Photos of Both Small and Large Reef Tanks

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    75g Reef Tank

    75g Reef Tank
    75g Reef Tank. Cliff Bright

    Cliff Bright's 75 gallon reef tank really shines. These pictures not only show off the many clusters of Yellow Sponge, Mushrooms and Button Polyps and much more.

     

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    5.5 Gallon Nano Reef Tank

    5.5g Mini-Reef Aquarium
    5.5g Mini-Reef Aquarium. John Hakim

     For years and years, it was believed by most saltwater aquarists that aquariums were not suitable for reef tanks with corals. Here are photos of small (mini or nano) marine tanks that prove the old beliefs wrong.

    This photo of John Hakim's 5.5g mini-reef aquarium pictures a great close-up shot of his White Stripe Maroon Clownfish and Cleaner Shrimp, with an Xenia coral, Leather Mushroom, Green Mushrooms, and a Plate Coral.

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    6 Gallon Nano Reef Tank

    6g Nano Reef Tank
    6g Nano Reef Tank. Luis Contesini

    This photo of John Hakim's 5.5g mini-reef aquarium pictures a great close-up shot of his White Stripe Maroon Clownfish and Cleaner Shrimp, with an Xenia coral, Leather Mushroom, Green Mushrooms, and a Plate Coral.

     

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    12g Nano Reef Tank

    12g Nano Reef Tank
    12g Nano Reef Tank. Luiz Brunner

    As you can see from Luiz Brunner's 12g nano-reef aquarium picture, although it may be small, it's amazing what variety of soft and stony corals one can choose to put into a reef tank of this size.

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    18g Reef Tank

    18g Reef Tank
    18g Reef Tank. Anthony Miralles

    Anthony Miralles' photo of his 18g Reef Tank won 1st Place in the September 2004 About Saltwater Aquariums Reef Tank Photo Contest.

     

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    20g Reef Tank

    20g Reef Tank
    20g Reef Tank. John Popowitz

    John Popowitz' 20g Reef Tank with with its amazing assortment of corals, algae and fish.

     

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    29g Reef Tank

    29g Reef Tank
    29g Reef Tank. Brodie MacDonald

    Brodie MacDonald's photo of his 29g Reef Tank which contains 1 Maroon Clown, 4 Chromis, Purple Tipped Montipora, Bubble Coral, Pagoda Coral, Zoanthids, Trumpet Coral, Hairy Mushroom, Green Ricordea, Orange Ricordea, Yellow Polyps, Star Polyps, Red Xenia, Pink Xenia.

     

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    30g Reef Tank

    30g Reef Tank
    30g Reef Tank. Enrique Gomez

    Enrique Gomez' photo of his 30g Reef Tank shows his terrific assortment of corals and other critters.

     

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    37g Reef Tank

    37g Reef Tank
    37g Reef Tank. R. Tebben's

    R. Tebben's 37g Reef Tank containing a plethora of corals and fish.

     

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    45g Reef Tank

    45g Reef Tank
    45g Reef Tank. Rob Beedleson

    Rob Beedleson's photo of his 45g Reef Tank, submitted for entry in an About Saltwater Aquariums Photo contest. Rob tells us that his 8 year old tank houses "a Hippo Tang, Algae Blenny, Damsels, Mandarin Goby, Sea Cucumber, Bumblebee Snails and numerous corals.

    Also note the huge amount of Green Hair Algae covering some of the corals.

     

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    45g Cube Reef Tank

    45g Cube Reef Tank
    45g Cube Reef Tank. Val Clement

     Val Clement's 45g Cube Reef Tank entry in the August 15 - September 30 2000 Photo Contest.

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    54g Reef Tank

    54g Reef Tank
    54g Reef Tank. John Fletcher

     John Fletcher's 54g Reef Tank photo

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    72g Bow-Front Reef Tank

    72g Bow-Front Reef Tank
    72g Bow-Front Reef Tank. Dan Wergen

    Dan Wergen's photo of his 72g Bow Front Reef Tank which contains various color polyp rocks, Mushroom rocks, Brain and Meat Corals, a couple of different Torch and Leather Corals, Xenia and Clams. Fish in Dan's tank include a Flame Angel, Coral Beauty (yes), Purple Tang, Six Line, Fairy and Yellow Wrasses. Dan's photo also won 1st Place in the About Saltwater Aquariums February 2005 Reef Tanks Photo Contest.

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    75g Reef Tank

    75g Reef Tank
    75g Reef Tank. Frank Cresencia

     Frank Cresencia's photo of his 75g Reef Tank, submitted for entry in an About Saltwater Aquariums Photo Contest. Frank's tank shows his terrific assortment of both hard corals and soft corals, as well as his various fish.

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    75g Reef Tank

    75g Reef Tank
    75g Reef Tank. Jeffrey Hill

    Jeffrey Hill's 75g Reef Tank photo shows his terrific variety of corals. Note the beautiful patch of Duster Cluster Tube Worms in the front of the tank.

