2009 Top 10 Reef Tanks
Rated #1: JTB1001
Rated #2: wuff
Number of votes: 129
Quote: happiness is not created, but realized
Corals/Plants Kept: Corals primarily include a bunch of SPS. Too many to list.....
Tank Size: 65
Advice: Read, read, read, read, read and read. Don't skimp on equipment. Take your time. ANGELS WILL EAT CORALS, so don't risk it.
Description: 1 1/2 year old reef tank.... Primarily SPS.....
Rated #3: Barnsey
Number of votes: 154
About Yourself: Nothing
Fish Kept: Sailfin Tang,two leopard wrasse,Marine Beta,three Cardinals...Marine
Corals/Plants Kept: Various stonies,several morphs of star polyps
Tank Size: 130
Advice: Listen and learn,be patient
Description: 130 Gal Mixed Reef,close to 4 years old.
Rated #4: redoktobor
Number of votes: 165
Quote: remember the edmund fitzgerald
Fish Kept: marron clown. two damsels. lobster.
Corals/Plants Kept: all kinds.
Tank Size: 150
Advice: it tastes better with salt
Description: my 150 gallon
Rated #5: 1streef
Number of votes: 156
Quote: I'm the lizard king, I can do anything.
Fish Kept: Acanthurus Leuco, A. Sohal, A. Lineatus, A. Olivaceus, Hepatus, Flavescens, Chelmon, Naso Lituratus, Odonus Niger, Ostracion Cubicus, Sinchy. Splendidus, Sinchy. Ocellatus, Clarkii, Halichoeres Marginatus, H. Chrysus, Ambligobius Rainfordi, Gramma Loreto, Chromis viridis.....
Corals/Plants Kept: Hystrix, Calendrum, milka, montipora digitata, montipora confusa, wellsophyllia, trachyphyllia, goniopora, favia, favites, euphyllia ancora, parancora, paradivisa, turbinaria, plerogyra sinuosa green, acan. lord purple & green, pump. xenia, zoos, e.quadricolor red, trinke. flabelliforme, caulastrea, acan. echinata, tridacna maxima, fungia....., 20-30 acroporas, (incl. loripes, hoeksemai, millepora, humilis, gomezi,.....)
Tank Size: 175
Advice: I only know that I don't know anything.
Description: Main tank full shot Dec 2009.
Rated #6: magnanimus
Number of votes: 161
Quote: never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake
About Yourself: I'm a surgical assistant. Married to a wonderful woman, have two beautiful girls. I 've been in the hobbie on or off for 15 years. Started freshwater tropical fish, moved to african cichlids, and much later came saltwater fish and reef tank. The demands of my job are stressfull, so i relax tinkering with my tank
Fish Kept: Hippo tang, yellow tang, sailfing tang, tomato clown,watchman goby, mandarin, bicolor blennie,gumdrop goby, cleaner shrimp, 20 or so hermit, red tip crabs, turbo snails.
Corals/Plants Kept: star polyps, yellow polyps, red ,orange, pink and green zooanthids, orange florida ricordia, montipora,brown, red , green mushrooms, toadstool leather, finger leather, frogspawns, pulsating xenias, candy cane, galaxia, brain corals, green/blue acropora.
Tank Size: 150
Advice: Very expensive hobby, buy as if you are setting up for your next bigger size tank, this will save you some money later. Start with soft hardy corals and work your way to the stony corals later.
Description: My Reef Tank
Rated #7: adesimone1
Number of votes: 175
About Yourself: We started a 30 Gallon tank for our Grandson. He passed away the day after he turned 11 months. The tanks we have are in his memory. He always loved going with mom mom and pop pop to go see the fishes
Fish Kept: Majestic angel 7" Vlamingi tang 10"+ 2 Hippo tangs 8" Sohal tang 8" doctorfish 9" yellow tang 6" Naso tang 8" a pair of maroon clowns a pair of oscellaris clowns a pair of anthias a pair of Domino damsels
Corals/Plants Kept: 12" squamosa clam, 5" crocea clam, RBTA, GBTA, Purple tube anemone rare anemone from Indonesia, extra large Bubble coral assorted leathers paly's mushrooms australian orange torch, neon green hammer
Tank Size: 210
Advice: Take your time. This is not hobby you can just rush into. Do your homerwork
Description: 210 Gallon reef aquarium
Rated #8: adam177
Number of votes: 168
Fish Kept: 1 x regal tang, 1 x yellow tang, 1 x fireball Dwarf angel, 5 x blue / green chromis, 1 x royal gramma, 2 x clowns, 1 x yellow tail damsel 1 x skunk cleaner, 1 x scarlet shrimp, mamy hermits, turbos and other snails
Corals/Plants Kept: array of soft and LPS corals only.
Tank Size: 110
Advice: have a go and find what works for you. Be aware this becomes the most addictive hobby ever which can hit your wallet hard!
Description: 110g reef
Rated #9: luisgon
Number of votes: 170
About Yourself: I have 4 aquariums- 125 reef, 55 planted freshwater, 12 Aquapod in my office, 3 gallon cube reef. 20 years + in the hobbie.
Fish Kept: Yellow tang Blue tang Tomato clown Six line wrasse Coral beauty angel Percula clowns-2 Pseudochromis Diadema
Corals/Plants Kept: Frogspawn Hammer Colt Gorgonians Brains Leathers Zoanthids Clove Polyps Waving Xenia Green Star polyps Cabbage leather Kenya tree coral Blue mushrooms etc.
Tank Size: 125
Advice: Patience and perseverance are the must important keys to success.
Description: 125 gallon reef mixed corals soft and lps
Rated #10: rocko918
Number of votes: 159
Quote: There is no tomorrow
About Yourself: Father
Fish Kept: Lots
Corals/Plants Kept: Lots
Tank Size: 210
Advice: Slow Down
Description: Full tank shot of 75gal tank. may 08
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