Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 10-02-2004, 08:07 PM   #11
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Posts: 3,294
IMO LR is the best filtration you can get. What guy?... 25-30 lbs would be good. Can you do a FO tank w/out LR .. Yes. is it as nice IMO no. You said you had the $$ so I would spend the cash and do it right from the beginning.
And No tangs at all in a tank that small. You would need a min of 55gal tank for 1 yellow tang, they recommend a 75 for that fish.
the clowns, gramma and blenny are good choices the flames are nice also. You do not want to overload the tank with to many fish.
Keep reading and learning before you buy anything.... I know a lot of guys who have a bunch of stuff in the basements that did not work. They listened to a LFS and they sold them a bunch of useless stuff. Keep doing your home work..
__________________

__________________
9/02-125 REEF, 125 lbs LR,LS 4x160 VHO, Reef Devil /Sump, Fuge
7/03-55 FOWLR 60lb LR, 50 lb SD sand 2x40 NO strip light, Reef Devil/sump, Fuge

TANK PICS http://www.aquariumadvice.com/viewtopic.php?t=98202
seaham358 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2004, 08:16 PM   #12
Aquarium Advice Regular
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: FDL Wisconsin
Posts: 54
So absolutely no Tangs at all? I thought the Regal Tang's grew to only about 4 inches? So a 38Long wouldn't be enough room for him to swim around?
__________________

__________________
crono_vivi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-02-2004, 09:32 PM   #13
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Salttanker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Prosper, TX.
Posts: 1,297
Tangs need a minimum of 4 feet, preferably 6 feet in length for maximum growth. I would say a 90G at minimum for proper growth. In addition, Tangs are very sensitive to change and they are a little more challenging to take care of than most fish. Defnitely do your research before purchasing any livestock. HTH

Mike
__________________
Salttanker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-05-2004, 07:46 AM   #14
AA Team Emeritus
 
austinsdad's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: Accokeek, Maryland
Posts: 7,694
The regal/blue tang can get to 12 inches.

No tangs.
__________________

__________________
-Ray-

"Life may not be the party we hoped for but while we are here we might as well dance!"

austinsdad is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
beginner, salt, saltwater

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Beginner Saltwater Tank Tropic Home Saltwater Reef Aquaria 15 09-04-2009 06:22 PM
new member/aquarist, a few questions blacksaabath Freshwater & Brackish - Getting Started 9 02-08-2008 04:59 PM
Saltwater claims another Freshwater Aquarist. Nokinja Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 8 07-21-2004 09:09 PM
How to know when a saltwater aquarist is too tired to drive. snapcrackler Aquaria Off-Topic 7 06-09-2004 06:25 PM
New saltwater aquarist Dirttrails Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 4 01-22-2003 03:23 PM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.