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Old 10-24-2011, 11:07 AM   #1
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And I start!

So today I am adding water and getting started. If you want to know what I am starting with just ask. I am very excited to talk and learn about what I can do and how I can do it.
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What sized tank and filtration system are you going with?
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Old 10-24-2011, 11:12 AM   #3
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My tank is 55 gallons I have a coralife 65 skimmer a fluval 405, a Marineland magnum 350 filter and two powersweep 228 power heads and a UV steralizer, 90,lb of sand and 50lb of base rock to start with. What do you think?
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Old 10-24-2011, 11:14 AM   #4
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My tank is 55 gallons I have a coralife 65 skimmer a fluval 405, a Marineland magnum 350 filter and two powersweep 228 power heads and a UV steralizer, 90,lb of sand and 5lb of base rock to start with. What do you think?
I'm definitely not a veteran in this kind of thing but it sounds solid to me.
I am still trying to figure out WTH is going on with my wet/dry filtration system, haha.
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Old 10-24-2011, 11:17 AM   #5
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I don't know anything about them. But I am sure that there is lots of people in this sight that know what you are going thru
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Old 10-24-2011, 08:57 PM   #6
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Water mixed and in the tank. Power heads and heater on sand is in. Should have rock in the next two days than I can start my cycle.
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Old 10-25-2011, 09:15 AM   #7
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Water has cleared already. I didn't fill up the tank so there is room for my rock as soon as it comes in. I still have 30lb of live sand but was thinking of waiting till I get the rock in and then start my cycle. Any thoughts?

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Old 10-25-2011, 09:54 AM   #8
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I think it looks excellent! lol Love the lighting, I like blue myself.
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Added 30lb of live sand, now the tank is milky again.
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UPS is scheduled to deliver my rock from reef cleaners by the end of the day tomorrow. Water is still milky, can I add the shrimp today? And the rock tomorrow after work.
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