New Reefer
Rating - 0%
0   0   0
Hello everyone,

I'm starting my first salt water tank 55 gallon. I've been researching like crazy to figure out which fish would be a good combo.

I've narrowed my list down to the following:

Springeri Damselfish
Blue Star Leopard Wrasse or McCoskers Wrasse
Royal Gramma
Cherub dwarf angel
Bangaii cardinal
Ocellaris Clown or Black and White Storm Clown

The above may be too many fish because of size, so I realize I may have to cut 1 or 2 from the list.

Then one of these if I can:

Blue spotted Jawfish
Neon Blue Goby
Yellow watchman Goby

Any information you can give me would be much appreciated.


New Reefer
Rating - 0%
0   0   0
A bit more information would help. Though generally speaking 8 fish would not be too many in a 55g. Do you plan to add more fish down the road beyond these 8?
Are you planning on using a sump?
Will you be having live rock and sand bottom?
Are you planing on corals?
What is your plan for adding the fish? You are going to want to do in stages to allow your tank to cope with increased waste production (ideally with quarantine). The fish with more agressive/territorial being last in.
Are you getting your fish from a lfs or ordering online? Leopard wrasses are better for getting in person due to shipping stress/injuries which is why they are usually classified as "advanced/experienced" fish.

Sponsor Reefs

We're a FREE website, and we exist because of hobbyists like YOU who help us run this community.

Click here to sponsor $10: