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dmsprague
07/24/2017, 07:57 AM
My wife came home with this pic and is really interested in the fish. Since she doesn't really have a lot of interest in the tanks I thought I should take advantage of the moment and see if this fish is compatible with one of our setups but I'm having trouble getting an ID. The lady at the store told here it was a unicorn tang but it doesn't look like any unicorn tangs I can find images of. Sorry for the poor photo her cell phone struggle with blue lighting. Sorry for using a link but I'm having trouble figuring out how to add images to this post.http://www.pbase.com/dms1960/image/165884150

flfireman1
07/24/2017, 08:19 AM
Vlamingii tang


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flfireman1
07/24/2017, 08:20 AM
They get huge, need at least a 250 gallon aquarium and that's being conservative


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dmsprague
07/24/2017, 08:30 AM
Thanks! Been discussing adding an 8ft tank. We'll see just how interested wifey is now :-)

nereefpat
07/24/2017, 05:18 PM
Vlamingii tang


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Yep. A nearly 2' beauty that in most cases should be in public aquaria.

The LFS wasn't "too" wrong. Unicorn (Naso) genus.

dmsprague
07/25/2017, 04:42 AM
Yes after reading some more it has been removed from the want list. We already have a naso growing in our 150g so for sure don't need a fish that grows to nearly 2ft. I often think many fish sold in pet stores should not be allowed but it comes down to $ I suppose.