Top 10 Nano Reef Aquarium Mistakes—And How to Avoid Them!

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https://mdshop.us/Nano-Reef-Mistakes Since the creation of the Nano Cube, small reef aquariums have become enormously popular. Nano tanks offer a convenient way to keep a reef aquarium when space, budget, and time are limited.

For those of you just starting out, a nano tank is simply a small aquarium—typically anything below 40 gallons.

At Marine Depot, we've been helping nano reef hobbyists succeed for over 20 years.

We've distilled all our years of knowledge into this episode to help you avoid many common pratfalls new hobbyists fall victim to. We've also shared some simple best practices that will set you on a course for success when you're first starting out and in the years to come!

#nanoreef #nanoreeftank #nanotank

-- TOP 10 NANO REEF AQUARIUM MISTAKES --

Mistake #1: Moving too Fast 0:51

Mistake #2: Irresponsible Stocking 2:11

Mistake #3: Overfeeding 4:09

Mistake #4: Using Tap Water 5:28

Mistake #5: Not Enough Water Changes 6:25

Mistake #6: Fussing with a Nano Skimmer 7:17

Mistake #7: Neglecting Filter Media 8:11

Mistake #8: Manually Topping Off with Freshwater 9:11

Mistake #9: Not Testing Your Aquarium Water 9:55

Mistake #10: Neglecting The Basics 10:54


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