Top 21 - 30 Reef Tanks 2012

Rated #21: 120 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #21: 120 Gallons Reef Tank - new tank setup
150 gal
State: Michigan
Country: United States
Rank: #21 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: deb s on
Ratings: 5.24
Number of votes: 177
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 setup 150 gal

Rated #22: 200 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #22: 200 Gallons Reef Tank
State: Florida
Country: United States
Rank: #22 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: NEW YORK on
Ratings: 5.24
Number of votes: 199
Quote: HELL NAH
About Yourself: SALT WATER LOVER
Fish Kept: TOO MANY
Corals/Plants: TOO MANY
Tank Size: 200 gallons
Advice: GO BIG OR STAY HOME

Rated #23: 90 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #23: 90 Gallons Reef Tank - 90 Gallon Reef Dwarf Angel Tank
State: Georgia
Country: United States
Rank: #23 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: William Jordan on
Ratings: 5.24
Number of votes: 172
About Yourself: Law Student - UGA
Fish Kept: Mainly a dwarf angel tank (yes I break the rules and have tricks to make it work) Dwarf Angels-BiColor, MultiColor, Keyhole, Flame, Potters, Golden, Rusty and 3 Cherub Pygmies. Also in the tank are two Maroon Clowns, Yellow Hawaiian Tang, Koran Angel (Juv), 6 Green Chromis, 4 Blackbar Chromis and a Mandarin Dragonet. 2 Linckia Starfish, 10 Emerald Crabs, Several Hermits and Snails. Sebae Anemone, Long Tentacle Anemone and Red Bulb Anemone.
Corals/Plants: Mixed reef with mainly all soft corals and a few LPS and SPS. LED-T5HO Lighting.
Tank Size: 90 gallons
Advice: Impatience = $
Description: 90 Gallon Reef Dwarf Angel Tank

Rated #24: 66 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #24: 66 Gallons Reef Tank - My Paradise 2
State: California
Country: United States
Rank: #24 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Tony on
Ratings: 5.24
Number of votes: 164
Fish Kept: Fish: Black Tang, Black Ice Clown, Helfrichi and Japanese Borbonius Invert: Electric Knuckle Hermit, Halloween Hermit, Scarlett Hermit, Blue-Legged Hermit, Abalone, Emerald Crab, Turbo and Turban Snails, Orange Star, Blue Tuxedo Urchin, Sea Hare, Cleaner Shrimp, Fire Shrimp
Corals/Plants: Finger Leather, Acan, Brain, Blueberry and Orange Tree Gorgonians, Torch, Toadstool, Chalice, Meteor Shower, Purple Montipora, Ricordea
Tank Size: 66 gallons
Advice: Do your own research
Description: My Paradise 2

Rated #25: 90 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #25: 90 Gallons Reef Tank - 7 months old
State: Virginia
Country: United States
Rank: #25 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: tank on
Ratings: 5.21
Number of votes: 182
Fish Kept: 4 Belus Angels Chevron Tang hooded Wrasse lepored wrasse clowns Male Lyrail tail Anthia 4 Females
Corals/Plants: SPS LPS Carpet really 2 many to name
Tank Size: 90 gallons
Advice: Over size Protein Skimmer
Description: 7 months old

Rated #26: 20 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #26: 20 Gallons Reef Tank - 20 Gallon Nano Reef
State: California
Country: United States
Rank: #26 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Tony on
Ratings: 5.2
Number of votes: 168
Quote: When in doubt, whip it out!
About Yourself: Fairly new to the hobby (1.5 yrs). Got bored of freshwater really quick and jumped into the nano saltwater reef setup. It's not as hard as everyone makes it out to be.
Fish Kept: Clown
Corals/Plants: Zoanthids, Xenias, Blastos, Green Button Polyps, mushroom
Tank Size: 20 gallons
Advice: It should be a fun hobby, not a stressful one.
Description: 20 Gallon Nano Reef

Rated #27: 90 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #27: 90 Gallons Reef Tank - Under the sea, in the living room.
Country: Canada
Rank: #27 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Michael on
Ratings: 5.19
Number of votes: 161
Fish Kept: -Blue Hippo Tang -2 Clown fish -Yellow Tang -Fire Angel -Royal Gamma Baselett -2 Yellow tail damsels -Pink spotted goby -Sally lightfight crab -2 Chromis -Bengai Cardinal -Few hermit crabs and turbo snails. All in great shape and get along, for the most part.
Corals/Plants: -Green torch Coral -Green Zoa -Finger Leather Coral -Elegance Coral -Toadstool Coral -Flower Pot Coral
Tank Size: 90 gallons
Advice: Take care of your fish. Water changes will keep that water crystal clear. Do not OVERFEED
Description: Under the sea, in the living room.

Rated #28: 55 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #28: 55 Gallons Reef Tank - 55 gallon
t5 lighting
powerhead
filter
protein skimmer
heater

2 clownfish
tomato clownfish
scribbled rabbitfish
3 green chromis
3-stripe damsel
coral banded shrimp
hemit crew
flat anemone
assorted corals
State: New York
Country: United States
Rank: #28 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Siobhan on
Ratings: 5.19
Number of votes: 167
Fish Kept: Clownfish, scopas tang, scribbled rabbitfish, green damsels
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Will need a part-time job to support this hobby, very addictive!
Description: 55 gallon t5 lighting powerhead filter protein skimmer heater 2 clownfish tomato clownfish scribbled rabbitfish 3 green chromis 3-stripe damsel coral banded shrimp hemit crew flat anemone assorted corals

Rated #29: 388 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #29: 388 Gallons Reef Tank - reef cree leds
Country: Australia
Rank: #29 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: graham on
Ratings: 5.16
Number of votes: 195
Quote: money pit lol
Fish Kept: usual tangs etc
Corals/Plants: lots incl tiger clam
Tank Size: 388 gallons
Advice: dosen,t hurt ask for help
Description: reef cree leds

Rated #30: 55 Gallons Reef Tank

Rated #30: 55 Gallons Reef Tank - 16 gallon bowfront nano reef with fish and led lighting
State: Colorado
Country: United States
Rank: #30 out of 80 Reef Tanks submitted 2012
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Submitted By: Josh on
Ratings: 5.11
Number of votes: 193
About Yourself: I am a firefighter and fish kkeping is my hobby to help relieve the stresses of work.
Fish Kept: Discus tank. Saltwater nano reef tank with fish. And a 55 gallon long African cichlid tank.
Corals/Plants: Live plants and soft corals
Tank Size: 55 gallons
Advice: Never stop re creating your aquarium.
Description: 16 gallon bowfront nano reef with fish and led lighting

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