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Old 01-31-2012, 12:27 AM   #1
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Blue tang

Just looking into a SW tank but I know a few fish I definitely will want!

1) blue tang
2) clown fish
3) Picasso triggerfish
4) butterfly fish

What size tank should I be looking into starting?
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Old 01-31-2012, 12:31 AM   #2
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Just looking into a SW tank but I know a few fish I definitely will want!

1) blue tang
2) clown fish
3) Picasso triggerfish
4) butterfly fish

What size tank should I be looking into starting?
This would be about a 6 foot tank, so 150-180 gallons. Its a bummer the cool fish need huge tanks right?

The clown you could put in a 20! Maybe look into that, as very few people especially beginners, get such large tanks
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Old 01-31-2012, 12:35 AM   #3
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This would be about a 6 foot tank, so 150-180 gallons. Its a bummer the cool fish need huge tanks right?

The clown you could put in a 20! Maybe look into that, as very few people especially beginners, get such large tanks
Darn! I was looking into a 120 gallon tank found on on CL for a geat deal but was a little nervous of the size! Guess I'll just have to keep looking! I think once I have the room I'll definitely have a 150 or larger! I think I'm going to start with a 55 or 75 gallon. I have a 55 gallon that I might be able to get for dirt cheap. The person said I just want rid of it! Lol
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Darn! I was looking into a 120 gallon tank found on on CL for a geat deal but was a little nervous of the size! Guess I'll just have to keep looking! I think once I have the room I'll definitely have a 150 or larger! I think I'm going to start with a 55 or 75 gallon. I have a 55 gallon that I might be able to get for dirt cheap. The person said I just want rid of it! Lol
Lol! Well measure the 120 in length! If it is 6', i say go for it.
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Lol! Well measure the 120 in length! If it is 6', i say go for it.
It's only 200 for tank and stand! If I buy it it will definitely sit in the garage for a while but I can't pass that up. I'll see if I can contact the guy and get some measurements as its a 2 hour drive from my house.
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It's very important that it's a 6 foot tank, that way you could even have more than one tang. I have 3 in my 125g reef.
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It's very important that it's a 6 foot tank, that way you could even have more than one tang. I have 3 in my 125g reef.
I will definitely make sure! I really want a blue tang!
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They are awesome! i have a blue tang, a yellow and a tomini. they all get along fine but the yellow can be a bit of a bully. lol
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They are awesome! i have a blue tang, a yellow and a tomini. they all get along fine but the yellow can be a bit of a bully. lol
I read a post on here that they can be! That's ok with me since I really want the blue ones! Lol

I kinda want a nemo tank. Is there any puffer that's compatible with the blue tang a 2 clown dish. Dk what kind yet
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I'm not good with puffers, sorry. lol

What size tank are you aiming for? And when? That blue tang really needs his 6 feet of swim room they can get pretty large.
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