Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 07-30-2015, 04:37 PM   #1
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 211
Starting a frag tank

I would like to start a Frag tank so that I am able to trade them as they grow to make my tank a bit more colorful. As of right now I have a 40 breeder and a penguin 400 sitting around.
What are;
some good fish for a frag tank?
Bare bottom?
Lighting?
Skimmer or no skimmer?


Sent from my iPhone using Aquarium Advice
__________________

__________________
ccantlin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2015, 06:07 PM   #2
Giant Clam Addict
Community Admin
 
Sniperhank's Avatar



POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Summerville, Pennsylvania
Posts: 18,539
Just bare bottom with some rock and egg crate for frags. There's no need for a skimmer as you shouldn't be feeding anything as long as the light can support what you are growing. It is simple as can be.
__________________

Sniperhank is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2015, 06:53 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 211
So fish are optional? I thought I heard that some corals grow with some fish waste


Sent from my iPhone using Aquarium Advice
__________________
ccantlin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2015, 07:30 PM   #4
Macro Addict
Community Moderator
 
54seaweed's Avatar



POTM Champion
Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Colorado
Posts: 7,527
they get what they need by weekly water changes but they can be fed to speed up growth , everyone has their own preference on that , if you intend on feeding corals and adding a couple of fish than I would add a skimmer , maybe a small school of chromis just a few mellow fish
nothing crazy .
__________________
Save
54seaweed is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2015, 07:31 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Freak
 
Join Date: Apr 2015
Posts: 211
Sounds good. Thanks


Sent from my iPhone using Aquarium Advice
__________________
ccantlin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2015, 07:34 PM   #6
Giant Clam Addict
Community Admin
 
Sniperhank's Avatar



POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Summerville, Pennsylvania
Posts: 18,539
They can, but it is optional. Some put a wrasse in there to try to get them to be pest control to eat flatworms or whatever...but it is optional.
Sniperhank is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2015, 07:45 PM   #7
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Darylb's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: western australia
Posts: 2,336
Yeah for a frag tank I'd go with a wrasse maybe a 6 line or something


Sent from my iPhone using Aquarium Advice
__________________

__________________
Darylb is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
frag, star, start, starting, tan, tank

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
starting a frag tank acolotto Saltwater Reef Aquaria 11 03-18-2013 03:58 PM
New Birdsnest frag and chalice frag! Flow863 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 8 01-25-2013 02:26 PM
I need to FRAG - NO FRAG TANK goisles1 Saltwater Reef Aquaria 20 10-01-2009 02:54 PM
Starting up a new frag tank! What's best?? Cromileptes14 Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 6 03-12-2009 01:56 PM
To Frag or Not to Frag...? GinaD Saltwater Reef Aquaria 14 01-23-2006 09:19 AM







» Photo Contest Winners








Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:54 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.