Tangs, how many

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  1. rakabos

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    Hi guys

    I wanna get some feedback with regards to how many tangs would be ok in my setup.

    Its a 1.5m tank and about 700L or so in the DT. I currently have these guys

    Yellow tang (m)
    Scopas tang (m)
    Regal tang (m)
    Sailfin tang (s)

    Perc Clown (m)
    2x gobies
    6line wrasse
    Cardinal (m)


    I was looking at adding either or both a purple tang and naso tang. You guys reckon it will be ok? The above tangs get along without any problem

    cheers
     
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    Was talking to Adriaan at Idol, reckon it should be ok but put the purple in last?
     
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    6 is quite a few tangs for a tank that size, but its not to say it cant be done...just may be quite a bit of fighting. I know a guy in EL with the same size tank and he has 9 in his...lots of fighting apparently.

    Purple may be a problem as u already have 3 zebrasomas, another one may be a problem. The Naso I see no issues with, they seem to get along with everyone.
     
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    I dont know about compatibility with regards to what you allready have, but either a purple;gem or archillies tang or a combo there of would look really nice imo.
     
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    Ok so ive got my hands on a big'ish naso via sark forum. Ive heard from lotsa peeps that the purples get quite aggressive later on so will give that a pass. One more fish after the naso, which will be a flame angel

    Thx for the inputs
     
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    You got a great deal there Martin!
     
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    Yes, you stole my fish...... Will have to add a few months to that special order of yours... :whistling:
     
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    Oh come now lol, I was PM'ing all morning wrt to that fish lol
     
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    Marius, don't worry bro, @sweetnsour gets in before me every time:p

    Our day will come:)
     
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    Ya! One day when i will the lotto lol
     
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    what? They arent that expensive...I have 2 out of the 3...nearly bought an Achilles 2 weeks back, but went with the Queen Angel as I thought there would be too much fighting. :biggrin:
     
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    Yeah lemme go get the gem at dorry quickly, its only R7500 lol
     
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    haha...you have to be resourceful and catch your own when it comes to them ;)
     
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    Id pay anyone willing to do that for me lol
     
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    I'll pay R1000 for someone to catch me one (and give it to me of course to keep it legal)
     
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    I second that, i wonder what craig is upto this weekend:whistling::whistling::whistling::whistling:

    @AfricaOffroad
     
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    hehe...the problem is they such awesome catches that when someone does catch one here they are reluctant to give them away.

    Guess you going to have to move to the coast Martin...everything is better here anyway. :)
     
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    haha yes u try and convince my wife and i will move, but u gonna have to help me with the tank move lol
     
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