05-15-2011, 09:09 PM
| || | yellow tang hates red tailed wrasse
Today I added a red tailed wrasse for my 55g tank which has 3 fish occupants, a clownfish, a yellow tang, and now the wrasse. (I know tang gets too big but I live in Hawaii and we'll be releasing him/her once he/she grows to a certain length (current length about 5 inches)) Don't know if this helps, but all the fish are bought at a store that only sells wwild caught fish.
The wrasse supposedly is terrible at adjusting. Mine ate within an hour of being added to my tank (It was caught on the 13th according to the store) And started hanging out with the fish and moving around the tank instantly, never even bothering to explore. She's doing GREAT at adjusting.
But, my yellow tang doesn't seem to like her. It's flashing it's tail and nipping at her. Ever since my clownfish (female) lost her pair-mate (mysteriously disappeared) The tang and clownfish have been hanging out together. Maybe the tang is jealous and wants the clownfish to him/her self again? Or maybe the tang is trying to get the wrasse to clean it? What is the problem?