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Old 03-09-2014, 08:14 PM   #41
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My first yellow tang lasted 3 years and just recently died on me. Very fat and active fish. Thats why I have been adding more tangs with some success. I'm sad he didnt last longer, he was my second oldest fish.
You sure he didn't die of being obys? Mine is in close watch. May upgrade to 6' footprint soon.

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Old 03-09-2014, 08:16 PM   #42
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It makes sense for wild fish, I just did a quick search and it said the oldest yellow ever collected was 41. That's pretty incredible.

Woah. That's older then me!

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My yellow, blue and tomini tangs were really small when I got them, the bkue being about the size of a half dollar. It took about a year or two tops and they grew like monsters. lol
The yellow was about 5 inches i'd say when he passed and ther blue is now bigger than that and soo fat. lol All my fish are fat, it makes me feel good, but on the other hand it makes me worry that they are too fat.

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