Juwel lido 120

Discussion in 'Nano Tank advice' started by Bluemotion, 24 Aug 2011.

  1. Bluemotion

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    I recently aquired a juwel lido 120, the tank is approx 120 liters, but I will be running a 3 foop sump at about 80% of its volume so one can add at least another 80liters, is this tank still considered a nano?
     
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    Not really, there is no actual defined size for a nano tank, just a general guideline, but once you start increasing total system water volume then you would no longer be classed as a nano, to exaggerate things a bit, you could have a 5 litre nano tank with a 300 litre sump, which kind of defeats the object of calling it a nano tank. But there are different schools of thought on it.
     
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    Interesting
     
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    I would still call it a nano.
    Reason being that your DT size is well a nano, even though your total water volume is more.
    There for, for stocking ect it should still be vieded as a nano.
     
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    That is true, I wont be putting a tang in there. At least half of the space in the sump will be used for frags, the other part for my filtration and return pump, I am going to keep bio load low so no more than 6 small fish.
     
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    Sounds like a good plan. And extra filtration is always good!!
     
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