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Old 02-11-2014, 12:33 PM   #1
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Your Favorite Tang Family

Between Zebrasoma, Acanthurus, Bristletooth and Naso families which one is your favorite and why?
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Old 02-11-2014, 01:06 PM   #2
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I'm a big acanthurus fan. Love achilles and powder blues.
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Acanthurus maculiceps. I absolutely love them. The reason is obvious.
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Acanthurus maculiceps. I absolutely love them. The reason is obvious.

Wow, I had never heard of this tang before. It's absolutely gorgeous. Possibly my centerpiece fish when I get a larger tank.
Are they aggressive like Sohal and Clown tangs?
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Acanthurus lineatus, a real pain in the b**t but a beautiful fish. The infamous Clown Tang.

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Love clown tangs too...but that's the reason they aren't my favorite- Mean suckers!
I never had any aggression out of the maculiceps I kept.
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Zebrasoma here! strictly because of the purple tang.
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Love clown tangs too...but that's the reason they aren't my favorite- Mean suckers!
I never had any aggression out of the maculiceps I kept.

Living the dream with mine. Bozo, of course. First fish i ever named. He is a fine fish for a single tang predator tank. A lion fish, moray, maybe a puffer. A tomato clown with a shotgun. You know, fish that can protect themselves.

But as far as a reef tang, it's hard to fault the old hippo tang. Freckles and all.
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Living the dream with mine. Bozo, of course. First fish i ever named. He is a fine fish for a single tang predator tank. A lion fish, moray, maybe a puffer. A tomato clown with a shotgun. You know, fish that can protect themselves.
or a gold stripe maroon with its bare knuckles.
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