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Old 01-09-2012, 11:49 PM   #11
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My naso will even eat the nori out of my hand.
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Old 01-09-2012, 11:49 PM   #12
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If I do go with a fifth fish it would be a toss up between a raccoon butterfly a yellow stripe Maroon clown or a snowflake eel. Is there any plant or algae that is ok to plant in the display for the tangs to eat?
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Old 01-09-2012, 11:52 PM   #13
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Buterfly's aren't "reef safe" personally I think they are more reef safe then non. Also think u have room for more fish. As long as added slowly. 5 fish in a 180 on minamal.
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I have a butterfly and in the process of trying to pair my yellow striped maroon. Not going well but expected unfortunatly.
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Anyone else want to share their tang diet ? It seems like pellets , mysis, and algae are the main diet.
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My 3 tangs eat everything I put in the tank. Mysis, brine,pellets, flake, bloodworms, chopped clams...everything. LOL I also try to get at least one sheet of seaweed up a day, they go crazy for that stuff.
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Ok so basically whatever my puffer eats plus the algae and nls should be fine then . Thank you
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It's been a couple of days with my sailfin tang. He has eaten nls , mysis , spirulina brine shrimp , krill. But he hasn't touched his algae on the clip yet. Is there a certain type they like better ? I have the omega one red algae sheets.
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I buy unseasoned Nori from Amazon.com and slice it into sheets. They eat it like pigs and it's cheap...cheap. Same stuff they make sushi with. You could rub a bit of garlic on it to entice them more.
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I can't get my yellow eye kole tang to eat any seaweed. My yellow tang loves the stuff. At first the yellow wouldn't go for it. I rubbed the seaweed between my fingers under water at first. This made it easier for it to feed and get accustomed to seaweed. Now i just clip a bit of a sheet and dunk it in the tank. Just wish my yellow kole eye would eat it. He only likes the frozen brine shrimp.
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