Naso tang

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  1. Mathewis

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    Can I keep a Naso tang in a 380L system?
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Whats the lenght of the tank?
    You can keep it as a Juvenille,but as it grows larger,you going to have to get rid of him sadly.
     
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    only while its is a juvenile. Eventually will be to big
     
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    I bought myself one having a std 4ft tank, but unfortunately he didn't make it!:( I only did this as I am planning on upgrading to a +/- 800L within the next year and would not have had space issues as I bought it small.
     
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    Buying juveniles and "shifting" them on isn't a great idea, naso's will get very big, who will have it when it is too big for your tank? how many tanks within 200kms of you are big enough?
     
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    Mathewis Thread Starter

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    And thats why I asked you guys before I bought it.... damn really wanted that fishy...:(
     
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    Mike Retired Moderator

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    Yep, it is a choker, just dream of the 3m tank;)
     
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    beautiful pun on "wet dreams"there weeman! :)

    always get fish that are suited to your tank size as adults and are compatible as a general rule to each other. There are always exceptions to the rule but plan on accepted practice. Learn from others mistake.

    You did well not getting him fella, start saving for a 3m and use your current tank as its sump:)
     
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    Crispin you should see my new cube, no way you could ever use it as a sump. its a reef octopus 800x800x600 in wooden cabinet. Very nice... and its got 12mm glass, weighs a flippen ton.
     
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    do u have a thread on it? sounds brilliant:) and pics....do i need to ask twice?

    ok pics please:)
     
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    Busy setting it up, only got it last night. Will start one soon.
     
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    380l nice size if it was 480l you could have gotten away with it
     
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    getting away with it and planning carefully are different things. Plan your tank mates....or better plan your tank for the LS you wish to keep.
     
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    As i have said previously, make sure there arent faster swimming fish that will chow the food before the naso gets a chance, OR, feed ALOT.

    But then will your system handle it? Coz these guys need major feeding to stay healthy!
     
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