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Old 04-19-2013, 09:17 PM   #1
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Making the change

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I have 3 freshwater tanks and am going to convert my 30 gallon tall to a FOWLR. I don't know enough about setting up a reef tank so i want to test the waters first and see how it goes. I have been researching some but am now just getting serious about it. Any advice? Any thoughts on a stocking list. I was thinking of a lionfish as the staple but am afraid the tanks to small. Thanks on advance.
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:50 PM   #2
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Exciting! We're considering the same thing so I don't have any words of advice but, rather, want to follow along with the convo. Good luck!
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Old 04-19-2013, 09:55 PM   #3
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You will hear it over and over!!! Go slowly.

FOWLR isn't hard once you get thehang of mixing water.

Maybe you can do a dwarf lion.
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I will be moving in a couple of months. Would it be worth making the change now and cycle so i have the hang of it when i move? Is it hard to move a saltwater tank?
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I did it. PAIN IN THE A{{. I'd wait a few months.
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Old 05-09-2013, 04:30 AM   #6
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30 gallons is too small for a volitan lionfish, you might be able to do a dwarf fuzzy, or a Fu manchu, but should probably go a little bigger.on the tank since it's a 30 tall, not long.
I've been wanting to do a fowlr for a dwarf for a while, but never seem to be able to budget the extra money
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