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Old 08-19-2013, 09:23 PM   #51
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Yes there is always the risk of him knocking a rock over and cracking the tank, however this is a very easy thing to remedy, just glue/putty yoir rockscaping together... Removes issue. As for tangs, i believe in the wild a majority of them do school, however thats not a strict requirement in the hobby world. I like to keep Atleast 2 just because i feel as though that gives them both someone to play with and they can both keep up with each orher
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Ah I see. Well it seems all the fish I want are those that require a large tank. The harlequin tusk fish are amazing. Pretty sure I want one.

What are good tank mates for those guys?
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Old 08-19-2013, 09:41 PM   #53
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Ah I see. Well it seems all the fish I want are those that require a large tank. The harlequin tusk fish are amazing. Pretty sure I want one.

What are good tank mates for those guys?
Keep in mind that tusks are wrasses as well
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Are they more aggressive to their own species?
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Old 08-19-2013, 11:28 PM   #55
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As far as i know, they can be. Its usually best to keep them as a single
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Old 08-20-2013, 12:17 AM   #56
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Tangs dont need to be in groups at all, in fact you'd probably have better luck if you get different body shaped ones as they tend to be overly aggressive with tangs that look like themselves.

Tangs and harlequins are fine together, the tusk is a semi aggressive fish in my opinion as are most tangs so that'd be a good match. AS the tusk is a wrasse i would suggest a screened top or lids just in case. hate to see $100-$200 jump out of a tank on ya. lol
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Old 08-20-2013, 01:25 AM   #57
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Thanks Carey for weighing on this. I suppose a little more research and advice on this topic would be best.

I think I found a spot to place a large tank. I'm thinking 250 gallons would be prime
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My tusk eat small fish so be careful. He eat two wrasse already they where small ones.
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My tusk eat small fish so be careful. He eat two wrasse already they where small ones.
Ouch! Sorry to hear that. That's a pain the butt
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Would a marine Betta be a fit for my planned tank? So far a blue tang, harlequin tusk, and a snowflake eel
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