Re:New 170 gal reef which are safe tankmates



Congrats on the tank! A 170 can house just about anything you want, provided you have an unlimited budget.

As far as fish, most tropical marine fish can be housed in a tank that size. Tangs, clown fish, angels and a few other’s are popular choices. Corals, you need to address lighting and flow for what ever you choose.

Personally I’d put Ingen’s or Pots in a tank that size, provided it had the hieght for them. An awesome herd of smaller seahorses could be kept in a tank that size. But, if you are planning a reef most SH can’t be housed with the inhabitants.


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