Top 71 - 80 Reef Tanks 2008

Rated #71: 55 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #71: 55 Gallons Reef Tank - feb 2008
State: Texas
Country: United States
Rank: #71 out of 252 Reef Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted By: Tim on
Ratings: 5.48
Number of votes: 187
Quote: "go big or go home"
Fish Kept: 1 foxface / 1 green chromis / 1 yellow tang / 1 red scooter blenny / 2 firefish goby / 2 cleaner scarlet shrimps / 2 bloodred fire cleaner shrimps / about 20 turbo snails / 4 sandsifting starfish / 1 yellow stripe damsel / 1 yellow clown goby.
Corals/Plants: none
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Patience is the key to becoming sucessful in this hobby... and researching is important too.
Description: feb 2008

Rated #72: 46 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #72: 46 Gallons Reef Tank
Country: Canada
Rank: #72 out of 252 Reef Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted By: andrew celmainis on
Ratings: 5.47
Number of votes: 193
About Yourself: loved the movie finding nemo
Fish Kept: 2 clowns 2 yellow clown gobies Yellow watchman goby Six line wrasse Dwarf angel fish
Corals/Plants: Big pink one i don't know the name of. Pink Finger leather . Pulsing xenias. Green and Red mushrooms. Green star polyps
Tank Size: 46 gallons

Rated #73: 33 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #73: 33 Gallons Reef Tank - AGA 33L 48x12x12 - Current Nova x2 54w T5 - False Wall -Phosban reactor - AC70 with Poly Filter and Chemipure. Tank has been up for approx 2 months.
State: Ohio
Country: United States
Rank: #73 out of 252 Reef Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted By: Ryan on
Ratings: 5.47
Number of votes: 167
Fish Kept: 2x True Percula Clowns, Chalk Bass, Green banded goby, Geometric Pygmy Hawk
Corals/Plants: LPS - Frogspawn, Hammer, Candycanes, Acans, Chalices, Favias, Scoly, etc...... Zoas - Nuke Greens, Fire & Ice, Lemon Ice, Europas, Gorillas nipples, etc....... Derasa Clam - Owned for almost two years.
Tank Size: 33 gallons
Advice: Read, talk to other hobbyists, read more!
Description: AGA 33L 48x12x12 - Current Nova x2 54w T5 - False Wall -Phosban reactor - AC70 with Poly Filter and Chemipure. Tank has been up for approx 2 months.

Rated #74: 125 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #74: 125 Gallons Reef Tank - This is the tank 4 days after setting it up May 2007.  Notice sparse coral coverage.  Only 2 small specimens have been added since this picture was taken: a small Candy cane coral and another tiny hard coral frag. I actually traded a bunch of stuff in this Jan. including one of the leathers.
State: Tennessee
Country: United States
Rank: #74 out of 252 Reef Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted By: aaron on
Ratings: 5.44
Number of votes: 178
Quote: Expect the worse and you are Never Disappointed
About Yourself: I have been keeping freshwater fish for 24 years, saltwater fish for about 20, and reefs for about 15 years. I still take a minimalists approach and subsribe to the theory of keeping it as simple as possible.
Fish Kept: Percula Clown 12 years old. Yellow Tang 8 years old. Yellow Headed Sleeper Goby is about a year old as are the 6 Green Chromis
Corals/Plants: Sarcophyton that I fragged about 8 years ago, Mushrooms and other soft corals everywhere that came from a small frag rocks, Torch Coral that was Fragged locally and has now split into about 8 heads.
Tank Size: 125 gallons
Advice: Read, Read, and Read some more. Wetwebmedia has some great info on their site. Do not believe anyones advice if they are trying to sell you something.
Description: This is the tank 4 days after setting it up May 2007. Notice sparse coral coverage. Only 2 small specimens have been added since this picture was taken: a small Candy cane coral and another tiny hard coral frag. I actually traded a bunch of stuff in this Jan. including one of the leathers.

Rated #75: 46 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #75: 46 Gallons Reef Tank - My Piece of the Ocean
State: California
Country: United States
Rank: #75 out of 252 Reef Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted By: Gustavo on
Ratings: 5.43
Number of votes: 197
About Yourself: I have always wanted to have a saltwater tank.
Fish Kept: Ocellaris Clownfish, Firefish Goby, Purple Firefish Goby, Sixline Wrasse, Fridmani Pseudochromis, Purple Tang
Corals/Plants: Wide variety of Zoo's, Star Polyps, Red Mushrooms, Purple Mushrooms, Striped Mushrooms, Orange Ricordea Mushrooms, Purple Rcordea Mushrooms, Yellow Polyps, Candy Canes, Green Polyp Toadstool, Brain, Green Montipora, Orange Montipora, Green Frogspawn Coral,
Tank Size: 46 gallons
Advice: Do your research and take your time. If possible have someone knowledgeable help you when starting out.
Description: My Piece of the Ocean

