Which Tang

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  1. Meneer

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    I have a 4 ft 370 litres total tank, so I believe I can only keep 1 tank in there.

    i like the Regal, but I believe the Yellow is easier to keep.

    Any advice on what I should go for? Do they both get Whitespot easily?
     
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    No reason why you cant keep both of them and another one if you look at the third being from the acanthurus family
     
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    Meneer

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    I have read that Tangs could be bitchy towards other tangs. Would it be better to get 2 smallish ones at the same time? (Regal & Yellow)
     
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    Size doesnt make a huge difference if the same size its more about spreading the species count than shear size.
     
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    Ok thanx
     
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    Hey meneer, I had 5 TANGS in der, problem free, jus start with small 1, then each tang after that u buy little bigger than previous 1.... Wats happening with your skimmer MenEer, did u upgrade yet?
     
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    Yes upgraded to the Aqualab with 2000 Octopus needle-wheel - had 1,5 inch of VERY dark/green/black/smelly gunk in there this week. :yeahdude:
     
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    Nice, pics pics pics
     
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    Meneer

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    Empty now...



    46594dbc468d2f149.jpg Unfortunately emptied it..

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    That's POwERLAb for you.... I have a powerlab kalkreactor. Powerlab owner Zayn is a good friend of mine....
     
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    Yes sorry - Powerlab - very happy with it...:blush:
     
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    Hey Meneer,

    I have 3 tangs in my 4 foot, and considering one more, now that I have a slightly deeper 4 foot (went from 45cm deep to 60cm deep). My Tangs all grew up together, Regal tangs was smaller then my clown fish (like 3cm) when I got her. They do give each other a bit of a go from time to time, but generally are great pals! Call them the 3 Amigos as they are always very close to each other...trying to make sure that they out do one another in whatever!! I would try get them smaller and let them grow up together is the best advice I can give you, but you should not have any problems with just 2!
     
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    A yellow tang and a regal tang will be fine together. :)
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