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Old 01-16-2015, 09:15 PM   #1
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30 gal tank for FOWLR

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I have been keeping freshwater fish for up to a year now. I have a 110 with 16 cichlids in it. I am thinking about setting up a 30 gal tank as a FOWLR. I was told that HOB would be ok for saltwater by the lfs. Is the tank too small and would HOB work?
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Old 04-02-2015, 11:51 AM   #2
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HOB should be OK for 30g FOWLR, but don't overstock it with fish.

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HOB or a canister should be fine. Just make sure to not overstock like Toffee said.


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If your starting fresh with a 30 I would suggest the 30B or 40B
as both these tanks would give you a better platform to start with and provide quite a bit of room for fish to swim
another thing to look at it will give you a bigger window on what stock you may want to keep
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