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Old 12-11-2013, 08:10 PM   #21
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It is swimming behaviors and/or territorial issues.

Petco drives me nuts because you go into their stores and they have fish like Sailfin Tangs, Niger Triggers, Yellow Tangs, but the largest tank they sell is like 40 gallons.
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Old 12-11-2013, 08:15 PM   #22
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So based off of what you guys said, see if these fish would do good in a tank together.

-yellow tang
-snowflake eel
-wrasse
-flame angel
-long nose hawkfish
-foxface

Is that too much? Other then the eel are they all compatible? And how long in between should I wait to get each?
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Old 12-11-2013, 08:16 PM   #23
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Yellow Tang should be in larger ... Trade that out for a Kole or Tomini.

Also, what kind of wrasse?
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Old 12-11-2013, 08:17 PM   #24
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Other than the eel can see no issues, keep an eye on the tang as it may outgrow your tank and unfortunately if you want the eel and inverts will be snacks
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I didn't read anything about what kind of tang you have in there already .
But other then a bristle tooth , or a small species of tang it should have been added last just cause they are known to be very aggressive towards new additions .
The blue ring will grow big too fast .
Mandarins are very hard to keep , they are very picky eaters , they mainly feed off of pods , something that takes a system many months to a year to establish a healthy population .
A Foxface is a nice fish , I have a one spot rabbit fish .
It is venomous so be careful handling it , probably the heartiest fish .
I have read about complete tank crashes leaving the Foxface as the only survivor .
What's your system ?
Lights , filtration , skimmer ?
What's your future plan ?
Maybe that will help you towards your end goal of what you want
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Old 12-11-2013, 11:37 PM   #26
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you might get away with the yellow tang if you buy it small and you are planning to upgrade your tank in the future.... but if you going to do it I would probably put the yellow tang in last. they can be fairly aggressive to newcomers.... especially with your sized tank
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Old 12-12-2013, 12:51 AM   #27
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I think he might have the yellow tang already, correct me if I'm wrong.....

If so you may have some issues adding fish as the yellow can be aggressive to newcomers.
Other than the eel I see no reason why you cant keep the fish you posted last. The yellow will most likely need to be rehomed at some point, I have one and he really uses every bit of the 6 foot tank that he is in. If you havent got the yellow tang yet I would look at tomini and bristletooth tangs like mentioned by others. The tang would be the last fish to go in the tank if you can do that, it will make life alot easier on the other fish.
Now, as for the hawkfish. I happen to have three, a flame hawk in a 75g fish only tank, a falco and arc eye in my 180g and have never seen any issues, but it is warned that they can pick on shrimp. Just a thought so you'd be prepared. But if you go with the eel you wont have any shrimp anyways.
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Unfortunately I already have the yellow tang. I just wanted it to be my first fish but didn't realize it was aggressive towards newcomers. Hopefully the personalities of the fish end up getting along.
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Bascally I want the prettiest fish possible without hurting the tank or animals in it
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Old 12-12-2013, 01:32 AM   #30
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Just understand that a fish like a Yellow Tang will have,and cause, issues in that size tank. If the idea is to not hurt fish, then I would suggest rehoming it sooner than later.
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