what is the easiest saltwater fish to take care of in your opinion

what is the easiest saltwater fish to take care of in your opinion

  • dwarf angelfish

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • clownfish

    Votes: 6 85.7%
  • large angelfish

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • damselfish

    Votes: 1 14.3%
  • chromis

    Votes: 1 14.3%
  • cardinalfish

    Votes: 1 14.3%
  • dartfish

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • dragonets

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • blennies

    Votes: 1 14.3%
  • gobies

    Votes: 1 14.3%
  • tangs

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • butterflyfish

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • basslets/pseudochromis

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • triggerfish

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • wrasse

    Votes: 2 28.6%

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TreudenVB

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out of my fish I think the clownfish are the easiest and least demanding
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I own all the fish on this list by the way
 
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xxBarneyxx

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Yeah clowns are one of the easier ones. However they are also fairly aggressive and potentially can do a lot of damage in a full reef tank.

Chromis are pretty easy to keep, probably even more hardy then clowns, non-agggressive to other species and very active. The downside though is you need at least 6, ideally morethey also need to be fed small amounts several times a day or you can get issues with them killing of the smaller ones if there is not enough food.
 

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Damsel fish, includes anemone fish (aka clown fish), blennies, gobies, cardinalfish and wrasses are all easy to keep.

Damsel fish and anemone fish are territorial when mature and this can cause problems in small tanks. Adults should be kept as individuals or in pairs, but they must choose their own partners and you can't always sex them so you usually have to buy 8-10 young and grow them up together. Then let them pair off.

Blennies and gobies can be territorial or communal but most are really easy to keep.

Wrasses live in groups with a dominant male and a group of females. If you remove the male, the dominant female turns into a male and takes over the harem. Some wrasses sleep under the sand at night, others make a mucous sleeping bag and others sleep in gaps between rocks.

Cardinalfish usually occur in family groups consisting of up to 50 or more individuals. Most species are nocturnal and hide in caves during the day and come out after dark. They eat most things and breed readily. The males incubated the eggs in a buccal pouch in their bottom jaw and care for the babies for the first month or so.
 

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I know a lot about clownfish, and they are defiently the easiest saltwater fish to take care of. If your a begginer and this is your 1st tank i would not get a salt water fish.
 

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Damsel fish, includes anemone fish (aka clown fish), blennies, gobies, cardinalfish and wrasses are all easy to keep.

Damsel fish and anemone fish are territorial when mature and this can cause problems in small tanks. Adults should be kept as individuals or in pairs, but they must choose their own partners and you can't always sex them so you usually have to buy 8-10 young and grow them up together. Then let them pair off.

Blennies and gobies can be territorial or communal but most are really easy to keep.

Wrasses live in groups with a dominant male and a group of females. If you remove the male, the dominant female turns into a male and takes over the harem. Some wrasses sleep under the sand at night, others make a mucous sleeping bag and others sleep in gaps between rocks.

Cardinalfish usually occur in family groups consisting of up to 50 or more individuals. Most species are nocturnal and hide in caves during the day and come out after dark. They eat most things and breed readily. The males incubated the eggs in a buccal pouch in their bottom jaw and care for the babies for the first month or so.
Damsel fish have a lot of genetic issues these days, because of how popular they are. They are also used to cycle tanks, so their offspring has lots of health issues.
 

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