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trukgirl 11-14-2010 09:20 AM

Scribbleface Tang, is there such a thing?
 
My Sailifin has developed a pattern on his face, that is maze-like, and exactly what a Scribble-face Rabbitfish has on its face.

I know you are going to ask me for a pic so after the lights come on (timer) I will get one. He is even more beautiful than he was before. He is just simply gorgeous.

(And for future reference, by the time he outgrows the 65g, we have decided we may upgrade!)

Any opinions?

trukgirl 11-14-2010 04:21 PM

Here's the best pic of his gorgeous face.

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d7...t/aebd5d81.jpg

aunt kymmie 11-14-2010 05:21 PM

Very pretty. ;-)

trukgirl 11-14-2010 09:24 PM

Thanks Kymmie! :)
He was cute before, but since he developed this pattern on his face last month, he is just gorgeous. And has the cutest personality to boot.

aunt kymmie 11-14-2010 09:59 PM

I've watched my Discus get different speckling and marbling to their coloring over time, as they mature. Perhaps it is the same for a tang? Either way, he's a looker!

Pasfur 11-15-2010 06:40 AM

You have a mature Zebrasoma veliferum, which is a Sailfin Tang. Beautiful fish.

trukgirl 11-15-2010 10:07 PM

So do all the Z. veliferum 's get a similar pattern on their face? The only pics I have found on the internet they did not have a pattern like that.

Even if they do I still think he is special. Hehe ;-)

trukgirl 11-15-2010 10:17 PM

Ok so just for fun, here's some more pix of him, and of Mr. Hammy the longnose hawkfish LOL
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d7...t/5a4e23d0.jpg

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d7...t/b2b15954.jpg

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d7...t/1a3cc968.jpg

His favorite new perch
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d7...t/c8f3dccf.jpg

baldiemac 01-27-2011 02:50 PM

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I have one the same, the pattern looks very similar
one of my favourite fish

Romad 01-27-2011 05:15 PM

Wow. They are beautiful.

Love Mr. Hammy too.


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