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Old 03-10-2014, 01:51 PM   #1
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Tank size??

I'm thinking about starting a salt water tank, ive had a fresh water for a long time. So im just wondering what size tank i would need??
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Well if you want to keep any larger fish like tangs, triggers, etc. you will want a 6 ft tank. If not then a 40 breeder is a good sized tank to start with
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40gal? I have a 55gal would that be to small? I only want small fish nothing to big
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Do you want a reef or just fish?
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A 55 will work fine. I'm assuming you just want a fowlr right?
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Fowlr? I dont really now much about saltwater
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Reef would be nice, whats a fowlr?
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I like the idea about the 55 gallon. Plenty of water for a starter tank.
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Fish only with live rock.

That = fowlr. For a reef I honestly think a 40 breeder has a better footprint. The fact that there shallow and deep makes them easier to light and aquascape than a standard 55. Just my $.02
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