Naso Tang Vs. Blue Hipp Tang

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  1. Arash

    Arash Plankton

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    Can I add a Blue hippo Tang to a tank that already have a Yellow and Naso Tang? Would they get long?
    THX, Arash
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  3. Froc3

    Froc3 Fire Goby

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    It would likely be ok. Nasos and Yellow tangs are "usually" quite docile for tangs.
  4. Tadpole1mill

    Tadpole1mill Purple Spiny Lobster

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    they get HUGE, and three tang is alot for the avg tank , what's your gallonage?
  5. horkn

    horkn Giant Squid

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    Yeah, they get like 18 inches long!

    As tadpole asked, what size is your tank?
  6. sean_p_f

    sean_p_f Sea Dragon

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    The short answer to your question is yes you can add a hippo with those other two.
  7. salsalito25

    salsalito25 Stylophora

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    I agree you can have the 3 tangs in your tank.... Just long term pendin size of fish when added they will out grow it in time...



    Good Luck...
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  9. CuddleFish

    CuddleFish Astrea Snail

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    I agree its true as long as you make sure that firstly your tank is big enough, and something i've found that helps when combining types of tangs is adding them at different sizes for example 1 inch hippo added to a tank with a 3 inch vlamingi! :)
  10. Arash

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    THX Guys, Sorry for late reply. I have a 72 G. bow front.
    Regards, Arash
  11. Johnnie Mac

    Johnnie Mac Bristle Worm

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    IMO I think that would be to much fish for that tank....
  12. Robman

    Robman Great White Shark

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    Tank not big enough for 3 tangs especially a Naso!!
  13. LisaD

    LisaD Astrea Snail

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    Naso tangs require very large tanks, at least 3 times the size of your tank. Hippos grow quite large. You shouldn't add any more tangs to that tank.