The smallest recommended size is a 30 gallon aquarium, and for saltwater, bigger is always better. A large marine ecosystem can better handle the daily fluctuations in water quality than a small ecosystem. We have found that 55 gallons is a perfect beginner aquarium size. A 55 gallon tank will allow for several types of fish and it is large enough to maintain a stable environment. Keep in mind, that while it is possible to keep a very small saltwater tank, we recommend that only those aquarists with prior saltwater experience attempt it.
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As a result, advanced hobbyists will probably consider my recommendations for to be rather conservative. Beginners or aquarists of limited experience, however, will enjoy much greater success by choosing from what I consider to be the top ten saltwater aquarium fish.
What are the Top 5 Best Beginner Saltwater Fish? | YoExpert Q&A
If you are just beginning your journey into saltwater fish keeping you should know that somemarine fish are easier to keep in captivity than others. The following saltwater fishare good choices for the beginner:These are great saltwater fish for beginners. They come in several different colors. They tolerate changes in water fluctuations better than most other saltwater fish and they will eat a variety of aquarium foods, such as flakes, frozen, freeze-dried, and live food. They are also relatively small about 3-4 inches at most.