Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 04-07-2013, 10:12 PM   #11
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: New Castle, Colorado
Posts: 361
I have a sailfin tang, a blue hippo, and a yellow tang. all in a 210. I didnt add them all at once but then again, they are all of different body shapes and colors so I wouldn't imagine they would have a problem together anyway. Not to mention, they are all of the same size (small). I am leary about adding any that are of the same shape as should you be. Tangs are very prone to ich, and putting them in a smaller tank than what they need is only increasing the risk, let alone, with others of their type. If you do decide to add both of them, then pay close attention to their behavior and be prepared to seperate them. In addition, add them at the same time so one or the other doesnt have the time to become the territory. Just my 2 cents and experience.
__________________

__________________
Justin0329 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2013, 07:10 AM   #12
Aquarium Advice FINatic
 
begginersluck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Jersey Channel islands
Posts: 667
I'm about to add a Powder Blue to my tank. I have a Regal tang (hippo) and a blue eye tang already. My tank is 100 Gallon and like yourself I will be moving the tangs to a larger tank eventually.

I plan on QT'ing the PB and treating for ich if necessary. I might treat anyway just to be on the safe side.

I'm hoping the QT will give it its best shot at survival and more so to thrive. I will make sure it's feeding we'll and fatten him up nicely before he goes into the DT.
__________________

__________________
Current tank 260g FOWLR.

Fish: Moorish Idol, Powder Blue Tang, Hippo Tang, J Emperor Angel, 3 Chromis, 2 Black & White Clowns, Yellow Tang,
begginersluck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2013, 08:09 AM   #13
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
 
Joe14's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 14
good idea i might do that
__________________
Joe14 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2013, 04:39 PM   #14
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Gregcoyote's Avatar



Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Columbia, Missouri
Posts: 8,322
This isn't easy to do, especially in a small tank where they can't get away from each other. Be cautious as there are a lot of folks that have tried this in a too small tank to only set off a chain of events that caused a lot of losses.
__________________

__________________
Gregcoyote is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
hippo, powder

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off








» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:12 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.