Tangs, best of mates

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  1. lIghty

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    Hi, I was sitting and watching my tank the other day and I saw something rather peculiar, my Yellow tang was "cleaning" my Regal tang, Dory was on his side and "yellow" was there nibbling on him as if he was a cleaner wrasse. They have alway been next to each other.:1: Has anyone seen or heard of this before?
     
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    mmh very interesting,i usually see them swimming ver close side by side,(showing now aggression) but never really seeing them clean each other
     
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    Difficult to say.

    You sure it was not a sign of submission/dominance?
     
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    is this meant to mean no aggression just asking?
     
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    mmmh lol yeah :blushing:
     
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    I've never seen them show any aggresion towards each other, they really just seem to be like Lorral & Hardy....:lol:
     
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    Even large angels and many tangs in their natural habitat will perform cleaning duties.
     
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