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Old 08-28-2004, 04:54 PM   #1
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How is a reef tank different than a FOWLR?

Probably a stupid question but I'm new to this and planning to start a tank. Is the only difference between a FOWLR and a reef tank that the reef tank has live rock with corals on it?

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invertebrates make FOWLR a reef tank. The only stupid question is the one you don't ask.

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Technically, anyone with LR in their tank has a reef. The only difference is whether or not they choose to keep corals.

As far as equipment, the lighting is the main upgrade from one to the other.
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