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Old 07-26-2005, 11:26 PM   #1
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yellow tangs

are yellow tangs hardy fish?can they be housed with clownfish?

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Old 07-27-2005, 11:33 AM   #2
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Old 07-27-2005, 01:27 PM   #3
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Yellow tangs are indeed hardy but it is often recommended that they be the last fish in the tank as they can get rather territorial. I've had my yellow with a whole host of different fish (including percs and maroons) and the only one it bothered when I first added it was my purple tang (who went in after the YT). FWIW, my YT was one of the first fish I put into my tank after my cycle because the guy at the LFS said that they are so hardy you could cycle with them!
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I have a yellow tang with an O. Clown. They get along fine. I will be adding a coral beauty next week. We will see how the yellow tang takes to that.
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