MiamiLeos first ever reef tank build! - Page 3
Tropical Fish

Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources » Saltwater Fish and Coral Reef Tanks » Beginner Saltwater Aquariums » MiamiLeos first ever reef tank build!

MiamiLeos first ever reef tank build!

This is a discussion on MiamiLeos first ever reef tank build! within the Beginner Saltwater Aquariums forums, part of the Saltwater Fish and Coral Reef Tanks category; --> ROFL. These guys can crack em up but good....

Check out these saltwater fish profiles
Tomini Tang
Tomini Tang
Antenna Lionfish
Antenna Lionfish
Reply
LinkBack Thread Tools vBmenu Seperating Image Search this Thread vBmenu Seperating Image
MiamiLeos first ever reef tank build!
Old 09-01-2012, 04:47 PM   #21
 
ROFL. These guys can crack em up but good.
Reefing Madness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2012, 04:55 PM   #22
 
Pearl2011's Avatar
 
Thats insane! What size tank would they need? Or what thickness of glass?
Pearl2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2012, 05:02 PM   #23
 
Acrylic tanks are recommended for that size tank. And thicker glass bottoms for the larger tanks. But I believe the 220g and larger are thick enough not to break. Not entirely sure on that one, yet.
Reefing Madness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2012, 05:05 PM   #24
 
Pearl2011's Avatar
 
So I need a 220g tank . . . for a shrimp?? I'll just turn him into dinner, thank you very much. (pass the sauce, please)
Pearl2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2012, 05:08 PM   #25
 
No. You can put him in an Acrylic tank. Those are alot tougher for them to break.
Reefing Madness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2012, 05:09 PM   #26
 
There is a tiny shrimp in there. It's kind of brownish grey and slightly over an inch long...
MiamiLeos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2012, 05:10 PM   #27
 
he's got blue leg and reddish/brown pincer claws
MiamiLeos is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2012, 05:11 PM   #28
 
Pearl2011's Avatar
 
What is the difference between acrylis and glass? Acrylic scatches more easily, but is stronger, and glass is weaker but doesn't scratch much. Too bad they cant combine the 2.
What do you prefer reef? I have only had glass and plastic.
Pearl2011 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2012, 05:12 PM   #29
 
Don't know what he is. Is he out in the open?
Mantis shrimp, Odontodactylus scyallarus
Reefing Madness is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2012, 05:15 PM   #30
 
I prefer Starphire Glass over them all.
Normal Glass has a green hue to it, I don't care for that, but thats what you get with it.
Acrylic, yoiu have to worry about how many years down the road before you have to tear the tank down to buff out the scratches.
Starphire Glass, is low iron glass, and its much clearer than normal glass, it doesn't have that green hue to it. The stuff may be heavieer than acrylic, but you don't have to worry about taking it down to buff out scratches.
Reefing Madness is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
40 Gallon Reef Build bigfish93 Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 8 03-31-2012 12:45 AM
29 gallon reef build sedrostyle Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 17 03-07-2012 10:11 PM
20G reef build with 10G sump Splinter492 Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 29 08-26-2010 08:17 PM
newb 52g reef build marine666 Beginner Saltwater Aquariums 9 04-10-2010 07:55 PM
75 gallon reef build 6998 Saltwater Journals 38 01-02-2010 01:59 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:29 AM.