Top 11 - 20 Reef Tanks 2009

Rated #11: 120 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #11: 120 Gallons Reef Tank - full tank shot
Country: Puerto Rico
Rank: #11 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Oliver on
Ratings: 6.44
Number of votes: 151
Fish Kept: Foxface, lyretail anthia, royal gramma, blue/green chromis, ocelaris
Corals/Plants: SPS and LPS
Tank Size: 120 gallons
Advice: just a little patience
Description: full tank shot

Rated #12: 100 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #12: 100 Gallons Reef Tank - a few month ago :D
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #12 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Jemba on
Ratings: 6.38
Number of votes: 166
Fish Kept: Regal tang,yellow tang, purple tang, 2 tank raised clowns, mandarin, valentini puffer, algae blenny, blue throat trigger
Corals/Plants: sps acro, monti, seria, lps lobophylias, blastomussa, cataphylia, trumpets, euphylia, trac, acans, soft buttons, mushrooms
Tank Size: 100 gallons
Advice: Take it all very very slow, decide what fish you want before you set up the tank and research them thoroughly. buy fish that willl do a job in your tank.
Description: a few month ago :D

Rated #13: 75 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #13: 75 Gallons Reef Tank - 75 gal mixed reef
State: Ohio
Country: United States
Rank: #13 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Jamy on
Ratings: 6.35
Number of votes: 157
About Yourself: I went to Maui scuba diving in the reef... I was hooked! I always had tanks as a kid so it was only natural to end up with a giant reef of my own...I love it! I have had it going for four years now, so I say its not going anyware!! Its a lot of upkeep, but so am I, so no problems for me here!! lol... I enjoy it more than watching tv!! theres always drama happening in that little world they live in too...its like the discovery channel live.
Fish Kept: 3 blue chromis 1 sailfin tang 1blue tang 1 niger trigger, sand sifting guy, and a purple yellow"jerk"!
Corals/Plants: Toad stool star polyps open brain red plate brown purple rim plate clams acros millie trumpet coral green ricordias colt coral blue and brown stag im sure more, I see things growing in it all the time I never purchased...creeping out of the live rock..mystery polyps and sponges and the colt coral.. its all over and I never bought it.. I sure have to trim it all the time. but its pretty so whatever...
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: If it looks good...DONT touch it. do regular water changes! always use ro/di
Description: 75 gal mixed reef

Rated #14: 90 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #14: 90 Gallons Reef Tank - 90g.1yr.old..mixed reef...outer orbit hqi/t5. 2x250w mh with 4x54w actinics pheonix 14k DE bulbs...aqua c ev 120 protein skimmer, pro clear wet.dry filter. 2xkaralia#4. quite one 2200 return pump..pro clear overflow box. 110 lbs. live rock..80 lbs of sand.
State: California
Country: United States
Rank: #14 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Sok L. on
Ratings: 6.33
Number of votes: 175
Quote: Nothin good happens fast..
Fish Kept: 90g--1-scopas tang. 1-orange shoulder tang. 1-foxface. 1-randalli goby. 2-black&white clowns. 24g--1-fuzzy dwarf lionfish, 2-leaf fish
Corals/Plants: all types..but i love sps the most...
Tank Size: 90 gallons
Advice: Research everything before buying..buy frags and save the ocean..
Description: 90g.1yr.old..mixed reef...outer orbit hqi/t5. 2x250w mh with 4x54w actinics pheonix 14k DE bulbs...aqua c ev 120 protein skimmer, pro clear wet.dry filter. 2xkaralia#4. quite one 2200 return pump..pro clear overflow box. 110 lbs. live rock..80 lbs of sand.

Rated #15: 120 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #15: 120 Gallons Reef Tank - latest pic as of Mar 3rd
Country: Canada
Rank: #15 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: George Dimech on
Ratings: 6.32
Number of votes: 184
Fish Kept: 1 Yellow Tang, 1 Chevron Tang, 1 Powder Blue Tang, 1 Flame Angel, 2 Blue Damsels, 1 Six Line Wrasse, 2 Clowns, 1 Mandarin Goby, 1 Blue-Green Chromis, 1 Blue Throat Triger, 2 Crocea Clams, 2 fire shrimp, 2 Candy Cane shrimp, 2 pepermint shrip, 1 Orange star fish, 1 Porcelian Crab, Multi Snails & blue hermit crabs
Corals/Plants: Hammers, Leathers, Acro's, Elkhorn, Multi Zoo's, Multi Mushrooms, Open Brains, Plate Coral, Feather Dusters, Duncan, Rose Tip Anemone, Pagoda
Tank Size: 120 gallons
Advice: Go big or go home...
Description: latest pic as of Mar 3rd

