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Old 06-02-2012, 09:30 PM   #1
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My son really wants a frog fish and I would like a 30 gallon tank for a small reef it there a tank setup that has all the filtration and lighting to start one please give advice
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:35 PM   #2
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My son really wants a frog fish and I would like a 30 gallon tank for a small reef it there a tank setup that has all the filtration and lighting to start one please give advice
Biocube 29 is what would best fit your needs! Get a smaller species of frogfish for it though
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Old 06-02-2012, 09:51 PM   #3
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Agreed. Frog fish need at least 30 gallons- and are tricky if you don't have experience. You will need to start with live foods (buying damsels two to three times a week) until you can get them to eat frozen (takes time).
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Old 06-03-2012, 08:48 AM   #4
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Which bicube I've seen an hqi or the standard bicube within the difference of 200 dollars can I get away with the standard one
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Also will live rock and soft corals do ok in that tank
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If anybody is in south. Florida where the best place to buy one
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Old 06-03-2012, 08:57 AM   #7
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I would check on Craigslist. People are always selling tanks and you could probably get a much better deal, than buying new.
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Which bicube should I look for
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Old 06-03-2012, 09:29 AM   #9
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Well, the Metal halide version would be better for coral, but it can create excessive heat, and that creates its own problems. ( need for a chiller )
The regular version, I think comes with compact fluorescents, this would probably be OK for some soft corals, but that would be about it.
I really don't know too much about the cubes, and maybe someone with first-hand experience with them could tell you for sure.
I believe that the CF version would work for soft coral, but I'm not positive.
Sorry I can't be of more help!
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Here is a thread that may help you.

Tim's 29gal Biocube Reef / Angler Fish tank build
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