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Freshwater 24 60.00%
Saltwater 19 47.50%
Brackish 4 10.00%
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Old 11-22-2010, 12:21 AM   #1
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Smile Which do you prefer? (SW, FW, B)

Just a little poll to see whether the majority of people prefer and keep Saltwater or Freshwater tanks (Or Brackish).

Please vote in the poll and then if you wish leave your comments below about why you chose your answer.

For me, I prefer Freshwater. I've only ever kept Freshwater. I know next to nothing at all about Saltwater, not to mention it's way too expensive and challenging for me even to attempt. SW fish are super awesome to look at, but just not for me.

So, tell me about you!

Thanks for your time

P.S. If you keep more than one type of tank, you have the option to select more than one.
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Old 11-22-2010, 02:05 AM   #2
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I prefer saltwater because of all the extras that come with. I can look at nite and see many many critters I did not buy. Not to say I dont like fw.
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Amanda,...I think all the reasons you just stated about saltwater is what is drawing me back to it after 20 years,....I've had some awesome freshwater tanks in the past also,....but there's nothing like seeing a beautiful saltwater setup knowing what it takes to get there.
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Old 11-22-2010, 10:59 AM   #4
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the fish in SW seem to have a stronger set of colors to find, from clowns and damsels, gobies and blennies. then even my favorite a mandarin.

added corals are a big part of whats keeping me going on my small biocube until i can upgrade years later where i can get all the fish i've wanted.

and it seems to me that there just seems to be a bigger selection of SW over FW, just in general, it's probably just me though.

all in all i've just loved every minute of my SW tank, it's so much fun to watch and learn throughout the process
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All. Each has there specific appeals for me.
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Old 11-22-2010, 11:15 AM   #6
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I'd love to try saltwater, but the costs keep me on the freshwater side. Guess that's what happens when you're about as far from the ocean as possible geographically.
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I like both but voted for saltwater. The fish display more character.
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Old 11-22-2010, 04:14 PM   #8
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Pretty tight race! I voted SW too because it's way more fun.
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Thanks for your feedback everyone. I agree with basically everyone so far. Both have their pros and cons. Thank you for participating
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All. Each has there specific appeals for me.

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