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Old 01/05/2008, 04:02 PM
jacksonmacson jacksonmacson is offline
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male and female tangs

how can you tell the difference
Old 01/05/2008, 06:52 PM
acropora1981 acropora1981 is offline
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from all that i've read over the years, there is no external difference. They have never been bred in captivity either i dont think.
when you do things right, people wont be sure you've done anything at all
Old 01/06/2008, 12:08 AM
Zaita Zaita is offline
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I have heard the same. Apparently raising them takes a LONG time. Kinda like shrimps apparently.

Something I am interested in as I have picked up a pair of Scopas Tangs and if they spawn I'd be keen to give it a go.
"Copepods, ain't no substitute" - The Mandarin Dragonet.
Old 01/06/2008, 10:27 AM
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They've spawned in captivity, but from what I know only in really large tanks (like aquariums). The larvae spend a long time in the plankton.

"And chase the frothy bubbles, / While the world is full of troubles. . . ." --W. B. Yeats

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