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Old 10-14-2003, 03:59 PM   #1
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reef or saltwater

i been thinking about getting a saltwater aquarium, but i dont know alot about them. what is the difference between reef and saltwater?

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Old 10-14-2003, 04:03 PM   #2
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a reef has live rock, live sand, corals and inverts along with some fish if wanted while a regular saltwater or fish only tank just has fish, some have live rock and live sand as well but it is not necessarily needed.

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IMO the only difference between reef and FO or FOWLR is that in a reef setup you have high output lights and you have coral and other assorted stationary/semi stationary inverts.
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reef, salt, saltwater

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