Scopus tang gone mad

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  1. shaunn

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    Hi all

    I have brown Scopus tang and he does not leave the other fish alone and i am warred about them getting ich because of the stress btw he's the biggest fish in the tank is there any thing i can do besides getting rid of him
     
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  3. dallasg

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    they say feeding nori can calm tangs down, will look for where i read this
    also place a mirror on the glass outside near his main terroitry and see if that helps
     
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    ok i will try
     
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    Get some Garlic, the one from seachem and soak the nori in it, and feed more nori than frozen food... The Mirror part... still need to try out...
     
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    what size tank is he is? you could try rescape the aquarium too.
     
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    but wont rescaping stress the others out even more

    i failed to menshion the i added new addition to the tank a Banner fish he eats pellets and any thing but the Scopus keeps on attaching him i have removed him from the tank and put him in the sump because i stated to see white spot 3 hours later after, i put him in i still need to get the QT tank running tonight
     
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    my option is he is way to big for my tank he was given to me as a gift
     
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    I see the tank is 950 x 600 x 600... How much live rock do you have in the tank? Is there enough place for all the fish to hide? Maybe add some live rock and build more caves for them to hide...
     
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    plenty of hiding places the tang just does not like him or any thing else my regal takes betting some time's and is always hiding in the rocks but how the hell do catch that bugger hes lighting fast if some one can catch him u can have him for free
     
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    I`ll catch him:tt2: Get some egg crate wait till the bugger goes to sleep, and box him in... I did it with a aggro tang... you build a cage like they use to shark dive... but it needs to be big... cage him it the DT for a week or two... he will calm down after that...
     
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    not bad idea

    i what to see u catch him with out destroying the scaping


    building the egg crate is gr8 idea but he sleeps @ the back under a rock to get the cage in there is gana be a bit difficult
     
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    ... or split 1/4 of the tank off with the egg crate and leave a hole and lure him with food/nori if he slips in close the gape behind him...
     
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    I feel u man...

    I added a purple tang yesterday. Man did the scopas go ape shid!! I hope he makes it
     
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    so seams like trend that Scopus tangs are very aggressive ?

    now i wish i never my friend never got me the tang
     
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    Scopas tangs - so pretty, but so aggressive!

    I had to remove my scopas, and put him in qt for 4 weeks to get a yellow in. After the 4 weeks,i put him back. He still fights with my yellow, but not as much.

    Hope you win.
     
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    if he keeps on with his shit i am gonna flash him down the toilet

    and that bugger is so fast its hell of thing to catch him

    and to top it off hes the biggest in the tank
     
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    ok after moving half the the rocks in my tank i finally caught to basted

    now who whats him R200 bucks or a swap for a coral there is a FS thread

    hes in the sump in the dungen
     
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    im assumeing you are using a figure of speach and not the litteral meaning here!
     
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    My guys are getting along just fine since last night :)

    Glad you caught the oke
     
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    swap me some frags and ill give him to you

    @rakabos
     
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