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Old 07-06-2015, 09:49 PM   #1
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Saltwater fishtank help

Hi. I am currently breeding guppies but im getting rid of one of my tanks which is a 5g and giving it to my brother. He loves little saltwater fish like nemo and stuff. Would he be able to do a saltwater tank in a 5 and if so whats the max number of fish
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Old 07-06-2015, 09:56 PM   #2
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Saltwater fishtank help

No clownfish or anything like that in a 5g. Really I think no fish for a 5g, maybe a blue neon goby but that would be it. An saltwater is a pretty heavy thing to get into like

Ro/di unit for water or else you could get serious algae out breaks

A powerhead for circulation.

Your filter which will need to be rinsed out at least once a week

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Your light if you want coral
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10g is the smallest I'd advise getting into with saltwater
And truth be told, you can keep guppies in the saltwater also
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Ya were gonna scratch the sw idea. Im jst going to stick with breeding guppies in my 4 fresh water tanks

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10g is still pushing it , nothing smaller than a 20g would be my suggestion
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The worse thing about a 10 is the stocking limit 😂
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