Top 11 - 20 Reef Tanks 2012

Rated #11: 75 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #11: 75 Gallons Reef Tank - 75 gallon mixed reef tank
State: New York
Country: United States
Rank: #11 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Michael on
Ratings: 5.53
Number of votes: 180
Fish Kept: 2 True Perc clownfish, yellow tang, flame angel, diamond watchman goby, spotted angelfish, Blue Tang 2 fighting conchs, 2 sea serpents, 8 cleaner and blood shrimps, many snails and hermits.
Corals/Plants: torch coral, rasta leather, purple leather, yellow leather, various mushrooms and zoas,duncan, dendro, Aussie blastomussa and micromussa, trumpet coral, lobo and trach, brain coral, toadstool, pulsing xenia, giant palm tree, Red Planet, Several Acropora corals, Plating Montipora Corals, Reverse Prism, and more.
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: Read as much about the hobby as you can
Description: 75 gallon mixed reef tank

Rated #12: 220 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #12: 220 Gallons Reef Tank - 220 Gallon Reef Tank with Acan LED Lighting
State: Florida
Country: United States
Rank: #12 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Shane Appelbaum on
Ratings: 5.49
Number of votes: 186
Fish Kept: Tangs, Angels, Cardinals, Gobies, Sea Horse, etc
Corals/Plants: Soft, LPS, SPS Corals
Tank Size: 220 gallons
Advice: Take things slow
Description: 220 Gallon Reef Tank with Acan LED Lighting

Rated #13: 554 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #13: 554 Gallons Reef Tank - my reef tank
Country: France
Rank: #13 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Samuelguy on
Ratings: 5.49
Number of votes: 170
Fish Kept: Chirurgiens.
Corals/Plants: Lps, sps
Tank Size: 554 gallons
Advice: lancez vous ;)
Description: my reef tank

Rated #14: 55 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #14: 55 Gallons Reef Tank - front view of my 55g lit by 30 gu10 leds
State: New Hampshire
Country: United States
Rank: #14 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Chris Murphy on
Ratings: 5.47
Number of votes: 217
Fish Kept: Bangii Cardinal- Pterapogon kauderni Hippo Tang- Paracanthurus hepatus Yellow Tang-Zebrasoma flavescens Pair of Percs- Amphiprion percula Royal Gramma- Gramma loreto Sixline Wrasse- Pseudocheilinus hexataenia Tail Spot Blenny- Ecsenius stigmatura
Corals/Plants: SPS: Hawkins Acropora- Acropora echinata Larry Jackson Acro- Acropora valida Green Mili- Acropora millepora Blue Mili- Acropora millepora Chili Cap- Montipora capricornis Green Cap- Montipora caprocornis Orange Cap- Montipora capricornis Purple Rim Cap- Montipora capricornis Flower Petal Cap: Montipora capricornis Green Digi- Montipora digitata Blue Danae- Montipora danae Jason Fox Setosa- Montipora setosa Reverse Sunset monti- Montipora spongoedes ORA Green Birdsnest- Seriatopora caliendrum Pink Birdsnest- Seriatopora stellata Cauliflower Coral- Pocillopora damicornis Cauliflower Coral- Pocillopora verrucosa Orange Psammacora- Psammocora superficialis Superman Digi- Montipora digitata Neon Green Acro- Acropora aculeus Elkhorn Monit- Montipora hirsuta LPS: Orange Acan Lord- Acanthastrea lordhowensis Blasto- Blastomussa merletti Blue Candy Cane Coral- Caulastrea furcata Kryptonite Candy Cane Coral- Caulastrea furcata Meteor Shower- Cyphastrea ocellina Branching Meteor Shower- Cyphastrea decadia Green Duncan Coral- Duncanopsammia_axifuga Blue Chalice Coral- Echinophyllia aspera Green Hammer Coral- Euphyllia ancora Green Frogspawn Coral- Euphyllia divisa Green Torch Coral- Euphyllia glabrescens Grapes of Wrath Favia- Favia sp Green Horn Coral- Hydnophora rigida Hell Fire Crater Coral- Leptastrea purpurea Green Meat Coral- Micromussa amakusensis Cactus Coral- Pavona catus Orange Leaf Coral- Pavona maldivensis Maze Brain Coral- Platygyra acuta Blood Red Challice- Echinophyllia aspera Green Acan Lord- Acanthastrea lordhowensis Softies: Encrusting Gorgonian- Erythropodium caribaeorum Green Tree Leather- Nephthea spp Pom Pom Xenia- Xenia umbellata Gorgonian/Sea Fan- Muricea elongata Green Toadstool Leather- Sarcophyton ehrenbergi Cabbage Leather- Sinularia dura Blue Coral- Heliopora coerulea Zoanthids/Polyps/Mushrooms Hairy Mushrooms- Rhodactis indosinensis Armor of God Zoanthids- Zoanthus spp Blue Hornet Zoanthids- Zanthus spp Blue Palys- Palythoa spp. Neon Clove Polyps- Clavularia spp. Misc Mushroom- Discosoma spp. Eagle Eye Zoanthids- Zoanthus spp. Fire and Ice Zoanthids- Zoanthus app. Gold Dust Zoanthids- Zoanthus spp. Green Rhodactis- Rhodactis spp. Lord of the Rings Zoanthids- Zoanthus spp Magic Mushrooms- Discosoma spp Nuclear Eclipse Zoanthids- Zoanthus spp Neon Musroom- Rhodactis spp Green Star Polyp- Pachyclavularia spp Radioactive Dragon Eyes- Zoanthus spp Blue Tubbs Zoanthids- Zoanthus spp. Teal Palys- Palythoa spp Tickle Me Pink Zoanthids- Zoanthus spp. Orange Rhodactis Mushroom- Rhodactis spp. Orange Two Tone, Green Mouth Riccordia- Riccordia spp. Teal Green Riccordia- Riccordia spp. Ring of Fire Zoa- Zoanthus spp. Anemones: Red Bubble Tip Anemone- Entacmaea quadricolor Green Bubble Tip Anemone- Entacmaea quadricolor Inverts: Scarlet Hermits- Paguristes cadenati Skunk Cleaner Shirmp-Lysmata_amboinensis Fire (Blood) Shrimp- Lysmata debelius Peppermint Shrimp- Lysmata wurdemanni Florida Cucumber- Holothuria floridana Pom Pom Crab- Lybia tesselata Red Serpent Star- Ophioderma squamosissimus Banded Serpent Star- Ophioderma appressum Porcelain Anemone Crab- Neopetrolisthes maculosus Margarita Snails-Margarites pupillus Cerith Snails- Cerithium eburneum Asterina Starfish- Asterina spp. Micro Turbo Snails- Collonista amakusaensis Tiger Sand Conch- Strombus spp. Maroon Serpent Star- 10 nassarius snails 3 Red Tip Hermits 15 Astrea Snails Hawaiian feather Duster Worm Yellow Sponge Orange Ball Sponge with Communal Polyps Crocea Clam Macro Algaes: Botryocladia sp. Gracilaria tikvahiae Gracilaria curtissae Halymenia sp (Dragons Breath)
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: take it slow
Description: front view of my 55g lit by 30 gu10 leds

