Top 21 - 30 Reef Tanks 2009

Rated #21: 55 Gallons Reef Tank

State:None/Other
Country:Puerto Rico
Rank: #21 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.18
Number of votes: 163
Fish Kept: 1 Yellow Tang 2 Ocellaris 1 Cardenal Bangao 1 Green Chromis 1 Coral Beauty 1 Trigger
Corals/Plants: Both Hard/Soft
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Patience
Description: Full Shot

Rated #22: 60 Gallons Reef Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United Kingdom
Rank: #22 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.08
Number of votes: 153
Quote: none
About Yourself: love the hobby
Fish Kept: 1 mandarinfish 4 chromis 1yellow tang cleaner wrasse 1 maroon clown
Corals/Plants: soft coral: mushroom, toadstool, fingertip,dendronephtya, variety of polyps,xania, cabbege,
Tank Size: 60 gallons
Advice: take your time
Description: reef

Rated #23: 120 Gallons Reef Tank

State:None/Other
Country:Canada
Rank: #23 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.07
Number of votes: 167
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: As much light and water movement that you can afford. What ever size tank you choose to buy, double it and save yourself the upgrade at a later date.
Description: Left Angle 120g Reef

Rated #24: 75 Gallons Reef Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #24 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.06
Number of votes: 174
About Yourself:
Fish Kept: Pair of Goldstripe Maroon Clowns,Ornate Leopard Wrasse, Bipartitus Leopard Wrasse, Hi-Fin Goby & Randall's Pistol shrimp, Hector's Goby, Chromis
Corals/Plants: 16 Acropora species, 3 Montipora Species, Favia, Ricordia, Paly's, Zoa's, 2 Maxima Clams, Frogspawn
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: Nothing good happens quickly in a reef tank. Start slow, get an RO/DI to make your own water and research every single fish, coral and invert before you buy it.
Description: 75g taken 1/1/2009

Rated #25: 90 Gallons Reef Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #25 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.05
Number of votes: 172
Quote: These are not the driods you are looking for.
About Yourself: I'm a retail manager.
Fish Kept: 1 Naso tang, 1 Japanese Wrasse, 5 Green Cromas, 1 Clown, 1 Randell Goby, 1 Spoted Mandrian, 1 Sea Serperant, 2 Cleaner shrimp, 3 Peppermint Shirmp, 1 Sandsifting Star Fish, 1 Double Star Star Fish, 25 Blue Leg Crabs, 4 Mex Turbo Snails, 4 Bumble Bee Snails, 100 Snails.
Corals/Plants: Galaxia, Xenia, Ridged Tongue, Red Mushrooms, Blue Spotted Mushrooms, Frog spawn, Hammer, Chilli, Green Staghorn, Orange Cap Montipora, Purple Cap Montipora, Orange / Bue / Geen/ Rose / Yellow Florida Recordas, Green Brain Coral Head, Green Duncan Wiskers, 2 Clams, Feather Duster, Coco Worm, Orange Sun Coral, Orange Encrusting Montipora, Green and Purple Acan, Green Cup. At least 7 mother coloines of diffrent color Zoos. 5 more frags of new colors of zoos were just added to our collection.
Tank Size: 90 gallons
Advice: Buy some books... read them. Buy a test kit... use it. Buy some water... change it.
Description: 90 Gal Reef Tank. Photo taken 4/25/09

Rated #26: 54 Gallons Reef Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #26 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 6.02
Number of votes: 143
Quote: "WHAT THE HELL"
About Yourself: BEEN IN THE TRADE FOR ABOUT 4YRS ,AND STILL LOVING EVERY MOMENT,PLANNING TO GO LARGER SOON,150 GAL ,STARTED WITH A 18GAL ECLIPSE LASTED 4 MNTS AND THEN GOT 54GAL ,ONE OF MY FRIENDS HAD A TANK FISH ONLY,AND THAT NEXT DAY I BOUGHT MY TANK.
Fish Kept: SAIL FIN TANG,CHOCOLATE TANG,ARC EYE HAWK FISH,BLACK BLENNIE,CANARY BLENNIE,SIX LINE WRASSE,ARABIAN PSUDEOCHROMIS,SCOOTER BLENNIE,TRUE PURCULA CLOWN,2 GREEN CHROMIS,ORANGE SPOT SHRIMP GOBY
Corals/Plants: TORCH CORAL (TAN W/YELLOW TIPS),FROSPAWN (NEON GREEN),CANDY CORAL (BROWN & GREEN CTR) NEON GREEN ,DISC CORAL(ORANGE 7 GREEN,DUNCAN CORAL 2 COLONIES (8 HEADS & 15 HEADS),DENDRO 9 HEADS,ASSORITED ZOOS,BLASTOMUSSA WHITE W/GREEN CTR & MARON W/GREEN CTR 7 POLYPS
Tank Size: 54 gallons
Advice: DO ALOT OF RESEARCH,AND THEN DO SOME MORE RESEARCH
Description: 54 gal bowfront glass aquarium w/built in overflow

Rated #27: 65 Gallons Reef Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #27 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.98
Number of votes: 196
Quote: Cant manage what you dont measure!
Fish Kept: Varies
Corals/Plants: Varies
Tank Size: 65 gallons
Advice: Don't sandbag other's hardwork. Vote fair.
Description:

Rated #28: 25 Gallons Reef Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #28 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.94
Number of votes: 129
Fish Kept: blue green chromis, anthias,
Corals/Plants: too many to list
Tank Size: 25 gallons
Advice: take it slow and make SURE the person giving you advise knows his stuff GOOD
Description: nano

Rated #29: 72 Gallons Reef Tank

State:None/Other
Country:United States
Rank: #29 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.93
Number of votes: 155
Fish Kept: Powder Blue Tang, Yellow Tang, Spotted Rabbitfish, Spotted Mandrin, 6 Line Wrasse, Velvet Fairy Wrasse, 2 Ocellaris Clown, 2 Pajama Cardinals and 6 gold Chromis
Corals/Plants: Red Mushrooms, Blue Mushrooms, Eagle Eye, fire and ice and dragon eyed Zooanthids, GSP's, Xenia, Large War Coral, Large Christmas Favia, Red Wellsophylia, green Welsophylia, Neon Candycanes, Trumpet Coral, Pocilapora, multiple montiporas (digitata's and Capricornis) and various Acroporas
Tank Size: 72 gallons
Advice: Do plenty of research and don't get lazy on the tank maintenance. If you keep your water clean and feed everybody you'll be happy with the results
Description: Front Tank Shot

Rated #30: 26 Gallons Reef Tank

State:None/Other
Country:Australia
Rank: #30 out of 152 Reef Tanks submitted 2009
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Submitted:
Ratings: 5.93
Number of votes: 154
Quote: Dont be cheap if its somthing you need.
Fish Kept: 1 x Blue Tang, 2 x Ocelaris Clowns, I x Sand Goby, 1 x Coral Banded Shrimp,
Corals/Plants: 1 x Purple Blastomusa, 1 x Orange Blastomussa, 2 x Acans, 2 x Finger Leathers, 1 x Yellow Leather, 1 x Duncan, 1 x Goniopora, 1 x Carnation Coral, 3 x other.
Tank Size: 26 gallons
Advice: Start slow and let your tank establish itself. Cycle!
Description: My 110L Octagonal Reef Tank Front

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