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Old 11-10-2008, 09:57 AM   #1
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blue tang sleeping

I just picked up a small 1" blue tang the other day. I noticed when he sleeps he'll hide himself in a little nook of live rock with only his eye peeping out... I was wondering if I have to worry about my hermit crabs catching him as a midnight snack.. ?
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That`s how alot of them sleep. He can take care of himself esp with a hermit.
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Old 11-10-2008, 11:20 AM   #3
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i was thinking about buying a blue tank, there are some baby tangs about an inch in size for 15 bucks from this chinese guy that i know. i just have a 20 gallon w/ a sump, w/ a damsel and a scooter, how quickly would it grow? im plan to upgrade my tank but not for another year.
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The problem would be that they need plenty of swimming space. I would say that anything under a 4 ft tank would be too small. Even at that size. A bigger tang should have at least a 6 ft tank. JMO
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thank you, i would only want my fish to be happy, even though my fish are small i feel like im keeping them in a cage, i feel like they should swim so many miles in a life time and explore the world but i think if my fish where in the wild they would stay in one spot their entire lives anyway just living in a hole in a reef.
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