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 Brackish Tank
bnissen915
Posted: Feb 15 2010, 09:10 AM


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Hi Robyn,

I am currently in the process of starting my first brackish water fish tank, and I am only a beginner. I would like to fill my tank with native fish from the Potomac river watershed, but I only have a 25 gallon tank available to me.

Do you have any suggestions for fish or plant life that would work in a tank of about 5-10 ppt salt? Or perhaps some other resources that might offer helpful suggestions for starting a brackish tank?

Thanks so much,

Brad
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Robyn
Posted: Feb 15 2010, 01:57 PM


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Welcome to the forum!

I have never had a brackish tank myself. You would do best to contact people who are in to native fish tanks, especially for brackish fish. Try http://www.nanfa.org
The other links I have on my site have all gone bye-bye!
I know more about native freshwater fish than native brackish water fish.

Good luck!


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wvairman
Posted: Dec 5 2010, 12:20 AM


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I know this thread is a bit old but blennies, gobies, and clingfish do great in a small brackish tank, I have yet to meet a person that had success with plants in one though, myself included...
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