If you were to buy an aquarium, what would it be? freshwater or saltwater?

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  1. ReefAdvise profile image66
    ReefAdviseposted 6 years ago

    If you were to buy an aquarium, what would it be? freshwater or saltwater?

  2. Jeannieinabottle profile image91
    Jeannieinabottleposted 6 years ago

    I have been thinking about getting an aquarium again. I would rather have freshwater fish since they are easier to care for. Saltwater fish are beautiful, but not as easy to keep alive in my opinion. Also, they are really expensive compared to freshwater fish. I like keeping fish like tetras and guppies in a tank. They are inexpensive, pretty, and easy to manage.

    1. ReefAdvise profile image66
      ReefAdviseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      yes, i personally keep saltwater for the coral because it is very beautiful, but fresh water is defiantly cheaper.

  3. Goody5 profile image30
    Goody5posted 6 years ago

    It would be a fresh water aquarium, because they are a lot cheaper and easier to tend to.

    1. ReefAdvise profile image66
      ReefAdviseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      i would disagree, saltwater is easier to tend to then freshwater, but of you want a saltwater tank you'd have to empty your pockets to have one.

  4. lburmaster profile image81
    lburmasterposted 6 years ago

    Freshwater. I don't know anything about saltwater tanks.

    1. ReefAdvise profile image66
      ReefAdviseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      read my hubs.

  5. KDeus profile image93
    KDeusposted 6 years ago

    I have a small freshwater aquarium and have never had a saltwater aquarium, but would be interested in one for a nano reef smile

    1. ReefAdvise profile image66
      ReefAdviseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      get a bio cube or a nano cube, (i would get the nano personally)

  6. philli profile image80
    philliposted 6 years ago

    I bought an 110 gallon tank a couple of years ago and set it up as a freshwater aquarium. However, I feel that I have "mastered" the freshwater and it is no longer a challenge to keep. I've grown live plants, went from rocks to sand substrate, rearranged the decor, etc. I think that I've done all that I could with it and I am kinda bored with my bland-colored fish.

    I really would love to see coral and brightly colored fish when I come home, plus the challenge of learning about water chemistry in a saltwater tank, etc. So I think that if I bought a tank at this very minute, I would buy a saltwater aquarium.

    1. ReefAdvise profile image66
      ReefAdviseposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      that's a good answer. ide start small first if you want one and then go big. remember, having a reef is very expensive and hard to start big for your first time, if you want to start one refer to my hubs and they will teach you everything.

  7. profile image0
    sheilamyersposted 6 years ago

    I already have a 28 gallon freshwater aquarium and would very much like to have a saltwater one as well. The only thing stopping me is I've heard saltwater aquariums require a lot of maintenance.


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