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55g - 48" x 12" 1 12.50%
75g, 90g, and 110g - 48" x 18" 3 37.50%
120g - 48" x 24" 0 0%
125g+ - 72" x 18" 3 37.50%
Other 1 12.50%
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Old 03-19-2014, 09:06 AM   #1
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Yellow tang minimum tank size?

I know this is a fairly heavily debated subject on the forums here so I wanted to do a poll to see what everyone thinks is the minimum tank size for a yellow tang.

I'll separate them by the standard sized footprint as well as I can.

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I have one In my 105, which is the same footprint as a 120. I don't think it's stressed at this point. Ultimately I'll have to find a bigger place for it, but right now I think it's ok.

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I think the 6" idea that a lot of people throw around works. Is that a 125g? Don't have all the footprints memorized. I think that something like a 75 or 90g could work for a small one, but I would not keep it in there for too long.
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Length more important than volume. For a juvenile tang even a 90 works IMO, but for adults I think a 120-150 is minimum. The longer the better.
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