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Old 10-14-2015, 09:12 PM   #11
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Tang capacity??

In my humble opinion, I would do what's right for the fish(s) rather than decorating desires. Tangs can live 20 years, as mine have, by understanding their needs. That means mixing the right surgeonfish and having a feeding plan. They are very aggressive to each other. And as we all know, stress kills tangs. So plan on some good tang sized caves and hiding holes so a fish can escape an attack. It is a waste of a good fish that isn't limitless in the sea for it to live just a couple of years. That's not success.


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I now have my stock. Yellow, Bariene, purple, sailfin, chevron, hippo and clown. They all get along great too!!

My clown tang is so aggressive he has to live in my frag tank. I know that if I add him to the general population it could cause trouble. He was a rescue from a closing LFS.


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My clown is the smallest of the bunch. So no one bugs him at all. Nor does he bug anyone. So far so good.
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Mine started picking on a foxface three times his size.


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In my experience, clown tangs are the most aggressive of the tangs. I never had a good outcome with them. The last one I had was barely 4" when I sold him to a guy who had a predator tank. He thought it would get swallowed as soon as it was introduced, but 3 days later, he called me and told me it's relentlessly attacking all of his large predators.
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I have a 3 inch Scopas Tang he is gentle as could be , But watch out if he is eating he turns into a monster , it takes him about 2 hrs before he calms back down , now almost all my fish learned to avoid him at feeding time except my domino , it's like he enjoys being ripped up or he is just that stupid , I hate this domino anyway been trying to catch him almost 2 years , I just don't like watching him get shredded up .
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