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Old 04-04-2005, 04:45 PM   #1
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Refugium Questions??

Hi Guys I just started a refugium and was wondering what to put in it? It is under the tank and would feed back in the sump. I was wondering

1. What live animals should I start with? I want some stuff I can feed my fish. May myacin shrimp? or ghost shrimp?

2. Does anyone know where to get a nice starter kit??
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Old 04-05-2005, 02:12 AM   #2
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I would go with macroalgae to start with. This provides great nutrients naturally for your friends. Ghost shrimp sounds like a good plan as well. I'm not sure about a starter kit though. Someone here may know more about those.

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30 gal standard 55 lbs LR, 60 lb live sand, 10 gal sump/refugium. Urchin skimmer, mag7 pump, 3 x 96W PC combination 10,000K/actinic bulb, 2 blue LED moonlights
SG 1.024, temp 79.5, pH 8.4

Livestock I added:

1 skunk cleaner. 12 hermits: red, scarlet, blue. 15 or so assorted snails. Discosomas, Ricordia, Rhodactis mushroom corals, chaetomorpha (sump), 1 feather duster, Montipora digitata, Montipora capricornis, Montipora hispids. assorted zoos, Xenia, Kenya tree coral, green Sinularia, green star polyps, branching hammer coral, bubble coral, Devil's hand leather. Yellow chromis, purple firefish.

Hitchhikers: the usual suspects :crabs, bristles, urchin, mantis shrimp (now in exile in mantis tank)

List of possible/likely newcomers:

Feather duster. PJ cardinal, Bangghai cardinal, Firefish goby, Clownfish, Neon goby, Yellow watchman goby, Orchid dottyback. Various corals.
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