Rated #76: 72 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #76: 72 Gallons Reef Tank - 72 Gallon Bowfront -- established 4 years ago
State: California
Country: United States
Rank: #76 out of 252 Reef Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted By: jerek on
Ratings: 5.4
Number of votes: 169
Fish Kept: 1 - Dispar Anthias 1 - False Percula Clownfish 1 - Virgate Rabbitfish 1 - African Midas Blenny 1 - Bi-color Blenny 1 - Orange-spotted Goby 1 - Blue/green Chromis 1 - medium grade Crocea clam 2 - Yellow Cleaner shrimp 1 - Peppermint shrimp 1 - Sand-sifting starfish ~15 assorted snails ~35 assorted hermit crabs
Corals/Plants: Orange/Purple/Green Digitata Green Bali Slimer spongeoid Green/Red plate corals Gregorian Fluroscent-green candy cane coral Green Blastoid coral Yellow button polyps Assorted Orange, Pink, Green, blue-white zoos Green, Purple, Red mushrooms Green/Orange Ricordia Rose Anenomes Pink Birds Nest SPS Green Pocylipora SPS Pink Pocylipora SPS Purple acropora SPS Turquoise Stag SPS Purple encrusting montipora SPS Skeletal branching monitpora SPS Pink/Purple Acropora millipora SPS Purple Bonzai SPS Red open-brain Blue/yellow/white/pink Sponges Pulsating Zenia LPS Gregorian LPS Waving hand LPS Galaxia LPS
Tank Size: 72 gallons
Advice: 1) Be patient 2) Frequent water changes 3) Routine maintainence 4) Try not to submerse hands/arms into tank if avoidable 5) Frequent testing of water parameters 6) Start with easy-care corals/fish and ALWAYS check to make sure fish are compatible 7) NEVER buy a coral and/or fish without researching their needs first
Description: 72 Gallon Bowfront -- established 4 years ago

Rated #77: 95 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #77: 95 Gallons Reef Tank - On a bad day
State: Florida
Country: United States
Rank: #77 out of 252 Reef Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted By: Jason on
Ratings: 5.39
Number of votes: 176
Fish Kept: Jew Fish
Corals/Plants: Everything
Tank Size: 95 gallons
Advice: Listen to my advice when I give it - I have been doing this for 20 years
Description: On a bad day

Rated #78: 55 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #78: 55 Gallons Reef Tank - 55 gal reef tank
State: Massachusetts
Country: United States
Rank: #78 out of 252 Reef Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted By: Richard Vieira on
Ratings: 5.37
Number of votes: 167
Quote: Don't tap the fish tank
Fish Kept: Blue damsel,six line wrasse, pair perculas and a purple tang
Corals/Plants: Colt coral, green hammer, pink brain, goniopora, blue mushrooms, blue, orange, and yellow zoas and yellow and green star polps.
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Spend the money for good pruducts, Do it right the first time, no sortcuts.
Description: 55 gal reef tank

Rated #79: 125 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #79: 125 Gallons Reef Tank - view of tank with doors of sump and refugium open
State: Ohio
Country: United States
Rank: #79 out of 252 Reef Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted By: steve on
Ratings: 5.37
Number of votes: 186
About Yourself: I AM A CARPENTER. I LOVE TO SCUBA DIVE AND GOLF WHEN I AM NOT WORKING ON MY TANK.
Fish Kept: 1 WRASSE, 2 SEBAE CLOWNFISH, 4 BLUE CHROMIS FISH, 3 BLACK AND GOLD CHROMIS FISH, 1 YELLOW TANG
Corals/Plants: PULSATING ZENIA, FLOWER POT CORAL, OPEN BRAIN CORAL, BRAIN CORAL, LEATHERS, ANENOMES, ZOOANTHIDS, SPONGES, FROG SPAWN, HAMMER CORAL, STAR POLYPS, MUSHROOMS,
Tank Size: 125 gallons
Advice: SAVE YOUR MONEY SO YOU CAN ALWAYS ADD MORE TO YOUR TANK
Description: view of tank with doors of sump and refugium open

Rated #80: 144 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #80: 144 Gallons Reef Tank - Mesmerised by it all...
State: Maryland
Country: United States
Rank: #80 out of 252 Reef Tanks submitted 2008
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Submitted By: Tucker on
Ratings: 5.36
Number of votes: 206
Quote: If your in a hole stop asking for a shovel, when you need a rope...
Fish Kept: yellow and salfin tang, 4 green chromis, 2 percula clowns, sand sifting goby
Corals/Plants: Star Polyps, mushrooms, pulsing xenias, feather dusters, button polyps. Will add much more in the future.
Tank Size: 144 gallons
Advice: Be patient and do personal research.
Description: Mesmerised by it all...

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