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jumpman23 05-26-2008 12:13 PM

Saltwater Fish 1.5 ft. nano tank lighting
 
What is recommend for such a small saltwater fish tank?

1.5 ft. 30 x 19 x 26cm

http://i277.photobucket.com/albums/k...3/DSC01755.jpg

Cheers!

Age of Aquariums 05-26-2008 01:14 PM

A small Power Compact would do just fine. I have one that's only 13". Coralife makes a 12" and a 24" version..

DJOstrichHead 05-26-2008 06:30 PM

you would be well advised to take out the blue hippo. a small one needs at least 40 gallons and once it grows up it will need at least 150 gallons

jumpman23 05-27-2008 09:36 AM

Adding new lighting
 

jumpman23 05-29-2008 11:19 AM

With Lighting the Fish seems to enjoy the ambience
 

DJOstrichHead 06-01-2008 12:27 PM

three fish might be to much for that tank with just a couple pounds of live rock if your not careful it will crash

jumpman23 06-01-2008 01:38 PM


DJOstrichHead 06-01-2008 07:58 PM

your tank has twice the number of fish it should have they are going to die

jumpman23 06-01-2008 10:19 PM

"twice the number of fish it should have they are going to die"

It's pretty challenging, especially tackling the NO2, Ammonia, PH, Salinity etc.

Atm. I'm doing daily checking on these, since i dun have a sump or canister to house the biological substance.

Cody 06-01-2008 10:41 PM

Id have to agree. But, you sound like you are doing great on watching the params, so I'm not going to tell you something you already know. But, I'm sure you know that you cant keep all of these guys permantley, espically that Tang (will require a bare minimum of 75G).


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