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Old 09-03-2011, 08:24 PM   #1
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What is your opinion on the minimum size tank for a Kole Tang? Thanks!
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Old 09-03-2011, 08:35 PM   #2
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I'd say 75g minimum. One of the few tangs that can do ok in a smaller tank.
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Old 09-03-2011, 08:39 PM   #3
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I'd say 75g minimum. One of the few tangs that can do ok in a smaller tank.
Thanks! Darn, I was hoping it would be ok in my 55g when I move my blue tang out when I upgrade. ( I know that 55 is way to small for blues, I am trying to upgrade as soon as I can)
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Old 09-03-2011, 08:46 PM   #4
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Why is it that kole tangs can live in 75g tanks? Just wondering because I have one in my 75g, and also have a yellow tang that people tell me can't go in a 75g, or at least don't recommend it.
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Old 09-03-2011, 08:51 PM   #5
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I think it is because yellows are super active. Not sure though.
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what about the blue eyed tang? would it be ok in a 90?
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The yellow tangs require much more swim room than the kole is why they need the 6 foot tank. The difference between the 55g and 75 is the depth, so while the Kole needs ample swim room as well they can get away in the 4 footers.

Whats a blue eyed tang? Never heard of one. Got a link?
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Blue Eyed Tang

i think it is the same thing is

Saltwater Aquarium Fish for Marine Aquariums: Two Spot Bristletooth Tang
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The yellow tangs require much more swim room than the kole is why they need the 6 foot tank. The difference between the 55g and 75 is the depth, so while the Kole needs ample swim room as well they can get away in the 4 footers.

Whats a blue eyed tang? Never heard of one. Got a link?
Oh ok, so a 55g is still probably too small. Thanks for your help.
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Oh that one! lol. Yep, he is good in a 75g as well. Active but not much as the yellow or blues. I was thinking on one as well but ended up with the tomini instead. It was a tough choice to be honest, the bristletooths are awesome looking too.
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