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Old 04-08-2014, 09:46 AM   #11
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Really, cool would they be available in Australia ?
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Old 04-08-2014, 09:55 AM   #12
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Yeah they are, eBay has them if you search for 120w led reef light. They are about $160 (au) where abouts in oz are you? I am in melbourne...
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Old 04-08-2014, 10:00 AM   #13
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That's more for large systems IMHO. I agree with bectan a weekly wc is your best friend, especially for a system this side. 5 gallons a week and you really won't even need the skimmer, but I would still highly recommend doing 10-20% week even with a skimmer, it will keep things nice and stable.

In general, they do reduce the amount on nutrient export in other methods. How much it is depends on any number of things.

The skimmer fact works more in a FOWLR system. Because not only do water changes rid of nutrients, you must replenish trace elements also.
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I am in Melbourne too, near greensborough pretty cheap light for corals !
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Old 04-08-2014, 07:49 PM   #15
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Hi again guys for substrate can I just use normal San or would it be more beneficial to get a live substrate to aid filtration?
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Live sand is water and sand in a bag. Waste of money.
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:34 PM   #17
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What about coral sand ? I just want to make the best choice for my fish,
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What about coral sand ? I just want to make the best choice for my fish,

Coral sand? You mean crushed coral?
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Eh, it's not very good. It easily traps detritus and can foul your water easily.

It's best to buy sand that is a tad larger then sugar.
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