Compatible tangs vs angels

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  1. ZeroCool

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    hi guys ...

    i want to find out how compatible is tangs and angels ?

    I have a yellow, purple and sailfin tang ...

    dont know if they fight or not ... comments please.
     
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    How big is your tank? How big are the fish? All three of your tangs belong to the same family (Zebrasomas) so there is a risk that they might fight. Purples can be aggressive at times.
     
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    Hi there, i have a 650L cube (my main tank).

    Fishwise, i've got:

    A regal tang
    fox face
    yellow tang
    purple tang
    sailfin tang
    fire fish
    purple fire fish
    4 chromis
    and a small naso tang

    yes, i know the purple is giving the yellow sometimes hell.

    my question, would adding a angel be risk or not really ?

    to be more spesific, i want to add an eibli angel
     
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    from my experience :when adding an angels with tangs it all comes down to similar size and colours that will cause problems..

    I'd say an eibli is a reasonably safe bet
     
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    Eibli is safe as far as compatibility goes. Not too sure how reef safe they are, but it also depends on the individual.

    And you have tooooo many Tangs. Although small now, they will eventually fight. Regal is not the problem maker. But you got 4 others that will take on each other.
     
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    you should keep only one zebrasoma tang.. I added two pygmy angels and the purple tang gave them a tough time for a few days but its ok now. I added a coral beauty and a rusty
     
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