ID Tang

Discussion in 'ID Needed' started by JamesHunter, 4 Jun 2013.

  1. JamesHunter

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    Please be so kind as to ID this pretty guy for me:thumbup:

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  3. Express Reef

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    looks like a kole tang? just needs more yellow around the eye...
     
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    JamesHunter

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    I have it as I Bristle tooth Ctenochaetus striatus, but always end up incorrect

    The blue on anal fin and developing dark spot above tail throw me
     
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    Closest I get is either a scopa tang or a yellow eyed tang
     
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    you would be correct
    Striped Bristletooth - Ctenochaetus striatus
     
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    That's it!
     
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    JamesHunter

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    So he will be a good looking big boy
     
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    yes but will eat all kinds of algae
     
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    He is with 2 convict tangs and other fish in a frag tank and keeps it clean loves his nori as well
     
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    They can be aggressive
     
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    JamesHunter

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    Yeah read that when i was trying to ID him, but ill watch him if he is naughty ill let my purple sort him out in the DT
     
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    @dallasg ... you say it like its a bad thing :tt2:
     
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    I mean it like a good thing :)
     

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