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150 gallon aquarium – fish to keep in it

Having a 150 gallon aquarium provides you with the opportunity to keep a wide variety of different species of fish, if you wish. If you want to turn your hobby, from just keeping tropical fish into one where you have a complete reef environment, then having a 150 gallon aquarium will allow you the chance to do this.

Yet you should never rush into such a project, but instead think things through very carefully first. It is important that the first thing you do is actually determine if you have the space in your home to install a 150 gallon aquarium. If you can, then you will be able to keep some of the more popular breeds of tropical fish in it, such as Clownfish.

You need to aware that the setting up and installation of a 150 gallon aquarium could take some time, and you will need plenty of patience to do it. In fact what you will find is that actually getting the environment right for any kind of fish or marine life, such as corals, seahorses and starfish to live in your 150 gallon aquarium, will take some time to actually achieve.

150 Gallon Aquarium – Which Species Of Fish Can You Keep In Yours?

The first decision you need to make is whether you want your 150 gallon aquarium to hold either freshwater or saltwater fish in it. Going for a saltwater reef aquarium gives you the opportunity of keeping some of the world’s most wonderful and colorful species of fish in yours, and it makes a wonderful addition to any home. Below we take a look at a few varieties of tropical fish that can be kept in a saltwater reef aquarium, and which are relatively easy to care for.

1. The Purple Tang (Zebrasoma Xanthurus) 2. The Yellow Stripe Maroon Clownfish (Premnas Biaculeatus) – Also referred to as the Maroon Anemone Fish, Spinecheek Anemone Fish or the Maroon and Gold Stripe 3. The Sea Anemone (Entacmaea Quardicolor)

Why Choose These Species Of Fish For A 150 Gallon Aquarium

Ideally the Purple Tang is a breed of tropical fish which likes to live in tanks that contain more than 100 gallons of water, so putting them into a 150 gallon aquarium is ideal for this species. They are herbivores and so putting in plenty of fresh plants for them to feed off of is crucial, and you need to be aware that they can be extremely territorial and act aggressively towards other species of fish and marine life. Make sure that the other fish that you place in the aquarium with them, are compatible.

The Clownfish makes a wonderful addition to any size of reef tank, and comes in a wide range of colors, and this one is very noticeable by the yellow stripe that appears on its head, body and tail. These fish are suited to living in any size of tank, including a 150 gallon aquarium, and are of all species of tropical fish, one of the easiest to care for.

The Sea Anemone is a species of fish that really is worth considering having in a 150 gallon aquarium. They not only like and get along with Clownfish, including the one mentioned in this article, but find it easy to live in any size of aquarium.

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