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Old 04-07-2013, 09:12 PM   #11
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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.

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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,
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good idea i might do that
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Old 04-08-2013, 03:39 PM   #14
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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.

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hippo, powder

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