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Old 07-09-2013, 09:09 PM   #1
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14 gallon nano tank help

Im going to be purchasing a 14 gallon biocube because it fits perfect in my living room. I just need a lil help with the set up. I know it doesn't have a protein skimmer which is why im buying one and going to customize it a lil. I just need to know like after all the set up and placement of it all whats is like the daily routine that you have to take to care for the tank
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Is it your first saltwater tank? Do you plan reef or fowler? Depending on your livestock your maintenance will be something like feeding once every 2 days, weekly water changes, and testing. I found that in the first few months of set up I was testing every couple of days (temp,salinity,nitrite,nitrate,amm and ph) once you get the hang of it, eventually you will start to see consistent results and maintenance is easier.
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:46 PM   #3
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Thank you alot and yeah its my first.
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If its your first salt water my advice is do plenty of research before you even consider putting water in. You don't need a skimmer on a 14g, it is beneficial tho. There are so many different ways to set up filtration but first you need to work out what you want to keep in it, reef, fowler etc? Welcome to the salt side you will be wanting to upgrade soon enough, it's very addictive hobby!
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Old 07-09-2013, 11:00 PM   #5
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Well i want to do a reef tank and im doing plenty of research but im starting my little nano tank then my dad is converting his fresh water into a saltwater so im going to be helping him out. So thank you. 😁
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Just wondering what does fowlr mean im a saltwater newbie
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FOWLR means fish only with live rock
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Ok thanks definately Wing along
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I meant to say definately following along
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Di have any idea of lighting, stocking, ect.
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