Rated #16: 150 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #16: 150 Gallons Reef Tank - my tank! i hope you like it! its not that great of  a pic.. ill upload more later :)
Country: United States
Rank: #16 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Perry on
Ratings: 6.27
Number of votes: 156
Quote: life isnt burger king honey you can always have it your way!! haha
About Yourself: i love fish. i like learing about them and reading about them. i have been in this hoby for around 2 years so im still learning. but, im always willing to answer nice questions!
Fish Kept: triger,sweet lips, scooter blenis, damsel, pufffejr, sail fin tang.. bird wrase.
Corals/Plants: live rock...
Tank Size: 150 gallons
Advice: take your time. do your research. ask questions. vist the shop that you want to buy from and READ READ AND READ !!!!
Description: my tank! i hope you like it! its not that great of a pic.. ill upload more later :)

Rated #17: 225 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #17: 225 Gallons Reef Tank - 225 gal reef tank 8 months old
State: Texas
Country: United States
Rank: #17 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Christopher on
Ratings: 6.27
Number of votes: 180
Fish Kept: Naso Tang, Hippo Tang, Purple Tang, One Spot Foxface, Flame Angle, Maroon clowns pair, Yellow Coris, Six Line, Bluestreak Cleaner, Sailfin Tang, Copperband Butterfly, 6 Green Chormis 1 Black & Gold Chrormis "Big Mistake it is the Devil"
Corals/Plants: Purple tip tort Acro,Green Acro, Oregon Tort, Purple Tip Stag Orange Montipora, Green Montipora, Rose Mili, Frog Spawn, Hammer, Candy, Green Plate, Kenya Tree , Pink Zoanthids, Green Star Polyps, Yellow button Polyps, Super Green Zoanthids, Moon Polyps, Fire Coral, Rose Bubble Tip, Watermelon Favia
Tank Size: 225 gallons
Advice: ask a million questions
Description: 225 gal reef tank 8 months old

Rated #18: 120 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #18: 120 Gallons Reef Tank - 120 Gallon reef tank  - lighting, 2-150 watt MH schuran skimmer, 40g sump , 4 power heads , calcium reactor , live rock
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #18 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Jonny on
Ratings: 6.23
Number of votes: 157
Quote: patience is a virtue with reef tanks
About Yourself: I LOVE THE SEA!!! NEED I SAY MORE
Fish Kept: 1 x regal tang - 1 x lipstick tang - 1 x yellow tank - 1 x mandarin fish - 3 x goby - 1 x algae blenny - 2 clown fish -
Corals/Plants: to many to list
Tank Size: 120 gallons
Advice: patience is a virtue
Description: 120 Gallon reef tank - lighting, 2-150 watt MH schuran skimmer, 40g sump , 4 power heads , calcium reactor , live rock

Rated #19: 65 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #19: 65 Gallons Reef Tank - Reef Tank 2009
Country: United Kingdom
Rank: #19 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: Reece on
Ratings: 6.22
Number of votes: 153
Quote: "I keep an imperater angel in a reef tank"
Fish Kept: 1 bicolor angel,1 juvenile imperator angel,1 regal tang,1purple tang,1 flame fin tomini tang,1 fire clown,2 percula clowns,2 chromis,1 yellow goby 1 caribbean blue tang 1 dancing shrimp,1 cleaner shrimp,1 black urchin, 15 blue leg hermit crabs,15 turbo snails.
Corals/Plants: pulse coral,blue pulse coral,various leathers,green star polyps,silver star polyps,clove polyps,button polyps,yellow polyps,green mushrooms,purple mushrooms,4 dunconopsammia axifuga, just starting to venture into sps so watch this space.
Tank Size: 65 gallons
Advice: READ!!
Description: Reef Tank 2009

Rated #20: 120 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #20: 120 Gallons Reef Tank - new tank set up
State: Michigan
Country: United States
Rank: #20 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted By: deb s on
Ratings: 6.19
Number of votes: 146
About Yourself: I love to scuba dive, and this is as close as I can get in Michigan.I am a registered nurse and love science, so balancing my tank comes naturally
Fish Kept: fox face, blenny, gobies, fire fish cardinals, 6 line wrasse, hippo tang, pair gsm clowns,jaw fish
Corals/Plants: mostly soft and lps, just starting a few sps frags
Tank Size: 120 gallons
Advice: it is very time consuming and expensive, and addictive.Dip your corals before you put them in the tank!! this is what my tank looked like before I got sea spiders-killed half of the corals. Use Coral Rx!
Description: new tank set up

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