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Q: How many sizes are there for conga drums?
A: There are three main sizes - the quinto (small/high), conga (medium/middle), & tumbadora (large/low). There are two additional sizes that LP makes. One is called the requinto (9 3/4") & the other, super-tumbadora (14"). The requintos are made for the Galaxy & Tribal Accent. The super-tumbadora is made for the Palladium series congas.
Q: What is the best size conga for me?
When purchasing two drums: some players say that if you're getting two drums it's best to get two sizes next to each other, which is typically either A. conga and tumba; or B. quinto and conga. But ultimately, this is still a matter of personal choice.
If you would like to play high drum parts in some songs/jams & low drum parts in others, then a quinto & tumba combo is a great choice.
Pros often like to tune a 4th or 5th interval apart from each drum (for congas & bongos). Sizes next to each other allows this more easily than sizes that are not next to each other.
If you like the bass most, then you want a tumba or super conga, if you're purchasing the Palladium series.