what is needed to start a reef aquarium

Discussion in 'Identification' started by mikeb25, Aug 20, 2006.

  1. mikeb25


    Aug 20, 2006
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    pittsburgh,pa usa
    I would like to start a reef aquarium and not sure were to start and what is a good size tank to start with and what are all components that i need please help
    Last edited: Aug 20, 2006
    mikeb25, Aug 20, 2006
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  2. mikeb25

    salt newbie01

    Mar 1, 2006
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    Cleveland, TN
    Well start with finding an area in your home that you want to put the tank, find the tank that best fits that space. While your doing that read, read, read!!! There are a lot of helpfull articles in that section of this forum. Do your research before you buy. Always double check what someone at a local store tells you. And make sure you leave room in your buget for a good skimmer. It is one of the lifelines of your tank.
    There's lots more but that should get you started.

    the most important rule to learn: Patience

    Hopes this helps a little
    salt newbie01, Aug 21, 2006
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