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Old 08-24-2010, 09:05 AM   #1
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Tangs in a 120g

Can I put tangs or triggers in a 4' 120gal tank? I keep reading you should have a 6' 125gal tank, but I was wondering if I could create a rock mountain in the middle of the tank so there would be room to swim all the way around the outsides of the tank. I don't want to put anything in an enviroment that would cause any undue stress. I haven't bought the bigger tank yet, just wanting to know if its a possibility. I do not have any plans for a reef tank at this time and I'm not sure a 6' tank would fit in my place.

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I`m sure there are some that would do OK. A yellow should do OK and most of your bristle tooth tangs should do OK.

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Like mike said there are a few that would do all right but they would be happier in a 6'. If you really have your heart set on tangs i would try to make the 6' tank happen. Less likely they will get stressed or sick.
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In a 4 foot tank most of the smaller tangs like yellow, koles, purples will do fine if housed as a single specimen.
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