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Old 03-03-2012, 10:23 PM   #3431
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I charged it up enough to get like 50 photos. now I just have to charge it enough so it can send them to my computer and I can pick out the best ones. lol I just was snapping away, they really didn't wanna co-operate with me taking their photos, I didn't even have the flash on.
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Old 03-03-2012, 10:34 PM   #3432
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I charged it up enough to get like 50 photos. now I just have to charge it enough so it can send them to my computer and I can pick out the best ones. lol I just was snapping away, they really didn't wanna co-operate with me taking their photos, I didn't even have the flash on.
Haha, it is especially hard to take photos of fast fish like the Tangs.

On another note, I noticed that my Scopas Tang acts twitchy too. It must be something with the Zebrasoma family.
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Old 03-03-2012, 10:40 PM   #3433
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That's funny, I thought it was just mine. Glad to know he's not mentally challenged or anything, he looks kinda odd when he does the twitchy thing. It is funny to watch though, he's such a spaz sometimes. he is still leader of the tang gang too, the blue is a little pushy now too but not as bad as twitchy.
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Old 03-03-2012, 10:44 PM   #3434
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My Tangs have gotten along pretty well so far. The Scopas and the Blue were acting a tad aggressive to each other for a tiny bit of time, but I haven't noticed anything lately.

I can't wait to get my Yellow! I hope my Tang gang works out! Hopefully by the time I get the Yellow I will have some more rock so the the fish have more territory.
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I find that out of the three tangs I have only the tomini has a permanent territory. The other fish pretty much switch up their spots. Not sure if thats normal or not but one day pootie will be in the back under this one rock or the anthias could be there. lol

A neat thing I've discovered, and I bet it just isn't me, how the tangs show their aggression. They will swipe at the other fish with their tail and kinda nudge them while swimming backwards and shaking their tails. I have seen it with every fish I have added so it must be a "tang" thing lol

I'll tell ya, nothing looks cooler than when all three tangs are out in the front swimming around in a group, makes me so glad I have the tank. It's all worth it when I sit in front and watch it and even from across the room it just seems so Epic. lol
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Yeah, I think my Tangs were doing something like that. I think it is because their little "scapel" is located there. I hear that the scapel is so sharp that it can cut through human flesh.
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I didn't know tangs have a weapon. I never heard that once. lol I guess i won't interfere if they do their swish tail thing again.

Gonna go see if the camera is charged enough to upload those pictures. I am bored tonight!! LOL
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I didn't know tangs have a weapon. I never heard that once. lol I guess i won't interfere if they do their swish tail thing again.

Gonna go see if the camera is charged enough to upload those pictures. I am bored tonight!! LOL
Yeah, like look on the Yellow Tang. His scapel is the white thin piece before his tail.

Can't wait for the pictures!
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Tangs are also called surgeon fish. For that exact reason. They can cut a fish (or you) with spines....

"The name "surgeonfish" is derived from their possessing erectable razor sharp spines called 'scalpels' at the base of their bodies just in front of the tail fin. These spines or scalpels are very sharp and can cut like a knife..." from Surgeonfish,Tangs, Unicornfish, Doctorfish, Marine Aquarium Fish Family: Acanthuridae
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Here are a BUNCH of pictures. Some are of the 90g and the 20g, figured I'd out them all together.






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