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Old 08-31-2014, 01:10 AM   #31
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Are you for sure doing it in the 10g, or do you still need your parents permission? I would start getting stuff set in stone before you plan too much.
They haven't said no but they haven't said yes so it's not very clear whether or not I have permission but I still want to plan as much as I can because its very likely they will agree to it.


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Old 08-31-2014, 01:11 AM   #32
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Here's my honest opinion on this matter. Don't do the pico reef. If you forget to top off one day your salinity is going to skyrocket and probably kill everything. Do a 10g, you can have a fish and it will be easier to keep parameters.


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I will be doing the ten gallon if I'm allowed to.


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Old 08-31-2014, 01:13 AM   #33
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Everything I get must be ordered...
My LFS does not have anything at all for saltwater aquariums so either I drive 2 hours or order online


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Old 08-31-2014, 01:17 AM   #34
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Everything I get must be ordered...
My LFS does not have anything at all for saltwater aquariums so either I drive 2 hours or order online


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I'm sure the great majority of us get stuff online. And look for other refers in your area.
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I'm going to set up a thread and see if I can find anyone down here in Texas.


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Coralline algae and Jar reef

So are pulsating xenias toxic when cut open or is that just mushrooms? And what about zoas? And do I need to cycle the tank even though I'm not interested in adding any fish?


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So are pulsating xenias toxic when cut open or is that just mushrooms? And what about zoas? And do I need to cycle the tank even though I'm not interested in adding any fish?


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Yes, cycling the tank is absolutely necessary. Zoas and Palythoas are the toxic ones. Mushrooms, I've never heard anything about them being toxic. Just don't eat them, get their juice in your mouth or eyes, or boil them and you will be fine. It helps to wear gloves and wear a face mask. I got some in my mouth accidentally once and it made my mouth go numb for hours. Wasn't particularly excited about the potential ramifications but everything turned out to be fine.
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What's you budget for this build? It's a neat idea, just want to make sure you know what you are in for cost wise. It ain't going to be cheap!


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I don't have a set budget but I'm aiming for less than $100


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What's you budget for this build? It's a neat idea, just want to make sure you know what you are in for cost wise. It ain't going to be cheap!


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So it's expensive? We scratched out the pico idea so we are doing we ten gallon idea. The zoas I found on reefs2go are only 9.99 for 5 heads on each plug and Xenia were the same price so that's not an issue. The power heads were around $20 and then I don't know the cost of lights or the cost of live rock/sand.


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