Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater Reef Aquaria
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
Old 11-27-2005, 10:54 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Apprentice
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 36
Live Christmas tree in same room as tank?

Anyone know of any issues with putting a live Christmas tree in the same room as my tank? Thought it would be better to ask than to be sorry.


Aw_Ref is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2005, 10:59 AM   #2
Community Admin
melosu58's Avatar

Tank of the Month Award
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 38,367
I sure cant think of anything. I`ve had mine in same room before.



You can view many of my fish and corals in my photo albums in my profile.

View my tank

AA Community Rules|AA TOS

Forums 101 - posting, accounts, basics
melosu58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-27-2005, 12:21 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice FINatic
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Debary, Florida
Posts: 512
I certainly hope there isnt, mine is about 10 feet away! LOL. I cant think of anything that would cause a problem, though.
AndyH5512 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2005, 08:17 PM   #4
Aquarium Advice Addict
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Posts: 3,294
Mine is about 5' away and I have never had any issues.
9/02-125 REEF, 125 lbs LR,LS 4x160 VHO, Reef Devil /Sump, Fuge
7/03-55 FOWLR 60lb LR, 50 lb SD sand 2x40 NO strip light, Reef Devil/sump, Fuge

TANK PICS http://www.aquariumadvice.com/viewtopic.php?t=98202
seaham358 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2005, 10:42 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Freak
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Davis, CA
Posts: 429
Just don't dump needles in the tank
55g reef, 2x250W 10k MH + 2x96W PC actninc, 10g sump, AquaC Urchin skimmer, 65lbs LR

xenia, mushrooms, wels. open brain, fungia radiata (orange), green eyed zoos

flame angel, mated pair of false perc, 6-line, firefish

20gH electric yellow cichlid
theatrus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2005, 10:53 PM   #6
Aquarium Advice FINatic
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Panama City Beach, FL
Posts: 547
Maybe just make sure that you have a good cover over the lamps. It would be a major bummer to burn your house down because of pine needles, those lights tend to get very hot and those needles burn easy!
JPloman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2005, 06:35 AM   #7
Aquarium Advice Freak
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Cherry Hill New Jersey
Posts: 238
Your question brings up something I've been thinking about with regard to evaporation from the tank. I've been noticing more evaporation occurring now that the weather is getting cold and the heat is on. Makes sense.

So I would think your Xmas tree would benefit by being close to the tank, and drinlking up some of that evaporative water.

I started thinking about this because I was dreading getting my humidifier cleaned and set up for the winter season. It's one of those drum types that cakes up with calcium and rust and has to be scrubbed and scraped every year to become functioning again.

This year, I say the heck with it. I figure with my tank evaporating 2-3 gallons of water a day, that's got to be almost as good as that inefficient drum humidifier.


120 g FOWLR, Pro Clear 200 19 gal. sump (bio balls removed), 50# Walt Smith FiJi LR, 150# reefersrock base, 300# DSB, Iwaki MD 20 return, (2) Rio 600s, (2) Hagen 802s, Amiracle Quad II skimmer, (2) Coralife 4 X 65s, 2 Lebo moonlights, (2) 120 mm vent. fans,

(2) Perc. Clowns, (1) Yellow Tang, (1) cleaner shrimp, (2) Henis, pending: Foxace Lo, Flame Angel, blue legs, scarlets, 4 emerald crabs, nassarius snails, 50 mexican turbos, (1) good bankruptcy attorney when this hobby blows out of control!
spinman is offline   Reply With Quote

live, tan

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Show off your Christmas Tree fishfreek Show Off/Photography 10 12-21-2005 12:16 AM
Christmas Tree Coral Stowers02 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 6 10-26-2004 12:55 AM
Christmas Tree Problems mitch69 Saltwater & Reef - Sick Fish or Coral 1 07-28-2004 06:09 PM
Christmas tree. mansiz Saltwater Reef Aquaria 1 03-22-2004 08:36 AM
Christmas Tree Rock? beachbumin Saltwater Reef Aquaria 2 01-08-2004 07:22 PM

» Photo Contest Winners

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:07 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.