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Old 09-26-2006, 01:00 PM   #1
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New to SW- want to start out btwn 5.5g and 2.5g tank!!

I've got 3 larger tanks, however I want to invest in a small sw setup or two. If there's a link someone can suggest that helps introduce a newbie to sw I'd appreciate it. I know the larger the better tank usually, however I'm mainly interested in reef keeping. Where do I start! Gona check LFS's for 2 sw knowns ideas and books while I'm at it.

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Robert Fenner's "Conscientious Marine Aquarist" is a good book.

You sure you can't go at least 20g? It'll still be difficuilt for a newbie, but 5 or 2.5g might put a bad taste in your mouth. Lot of work, balancing, and stress IMO.

Maybe 8 or 10g nano?


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austinsdad is right! Bigger is easier.
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I agree, the bigger the tank, the more room for error and correction.
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I vote for the bigger tank also.
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2.5 gallon, start, tan

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