Thinking about adding a foxface

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I work in the tank all the time with mine....just make sure you know where he is before you start digging in the tank....they will avoid you at all costs. I have gotten close to being stung when feeding though.......my fish all go straight to the top and jostle for position, often leaving the water.
 
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They only attack if you cornered them. I never have nay problem with mine. Very usefulfish but only for large tanks. Not recommend unless >120. I know many people recomended smaller tank but this fish get huge, even the smallest of the Genus with is the One-Spot Foxface. Mine reach 8 inches very quickly in my tank, larger than my PBT, and On par with my Chevron Tang. I think the common wisdom about their size is wrong and understated.
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I was in Houston last weekend and got a tiny Foxface Lo for 30.00. Same fish same size for sale here in Corpus was 89.99 at Petco and one of the LFS. He was a little thin but eating well no visible disease so I released him into my DT. Only 2 inches. Some of the wrasse bother him a little, but he is handling them fine. Looks like he will do fine
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pricing and availability of foxfaces seems all over the place during covid. it took me quite awhile to finally find a small one spot foxface. i waited months for a magnificent foxface, but they were never available and now that they finally are they're $200+
 

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