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Old 02/01/2010, 03:00 PM   #1
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Growth rate of Naso Tang?

I am only trying to purchase fish that will fit on my 190g (future tank) (getting ready to sell some fish)
The tank is a full hex and is only 4' across at all the points. I understand the swimming distance is not large enough for a Naso; which is why if I purchased a 3-4" Naso, how long before he outgrows the tank.

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Old 02/01/2010, 03:04 PM   #2
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I couldn't tell you the growth rate, but I will say they aren't skitish tangs. (like a purple, powder blue, or achilles) Mine really rules the tank, but a quiet rule! He's bigger than everyone else, and just cruises. I will say that when I first put mine in my 180, I felt like he was too big for the tank. It's my favorite fish, I love Nasos, but I wish I had a bigger tank for him.

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Old 02/01/2010, 03:36 PM   #3
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depends on how you feed, i had a naso that grow from 2 to 5 " in less than 6 months lol..

I hate polyp extension...

Current Tank Info: rimelss 48x30x20, sump 72x22x16, 2x mp40s, nano wavebox
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Old 02/01/2010, 03:55 PM   #4
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depending on the size you got him, putting him in a smaller tank will stunt his growth. friends purple tang is still 2"> and hes had him in his 30g for over 2-3 years...

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Old 02/01/2010, 04:01 PM   #5
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In my 150g it grew from 4" to 8" in about a year before I got rid of the Naso Tang. Fed 2x a day with New life spectrum pellets and Nori sheets once a week

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Old 02/01/2010, 11:48 PM   #6
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thank for the input. I'm going to X the Naso.

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