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Old 01-24-2009, 09:09 PM   #1
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powder blue Tang versus Blue hippo Tang

which tang is easier to take care of?

which one needs more space?

which one is easier to make it eat?

which one is friendlier with other tangs?

which one is a higher ich magnet?

any help is welcomed.
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Old 01-24-2009, 09:12 PM   #2
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Not the bible, but a decent reference:
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Old 01-24-2009, 09:13 PM   #3
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which tang is easier to take care of? If you provide the right environment and care it doesn't matter.
which one needs more space? Both need at least 125g
which one is easier to make it eat? Either.
which one is friendlier with other tangs? Hippo.
which one is a higher ich magnet? Powder

I am partial to powder blue's any day
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can anyone else please help?

i dont want to make a wrong desicion.
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I think Innovator provided all the answers, the only thing I would add is as far as eating is concerned is that I would never take a fish home from lfs unless I saw it eating in a dealers tank
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Innovator said it all. If you don't have at least a 90g tank I would not suggest getting either of these fish.
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so if i get a powder blue tang what should i do to prevent it from getting ich
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quarantine it and hyposalinity. Do a Search on the forums, there are countless threads on how to quarantine and hyposalinity treatments.
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