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Old 08-22-2013, 08:48 PM   #11
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I can't find a empty 29 gallon anywere i was going to get a 29 at first but i can't find one
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Old 08-23-2013, 06:14 AM   #12
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When i first started, i had an anemone in a 20g get sucked up into a skimmer, they move around till they find a happy spot
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Old 08-23-2013, 09:56 AM   #13
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Yeah i heard of that happening with featherdusters but not anemones. I'm still wondering about equipment. And i heard that when a snail dies in a tank it realeses toxins so i wondering if ther were any snails that don't.
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Old 08-23-2013, 10:18 AM   #14
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? Thats funny, maybe nitrates, but my hermit crabs love to eat the ones that die, even the cleaner shrimp come for a snack
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so they don't release toxins?
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so they don't release toxins?
a dead snail or any fish/crab will cause an ammonia spike if it dies and you don't remove it
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i know that but some one told me that if a snail dies in a aquarium it with kill every thing. (still wondering about equipment)
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whats your budget on lights? skimmer?
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I don't want to spend more than $125 on lights and $100 on a skimmer and for a filter don't want to spend more than $120.
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A 20L probably doesn't need a skimmer. Water changes and live rock should be enough along with good flow. Easy to light, a 60-90 watt LED would be more than enough for most corals. Other types of lights may heat a 20L up too much.

Let others address stocking issues, but don't overstock.
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