Nano aquariums are small, ranging from the very small of 10 gallons or a little less to around 30 gallons or so. They are popular, at least partly because they have the advantage of being able to fit almost anywhere, so the aquarist pushed for space doesn’tRead more →
A beginner is more likely to make mistakes than when some experience has been gained. That is true for most things including keeping a marine aquarium. A larger aquarium, as large as can be fitted and afforded, has always been the normal advice to a beginner. ThisRead more →
When a beginner starts to research this hobby cost obviously becomes a factor and for very good reason. The larger the aquarium which is chosen the more equipment which is required, more water, more lighting, more salt etc. The list goes on and on. For this reasonRead more →
The answer to this question depends upon your definition of a nano reef tank?
To me a nano reef tank is an aquarium which is less than 20 gallons in size.
There are some people which define a nano reef tank as being less than 55 gallons, personally I would classify these as micro reefs.
For the purpose of this post I will base the definition of a nano tank as being less than 20 gallons in size.Read more →
Most aquarists are dictated to by circumstance. There is a really big aquarium, at a really good price, but one rather definite problem, and that is there’s nowhere to put it. So a smaller aquarium is chosen, but not by choice. However, even in the described circumstances, a smaller aquarium could be the one of choice.
Most aquarists dream big, visualizing that final aquarium that will bring the ultimate reef. In most cases, it never materializes. Some are lucky of course. There are some beautiful big reefs about.Read more →