Tangs..

Discussion in 'Reef Aquarium Discussion' started by Yati, Feb 1, 2018.

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  1. Yellow

    71 vote(s)
    8.5%
  2. Desjardinii (red sea)

    51 vote(s)
    6.1%
  3. Hawaiian Sailfin

    11 vote(s)
    1.3%
  4. Hippo

    86 vote(s)
    10.3%
  5. Purple

    124 vote(s)
    14.8%
  6. Naso

    77 vote(s)
    9.2%
  7. Powder blue

    130 vote(s)
    15.5%
  8. Yellow Eye Kole

    56 vote(s)
    6.7%
  9. Gem

    51 vote(s)
    6.1%
  10. Black

    26 vote(s)
    3.1%
  11. Other (list below)

    154 vote(s)
    18.4%
  1. Yati

    Yati Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    I love surgeon fish I would only have them in my reef as they serve great purpose! Do you love tangs as much as I do? Which is your favorite and why?
     
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    Crabs Mcjones Millepora Maniac Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Reef Tank 365 Article Contributor Partner Member 2018 Partner Member 2019

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    Yellow eye kole tang
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    [Cameron] Active Member

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    I love tangs but most swim for miles each day on a reef so I always feel a bit sad when I see them in small-to-medium sized tank doing laps like it is Nascar.
     
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  4. Yati

    Yati Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    100% with you on this!

     
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  5. Yati

    Yati Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Here are my boys IMG_E0300.JPG IMG_0317.JPG
     
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    Rick Krejci Active Member Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    +1
     
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    Achilles! Hands down!
     
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    I love tangs. Hard to pick a favorite, but I voted for purple. The pattern/striping in the purple body is great and the contrast in purple and yellow is pretty striking.
     
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    I've got a Purple and a Hippo...I know it might be cliche, but my Hippo is not only my favorite Tang, but also my favorite fish. So much personality, so silly and whimsical...dancing in the current, playing with empty snail shells when she's bored...love her
     
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    azbigjohn Well-Known Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    My favorite tang to look at is the Unicorn Tang!

    That being said, even with my 210, I do not have a big enough tank for one, nor do I anticipate ever being able to have one. That being said, I have seen beautiful specimens at OdySea and the Aquarium of the Pacific!
     
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  11. Yati

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    I nevermind owned one! Always wanted one but never got one

     
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    Yati Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    That’s how I feel about the desjardinii! Fav tang, favorite fish!


     
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    Ocean Lotion Well-Known Member

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    Love my pbt except when trying to feed my corals. The tang swims over my frag racks flipping his tail to blow the food off my corals. Beautiful and annoying.
     
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    Hippo... just because of my little baby, her name is Jenny, named after Dory's mom.
     
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    I had a nasty PBT I had to get it out! Caused to much chaos and would stress the hippo out

     
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    Yati Active Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Mine was named Ellen because she did the voice over haha

     
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    Susan Edwards Valuable Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor Reef Tank 365 Partner Member 2018

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    loved my kole tang before mv hit my tank. Looking forward to getting a couple tangs in my new build
     
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    Saltlife Well-Known Member

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    Love my hippo tang Dory. Has a funny personality. Keep swimming swimming swimming
     
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    Love my Dussemeri!!!. He is in a 440 so he has plenty of space and uses every inch of it.LOL
     
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    I love my Black and Purples. The Black is step ahead of the purples because he is a big puppy dog, never fights with anyone.
     
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