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So looking to build a predator tank

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So the woman of the house want to build a big tank in the wall for more aggressive fish... The tank size I thinking I will need is around 180 to 240 i really want to have a shark not sure what kind and I also like triggers and she wants to have a lionfish.. I need to no where I need to begin with this and and maybe the size of sump that I would need t o build pretty much what to I have do to make this dream aquarium haha any help would be greatly appreciated from starting the build to care for certain sharks or other really fun predators and if anyone want to donate sometime and assistance haha I am fairly new to saltwater... I currently have a 75 I started with fish and a few corals but I feel we would like something bigger and more furious haha. Thanks for reading

O andif anyone has big tanks or equipment let me kno interested in buying used save some money also I attached pics of my current and first marine tank tell me what ya think but dont be too mean lol thanks again


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We have a 350 gallon aggressive fish/predator tank with sharks. The care is pretty easy so long as the fish are roughly the same size, best food for sharks is talapia (we get the frozen ones from Martins) and they are only fed once every 3 days. Feel free to shoot me a PM if you 2 wanna check it out
How bout some pics of that tank Wrassefan
Dave got the squirrel all riled up now , LOL
maybe me but I would think a 180 is a bit small for a lionfish...... they are about as wide ....
Haha can't poke the squirrel, I will get some pics done (and hopefully posted) tomorrow
Haha can't poke the squirrel, I will get some pics done (and hopefully posted) tomorrow
Remember, you posted that here and we DON'T forget LOL ;)

The pride and joy of the wife is the 4 dogfaced puffers in there (2 yellow belly, 2 regular) ranging from 3-6 inches, there is a sailfin, lunare wrasse, blue lined grouper, panther grouper, 3 squirrel fish, a 3 foot zebra eel, a 3 foot golden head eel, 3 brown banded cat sharks (1 male, 2 female ((2 are 18-24 inches and 1 is 36 inches))) and we waiting for preuss to catch a tang we bought in their display tank to add to this one which will be about a 7-8 inch pale lipped tang. When the tang comes in I will add the pic, and when the golden headed eel comes out I will add that pic as well.


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Yup! Looking good! Thanks:thumbup:
Wrassefan, have you not experianced any issues with your puffers going after your sharks?
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