The Real Cost of a Saltwater Aquarium

By Bloomberg Rankings - 2012-08-22T16:10:13Z

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Doubt your abilities to run your very own seaworld? Hire a technician to perform monthly maintenance. The cost can run about $75/hour for one technician and takes about 3 hours per month. Maintenance includes algae removal, water change and replacing filter media. Over one year, this would add up to $2,700. (Optional, so not included in the final tally.)

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