adult grey tang colouration

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  1. newb

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    could anyone help me with a pic as to the adult colouration of the grey tang.i bought it from exotic reefs about 3months back and they regularly have these in stock.i have been told recently that they are of the same family as the orange shoulder tang.(i can see the resemblance in body shape)any help will be greatly appreciated.
     
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    They always stock the acanthurus nigricans.
     
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    i wont know if it`s any one of those.can you maybe give me a link showing the juvenile colouration of those two fish? colour of the fish at the moment is a solid dark colour(dark greyish?).
     
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    keyaam,if it helps any,reza told me it`s the same fish as the tang in his DT in the shop.the one with the dark body and orange top and bottom fins.His one is`nt full grown yet so i just wanted to know what the adult colouration looks like.
     
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    sounds like a nigrofuscus to me.
    They pretty much stay with their juvi colours
     
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    does he mean his tomini tang (Ctenochaetus tominiensis)?
     
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    Im thinking a mata tang possibly they seem to be making there way into the trade in the last few months, saw a 20+cm one in a 1.2m tank in a LFS last week ......crazy
     
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    Sorry i gave you the wrong info before. I get confused with scientific names. Are you talking about the large grey tang he has? Ill upload a puc for you[​IMG]
     
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    I think thats the one newb is talking about. That is the only grey tang Reza have in his DT that Ive seen.
     
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