yellow tangs

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    chuysvt hi

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    i have 5 fish in my 125g,i wanted to know if i can add 3 yellow tangs in my tank..would they be ok...or no...
     
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    parrotchute DUSTOFF MEDEVAC

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    I think that would be a lot and have a pretty good chance of aggression.

    Why 3?
     
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    chuysvt hi

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    i like the way they look in a tank there realy coloful,i was thinking of school fish...what school fish do you recomend
     
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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    You can get a giant school of blue/green chromises!
     
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    3 tangs will be pushing it with 5 fish already established in the tank, unless your other fish are small fish. If introduced together, you have a better chance of them getting along.
     
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    little_fish Moderator

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    You already have way too many big fish in your tank. I think putting that many more fish is going to send your tank into disaster.
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    Plus they might not even school, even if introduced together. Very unpredictable.

    You can always get some bannerfish (not reef safe though lol), if you get rid of some of your other fish. They can be good schoolers. I refuse to get any more chromis for schooling....it's definitely luck of the draw to keep all of them from killing each other off :shock:
     
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    OhNoNemo i love triggers

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    What does he/you have now??
    plus YT's are a dime a dozen anyway:lol:
     
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    Smitty

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    Another schooling fish are anthias's...get one male and several females.
     
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    try anthias their super pretty school fish but can be very pricey
     
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    If I remember correctly, he has triggers and tangs and a puffer... but his stuff keeps dying so I could be wrong.
     
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    little_fish Moderator

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    I though he had 4 tangs, a puffer, and tigger, plus some other little fish. I really dont think you should be adding more fish.
     
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    OhNoNemo i love triggers

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    :shock:...thats pretty hefty bio load,no need to add anything IMO
     
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    chuysvt hi

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    I have 2 clowns percula..blue rigo tang,p p puffer,niger.they are all small fish...less then 3"
     
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    What happened to all those tangs that you add a month or so ago?

    If your fish keep dying, putting more fish in the tank is not answer
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Yeah, where are all your fish going? It seems you post every few weeks that you keep getting more fish, but your stocking list keeps getting smaller and smaller.

    If your fish keep dying, then you should try to find out why they are dying, not keep replacing them.
     
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    chuysvt hi

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    i sold them to my friend.and..i got more corals..
     
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    PRC Stop Quoting Me!

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    Stop buying livestock. Please.
     
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    +1 prc
     
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