View Full Version : add another jawfish?

04/20/2007, 10:55 AM
Ok I have some thoughts about adding another jawfish to my 24 gallon but I am worried that I'll have too many fish in my small aqua pod. Right now I only have 1 jawfish and I want our jawfish to have a buddy. I would put him in our 120 but the sand is too fine of a grade for them to dig in. Does anyone think my 24 gallon is too small for two pearly jawfish?
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04/20/2007, 11:12 AM
I'm guessing since you said it was an aquapod that the length of the tank isn't that great. Due to this I think that adding another pearly jaw will be tough.

You should consider adding maybe a small goby like a shrimp goby or another small fish like a Geometric hawkfish. The Geo hawk would look great and fit in great with the jawfish.

04/20/2007, 11:33 AM
Thanks for the comment, but I don't think a hawk fish would be a good addition because most of them are known to be a threat to small peaceful fish. I also think a shrimp goby might fight with my jawfish expecially if the shimp goby gets close to my jawfishes home.

04/20/2007, 12:06 PM
I have a pearly in a 12gal nano. I did a lot of research on these before I introduced him. They are known to be alright in pairs if you add them at the same time. It would have to be a completely new home for both for them to get along.