Glass box dreaming: What do you consider to be the most desirable brand of aquarium on the market right now?

What do you consider to be the most desirable brand of aquarium on the market right now?

  • AquaForest

    Votes: 10 2.6%
  • Cade

    Votes: 44 11.5%
  • CDA Fish Tanks

    Votes: 7 1.8%
  • Eshopps

    Votes: 1 0.3%
  • JBJ Aquariums

    Votes: 3 0.8%
  • Innovative Marine

    Votes: 50 13.1%
  • RedSea

    Votes: 52 13.6%
  • Reef Savvy

    Votes: 25 6.6%
  • WaterBox

    Votes: 67 17.6%
  • Custom

    Votes: 29 7.6%
  • Other

    Votes: 54 14.2%
  • Planet Aquariums

    Votes: 23 6.0%
  • Glass Cages

    Votes: 16 4.2%

  • Total voters
    381

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Glass box dreaming: What do you consider to be the most desirable brand of aquarium on the market right now?

If you could get any brand of tank that you wanted or maybe you are recommending a new tank to a friend or fellow hobbyist, what brand would it be? I mean, what do you consider to be the most desirable brand of aquarium on the market right now? Red Sea continues to be a top brand even though there seem to be a wide range of opinions and experiences. WaterBox continues to innovate and produce stellar options. JBJ and Innovative Marine have been producing solid tanks for a long time. There are also newer brands to the reef tank scene like Cade, AquaForest, Eshopps, and others. There are excellent custom tank builders like Glass Cages as well as Reef Savvy tanks which are expensive and the supply is limited. Please avoid bashing any particular manufacturer and let’s focus on what you consider to be the most desirable brand of aquarium on the market right now.

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I picked other because I think there are several I would love: Cade, Glass cages, CDA, and IM.

I know I want a peninsula, so it will come down to size and cost when I'm ready to pull the trigger. I don't care about glass clarity, it all looks the same to me. Right now I'd rather get regular glass if it could mean 50 more gallons.
 

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I literally take anything, random thing from tetra, salifert for tests, ASF for dosing supplements like waste away and other, JBL for some other thing and Ciano or Aquatlantis for filters or aquarium.
 

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Current tank is an IM and I think they’re hard to beat for their value. However I’d like to pick up an Ultum Nature Reef system and see how they work. Haven’t seen one in person but it looks like a solid little platform.
 

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Other - if reef ready aqueons were easier to find it would be all I bought
Aqueon are the only aquarium I have ever had and before them I only bought All Glass Aquariums. I have always used HOB overflow boxes. With variable speed return pumps its easy to match the drain capacity to the return pumps output so that the overflow box does not lose a syphon.
 

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IM or reef ready aqueon(i'm a simple guy lol) tanks
IM or reef ready aqueon(i'm a simple guy lol) tanks
I have one of the reef ready aqueon 4ft 120, you can ask your LFS to order some for you, pretty sure they're avaliable on the wholesaler list quite frequently
 

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  • Yes, I'm a reefing wizard.

    Votes: 64 25.8%
  • Yes, but it was a battle.

    Votes: 42 16.9%
  • I'm working on it!

    Votes: 68 27.4%
  • Nope...

    Votes: 21 8.5%
  • I've never tried, but I will eventually.

    Votes: 32 12.9%
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    Votes: 15 6.0%
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    Votes: 6 2.4%
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