What saltwater fish can go in a 20 gallon tank?

What saltwater fish can go in a 20 gallon tank?

26 Recommended saltwater fish for a 20-gallon tank (fish types and stocking levels)

Clownfish (1 pair) Ocellaris Orange skunk
Dartfish (1) Firefish Zebra
Fancy goby (1) Clown Yasha
Cleaner goby (1) Neon Shark Nose
Small blenny (1) Tailspot

Do you need a protein skimmer for a fish only saltwater tank?

No, you don’t necessarily need a protein skimmer. Unless you are keeping a nano reef tank, a protein skimmer is completely optional.

How many filters do I need in a 20 gallon tank?

There are 3 types of filters that I recommend for 20 gallon fish tanks: hang on back filter, the internal filter and the canister filter. I will talk about all of these in separate.

Do canister filters work for saltwater?

Can I Use A Canister Filter For A Fish-Only Saltwater Aquarium? Yes. They usually work well on Fish-Only aquariums to help remove detritus via mechanical filtration.

Can I use canister filter on a 20 gallon tank?

For a 20-gallon tank, a canister filter may be an overkill. Canister filters are more suited for aquariums over 50 gallons, but you may find canister filters rated for smaller aquariums too. Therefore, if you have a 20-gallon aquarium, a hang-on-back filter will be perfect for it.

How many shrimp can I put in a 20 gallon tank?

So, technically, you could add a lot of cherry shrimp in a tank. A lot, like a whole colony in a 20-gallon tank!…How Many Cherry Shrimp Per Gallon?

Aquarium capacity in gallons Ideal shrimp count
20 gallons 40-100 cherry shrimps
30 gallons 60-150 cherry shrimps
40 gallons 80 – 200 cherry shrimps