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Old 10-12-2011, 06:25 PM   #21
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i really like the Foxface Lo
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Old 10-12-2011, 06:28 PM   #22
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heres a question, if i plan to get a bigger tank down the road, can i get a hippo tang? I mean, if she is small then she is ok in a 90 right? I guess i want to know why there is a problem, not just "nope, don't do it"
I suppose you could, but the Tang may grow faster than you think, and need a larger tank sooner than you think. Just be prepared, you may have to upgrade sooner than you want. If a fish is kept in a tank that is too small for them, it can stunt their growth, which isn't good. Sorry about your situation. What about a Royal Gramma? They are perfect for your tank, are colorful, and from Nemo! if you have any other questions don't hesitate to ask!
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I suppose you could, but the Tang may grow faster than you think, and need a larger tank sooner than you think. Just be prepared, you may have to upgrade sooner than you want. If a fish is kept in a tank that is too small for them, it can stunt their growth, which isn't good. Sorry about your situation. What about a Royal Gramma? They are perfect for your tank, are colorful, and from Nemo! if you have any other questions don't hesitate to ask!
I like those Gramma's... but back to dori How fast do they grow? If i get one that is 1-2 inches, are we talking years or months till it has outgrown the tank?
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I like those Gramma's... but back to dori How fast do they grow? If i get one that is 1-2 inches, are we talking years or months till it has outgrown the tank?
Good question, I am not sure on the growth rate though, I will do some research now. I will respond as soon as I can!
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Good question, I am not sure on the growth rate though, I will do some research now. I will respond as soon as I can!

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Can't find any good solid info. I was reading that it does depend on your tank setup, water conditions, food etc.
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It does not make any difference how big they are. You have the info in front of you and you keep trying to see if we will give you some hope. I already provided the information to you. The problem is that as they grow bigger they start to have stress related problems. Here is a thread that I asked about putting a yellow tang in too small of a gtank. This guy is who I deem one of the best people when it comes to SW. You can read what he said. Not trying to be ugly but Blue tang equals 180 gallons no matter how you slice it. The question is are you going to be responsible to your tankmates. Here is that thread

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I have seen them in person triple in size in under a year...They grow very fast...
IMHO,,that minimum tank size on the Drs..site is a bit tricky...I mean it says 100 gallons ,,,very odd size,,i think they know most people don't have 100's,,,rather 125's ,,,which is what i think a yellow belongs in...I know many ,many people do it ,but its just my opinion
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As far as the blue tang goes...even if you get a small one and put it in now and then trade it later, you are really jeopardizing the rest of your livestock. Blue tangs get ich faster than any other fish I've seen because they stress so easily. It will definitely create a headache.
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ok, i get it.. but a yellow tang is ok eventually in my 90 Gallon? Cause if i can have "Bubbles" then only one fish on my list is a no-go.. and i can deal with that
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