Rare Tangs

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  1. Trev

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    Guys I am getting some rare tangs soon and included is a Cheveron Tang as well as a Goldrim Tang ( less rare ) has anyone had experiance or know of these fish being kept in SA?

    [​IMG]Goldrim

    [​IMG]Cheveron Tang
     
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    Only thing I know is that I am jealous.
    Saw a Chevron a while back at Idol Marine. Nice fish.
     
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    The goldrim is almost the same as the powder blue, meaning it eats the same and acts the same( whitespot crazy) but it is less aggresive and it's a bit smaller. All I know about the chevron is that the adult colours aren't as beautiful as the juvi.
     
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    i think the rareste tang in SA is a zebrasoma rostratum (black tang)
     
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    Yes you are correct from the research I have done so far this is what I have also read. I am hoping for a Juvi cheveron but aparently the adult's colours are also great up close which is something that I had to get used to with the purple tangs from far they not so cool but up close its a WOW thing.

    Yes the goldrim is pritty much the same as powder blue or powder brown but has been said that it is more on par with the powder brown than blue ( shewww) which is a good thing LOL

    To be honest the Goldrim is the better looking tang IMO
     
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    Awsome Riaan what size was it? what was the price ?

    Trev
     
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    No doubt;)
     
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    The Black Tang is awesome, IMO its better than the Gem Tang
     
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    Chevron tangs are not that rare, but they're also not a common fish, a couple of members here have them, David (Puppy) used to have one, millepora had one.
     
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    Do you have any idea the price for chevron tang? Is it hard to keep?
     
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    Ok wow so two guys confirmed had or have one awsome. I doubt that more than 50 are out there if less than 50 I consider it to be rare unless anyone else can argue that. Just think of how many Gemtangs are doing the rounds but they are still considered rare

    Shot will get hold of Mille
     
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    Agreed.
     
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    Both tangs look awesome Trev good luck with getting them. Are you getting them through Billy?
     
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    I hope you guys are aware of the fact, that the picture above shows the juvenile colouration!
     
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    hey guys wanna see what i ordered google whitefacetang
     
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    Was small, Juvi, between 8 and 10cm. Bautifull fish.
    Price, Too expensive for me... 4 digits , and that is before the decimal point. And it was already sold.
     
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    Yip will turn olive / brown when adult unfortunately:p
     
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    If you want one it is easy to get one (import from USA) thy cost more or les the same as a purple tang a gem tang is not that easy to get do you know when the sea will give you one
     
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    good luck trev
    really like that chevron !!! ;)
     
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