New Naso and Yellow Belllied Hippo Tang

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    Humuhumununu

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    I just recently got two new fish. The Hippo is eating good, but the naso isnt eating, and his face colors are pretty dull. He is only 4-5 inches big, so I'm wondering if he isn't just in the process of changing from a juvenile into an adult. Any opinions would be great.
     
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    FishyReef Broke Reefer!

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    What are you feeding them?
     
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    If your tank description is correct I would be taking the Naso back to be honest, that tank is not going to be big enough for it and will cause it stress and most likely will die. The hippo may be the same thing but some one else will chime in on this but for sure the Naso needs to go back. Also those should be some of the last fish to add to your system they can be rather aggressive.
     
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    We have known the risks of a Naso, and the blue tang was actually in somebody else's tank before, so I think that she'll do fine. Besides, today the Naso's colrs have really come out and he's starting to eat some algae. Also, the last fish we were going to add is a neon goby, but will he be picked on by the Tangs.
     
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    I doubt the goby will be picked on by the tangs. I don't think they will even pick that fish up on their radar. :)
     
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    My old hippo tang used to destroy any small fish that I added. He was a mean bastard,
     
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