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Old 10-06-2013, 07:04 PM   #11
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I always shut the lights off when I add a new fish, it helps alot. Lets the new fish get their bearings
Too late .
Any suggestions what I should do?
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Can you isolate him with a divider or even a big net? He needs a safety zone if he has any chance of making it. Even a well rinsed off opaque cup or piece of PVC.
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Can you isolate him with a divider or even a big net? He needs a safety zone if he has any chance of making it. Even a well rinsed off opaque cup or piece of PVC.
I made a Tupperware with holes but he is hiding in the rocks now ,
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I made a Tupperware with holes but he is hiding in the rocks now ,
Other than removing him, that's all you can do.
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Youre in a tough spot. :-( Moving him can stress him but leaving him there with the aggressive fish isnt the best idea either. If it were me, I would shut down the lights for the night and hope for the best. I've learned not to add anything to my tang tank, they can be nasty buggers. What kind of tang do you have?
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Old 10-06-2013, 08:19 PM   #16
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Youre in a tough spot. :-( Moving him can stress him but leaving him there with the aggressive fish isnt the best idea either. If it were me, I would shut down the lights for the night and hope for the best. I've learned not to add anything to my tang tank, they can be nasty buggers. What kind of tang do you have?
Ok tang police .
I'll confess
I started with a kole tang and bought a orange shoulder before doing any research .
Than the most aggressive one I was given a powder blue a few weeks ago .
I couldn't resist the most beautiful fish for the best price ( free )
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Youre in a tough spot. :-( Moving him can stress him but leaving him there with the aggressive fish isnt the best idea either. If it were me, I would shut down the lights for the night and hope for the best. I've learned not to add anything to my tang tank, they can be nasty buggers. What kind of tang do you have?
I turned the bright lights off and have him in a Tupperware container at the top of my tank .
He seams to be better and not being chased at all .

How should I introduce him without him being beaten up by my bully ?
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Where is mr. Ex when reliable , wise advice is needed
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Powder blues are known to be quite aggressive. :-( How large is the tank? The answer may help us help you, if the tank dimensions are too small there might not be much you can do really, 3 tangs in a maybe too small tank and you add another large fish just spells trouble, even in my 6 foot long tank my tangs are relentless with any new additions and my tangs arent considered that that aggressive.
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Powder blues are known to be quite aggressive. :-( How large is the tank? The answer may help us help you, if the tank dimensions are too small there might not be much you can do really, 3 tangs in a maybe too small tank and you add another large fish just spells trouble, even in my 6 foot long tank my tangs are relentless with any new additions and my tangs arent considered that that aggressive.
It's a 75 gal
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