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Old 04-21-2005, 12:00 PM   #11
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i will QT for sure!!!! i lost my really cool green clown goby to ich. he brought it to my main tank. i had to QT him and my clown for 8 weeks. i learned my lesson. i have lots of rock, caves and places for a fish to swim, i need to update my profile, but i would say about 70lbs live rock now. so you opinion is that the tang would be okay for a couple of months?

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Old 04-21-2005, 12:09 PM   #12
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Jasson, you caould go with the powder brown tang. According to "Marine Fishes" by Scott Michael, they require a 75gal as a minimum. I have one in my 72 and it is doing great. Very nice fish.

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Old 04-21-2005, 12:09 PM   #13
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My Oh-so-humble opinion, based soley on how mine is doing in QT and considering yours will spend at least a month (maybe 2 if you have to treat) in QT anyway... I say he'd be fine. Just keep up on your water.

I saw a LARGE PT at my LFS yesterday. That thing was the size of a dinner plate! I was amazed! I will feel awful if mine get that HUGE. 120 is never going to be enough space for all of that fish. I'll definitely need the 400 by then!

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Old 04-21-2005, 03:48 PM   #14
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thats why when i buy fish i do it from my lfs and make sure he is all treated for diseases, he marks the date of when the fish are recieved and i wait at least 3 weeks if possible and check up on them daily if i can.

but i have a question also about tangs. does anyone see me having a problem keeping a hippo (blue) tang and a purple tang in my 75g? i was either gonna go with the purple or the kole yellow eyed. any suggestions?
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Old 04-21-2005, 04:45 PM   #15
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hey jason where are you located at, i always wanted to get a chervon tang but they are out of my budget but if they are 50 bucks i think that is a wonderful price
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Old 04-22-2005, 10:31 AM   #16
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I'm in GA.

My LFS has awesome prices on fish a lot of times. The guy who runs it doesn't really try to make a lot of money off of fish. He said it's pointless because if you charge a bunch for a fish no one will buy it anyways, and you make most of your money doing tank maintenences anyways.

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