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    75g Reef Tank

    75g Reef Tank
    75g Reef Tank. Jason Smith

    Jason Smith's 75g Reef Tank photo shows his outstanding arrangement of corals and Anemones.

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    75g Reef Tank

    75g Reef Tank
    75g Reef Tank. Ghaleb AL Amad

    Ghaleb AL Amad's photo of his 75g FOWLR which contains: a Clown Trigger (Balistoides conspicillum), Niger Trigger, Regal Blue Tang, Valentini Puffer, 3 Percula Clowns, 2 Zebra Damsels, 4 Yellow Tail Damsels, Banded Pipe Fish (Doryrhamphus dactyliophorus) and a Mandarin Goby.

     

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    75g Reef Tank

    75g Reef Tank
    75g Reef Tank. Susan Switzer

    Susan Switzer's photo of her 75g Reef Tank which contains a beautiful variety of both hard and soft corals.

     

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    75g Reef Tank

    76g Reef Tank
    76g Reef Tank. Kristina Hammer

    Kristina Hammer's 76g Half-Round Reef Tank, which contains several clams, Feather Dusters, Fire Shrimp, Cleaner Shrimp, Yellow Tang, Mandarinfish, Bicolor, Potters Angel and many, many more critters.

     

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    80g Reef Tank

    80g Reef Tank
    80g Reef Tank. Charles Raabe

    Charles Raabe's photo of his 80g Reef Tank which contains numerous hard and soft corals, two Queen Anthias, 1 Mandarin, 1 Gaimard Wrasse and 1 Percula Clownfish. Everything in this tank was hand collected in the Philippines by Charles. Charles also won a well deserved 1st Place in the About Saltaquariums October 2005 Reef Tanks Photo Contest.

     

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    90g Reef Tank

    90g Reef Tank
    90g Reef Tank. George Balch

     George Balch's 90g Reef Tank contains a huge selection of corals, live rock and other critters.

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    92g Reef Tank

    92g Reef Tank
    92g Reef Tank. Jamie Frazie

    Jamie Frazie's photo of his 92g Reef Tank which contains Flower Pots, Frog Spawn, Colt, Pink Zooanthid, Finger & Cabbage Leathers, Open Brain, Christmas Tree Rocks, Xenia, Candy Cane, Brown Polyps, Purple & Yellow Toadstool, Red/White Coco Worms, Hammer, Curley Cue, Long Tip Anemone, Brown & Neon Green Shrooms, Ricordia Rock, Porkupine Puffer, Shunks Clowns, Hawkfish & Bicolored Angel.

     

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    100g Reef Tank

    100g Reef Tank
    100g Reef Tank. Dale Vearncombe

    Dale Vearncombe's photo of his 100g Reef Tank, submitted for entry in an About Saltwater Aquariums Photo Contest. Note the wide variety of corals, Surgeonfish and intertebrates.

     

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    90g Reef Tank

    90g Reef Tank
    90g Reef Tank. Ulis Krajka

     Ulis Krajka's photo of her terrific 90g Reef Tank which contains: 1 Acropora, 1 Brain Coral - Lobo Red, 1 Brain Coral, 1 Goniapora, 2 Sponge Corals, 1 Torch Coral, Mushrooms Corals, 1 Carnation Orange, 1 Colt Coral, 1 Leather Toadstool, Tree Corals, Green Star Polyps, Zoos Green Eye, Zoos orange, Leather Toadstool, 2 Cup Corals, 1 large clam and 1 Anemone.

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    92g Corner Bow-Front Reef Tank

    95g Corner Bow Front Reef Tank
    95g Corner Bow Front Reef Tank. Stan & Debbie Hauter

    You can see the 1 year progression of this tank at: Stan and Debbie's 92g Reef Aquarium Pictures

     

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    90g Reef Tank

    90g Reef Tank
    90g Reef Tank. Mark Miller

    Mark Miller's 90g Reef Tank Picture

     

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    158g Reef Tank

    158g Reef Tank
    158g Reef Tank. Al Kassen

     Al's terrific photo of his 158g reef tank. Note the wide variety of corals and his outstanding placement of arches.

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    200g Reef Tank

    200g Reef Tank
    200g Reef Tank. Moshe Cohen

    Moshe Cohen's photo of his outstanding 200g Reef Tank. Moshe has managed to accumulate a terrific variety of corals and fish in this display.

     

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    175g Bow-Front Reef Tank

    175g Bow-Front Reef Tank
    175g Bow-Front Reef Tank. Vince Motte

    Vince Motte's wonderful 175 gallon bow-front reef tank photo took 2nd Place Honorable Mention in the September 2004 Reef Tanks Photo Contest.

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    180g Reef Tank

    180g Reef Tank
    180g Reef Tank. Harold Hunnicut

    Harold's outstanding 180g Reef Tank contains an incredible collection of corals. This is a "must see".