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Old 10-23-2012, 02:53 AM   #1
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whats the best size QT tank to use?

I will be setting up a QT system of a couple of tanks and am wondering what is the best size tank to use? thinking of having 2-3 of them. to be used as QT tanks or hospital tanks. I want one that will be used when meds are needed. one for corals. one for fish.
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I have a 20 QT and honestly I wish I went w/ a 10 gallon. You could get a couple 20s or 30s.
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Depends what type of fish you will be adding to your DT IMO. If you want tangs then i would go with at least a 55 to keep them happy for a few weeks, but if you only want a few nano fish then a 20-30 would be ok
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Depends what type of fish you will be adding to your DT IMO. If you want tangs then i would go with at least a 55 to keep them happy for a few weeks, but if you only want a few nano fish then a 20-30 would be ok
It will be fore larger fish. Maybe ill do a 40g for fish, 20 for meds, 20g for corals
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It will be fore larger fish. Maybe ill do a 40g for fish, 20 for meds, 20g for corals
You shouldn't need anything more than a 10 or 15 for corals unless you buy very large corals.
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Old 10-23-2012, 03:04 PM   #6
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You shouldn't need anything more than a 10 or 15 for corals unless you buy very large corals.
no i just figured id do a 20 because i have a light already that will fit the 20L its a 4bulb t5ho so i suppose it would just save some money.
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no i just figured id do a 20 because i have a light already that will fit the 20L its a 4bulb t5ho so i suppose it would just save some money.
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I use a 10 gallon just cause its easier to manage and meds last longer since they are used per gal.
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