- - Simple question
|binaryjripper ||07-28-2007 12:52 PM |
Right now I have a ten gallon freshwater fish tank and I have an empty 20 gallon tank.
I want to make the 20 gallon tank a salt water tank.
So my question is, is maintaining a saltwater tank harder to maintain than a freshwater tank?
|mcdanielnc89 ||07-28-2007 01:22 PM |
IMO yes.. Saltwater species are more maintanence than freshwater... freshwater can stand mistakes commonly.. saltwater cannot...(IMHO)
|Melissa ||07-28-2007 07:20 PM |
saltwater is not that hard. one the tank is cycled and the water quality is good there really isnt that much to do but water changes and top offs.
|dhritiman ||07-30-2007 04:44 AM |
Yes Saltwater is harder than fresh water.But with a little care ,science and logic it becomes very easy.
|Mrmofo ||07-31-2007 04:09 AM |
bigger the tank less maintenace biologicly and chemicly for a big tank, small saltys arent that hard just keep an eye out for ammonia and nitrate and nitrite spikes, fish only is pretty easy u cant do to much wrong,but it still happens,saltys r prettyier then fresh aswell on the upside tho 8)
|tangy ||07-31-2007 01:58 PM |
sw tanks are more expensive than fw tanks. mistakes, as stated above, are also less forgiving. but its a joy to care for saltwater tank as the fish are very beautiful. i say go for it :D
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