Tank confused

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by Mekaeel, 23 May 2008.

  1. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,226
    Likes Received:
    128
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    Hey crew

    im a bit lost as to what i should do with my 600*600*450 cube.
    Should i make it a FOWLR system or transfer all my LPS from my big tank into the little cube and leave the big tank SPS dominated?
    any input will be appreciated
    thanks guys
     
  2. Guest




  3. lanzo

    lanzo Sponsor

    Joined:
    10 Sep 2007
    Posts:
    9,395
    Likes Received:
    26
    Location:
    Centurion
    make a small predator tank, get one of those nice green bristel stars and some nice panther groupers, and commits.mmmmmmmmmm very very very nice
     
  4. OP
    Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,226
    Likes Received:
    128
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    always like a predator tank,but for a predator tank i prefer to use a large tank,something over 2m
     
  5. Punk

    Punk

    Joined:
    4 Sep 2007
    Posts:
    678
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    Johannesburg
    try something new, how about a seahorse tank? :)
     
  6. lanzo

    lanzo Sponsor

    Joined:
    10 Sep 2007
    Posts:
    9,395
    Likes Received:
    26
    Location:
    Centurion
    yip, the cube is a bit to small.
    go for a lps system in th 600mm cube and fully sps on the 1m cube.
    this will look great
     
  7. OP
    Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,226
    Likes Received:
    128
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    i did have that in mind.was at Marcos place yesterday and checked his ponies out,looks awsome.but have no experience,got lotsa learning to do.think im just gonna fill the tank up and let it cycle in the mean time
     
  8. lanzo

    lanzo Sponsor

    Joined:
    10 Sep 2007
    Posts:
    9,395
    Likes Received:
    26
    Location:
    Centurion
    what about a macro algae tank with horses.that will look awesome.
     
  9. OP
    Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,226
    Likes Received:
    128
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    or maybe LPS and ponies....
     
  10. Punk

    Punk

    Joined:
    4 Sep 2007
    Posts:
    678
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    Johannesburg

    :thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:
     
  11. OP
    Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,226
    Likes Received:
    128
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    ok so now gotta start studying Seahorses....
     
  12. gaboon

    gaboon

    Joined:
    14 Nov 2007
    Posts:
    2,241
    Likes Received:
    5
    Location:
    Northriding
    Mantis tank?
     
  13. Punk

    Punk

    Joined:
    4 Sep 2007
    Posts:
    678
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    Johannesburg
    awesome dude, perhaps you could also get them to breed eventually!

    but what species would you go for?
     
  14. OP
    Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,226
    Likes Received:
    128
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    dude i know nothing at all about seahorses,got to study first then will decide from there.
     
  15. gaz19

    gaz19

    Joined:
    10 Jun 2007
    Posts:
    1,783
    Likes Received:
    10
    Location:
    durban,kloof
    sea horses cant be kept with lps or any coral as the will lnk onto it with there tail and get stung. thats what i have read.

    an lps tank will be good. maybe a local tank-all the local zoo's and the local fish we have?
     
  16. lanzo

    lanzo Sponsor

    Joined:
    10 Sep 2007
    Posts:
    9,395
    Likes Received:
    26
    Location:
    Centurion
    yip, some cods and grunters:lol:
     
  17. gaz19

    gaz19

    Joined:
    10 Jun 2007
    Posts:
    1,783
    Likes Received:
    10
    Location:
    durban,kloof
    sis! i was thinking along the lines of gem tangs ect
     
  18. robski

    robski

    Joined:
    8 May 2008
    Posts:
    331
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    cape town
    isnt the tank to small for tangs?
     
  19. gaz19

    gaz19

    Joined:
    10 Jun 2007
    Posts:
    1,783
    Likes Received:
    10
    Location:
    durban,kloof
    162l i think the volume is. yes it will be to small for them depending on size
     
  20. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

    Joined:
    29 May 2007
    Posts:
    17,868
    Likes Received:
    70
    Location:
    Cape Town
    I would say go with the LPS only tank, Mekaeel!
     
  21. OP
    Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator

    Joined:
    8 May 2007
    Posts:
    24,226
    Likes Received:
    128
    Location:
    Point Waterfront Durban
    ive seen Marcos tank and he's got them with LPS and softies
     
    Last edited by a moderator: 23 May 2008

Recent Posts

Loading...
Similar Threads - Tank confused Forum Date
Very confused Tank Owner... Water Parameters and Additives 8 Oct 2011
[wtd] Small tank + stand - quarantine - Pta Wanted Today at 12:21
[wtd] 1200 Tank Wanted Sunday at 07:31
Tank update General Discussions and Advice Saturday at 10:39
Gif_Hasie's 4ft Reef Tank Project Medium Tanks Friday at 07:42
[wtd] Looking for 3m Tank in Superb Condition Wanted 11 Jul 2017
[wtd] Complete Tank kzn Wanted 10 Jul 2017