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College students with saltwater tanks?
Hello. I am in college and I am trying to meet other college kids who also have a saltwater tank with them! Let me know what type of tank you have etc.
Originally Posted by MetalArm3 View Post
Heya, my first saltwater will be either a 90, or 125 pre drilled. I've read in multiple books its easier to start off with large tanks as there is more room for error. and in the long run most people end up upgrading their tanks to larger sizes anyway. i plan on stocking mine with 2 clowns, 2 cardinalfish, 2 bannerfish, some type of blenny, and a flame angel. have no clue on filtration, lights, etc. i've just mostly read about the fish and their compatibility. Should be fun as hell to start it out though.
of course. from what i know from reading and talking to people at pet stores, i need a good wet/dry filter, a good heater, a protein skimmer, and good lights. To set up the tank, mix the saltwater and let it dissolve for a day or two, check my parameters, then add live sand and rock, let that cycle for a month or two, then quarantine and acclimate the fish for 2-4 weeks at a time.
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