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Old 05-21-2005, 11:36 AM   #1
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Dividing a tank

I am getting a new 120 gallon tank with dual overflows. The tank is 4 ft long 2 ft wide and 2 ft high.

I would like to keep both corals and some fish that are not reef safe. I was thinking i could divide the tank into sections in order to do this.

Any advice or suggestions is appreciated.
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Old 05-21-2005, 01:03 PM   #2
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Not sure how the tank divider is going to work. You really limit your real estate space by putting a divider in. Won't matter for coals but it will make a difference for the fish. Honestly, it is best to pic what you want t do, reef or FOWLR or FO.
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I agree with Lando. If you broke up your tank, you'd have to pick fish that would swim in a 2' tank rather than a 4' tank. That will severely limit your choice of swimming fish as they normally pick a number of gallons that supports the running room of the fish rather than how many gallons it takes to disperse the fish waste.

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