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Old 01-24-2006, 03:34 PM   #1
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What tang would you rather have?

Which of these two tangs you would rather have and why?
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I would rather have the Achilles, but unfortunately they have poor survival rates in captivity and require very large tanks. If all things were equal and they were both hardy, I think the Achilles is the cooler looking fish out of the two.

The Powder Blue is more hardy (although not THAT hardy) and adaptable to aquarium life, but it is tricky as well.

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Neither. Your tank will barely fit the MINIMUM requirements of either. Achilles are known to do better in large tanks but also get easily stressed and are ich magnets. Powder Blue tangs are also ich magnets but are also very agressive. I would suggest a regal, yellow, or convict.
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Brenden...That was not the question I have had success with a pbt so my tank is big enough for a pbt or an achilles. Please stick to the question and dont police. Thank you!
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Achilles: Tangs are so cool looking but I here can get injured so easy.
I would say my favorite.


Powder Blue: Tangs are pretty but to aggressive I think. Ick magnets too.
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Policing or keeping idiots off the streets. It is all in how you look at it.
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How can you say policing just because it`s not what you want to hear. What Brian told you was the truth wheather you wanted to hear it or not. You might want to call it policing But for you we will call it editing. Editing out what you dont want to hear. THANK YOU
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I don't want to get in the middle of an argument, but I think we are missing the point here. If this is just a fun poll asking "which would you rather have," it should be answered as such. I think these reactions would be more warranted if sango said "which one of these should I get." It's a different question. Some polls are set up just for fun to see what people like. That's why I answered the way I did. I'm not saying that was sango's intention, I'm just pointing out the other side.

Just want to make sure everyone enjoys the site too!!!

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I agree but dont use words as policing if its just a fun question. Respect others opinions weather you like it or not. And you have to assume when someone asks the question that it is for some sort of reason. I`m just pointing out the other side. Besides I hate the eagles. Go Cowboys
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If the question was asked then there was a reason for it. I was not policing but was giving good information. If I had to pick one it would be the achilles but I decided not to get one due to their captivity record. PS. I hate the Eagles and the Cowboys belong in jail.
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