Skip to main content

Large saltwater tanks can be a lot of fun to manage because they offer you the chance to add all kinds of fish to your biome that you have made in your tank. These larger tanks can allow for you to add fish that need more space to roam and they give you the chance to make a bigger reef in your tank.

If you have been wondering what the possibilities are for a large saltwater tank, you need to look into the kinds of fish that you can add to this side tank. There are so many options for a saltwater tank that is large in size that you might be a little overwhelmed trying to pick. We can help you to find the best saltwater Fish for a-75 gallon tank with ease.

If you are ready to learn more about the best saltwater fish for a large tank, you need to read on.

Best Saltwater Fish for a Large Tank

1.      Lionfish

While Lionfish have a bad reputation for being home-wreckers and being really aggressive in a tank that is not quite large in size, when you add a Lionfish to a bigger tank, they will thrive. These fish are happy in large tank sizes and they are very beautiful to look at as they drift around in their new environment.

These fish also do not get that big when they are fully grown which can be nice for a large tank. These fish will get to about 7 inches in size which makes them a large medium-sized fish which is usually hard to find for a large tank.

2.      Tangs

Tangs of all colors and kinds are really enjoyable to add to any tank that is large or medium in size. Tangs like to live in small schools and you can get more than one variety for your needs if you want to add some color and not have to get a lot of really big fish for your tank. Tangs are not that expensive either which is a really nice benefit to adding them to your tank.

These fish can eat many different diets, so you can pick the right Tang variety for your tank if you do not want to have to add another diet to your feeding plan each day. Keeping the costs down for feeding and care is easy when you add Tangs to your tank.

3.      Lunare Wrasse

This is a really unique fish that is colorful and interesting. It has a yellow fin and a blue-green body and it is medium in size which is a nice fit for a bigger tank. This fish also tends to get more beautiful as it ages because their colors will often get more vibrant over time.

This is a fish that will not do well in tanks with large coral reefs since they can feed on reefs and they can be aggressive about their territory around the reef. You will love this fish, however, if you have a lot of open space in your tank.

4.      Copperband Butterfly

This is a really classic-looking tropical fish that many people think is very beautiful. These fish will happily drift around in your large tank and they get along with most other fish which is nice. You will find that these little fish enjoy a well-developed reef area to live in but that they will school up and spend time swimming happily around near the reef.

These fish can become stressed if you have a lot of aggressive fish in your tank, so you will need to be sure that you are not adding them to a tank that has a log of big personalities in it already.

5.      Angelfish

Angelfish often get a bad rap for being aggressive but this is really only an issue in smaller tanks. Most angelfish will be just fine in a bigger tank and they are very beautiful to look at. These are some of the prettiest saltwater fish out there and you will love adding them carefully to your tank.

There are also many kinds of angelfish which can make for a lot of different color choices for your addition to your tank. You can pick a classic color or you can gravitate toward some of the more colorful ones that look truly tropical.

6.      Eels

Eels can be a really fun addition to your tank. They can be aggressive if you add too many at one time so you will need to be sure that you look into the space requirements for each kind of eel that you are thinking about adding. Eels can get quite large, so you need to make sure that they will have room in your tank.

Most eels will need about 50 gallons worth of space to work with so you will need to keep this in mind when you are looking at eels for your tank. They can also be semi-aggressive so you will want to be sure that they will get along with the other fish in your tank already.

Saltwater Tanks Are Very Fun To Develop

Getting a big saltwater tank set up does not have to be a struggle. If you take the time to look into the space requirements for each kind of fish that you want to add to your tank, you will have much better results when you add them to your tank. Remember that you will probably need to have a well-developed reef for most of these fish to thrive in your tank and be sure that you are not adding all of these fish at once so that you do not shock your water pH.

Saltwater tanks are very beautiful and they can offer hours of fun and enjoyment no matter what fish you decide to add to your tank. Being able to craft a large tank is really exciting and you will find that these fish can make your tank gorgeous and enjoyable to share with others.

 Photo credit: https://www.pexels.com/photo/clown-fish-hiding-in-green-plant-6123080/ 

https://www.pexels.com/photo/big-striped-zebrasoma-fish-near-reef-4593109/

https://www.pexels.com/photo/black-and-yellow-fish-in-water-5547007/

Love our content? Share it with a friend or link it to social media. Like short clips of cute household pets? Training tips? Follow us on instagram @nydognanny or on YouTube at nydognanny.  Have some news you needs to get to dog and cat parents stat?  Email info@newyorkdognanny.com with your article pitch.

Share