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Old 01-15-2014, 12:23 AM   #1
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Powder Blue Tang in 240g

I have always heard Powder Blue Tangs can be aggressive, but I see them and am considering getting one once the hypo is done in my 240g. I've never owned one and know you can't always believe what you read. I have a large Desjardini Tang already and the PBT would probably be half the size. I trust the folks here. Feedback is appreciated (for or against)...
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Old 01-15-2014, 02:10 AM   #2
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soooo ive got one at the moment in my 265g tank 10ft long..... its with a whole bunch of other tangs, so far ive got yellow tang, hippo tang, chocolate tang, tomini tang, lopezi tang and a vampire tang.... its tang central lol.

but so far no real issue.... occasionally it has a little brawl...but very rare.

When brawling it's not too aggressive... never really left scratches or anything... guess its just to show whos boss
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Ive kept a powder blue with lots of tangs including an 11" desjardini and had no issue. Remember if they look similar they will be more prone to aggression, but those 2 fish should be fine in a tank your size.
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I'm more worried about it getting along with everything, not just the Desjardini. I've always heard that Powders and Clown Tangs can be unfriendly. I might give it a try though...
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I had one and it was a great fish. As far as I know there suppose to be that last fish in the tank thing but I don't think you'll have a problem with one in that size tank. Get it there beautiful
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I have a clown tang and he is the most active and aggressive tang I have ever owned.
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I know Clowns are agressive. That would be my first choice, but it is asking for trouble. I've heard Sohals get nasty as they age too.
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Clown tangs are gorgeous, but I won't be adding mine to the general tang population because of aggression.
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I know Clowns are agressive. That would be my first choice, but it is asking for trouble. I've heard Sohals get nasty as they age too.
I wouldn't put either of those in a 240. I saw some truly massive shoals in a 35,000 gallon aquarium in charleston and they swam the length of that huge tank in minutes. I think the powder blue would be the best choice of the 3.
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It is like having a Lamborghini on a dirt track. These fish darn near fly.
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