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Old 02-02-2009, 04:26 PM   #1
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I bought a beautiful tang this weekend called a "Doctor Fish". I can't seem to find any information about it. It's body is black with a white tail. Is this the right name?
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Old 02-02-2009, 04:31 PM   #2
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You might be confusing the name with "surgeon fish". All tangs are called that becasue of the little scalpel near the tail.

What color is it?
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Oops. I see black and white.

Dunno?
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Possibly acanthurus chirurgus, aka the Doctorfish.
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Ok, I found a few pics of doctorfish and don't think that's what I have.
It is definitely a TANG, it's body is shaped like a blue tang.
All black body with a white tail. I will try and get a pic
Does anyone have any ideas?
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Old 02-02-2009, 09:24 PM   #6
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http://liveaquaria.com/product/prod_...387&pcatid=387

Does that look familiar? If so then you have a Unicorn Tang
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I`ll need to see a pic first.
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So you have 5 tangs in your tank now?

FISH - pair of clowns, 5 chromis, flame hawkfish, bicolor blenny, copperbanded butterfly, clown goby, bluespotted jawfish, pajama cardinalfish, possum wrasse, yellowheaded sleeper goby, yellow tang, purple tang, mimic tang, sailfin tang
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