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Old 06-22-2011, 07:49 PM   #1
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Tangs :(

Ok I have this yellow tang in my 125 and this past week was my birthday so my friend decided to get me a gift and he brought home a sail-fin I love the fish but these guys are not getting along well any ideas??
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Old 06-22-2011, 07:56 PM   #2
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I would give them some time. It took almost 2 days for my yellow and Kole to stop harassing the new Blue tang. After a lights out and over night they are fine now.

You could try re a rranging some rock, kinda confuse them.
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Well they still go at time since Saturday and my sail fin is starting to miss parts of his fin ;( what if I add another tang to distract him? I want to get a blue yellow belly tang also but I dnt wantto have this same problem?
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They say to add all tangs at the same time. i did it within 1 week and still had issues. If it's been going on for a few days though, I'm not sure if they will get along eventually. :-(

It's rude since it was a gift, but can you exchange it for a different fish, maybe one you wanted and planned on getting?
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What if I take them both out and keep them in my friends local fish store for about two weeks and them buy and blue tang and throw them all in at the same time two weeks later will this make sense? Or will these little creatures still remember the tank?
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It would be better to introduce them back to the tank at the same time. Those three should do OK in a 125. Here is mine in a 125 reef.

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Nice so out the tank for two weeks is a good idea? And throw all three in after two weeks?
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Sounds like a plan to me.
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mike don't sailfins get rather big? live aquaria stats they can get up to 15", how is yours doing ?
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mike don't sailfins get rather big? live aquaria stats they can get up to 15", how is yours doing ?
You have any ideas or is my two weeks in a lfs a good idea?
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