New Tank! Need HELP!!!

rachibelle87

Pygmy Octopus
Registered
Joined
Sep 15, 2003
Messages
7
Reaction score
0
Hello all,

I am trying to put together a rather large, perhaps 50 gallon saltwater tank. I am wondering about how much does it cost to maintain a tank this size? Any other tips would be helpful.
 

Nancy

Titanites
Staff member
Moderator
Joined
Nov 20, 2002
Messages
5,714
Reaction score
127
Location
Dallas Texas
It doesn't cost too much to maintain the tank - cost of water and salt, or if you prefer to buy it premixed, the cost of saltwater, averaging about 5 gallons/week, and the cost of carbon or other filter media that must be replaced.

A much bigger cost might be the cost of food, if you're thinking of getting a squid or octopus.

Nancy
 

o.vulgaris

Vampyroteuthis
Registered
Joined
Jul 26, 2003
Messages
484
Reaction score
5
not much as for maintanence...food is what you need to worry about, thankfully most of us have a local fish supermarket where we can find fresh and inexpensive seafood for our ceph's, try finding one near you. :)
 



Forum statistics

Threads
19,591
Messages
203,047
Members
8,482
Latest member
Pturski

Monty Awards

TONMOCON IV (2011): Terri
TONMOCON V (2013): Jean
TONMOCON VI (2015): Taollan
TONMOCON VII (2018): ekocak

About the Monty Awards
Top