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Old 09/10/2017, 07:09 PM   #1
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New to hobby, please advise :)

I currently have an innovative marine 10g tank and of course, I want to go bigger.
I have been thinking the red sea 250 or the SC 66, I really want to have some tangs for this tank. Would these be big enough? if so which would be a better system to go with? I have been reading reviews and doing some research but I thought you guys could point me in the right direction. Thank you for any help you can give me.


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Old 09/10/2017, 07:15 PM   #2
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Old 09/10/2017, 07:20 PM   #3
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Well damn lol. Is it possible I can house a small one and rehome when they get too big? That maybe a silly question but I am a noob.


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Old 09/10/2017, 07:28 PM   #4
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Well damn lol. Is it possible I can house a small one and rehome when they get too big? That maybe a silly question but I am a noob.
You can, plenty of people do it. But it's still kinda frowned upon


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Old 09/10/2017, 07:30 PM   #5
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So I really need to step up to the red sea 350? or is there something out there that isn't so expensive but still a similar setup?


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Old 09/10/2017, 07:35 PM   #6
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So I really need to step up to the red sea 350? or is there something out there that isn't so expensive but still a similar setup?
The thing you have to worry about is aggression and destructive behavior. In a small tank, even when you start off small, a tang can get pretty aggressive to other fish, especially other tangs. Ideally you'd want to start off with at least a 75 gallon tank and keep the smaller tangs that are less aggressive. If you want to keep more than one in the long term, it's probably a good idea to go as big as you can possibly afford and fit into your home.


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Old 09/11/2017, 05:16 PM   #7
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So I have been thinking between the Red sea XL425 or the Cadlight 100g Artisan II. Can you guys help me out with advice on one of these?


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So I have been thinking between the Red sea XL425 or the Cadlight 100g Artisan II. Can you guys help me out with advice on one of these?
Of the two, I'd take the 100g over the 88g. I'm not too familiar with the different systems, but I do know they are both very nice and I'd be happy with either one.


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Old 09/12/2017, 06:36 AM   #9
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Someone on another forum posted this. So does the Redsea have more?

Red Sea is 47" x 22" x 22.6" = 101.2 Gallons
CAD Lights is 47.5" x 23.5" x 20" = 96.6 Gallons


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Someone on another forum posted this. So does the Redsea have more?

Red Sea is 47" x 22" x 22.6" = 101.2 Gallons
CAD Lights is 47.5" x 23.5" x 20" = 96.6 Gallons
You can't really go by tank measurements because glass thickness may be different as well as the overflow box, etc. Also keep in mind that all the rock and sand you put in the tank will also displace some water volume. I haven't really looked at the details of the CAD systems so I can't really say which is better. The measurements are basically the same. I don't think adding a 2 inches or so would make a huge difference in what type of fish you are able to keep.


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