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Old 02-12-2012, 02:35 PM   #1
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regal tang

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I got a nice regal tang yesterday n it comes out now n then but most of the time its hiding in live rock. Is this normal for a tang ?
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Old 02-12-2012, 03:04 PM   #2
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It's normal for this particular tang.
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I agree for this type tang. When I go to the LFS I see them all the time like that.
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What size is your tank I had one in my 260 litre which wasn't big enough and it stressed out majorly never settled so I took it back
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My tank is 180L
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Old 02-12-2012, 03:33 PM   #6
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So about 50 gallons? Regal tangs need over 100 gallons to be happy. How big is yours? Im sure he is stressed
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He is only small
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Something else u may be able to help with ? I have a boyu submersible filter with built in uv light in tank + a external aqua one cf-1000 filter. Is this a good thing ?

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I wouldn't want that obtrusive thing in my display. I don't think you need it.
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Old 02-12-2012, 03:56 PM   #10
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Would u say I need some form of uv light maybe fit one to external filter ?
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