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    to start another reef tank ...

    What do you guys think would be the best way to go size wise? I don't want to spend 24 hours on my tank this time :p
     
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    Mr.Diggler Smitten with Sookie

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    Go big.:D
     
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    That would definitely be a good way to go ! I am worried I would want to go with the hard corals again. Definitely some nemo's though :)
     
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    Josh, I recently got rid of my 90 gallon tank and when I get back into the hobby again, I'm going to get a nice all in one nano tank. Something 30 gallons or less. No equipment to buy, hardly anything to set up, no more DIYing. Easy peasy!
     
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    Sounds like a plan. I still have all my equipment, including my hardcore skimmer. It is tempting me to go big, but 30gallon would work perfectly.
     
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    Maybe sell the big equipment to fund the nano reef?

    Bifferwine is right...those all in one setups seem really nice. I've looked at a lot of mods to them too that really improve performance and hide everything. :)
     
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    That is another idea. But I want to build a big tank when I get my own place. Just don't want to have to move it.
     
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    Yeah. Well I guess it depends on your funds then. If you have the money to spend about $800 on a all-in-one setup plus minor modifications definitely go for it! haha

    If not get a nice big tank and try not to think about moving it. lol

    If you search youtube for biocube 29 there's a ton of good ideas on what to do with the equipment it comes with and how to mod it. One guy put a sump on his and used the center chamber on the crap filter it comes with as a pass for activated carbon and a UV sterilizer.
     
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    I would be most likely to setup it up the way I want it, or find an all in one that does what I want. I want to do little work, just weekly water changes and thats it. So 30gallon could work. No fish and lots of inverts and corals :D
     
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    Haha you would like to see that :p

    Ok ok ok ok ok ok . . . My brother is the worst influence. He is convining me to buy a 6ft. And doing a bloody good job of it XD
     
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    Josh, if you're going with a 6ft tank there's really no reason not to just go with an 8fter :Cheers:
     
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    +1 BL1

    Its totally true
     
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    haha, other than, where the hell do I put an 8ft XD

    + my skimmer can handle 650-700 litres with an extremely heavy stock of sps and fish. Won't handle a 8ft tank. The skimmer was 1500 bucks lol AUSD
     
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    put it where you would put the bed, who needs one anyways. You can just curl up next to the tank.
     
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    o_O True reefer would sleep with the fishes.

    Soooon, trying to find my house to buy, then I can get it :D I am settling back on a 6ft now. Knew this would be trouble. . . .
     
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    Go big or go home :bounce:

    Size DOES matter :)
     
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    +1 every one go big or go home is right sure it may be tight but with a tank like that who needs tv a bed or any of that stuff :D I say 8' for sure
     
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    Droskie20 where's nemo?

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    no regrets on my 29g nano system!! :) though bigger is better smaller is cheaper! lol:bounce:
     
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