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Thread: Nano ?
10-19-2013, 10:46 PM #1
I have a 10 gal sitting here and would like to try a nano tank. Is there a list of equipment that I could look at or could someone give me a list? Thanks Dean.
10-20-2013, 12:18 AM #2
The below links should help with that
http://www.aquaticcommunity.com/aqua...d.php?t=112702If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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10-20-2013, 12:56 AM #3
Cool Thank you
10-28-2013, 12:31 AM #4
Here's what I ran on my 10g when I had it running.
Koralia 1 (equivalent now to the Koralia Nano)
Maxi Jet 1200 (pump on my skimmer)
While a skimmer isn't necessary on a tank this small, it surely can't hurt. Other than improving water quality and adding more flow, the skimmer also adds volume that can make a difference to a tank this small(about 10% of the total volume of the tank).50g African Cichlid Tank ♦ 30g Planted Community Tank ♦ 2g Pico Reef ♦ 45g Hex Goldfish Tank ♦ 10g Planted Betta Tank ♦ 55g Oscar & JD Tank ♦ 40g JD Juveniles Tank
10-28-2013, 11:27 PM #5
10-29-2013, 02:29 AM #6
You surely won't regret researching and reading up on saltwater. Its so easy to waste a LOT of money, and time, and fishy lives by trying to do things too cheaply, without some foresight. And there's so many methods and so much equipment out there - you really do need to get a handle on the basics yourself, and then get help on the details and gaps you can't quite understand once you decide where you're going.
Saltwater is quite a different - but awesome - kettle of fish! (lol)
Most of us of AC, I think, lean to live rock filtration, rather than a power filter, so you might want to read up/factor that in as well. Live rock can be quite a cost, unless you are prepared to take the time to allow for seeding dead rock.
10-29-2013, 02:38 AM #7
I know next to nothing about salt, but I know a buddy of mine had pretty good luck setting up a nano using this forum as a resource: http://www.nano-reef.com/forums. No slight meant to the reefers here, but the more info the better. :)
10-29-2013, 08:41 PM #8