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Old 05-22-2021, 08:35 PM   #1
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Ray tank? What do I need?

Im thinking about doing a ray tank. But Ive not ever done salt water and am not sure what all Id need to have one.

Whats the bare minimum requirements for a ray tank and what would your advice be for someone that is thinking about doing one?
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Ray tank? What do I need?

At least 3-400 gallons for the smallest rays. The more room the better. Honestly would not recommend starting saltwater with a stingray tank. Youll need a good skimmer, power heads, tank, sand, rock, they will need different food varieties(shrimp, silversides, other meaty foods).
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At least 3-400 gallons for the smallest rays. The more room the better. Honestly would not recommend starting saltwater with a stingray tank.

Ok that could be a problem but thats why Im asking here. I have a 180 but thats half that size.
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I love rays but in this case Id leave it up to sea world to house them,theyd be extremely hard to maintain properly and theyd be awfully messy too.
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I'm not sure, but depending on the ray it might need a circular tank like some sharks and jellies.
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Old 05-26-2021, 04:55 PM   #6
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Thanks again everyone, I have decided to not to go down this path right now. It definitely sounds above my pay grade. Thank you for your honesty and responses!
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