rare blue tang!!!

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  1. nemo1991

    nemo1991 Millepora

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    so i bought some stuff off of this guy in sac, and he had 240 gallon show tank, and in there was a reverse blue tang! i have never heard of one!, it had blue where the black was supposed to go and black where the blue was supposed to go!!!! has any one ever heard of this b4?
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  3. wildreef

    wildreef Stylophora

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    lol ive "never" heard one called a "reverse" blue tang ?
    you have the fish ? get a pic ,,,
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    nemo1991 Millepora

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    no i didnt unfortuantly :( maybe i could get the person to send me a pic, he said its a deformity ( a cool one!) and its probably 1/100,000 and then i was like i want one! and he said i will probably never find one : /
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    wildreef Stylophora

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    probly not i seen a "yellow" tang that was half black like one time , "i suppose these fish are "morph's.
    you know but would love to have ones like that , if it were able to spawn in tank with another , that would be cool.
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    it woudl be awsome i would pay 3 or 4 times what a regular tang goes for, for a reverse one! ahhaha
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    lunatik_69 Giant Squid

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    I would like to see one myself. I did see on sat. a stripeless nemo. He was all orange with a blk line around his fins, no white stripes. He wasnt for sale, wonder why???
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    glassbox-design Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    They're being called naked clowns (get it ;D ) captive bred i believe.

    I'd love to see a picture of the tang, a few "aberrant's" have been popping up lately but mostly Zebrasomas.
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    yee i will definatly e-mail him and see if he has a pic of him,
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    Froc3 Fire Goby

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    Well, to answer your question about having a "mutant" fish breed, the likelihood of passion on the mutation is 0. Mutations are not passed on unless its a sexual gene, which i'm pretty sure color mutations arent. Sorry :( the odds of two perfectly yellow tangs breeding a half-black half-yellow tang is the same as a couple of mutants (Unless you could arange a black tang yellow tang breeding session).
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    Naked clowns have had the stripes bred out of them through generations and generations of clowns being selected for small stripes >< Some guy with a god complex :p They are cool though.