I have not taken it very slow. I rushed, but still seem to be doing ok. I have reached the max for this tank. I am getting a 75 gallon this weekend. This one is a 29. My current and final stocking is:
Pair of percula clowns
2 emerald crabs
a few misc. snails and a couple crabs
Long tentacle plate
short tentacle plate
One thing that made things go faster is that I was cycled in 2 weeks. I used live rock, start smart and dead silversides.
Here is an FTS: