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Old 02-02-2012, 03:31 PM   #1461
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You know there is a lot more stuff you need to buy. Rock, sand, I would highly recommend a skimmer, salt, refractometer, test kits, rodi unit (also highly recommended), lights, the list goes on. Odds are you'll buy a majority of this online and have to wait. I would be wiling to bet if you keep up the hunt for a week or two you will find something you like more for a better price.
Yep I know. I've been looking up things for a while. This is gonna be a slow build but I want to know what I'm looking for and the sump where I'm starting seems to be all up to stand size so I'm itching to at least get the tank. I'm ok with spending a little extra money.
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Old 02-02-2012, 04:02 PM   #1462
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Nice pictures of the Clown!
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Old 02-02-2012, 04:14 PM   #1463
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Nice pictures of the Clown!
So beautiful! They just make me feel happy!!
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Old 02-02-2012, 04:36 PM   #1464
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So beautiful! They just make me feel happy!!
Thanks hes doing good! Haha we want something els to buy for our tank.... what you all suggest????
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Old 02-02-2012, 07:01 PM   #1465
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Well in a few days you can get another fishie
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Old 02-02-2012, 07:02 PM   #1466
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Well in a few days you can get another fishie
Really? Thatd be cool! I think we are getting some coral this weekend, and maybe an invert. Then a fish the week after that

Could we add a royal gramma second?
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Do one of your least aggressive fish. And don't add stuff with a bioload too fast, you'll get too much of a Trate spike.
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Do one of your least aggressive fish. And don't add stuff with a bioload too fast, you'll get too much of a Trate spike.
Oh so a gramma should be last..maybe the goby/shrimp next week then. How do i know what kind of bioload my fish have? I dont know which have the most/least. Heres the list.

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1 occerellis clownfish
1 yellow/black midas blenny
1 Orange stripe prawn goby
1 gramma
1 flasher wrasse
1 bangaii cardinal (if room-not definite)

2 cleaner shrimp
1 peppermint shrimp
1 micheals pistol shrimp
1 fire shrimp (eventually)
1 emerald crab
10 hermit crabs
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I would get the prawn or the cardinal next. I'm not sure which poops more than others though.. I think a bigger fish would have more.
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Okay cool we will get the one at the lfs. Anyways the clown is just sitting in a corner...does yours do that?
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