Re:New 170 gal reef which are safe tankmates


Wow! You are setting up my dream tank! Awesome….you have many choices for stocking and Petes article should be perfect, but I will tell you what I have in my 40 gallon erectus tank:
1 pair mustang
1 pair sunburst
2 large colt corals
1 leather finger coral
1 flame scallop
2 ricordia mushrooms
unnumbered other mushrooms, yuma and florida
lots of zoos and polyps
1 red tree sponge(although not totally happy right now)
2 frilly mushrooms
2 orange gorgonian sea fans
2 candy cane coral frags, one purple and green and one neon green
red and green grape caulerpa
1 peppermint shrimp (currently in the CPR bac pac, but I plan to move him to the main tank as soon as I can catch him)
1 dart fish
1 horned blenny
1 small fromia starfish
various snails
2 blueleg hermit crabs
live sand and rock, including tonga branch for more hitching posts.

Let us know whar you end up getting! This was I can enjoy it vicariously… lol!

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