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Old 05-13-2012, 12:28 AM   #1
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Well guys I just bought a new house! and I will have lots more room then now and was considering getting a 75 gallon to move my 36 saltwater into . What are the drawbacks/ pluses / expenses to expanding? Or should I just stay in my comfy little bowfront?
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Old 05-13-2012, 12:31 AM   #2
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You are going to upgrade eventually...might as well do it now
Seriously though, you will!

Drawbacks-need to buy more rock, sand, lights, and skimmer/sump.

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Old 05-13-2012, 12:43 AM   #3
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Lol why stop at a 75, get a 120
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Old 05-13-2012, 01:21 AM   #4
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Lol why stop at a 75, get a 120
Or a 220..or a 300..or a 100? Lol. It never ends but ya, 75 or 120 is a good size for reefs.
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Old 05-13-2012, 01:29 AM   #5
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A 75 would be a great up grade. I keep one tied to my larger tank. You'll be glad you did. Live rock design, tank stability, increased bio load capability are some of the pluses.
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Just get a 120 it will be way better then the 75 and you will love all the room in it
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Old 05-13-2012, 02:14 PM   #7
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120 would be better.
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Old 05-13-2012, 09:44 PM   #8
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We will see what happens ...
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It depends on what you for see in the future. 75 gallons in a nice size for a reef. If you want to keep Tangs you'll need a six foot tank like a 125 or a 180 gallon. For kicks I searched Craig's list in your area and found a reef ready 125 for $500. I can't tell if thats a good deal with out knowing more about it, like the lights, pumps and other equipment.

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Honestly I would upgrade to a six footer. It will open up your options to a whole new selection of fish. 180s (72"x24"x24") are my favorite and will be the next size I move to
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