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Old 03-10-2011, 09:08 AM   #1
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hippo tang

Al I just purchased what u can say is a large hippo tang. My params are great however the tang has been picked in mlby my yellow tang. They seem to be getting a long better and the hippo has seemed to hve foun a rock he thinks e hides under but u can still see him lol. I'm concerned ia this normal behavior for the hippo tobhide sideways and sit there for a while, is he doing I because he is comfortable there or is he stressed? I got a divider to seperate the fish if needed but havnt seen aggression lately

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I have a hippo tang as well as a yellow tang. They both get along great. My hippo does have a specific hole in the LR where he "lives" and he does sleep there sideways at night. I think it is normal behavior IMO..

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They sometimes play dead. Fun weirdos with strange behaviors. Normal in my experience.
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My kole tang will slide under a rock sideways too. They're weirdos for sure, but fun to watch!
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Sounds pretty normal to me also.
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