Tang compatibility?

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David B

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@Humblefish do you foresee an issue with having a yellow tang (already established) and a kole tang, and a white tail to be added at the same time. Yellow tang approx 4” both kole and white tail will be in the 2”to 3” range. Tank is a 6’x 18”x 23”
 

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After some initial aggression, the Yellow should be fine with either of those. However, the Kole + White Tail are unlikely to tolerate one another long-term because they are too closely related.
 

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Is there another tang that I can add with the white tail and the yellow in a 125 gallon
After some initial aggression, the Yellow should be fine with either of those. However, the Kole + White Tail are unlikely to tolerate one another long-term because they are too closely related.
 

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I had a powder blue but I had to remove him do to aggression toward the yellow. And I know most people say the powder blue is much prettier and I should have gotten rid of the yellow instead but the yellow was the better worker and spent much more time cleaning rock work
 

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Is there another tang that I can add with the white tail and the yellow in a 125 gallon

Another Zebrasoma (e.g. Sailfin, Purple, Gem) should be fine after some initial fighting. You could also do a small Hippo Tang, but it will eventually outgrow the tank.
 

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Ctenochaetus Tangs will sometimes tolerate one another, but I would try a Tomini or something. A Kole + White Tail look too similar for long-term compatibility.
 
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