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  1. Boyu TL 550

    Boyu TL 550

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  3. Annoying

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    TANG POLICE!!

    Your tank is way to small to hold a regal tang in, I'm sorry but these guys just don't do good in small tanks. Are you upgrading to a bigger setup? If not please remove the Regal as it will get white spot from stress and infect your entire tank. Also I see you say you have a nennie, don't see it in the pic, how old is your tank? What lighting,flow do you have? Nennies need great lighting and also the tank must be a minimum of 9 months old before introducing anemones.

    Now all the bad news is out, great scaping by the way!:thumbup:
     
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    Boyu TL 550 Thread Starter

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    they (pet shop where i bought it) said the regal will be fine in the tank :/ (its a 130L) the regal is quite small in size!!! as for the "anemone" i got as a present from a family member and i showed a pic of it to the pet shop and they said its some kind of anemone..... seems they mistaken. could you help then??? my tank is 7weeks old. my lighting is the standard that comes with the boyu tl 550 http://www.google.co.za/url?sa=t&so...7P3SBQ&usg=AFQjCNEH0G2gcNEYXUqdZepto1FrjToqZQ
     
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    looks like a thin finger leather of some sort. the one on top right
     
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    thanks xtreme! will my clowns go hide and play in it?? or only in anemones????
     
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    I'm sorry, but your pet shop is lying to you and doesn't sound if they know a lot about marines. It's a type of soft coral, someone better then me will give an ID in time. The Regal is small, now but in a few months that little fish can grow up to 30cm! It will stress extremely in the small tank, the minimum for regals and most tangs is at least a 4 foot tank, at very least.
     
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    Maybe or maybe not, will take a quick pic for you when my clown lay in the softy
     
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    I can't believe that BOYU would put a tang in their promotional photo (see the link in the thread above).

    I hope it wasn't one of our sponsors that gave out that advice re: the tang and nennie (maybe holiday staff on duty, or something :nono:).

    We all learn from the experiences of others.
     
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    lol thought this site was here for help haha sorry im not a expert yet:)
     
  12. Sammy

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    we are trying to help, tangs a no no in such a small swimming space, its not your fault but the LFS should have guided you.

    If you want i will take the regal from you? Where did you buy the fish?
     
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    lol i know sam. haha i bout it from a pet shop in table viem i paid R370 for him.
     
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    Guys he bought the regal from me, I had no idea we were talking about a Boyu :eek: so yes absolutely wrong fish for the tank. He has pm'd me and I insisted that he returns the regal and we can look at something more appropriate for his tank.

    Trev
     
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    Can you please post a close up pic of the " anemone" . It looks like a finger leather but its colour seems very intense for a leather.
     
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