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Surgeonfishes: Tangs for  Marine Aquariums
Diversity, Selection & Care

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Tang breeding  - 02/20/06 I haven't found a lot of information on this subject, <You won't.> but do you have any information on the breeding and rearing of the Zebrasoma tangs? Particularly Purple tangs? To my knowledge this hasn't been successful yet,<Correct.> but do you know if anyone has tried it? Is it a worthwhile venture or would the larval stage be too complex to duplicate in an aquarium? <I'm sure it has been tried.  Biggest problem here is the time length of the larval stage and to provide a supply of the type of food that would be required. Google for curiosity, I'm sure some info will surface.  James (Salty Dog)> Thank you, Clay Smith

Breeding Tangs, Clowns 10/28/05 Hello, I was wondering if it was possible to breed purple tangs or any tang in captivity? Also, is it possible to breed a black clown with a orange percula? <As far as I'm aware Acanthurids have not been spawned, raised commercially (too long a larval, pelagic phase... slow growers...)... though some are "juvenile harvested" and raised (not Zebrasoma species as yet). Clowns of the same species are easily

Surgeonfishes: Tangs for  Marine Aquariums
Diversity, Selection & Care

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