Considering SW whats maintenance like on these? - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 05-25-2012, 01:58 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Considering SW whats maintenance like on these?

I am considering starting a SW tank. I currently have 3 FW. 10g, 29g, 75g. I also have a empty 10.

I am thinking of either converting the 29g or 75g and then using the 10g for a sump. I know there will be a considerable cost difference to convert the 75g vs 29g to SW but I'm not really concerned about that - my biggest question is how much daily/weekly/monthly maintenance is it with the difference sizes. From what I read it would be easier with the 75g because of water volume but I would like to hear from the people who have tanks set up of these two sizes. Is it really more work to maintain the smaller or bigger tank? I'm wondering actual time you spend daily/weekly/monthly basis.
Tha Bizness is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 05-25-2012, 01:59 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
BTW - im leaning toward 75g just because of what it allows me to keep...
Tha Bizness is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 05-25-2012, 07:48 PM
You will spend the same amount of time on both tanks, only difference being it will take you longer to clean the glass. Checking water parameters weekly, cleaning your skimmer cup weekly, and making top offs.
Reefing Madness is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Phosban Maintenance? Bartman Saltwater Aquarium Equipment 1 04-09-2009 10:23 PM
Maintenance Blade Beginner Freshwater Aquarium 8 08-05-2007 10:21 PM
I want low maintenance!!! sean117Ply Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 4 05-08-2007 07:09 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome