Top 91 - 100 Reef Tanks 2009

Rated #91: 90 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #91: 90 Gallons Reef Tank - Side view
Country: Mexico
Rank: #91 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: snake on
Ratings: 5.07
Number of votes: 156
Quote: none
Fish Kept: Regal Tang, Nasso Tang, 1 bangai cardinal, 4 lemon damsels, 1 flame goby, 1 yellow coris, 1 maroon clown,1 foxface
Corals/Plants: few
Tank Size: 90 gallons
Advice: Be Pacient
Description: Side view

Rated #92: 29 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #92: 29 Gallons Reef Tank - 4 1/2 months old
State: California
Country: United States
Rank: #92 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Kevin on
Ratings: 5.07
Number of votes: 172
Fish Kept: 1 Ocellaris Clown, 1 Royal Gramma Bassalet, 2 Green Chromis, 1 Fire Fish, 1 Skunk Cleaner Shrimp, 12 Margarita snails, 5 Dwarf Red Tip Hermit Crabs, 2 Nasarius snails.
Corals/Plants: 1 Torch, 1 Aussie Acan, 1 Green Star Polyp, Yellow collony Polyps, 1 Open Brain Green, 1 Frog spawn, Various Mushrooms, Hulk green Zoanthids, 1- Dandrophylia.
Tank Size: 29 gallons
Advice: Plan ahead and research what you want to put in your tank before you put in it. If you put coral plan on paying the price for good lighting...I have to upgrade to a HQI lighting system to add a clam in the future. Take your time and be patient.
Description: 4 1/2 months old

Rated #93: 29 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #93: 29 Gallons Reef Tank - My 29g nano reef tank. Set up in June of '08.
State: Michigan
Country: United States
Rank: #93 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Chuck Eifert on
Ratings: 5.07
Number of votes: 165
Quote: Be yourself
About Yourself: Started off with a betta. Now I have a 29 gallon reef tank, a 12g Nanocube reef tank, and a 2.5 gallon FW tank
Fish Kept: 2 Occelaris Clownfish 1 Lawnmower Blenny 1 Green Mandarin Dragonette
Corals/Plants: Assorted zoanthids GSP Assorted Montipora Cap and Digis Assorted Acropora Yelow Fiji Leather Green striped mushrooms Pagoda Cup Coral Blastos Teal Candycanes Aussie maze brain frag A couple chalices Assorted Florida Ricordias
Tank Size: 29 gallons
Advice: Get the biggest tank you can support at first, it makes life a lot easier. The solution to pollution is dillution.
Description: My 29g nano reef tank. Set up in June of '08.

Rated #94: 29 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #94: 29 Gallons Reef Tank - 29 gallon reef tank.    Have 4 power heads turning each turning over 150 gallons per hour.   130W Coralife power compact hood.  Currently keeping damselfish, a sand-sifting sea star,    blue-legged hermit crabs, brown disc anemones, 2 mushroom toadstool leathers, one finger leather, clove polyps, star polyps, zoanthids, pulsing xenias, and an open brain coral.
State: Oklahoma
Country: United States
Rank: #94 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Daniel O'Nolan on
Ratings: 5.05
Number of votes: 153
Quote: If you can't dazzle 'em with brilliance, baffle 'em with bullshit.
About Yourself: Working as a web developer/systems administrator. Got into the hobby when i was 14, and stopped for almost 10 years before getting back into it. Now I have 4 tanks.
Fish Kept: opaline gourami, black neon tettras, a betta, a micky mouse platys, chinese algae eater, yellow chinese algae eater, tiger barbs, dwarf gouramis, ghost cats, red eye tetras, a pleco, a betta, a clown fish, damselfish, and a chocolate chip starfish.
Corals/Plants: brown disc anemones, 2 mushroom toadstool leathers, one finger leather, clove polyps, star polyps, zoanthids, pulsing xenias, and an open brain coral.
Tank Size: 29 gallons
Advice: Good things do not happen quickly in reef tanks. Only bad things.
Description: 29 gallon reef tank. Have 4 power heads turning each turning over 150 gallons per hour. 130W Coralife power compact hood. Currently keeping damselfish, a sand-sifting sea star, blue-legged hermit crabs, brown disc anemones, 2 mushroom toadstool leathers, one finger leather, clove polyps, star polyps, zoanthids, pulsing xenias, and an open brain coral.

Rated #95: 75 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #95: 75 Gallons Reef Tank - 75 reef
State: Kentucky
Country: United States
Rank: #95 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: buddy on
Ratings: 5.03
Number of votes: 143
Quote: giterdun
About Yourself: love fish
Fish Kept: tang
Corals/Plants: mushrooms
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: take it slow
Description: 75 reef

Rated #96: 55 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #96: 55 Gallons Reef Tank - My newest FTS of my softy and LPS dominated reef tank
State: North Dakota
Country: United States
Rank: #96 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Mike on
Ratings: 5.02
Number of votes: 162
Quote: "You spent how much on a stupid rock?"
About Yourself: New to the hobby of Marine almost 2 years ago. Bought the tank for my girl on her birthday, now I am hooked (obsessed), but she still loves it too.
Fish Kept: Mated pair of true percula clowns, watchman goby, Diamond "Sand Sifter" Goby, 1 juvenile Yellow Tang (to be moved to bigger tank soon, Randall's Pistol shrimp (Alpheus randalli), and basic cleaners, incl. Astria and Nassarius snails, hermits.
Corals/Plants: New frags added: pulsing xenia, kenya tree coral, devils hand, sarcophyton (toadstool), finger leather, mushrooms, bright green zoanthids. Torch coral, open brain coral, trumpet coral, green star polyps, bubble coral, fuzzy mushrooms. 65lb Fiji live rock, 50lb mixed Fiji Pink and Flamingo Pink live sand.
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Never stop reading, researching, testing, and caring for your tank.
Description: My newest FTS of my softy and LPS dominated reef tank

Rated #97: 30 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #97: 30 Gallons Reef Tank - 30 gallon oceanic cube
State: Texas
Country: United States
Rank: #97 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: matt on
Ratings: 5.01
Number of votes: 152
Fish Kept: lots
Corals/Plants: lots
Tank Size: 30 gallons
Advice: patience
Description: 30 gallon oceanic cube

Rated #98: 500 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #98: 500 Gallons Reef Tank - My Setup, 200 gallon with 50 gallon sump
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Rank: #98 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Josh on
Ratings: 5.01
Number of votes: 164
Quote: Live each day like it's your last..
About Yourself: Started young with freshwater and recently graduated to Saltwater. Doesn't hurt to work for a pet supply company.
Fish Kept: Carpenter Flasher Wrasse, 2-Ocellaros Clowns, Three Stripe Damsel, Fox Face Rabbitfish, Flame Hawkfish, 5-Green Chromis, Diamond Goby, Naso Vlamingi Tang, Royal Gramma
Corals/Plants: Finger Leather, Encrusting Anthelila, Hairy Mushrooms, Green Pimple Mushrooms, Assorted Ricordea, Green Torch, Colt Coral.
Tank Size: 500 gallons
Advice: Have fun, take your time...
Description: My Setup, 200 gallon with 50 gallon sump

Rated #99: 33 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #99: 33 Gallons Reef Tank - 33 Gallon Reef
State: New York
Country: United States
Rank: #99 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Brad on
Ratings: 5
Number of votes: 161
Quote: Im getting a bigger one
Fish Kept: Adult Clarki Clown & Midas Blenny
Corals/Plants: Zenia, finger leathers, shrooms, pallys, zoos, anemonies
Tank Size: 33 gallons
Advice: Spend the extra $$. Its worth it!
Description: 33 Gallon Reef

Rated #100: 46 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #100: 46 Gallons Reef Tank - 46 gallon bow front tank
State: New York
Country: United States
Rank: #100 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: jessandmike on
Ratings: 4.99
Number of votes: 166
About Yourself: Me and my boyfriend started our tank a year ago and are very excited and interested in salt water fish and coral. We enjoy going to tropical locations snorkeling and helmet diving.
Fish Kept: Coral beauty, engineer goby, sailfin tang, kole tang, blue damsel, foxface, clownfish, and royal gamma, fire shrimp, camel shrimp 3, coral banded shrimp,peppermint shrimp, pom pom crab, emerald crab,sea cucumber, linkia blue starfish
Corals/Plants: open brain coral red and green, colt coral, soft leather, 4 toadstools, condyllactis anemone,green clove polyps, hairy mushroom,green striped mushroom,Rhodactis Brown,red mushrooms,blue mushrooms,zoa rock green, flowerpot coral,frogspawn coral green/purple, Superman mushrooms,Firefly zoanthid,Armor of God Palythoa, gorgonian with white polyps,button polyps, finger leather 2,kenya tree,
Tank Size: 46 gallons
Advice: We are new hobbyists, any advice for us:)
Description: 46 gallon bow front tank

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