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Old 05-11-2013, 01:27 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by mr_X View Post
Honestly, it's up to the actual fish. Some get along great, while others attack each other relentlessly. I have had seemingly "reef safe" tangs eat thousand dollar corals before my eyes, and known coral eaters be perfect angels.
That said, tangs do belong in large tanks with plenty of swimming/grazing room. In my experience, they have not done well in small tanks long term.
Some say different body types get along together, while I have seen it go either way.
And with 650 litres do you think that's suffice for them to live together. The naso I have is very placid but its just the new one coming in could upset everything?

Hopefully all goes well though.
Ill take on board everything you've said seem very knowledgable.

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That's a pretty good sized tank......roughly 170 gallons or so? A good amount of places to hide, if need be?

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Old 05-11-2013, 02:57 PM   #13
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I would think that they will be okay together in a tank that large. As Mr X said, it is often up to the fish that you get. Unfortunately, they don't read books and ultimately will do whatever they want.

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