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Old 10-02-2004, 07:07 PM   #11
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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..

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Old 10-02-2004, 07:16 PM   #12
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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?

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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

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The regal/blue tang can get to 12 inches.

No tangs.


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