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Old 11-25-2005, 07:56 PM   #21
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yes, the amount of bioload was commented on, both in this thread and another one that was started on appropriate fish for a 55 gallon.....

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Old 11-25-2005, 07:59 PM   #22
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If you go to a LFS, you will see the blue tangs just hovering in one spot. Because the tanks are too small, once in a display they are very skiddish, quick movement and can lap a tank with one whip of their tail.

If you are not set on a YT, do not get a blue tang.

YTs are not aggressive provided you give them a) space b) do not mix with other same specie tangs and c) add them last

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Old 11-25-2005, 09:37 PM   #23
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Thats true. I will wait and upgrade or get a Yellow Tang. Thanks sooo much!!!
55g main tank
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Old 12-10-2005, 11:38 AM   #24
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I have a Yellow and a Hippo in my 90. They are inseparable. I was concerned because I had the Yellow in there first, but they immediately became best friends, and they swim constantly next to my Heni butterfly. It's really amazing to watch all 3 of these in constant tandem. Anyways, that is my .02.

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