BEST nano tanks

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  1. Matt

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    Some stunners there. Thanks for the link.
     
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    Awesome looking nano tanks! Many thanks for the link, Matt!
     
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    Been following that site for a while now, awesome stuff they do there I must say. Why aren't nano's like this in SA
     
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    well, honestly i can say, nano's will eventually get like that, i promise you, if you take care of the "baby" ... :) but one thing i must say, stunning nano pics !
     
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    There are some pretty amazing tanks there but my question is that with all those different species packed into such a small space, surely there'll be some hectic chemical warfare :kangakiller:

    How long can one expect his tank to look like that???

    Idol Marines has a nano that has about 5 or 6 different species like euphyllia, xenia, gsp, zoas and IMO look stunning. Not too much in a small area. Plus a little swimming room.
     
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    had my nano for 9 months fully stocked with fish and corals, and was perfect, secret is WC
     
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    Fair comment. Did any of the coral sting one another?
     
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    Thanks for the link...Some nice nano's thr...
     
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    Great link! thanks...
     
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    Pads had no issues, but I also kept mainly the less aggressive species
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    MAybe a nano DT but a huge sump?
     
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    Nah, no big sump. A lot of the nanos and picos on that site are surprisingly simple. Lots of WC... And just bear in mind that these guys tune the sh*t out of the pics with photoshop... I know its all in the pursuit of reproducing that actinic pop.... but I think sometimes it gets taken a bit too far! That doesnt change one bit the awesomeness of some of these nano.... wawawiwa... those tanks are amazing!
     
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    Awesome looking tanks.

    Got some good ideas for my tank. Thanks for the link
     
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    nano tanks and seahorses?

    hi, id just like to know who here has some experience with seahorses in nano tanks, would like to get some good advice and tips. i bought myself a tiny 58l BOYU marine nano on the weekend, been running saltwater through the system. got live rock and gravel and one algea plant in there so far,and one little lost sea urchin that was a stole-away on the rocks or plant, not sure, i found him in the bag after i had put everything in the tank. shame... i would just like some input from nano tank keepers as i've heard its a lot different and more tricky than keeping the larger tanks... will seahorses even be happy in a nano tank? and id like to keep a mandarin fish with it? and a jellie fishy? is it possible?
     
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    a suggestion would be to start with something a little easier and get used to the whole thing. the species you have mentioned are hard to keep esp in a smaller tank. jellyfish need to be kept in a kriesel tank. the other two need to have access to top quality water and live food which dont usually go well together in a small tank. try a clownfish or two to start with would be my opinion.
     
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    this is my boyu nano it is now three months old just to give you an idea
     
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    Hy how much did those power heads cost you and from where?
     
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    300lph boyus at 80 bucks a piece. i have three in there
     
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    thank you for the advice on the seahorses and the photo of your nano mandarinman. how long should you run the water to let it mature before adding fish and clean up crew? the petshop said a week, the books say 3 months? if the water levels are fine, can i add the fish...idealy i would love to keep seahorses and mandarin, can i get the mandarin so long?
     
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