watch that fish
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
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    That scorpion is cool enough to get live food for him ;-)
    Do as I say. Not as I do.

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    What's wrong with live food. ;)

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    Nothing wrong with live foods, except it`s very hard to come by here. Then there is the risk of buying live foods with a disease or parasite and passing that off to your fish. You can grow or QT live foods, but I don`t have a set-up to grow out food that would be big enough for both him and the lion fish. I always prefer frozen as once it is frozen, you will kill off any parasites (and other nasty things) that may be on the food, plus it makes things a lot simpler . Feeding the correct type of frozen foods provide just as much nutritional value as live foods

    Maybe one day I will set-up a grow-out tank for live foods, but I don`t have the space, time, or desire to do that right now

    Just a personal preferance
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    That is an amazing fish! What is something like that worth?

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    LOL, I was too scared to ask

    I will likely be pretty high as freight and import permits drives up the prices up here to insane levels for bigger fish like that.
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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