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Old 09-18-2013, 11:38 PM   #11
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Id say 2 of them are doable (of the ones you have) but thats strictly based on it being a 6ft tank.but you have to remember that having 2 larger tangs is going to eat up ALOT of livestock space. (you could easily house 4-5 smaller fish in place of 2 larger tangs) and they usually dont develop aggression issues until they start putting on some size, at which point the undersized tank will stress them
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Old 09-18-2013, 11:42 PM   #12
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tomini and yellow will be the two i kept. Others need to go as they all require very large tanks when they get bigger especially if you plan to house them together
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:55 AM   #13
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A regal tang will rarely, possibly never grow to 12 inches in an aquarium...
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Old 09-19-2013, 01:56 AM   #14
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A regal tang will rarely, possibly never grow to 12 inches in an aquarium...
Its not just the size that matters. Tangs are one of the most active fish to keep. Therefore they need TONS of swim room
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True, I also agree that 5 tangs in a 150 is pushing it. However a single regal tang can live comfortably in a 150 provided that it doesnt get bullied. The clown trigger can be a beast too in size...
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I just can't stand some tang police hobbyists tell me that a blue tang can't be kept in anything under a 700 gallons...
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Old 09-19-2013, 02:36 AM   #17
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As long as its a 6 footer i can agree lol. I dont even pay attention to them, i pay more attention to individuals. There are quite a few members on here that i hold their input up as pretty much gold.on the same note, theres members that i dont really listen to in terms of advice. For me personally, as long as im close to the min tank size, ill look into other aspects (bioload, eating habits, swimming style, etc) before i decide if i can house it or not. I really (really) wanted 3 tangs in my tank but i realize that my lieutenant tang is gonna get big so i held off.
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Old 09-19-2013, 04:13 AM   #18
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I just can't stand some tang police hobbyists tell me that a blue tang can't be kept in anything under a 700 gallons...
No one suggested 700 gallons lol just those tangs in a 150 together at full size will not work. Sure stranger things have happened but it's a 1 in a million shot that no aggression will occur. It's not all about the tangs size as much as it is competition for territory.
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A regal tang will rarely, possibly never grow to 12 inches in an aquarium...
My regal was over 10" before I re-homed it. They will get pretty close to 12" if properly fed and cared for. The regal wouldn't be my worry it would be the naso coming in a ~15-18"
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No one on this thread suggested that...I'm just talking about some other pundits online aka tang police...they just irritate me for some reason.
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I hear you I have my yellow belly regal and yellow tang in my 210 with my male blue jaw trigger. They are the life of the tank.
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