Kole Tang in a 50g 36x18x18?

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  1. ficklefins

    ficklefins Super Duper Moderator CAMS Member

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    I wanted to know what you guys/gals think about keeping a Kole Tang in a 50g breeder. Normally I'm not one of those people who likes to cram fish in small spaces but I've missed having the energy and life of a tang in my tanks.

    Thanks.
     
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  2. twon8

    twon8 Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    depending on size and other fish in the tank you may be fine, but he will outgrow it quickly
     
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    epidemic unregistered

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    ...Whats that...?? I think I hear the tang police


    JK
     
  4. TyreeUM

    TyreeUM the other Tyree...

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    seems small for a fish that gets about as big as two hands put together-I have seen some wild koles in diving in hawaii and they told me to tell you not to put them in your tank haha-if you do at least start with a relatively small one.
     
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    ficklefins Super Duper Moderator CAMS Member

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    Don't worry I canceled my order. I wanted a rainfords goby but they were all out :( I guess I'll have to wait for my LFS to get them in stock.
     
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    REEF2REEF Valuable Member

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    I would have to say no on this one.... 4' tank mininum for any tang is my rule of thumb. You can get them smaller, but they grow so fast.
     
  7. surfn

    surfn I bleed orange and maroon

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    i have 2 hippo tangs in my 30g tank



    .....but they are each only about the size of a nickle lol

    love those little guys, just wished they would stay small.....that would be so cool.
     
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