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Old 08-30-2006, 11:29 AM   #1
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Tang possabilitys in a 40 gal reef?

Are there any options for any tangs in a 40 gal reef, or is this tank to small?
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Old 08-30-2006, 11:45 AM   #2
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Yep too small IMO.
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just not enough swimming room, even for the smallest of tangs IMO
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I concur just not enough room
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Three strikes...the tang is out!
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what about a 55??
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55 may still be too small, usually it's 75 gallon MIN. Parents have two in a 55 and they both need a bigger tank despite being juveniles.
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I've heard a yellow tang can do okay in a 55. I have never had one though so I cant say for sure. I know most tangs need a min. tank size of 75 gallons as flamingonhot said.
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Old 08-31-2006, 08:01 PM   #9
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A 55 would be the absolute minimum for a tang, depending on species. Yellow or kole may be options.
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I agree with lando in that I had a yelloe and Kole in a 55 for several years but I would say 55 is minimum
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