Getting started in reefing - What's the best sized aquarium for a beginner?

Discussion in 'Reef Aquarium Discussion' started by mdbannister, May 13, 2019.

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  1. Stay nano less than 30 gallons

    52 vote(s)
    6.6%
  2. 30-55 gallons

    378 vote(s)
    48.2%
  3. 75-120 gallons

    294 vote(s)
    37.5%
  4. 120-180 gallons

    28 vote(s)
    3.6%
  5. 180+ gallons (as big as possible)

    29 vote(s)
    3.7%
  6. I've got a better idea (post in thread)

    4 vote(s)
    0.5%
  1. Noob_reefer

    Noob_reefer Member

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    I just started a reef tank this year. Honestly,everyone told me to go as big as possible but looking at costs I settled on a 40b. It fits in my house and it's not hard to maintain in my opinion. I feel like it's a good size for beginners.
     
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  2. Hydrahawk

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    The largest one you can afford
     
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