Tangs, how big when "grown up"

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Yellow Tangs and Sailfin tangs.
How big do they grow? How big when sexually ripe? Reach adulthood or whatever they call it in the fish kingdom. Ok, this question relates to the aquarium world, not how big they get in the wild, I mean sea.
 
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Yellow Tang - 200mm

Sailfin - 400mm

In the wild they can get even bigger.

Remember the sailfin also gets very large top to bottom.

Adulthood will be reached at half their full size.
 

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Will they get to that size in a tank? Size 1,5 x .6 x .6
Currently they are about 100mm long. So the Yello tangs almost reached adulthood. Sailfins must still go a bit as teenagers.
 

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They may not reach full size, but they will still get big, and in a system the size of yours there might be a war between the tangs before they reach full size.
 
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Would recommend getting rid of 2 tangs, a system that size is to small for 4 tangs and will cause problems in the long run.
 

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