Saltwater Aquarium for Beginners: Types of Tank
When you want to have a saltwater aquarium, and you are a beginner, you need to understand about what types are good for you. For instance, if you choose fish only type, the tanks is only for fish. Well, actually not many people love this type. Even, it is least desirable for some people. It is like the plain tank. You might keep any fishes. But there are two more types of fish tanks.
Types of Fish Tanks for Beginners
Another type besides fish only saltwater aquarium is Reef type. This kind of fish tank is like FOWLR tank. But what makes it different is that it has additional things such as anemones and corals. For most of the parts, the coral actually needs water condition which is pristine. Thus, the amount of the fishes in the reef tank will be less than FOWLR.
The last type of saltwater aquarium is FOWLR or fish only with live rock. This kind of fish tank has some fish and has some additional components such as live rocks. But the live rock is not living. It’s called so since it has other living things and bacteria in it. The living rock will become main filtration in your tank. It is also the food source as they graze on the critters on its rocks. So, which type of saltwater aquarium you are interested with?