How many tangs?

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  1. SIMS

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    Guys how many Tanks can I keep happily in a 1500x850x700 LWH?
     
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    Provided there is sufficient live rock for them to peck on and they`re not all lineatus sp then about 4 IMO.
     
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    Robin does it depend on size aswell ??
     
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    no tang police on this forum:p
     
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    :lol:
     
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    4? man that's sad - I have not even setup this tank and it's too small! I already have 2 and I want about 10!
     
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    I would like to have small 5 regals,
     
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    4-5.yellow tangs will look lekker!as long as theres enough LR and caves they will be fine
     
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    why 5 of the same fish Psycho? I want a blue, naso, tomini, purple and I already got a yellow and regal.....
     
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    yeah you can mix it all up!but a shoal of one species looks cool
     
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    I think it would look awesome if you have 5 of them,
     
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    I'd say it depends also on how many other fish is also in the system, as to not overload it.
     
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    That tank is huge man chuck in 10 :D

    I have 2 tangs in my 2ft. Scary... *hides from tang police*

    The justification is that they are really small and I'm taking down the tank soon anyway so they won't be doing much growing.
     
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    ok i must admit.had 4 tangs in a 2ft.tang police gonna hammer me now.....hehe
     
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    i have a yellow & regal in a 4 foot. added a mimic tang and he got beaten by the yellow tang
     
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    Afsal Afsal Afsal - I told you I did not want one because my yellow would beat him and look what you did! I hope you paid alot for it!

    :lol:
     
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    I DIDNT EVEN PAY FOR IT YET !!! dnt laugh MR DOTTYBACK !!!
     
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    :lol: so have you still got the fish?
     
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    was he smalller than your yellow tang?
     
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    Hell 10 tangs in a tank that size will be pushing it a bit esp with a Powder blue in the mix. I would go to a max of 5, remember they are territorial.
     
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