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Old 04-10-2014, 02:30 PM   #1
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Tank size

Hi guys i currently have a 23 gallon tropical tank set up but i am looks to convert to marine so i just have a couple questions i would like to ask
1) is my tank size ok
2) can i my tank be converted to a marine tank

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Old 04-10-2014, 02:37 PM   #2
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Yeah it would be fine. If you've ever used a copper based medication in it you may not be able to keep inverts though
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As far as i remember i have not used any medication in this tank i did in my old one but not this.

Is marine much more difficult to keep and does it cost much more on electric bills
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No it's not really harder, it's just different. And with LEDs reef lighting isn't very hard on the electric bill anymore
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Brilliant, thank you for your help 😄
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Old 04-10-2014, 02:59 PM   #6
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Just remember also with a sw setup you can't have nearly as many fish as fresh. For a tank that size I'd do 4 small fish.
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I was looking at the clown fish the same as nemo as my girlfriend loves them i seen minimum tank size was 20 gallon so hopefully a couple of them would be fine
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A pair of ocellaris (nemo) clowns would be great in that tank. Just a pair though, they will murder any other ones
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Could i add any inverts i read there great for cleaning
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Yes you can just remember they need a food source. Hermits, snails and cras aren't required but can be cool. Shrimp are very cool as well but don't help with cleaning. They're just cool to have
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