Almost bought an Atlantic Blue Tang from Petco...

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    I stopped at Petco yesterday to pick up some bones from the dogs. I looked at the SW section as I normally do. They had a juvie Atlantic Blue Tang that's in the process of changing to adult. It was approx 3" in length and $49.99. I almost pulled the trigger on it. Can it be kept with a Yellow Tang?What to do? :grumble:
     
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    That seems high to me, my LFS had three for sale last week for $25
     
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    I think I paid $30 for mine at Something Fishy. Dave, if you saw how big a full grown 1 gets, you wouldn't want it in your 75.
     
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    +1 they get freekin huge
     
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    I didn't know they get big. Better pass on it then. Thanks for the info.
     
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    I have one that has outgrown every other Tang. I'm thinking my 150 is getting too small. I would say a 75 is probably too small.
     
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