Rated #15: 60 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #15: 60 Gallons Reef Tank - Crucial Tank 1
Country: Canada
Rank: #15 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Crucial Company Tank on
Ratings: 5.45
Number of votes: 210
Quote: FROM ONTARIO
Fish Kept: Blue Tang, Black and White Ocellaris Clownfish, Sailfin/Algae Blenny, Powder Blue Tang, Leopard Wrasse, Purple Tang, Two Spot Goby
Corals/Plants: Spotted Mushroom, Red Colony Micro Polyp, Elegance Coral, Frogspawn Coral - Thin Branched, Cup Coral - Pagoda, Hammer Coral - Metallic Green, Slipper Tongue Coral, Cauliflower Colt Coral, Tree Coral.
Tank Size: 60 gallons
Advice: N/A
Description: Crucial Tank 1

Rated #16: 75 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #16: 75 Gallons Reef Tank - Side shot
State: Indiana
Country: United States
Rank: #16 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Brett on
Ratings: 5.4
Number of votes: 161
Fish Kept: Heavy bio load I know
Corals/Plants: Leathers shrooms and torch still building
Tank Size: 75 gallons
Advice: Be ready to spent sum money to start everything the right way also dont cut corners and try n cut corners you will pay for it in long run also be patient and do lots of rrasearch in the planning stages google is a life saver for questions or problems.
Description: Side shot

Rated #17: 44 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #17: 44 Gallons Reef Tank - RSM 250 Marine Tank
Country: Australia
Rank: #17 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Matt on
Ratings: 5.34
Number of votes: 162
Fish Kept: Yellow Tang Powder blue tang 3 x Chromis Dragonette 2 x Black and White Ocellaris Cleaner wrasse
Corals/Plants: LPS, Soft Corals, Mushrooms and leather corals
Tank Size: 44 gallons
Advice: Study and watch your levels, but most of all, enjoy your tank!
Description: RSM 250 Marine Tank

Rated #18: 100 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #18: 100 Gallons Reef Tank - 100g mixed reef
State: California
Country: United States
Rank: #18 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Nathaniel Pall on
Ratings: 5.29
Number of votes: 161
About Yourself: Started 14 years ago witha 55g freshwater tank and after having nearly every sort of freshwater fish and live plant you can have, I wanted to try something new and more difficult. I drilled my freshwater tank for overflows and havent stopped since.
Fish Kept: Yellow Tang, Mated pair of Ocellaris, Firefish, Blue Chromis, Red Scooter Blenny, and nice sized clean up crew, Cucumber.
Corals/Plants: SPS, LPS, softies and 5 clams,
Tank Size: 100 gallons
Advice: Patince, and dont panic. You can ruin a reef tank easier than build one., be patient and it will come together.
Description: 100g mixed reef

Rated #19: 125 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #19: 125 Gallons Reef Tank - Deltec 500 liter panoramic 3 monts running.
Country: France
Rank: #19 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Layla bools on
Ratings: 5.29
Number of votes: 156
Quote: The living art
About Yourself: I am new to the hobby but am lucky enough to have people around me that can give me good advice.
Fish Kept: Assorted
Corals/Plants: Assorted
Tank Size: 125 gallons
Advice: Keep your hands out and take your time on introducing fish. Slowly does it.
Description: Deltec 500 liter panoramic 3 monts running.

Rated #20: 72 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #20: 72 Gallons Reef Tank - This is my 72 bow front mixed reef.
State: New York
Country: United States
Rank: #20 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Chris on
Ratings: 5.25
Number of votes: 174
Quote: Take it slow let it grow..
About Yourself: I think I may be addicted to my tank...It really feels good after a hard days work to just sit and admire your hard work.
Fish Kept: Flame angel, blue damsel,2 percula clowns(mated pair), 2 PJ cardinales, cleaner shrimp.
Corals/Plants: green star polyps,orange & green ricordea,yellow polyps,toadstool leather,misc shrooms,chili coral,frogspawn, red and green monti caps ,brown plays,misc zoos,green candy canes. scans green dun cans. clam, misc acro`s, super man monti
Tank Size: 72 gallons
Advice: Every day you learn something new. Keep your hands out of the tank as much as you can.
Description: This is my 72 bow front mixed reef.

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