How many tanks

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Calde0920, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. Calde0920

    Calde0920 Guest

    How many tanks do you guys have running size and type? Is it easy to maintain multiple?
     
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  2. zeeGGee

    zeeGGee Guest

    I used to have 2...Now back to 1.


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  3. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    lol. Currently!?! With livestock, 5. But 3 are temp holding tanks for fish and coral. Should consolidate down to 2, maybe even down to 1, depending on what I want to do with the btas n the Lightning Maroons.

    Edit: technically 6 since I have 2 copperbands in TTM

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  4. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    I had three until last week. My main 120 gallon, a 10 gallon Nano and a 25 gallon frag tank. I took down the 10 gallon because it was actually harder to maintain than the 120 gallon. I find it easy to maintain two -- three was too much.
     
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  5. yellojello

    yellojello Supporting Member

    120g at work, 2.5g betta tank at home. Wanting a salt tank at home, but probably too much work with all the reef stuff at work.
     
  6. nbaiju

    nbaiju Guest

    65g and 24g reef. 2x55g, 10G and 6G fresh water.
     
  7. Fish Boss

    Fish Boss Guest

    40g and 10g mixed reefs. Not hard to maintain at all, but the 10g has some algae, kind of tough to keep that tank perfect. Might just make it an all Xenia or all softy tank
     
  8. roostertech

    roostertech reef noob

    50 planted freshwater, 100g reef on the way, probably 3 QT / TTM tanks in the garage.
     
  9. Newjack

    Newjack Supporting Member

    2 tanks. a 75gal mixed reef main display. & a 15 gal. frag /propagation tank that i've been raising RBTA in for over a decade.
     
  10. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    Damn -- I'm the only one without any fresh water tanks!
     
  11. Kim Pattison

    Kim Pattison Guest

    1 Fresh water 45 gallon corner. 1 80 gallon divided tank from a store display with 3 sets of clowns. 240 mixed reef display and 60 gallon frag.
     
  12. RandyC

    RandyC Supporting Member

    - RedSea Reefer 250
    - 6 gallon freshwater
     
  13. Calde0920

    Calde0920 Guest

    I have a 12 gallon mr aqua currently fresh but might make it a frag tank
     
  14. bee505

    bee505 Supporting Member

    1 tank, 130 gallons
     
  15. BSAJim

    BSAJim Supporting Member

    190g display tank, 20g fish QT, 10g coral QT
     
  16. Ashalye

    Ashalye Webmaster

    There's a 90 g display tank at our house, then Matt has a frag tank (I forget the size @<3-2-reef) and 55 g display tank plumbed together, a live rock Rubbermaid pond (with sump) in the basement at his grandma's, and he helps care for the 60g display tank at his parents house.. the 14 gal freshwater planted tank in our kitchen finally came down last year..
     
  17. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

    108g display tank
    28g biocube/qt
     
  18. Julius Chen

    Julius Chen Supporting Member

    2 tanks running and another 1~2 in the plan:

    120g fish and soft corals, lps
    55g planted fresh water tropical fish tank
    Plan to seup another 60g rimless tank
    Plan to do a QT as well
     
  19. Baykes

    Baykes Webmaster

    3 tanks currently running

    24 Gallon Nanocube Reef
    20 Gallon Long Planted tank
    7.5 Gallon Planted Shrimp tank which is currently cycling

    Hopefully in the future I can set up larger tanks, but these sizes are plenty for me to work with for now :)
     
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  20. sjbro

    sjbro Guest

    180 gallon mixed reef display tank in the house & 30 gallon QT/observation tank in the garage.
     

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