Hi all, This is a great site. Have decided to change from fresh to salt water. So am totally new to setting up a marine tank. Thinking of strating with a Jebo R338 which use to house freshwater fish. Is this possible??
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I would suppose the Jebo comes with T8 bulbs. Fine for fish,but for corals i would recommend atleast T5's (modifications to the hood).
How many Litres is the tank?Tank dimensions?
If possible try and get the tank drilled for an overflow to add on a sump, otherwise get yourself a hang on Overflow box. Check with our sponsors for the Reefoctopus range they work well.
Welcome to MASA. I'm running a jebo R138 (basically same as 338) as a reef tank. You're very limited as to what fish you can put in there. (basically 1 or 2 small clowns/damsels). It also fluctuates a lot temperature and parameter wise. It's not very easy to add a sump or protein skimmer to it as well. Basically in short, it's better to build a tank. If you like the sort of "all in one" look with the rounded glass etc the BOYU TL-450 and TL-550 are pretty good as marine tanks.
Thanks guys. Excuse the ignorance, but do I need to add a protein skimmer and/or sump to the tank. I read that there is something called a natural system, still trying to figure out how well that works.