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Old 03-02-2012, 01:33 AM   #1
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question for all the saltwater fans please help:)

So I have a marineland 20 gallon tall fish tank with fresh water in it now, I was told it can be salt really easily it is the led kit with lunar lighting Bio wheel 150 filter heater, what would I need to do to turn it into a salty tank? thanks for the input ahead of time!!
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Old 03-03-2012, 01:57 AM   #2
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So I have a marineland 20 gallon tall fish tank with fresh water in it now, I was told it can be salt really easily it is the led kit with lunar lighting Bio wheel 150 filter heater, what would I need to do to turn it into a salty tank? thanks for the input ahead of time!!
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Old 03-03-2012, 02:02 AM   #3
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Just sand live rock and salt and let it cycle
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Just sand live rock and salt and let it cycle
Really that's it? Wow thank you!
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It's a bit more than that, did you want to do a reef or a FOWLR tank? I've been reading up on saltwater tanks and how to take care of them for about 3 months and I still haven't learned alot:/ I think the best advice is to stay with FW for a while, then jump over to the salty side lol
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It's a bit more than that, did you want to do a reef or a FOWLR tank? I've been reading up on saltwater tanks and how to take care of them for about 3 months and I still haven't learned alot:/ I think the best advice is to stay with FW for a while, then jump over to the salty side lol
For a small tank like mine I want to do fowlr my lights say there Reed capable but I don't trust it;p
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Just sand live rock and salt and let it cycle
This really is all you "need" ....Don't make saltwater too complicated ,,its not..If you can keep a freshwater tank, you can keep saltwater..Just need a few extra things..I would get a refractomer not a hydrometer ,,saltwater test kits and a powerhead ..Get a pair of clowns and goby and enjoy(after the cycle obviously)
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I'm familiar with the lights you have. They might be able to keep some softies, but I wouldn't try corals under them.
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I'm familiar with the lights you have. They might be able to keep some softies, but I wouldn't try corals under them.
Thanks for the input I'm eventually gonna try marine
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