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Old 02-21-2015, 11:32 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by krishnapathak View Post
Not off topic at all man! I checked w/my university's housing regulations and 40G is fine. I know a local Aquatic maintenance man in the area who will be willing to take them in as I am gone for breaks.

Very cool then !!! Most don't think that far in advance but at least you've got some great planning in the works 👍. Back to the mandie, I agree with BigRed about expense. They are voracious little eaters and have often heard they have troubles (starving to death) in smaller, less established systems. I also agree with the IM 40 long. It's a gorgeous tank for sure, but not sure if it includes lighting and believe it's a bit of coin.

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Old 02-21-2015, 12:56 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by krishnapathak View Post
Why is that? Maintaining a smaller saltwater tank is more expensive than maintaining a larger one?

I'm willing to tank on that plunge, where do you think I could buy these frozen supplementing "pods", and how do I keep care of them?

No but the additional feeding mandis require (2-3x a day) means more in food costs and more in salt because you'll want to do more or bigger changes than normal to combat the extra nutrients.

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