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Old 06-11-2009, 10:56 AM   #11
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Isnt that what they were doing when they were fighting for the first 3 days?
Yes and they will be like that until one dominates over the other. You can eliminite this if you add two more but only if you have room. DP
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:03 AM   #12
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I have a 125 my stock list is: pb tang, yellow tang, false percula, coral beauty angel fish, 3 pajama cardinals, scooter blenny. Both tangs are small, the pb is bigger slighty and I would say he is probably a little bigger than a half dollar. Do you think I have room?
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:11 AM   #13
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I have a 125 my stock list is: pb tang, yellow tang, false percula, coral beauty angel fish, 3 pajama cardinals, scooter blenny. Both tangs are small, the pb is bigger slighty and I would say he is probably a little bigger than a half dollar. Do you think I have room?
That's the same size my tank is. I don't think you have room to have 4 tangs. If you do regular water changes then they will live OK in that tank but they won't thrive. DP
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:28 AM   #14
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Is there a reason 4 is the magic number? What about 3? I do water changes once or twice a month.
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:30 AM   #15
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would you have a hesitation to try a regal tang. They are typically peaceful arent' they?
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Old 06-11-2009, 11:39 AM   #16
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I don't think a PB and a Blue (Regal) would like each other at all. Not only is the body shape the same but they darn near look like brothers.

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Old 06-11-2009, 11:41 AM   #17
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that was my thought, I am alot more interested in an achilles or a desjardninii sailfin, similiar shapes but very different colors. Thoughts?
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I would also consider shapes also. I know for a long time I`ve had a yellow tang and a yellow eyed kole tang and they have neen best of buds for about 8 yrs now. Different color and different shape. Now when I added the scopas tang which is different color but same body shape the first few weeks were very shaky. That`s why I dont think color alone will do it. The yellow and scopas get along now after 4 yrs but I was wondering those first few weeks. Here they are.

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Old 06-13-2009, 10:49 AM   #19
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I think that the best thing that came out of this is that your LFS will take your Tang back, My LFS won't. I would thank the store for that offer.
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First off, there is no magic number when it comes to tangs. There is always a hierarchy system at play and whether there is just 2 or 10 they will each have their dominant position over another. Powder Blue's ARE dominant fish once fully acclimated and will chase just about any new addition, tang or not. If you want more tangs, I would add from the Zebrasoma Family except for the "Sailfin's".
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