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Old 05-11-2014, 06:43 PM   #1
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Getting started :) need advice :)

Hey everyone , I recently bought a 120litre tank to set up for a reef tank , I'm just in need if some advise on filtration ? And lighting ? I'm in Sydney Australia btw thanks guys and gals 😄
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Live rock will act as your main filter, with the right temp and flow. You will need one or two power heads for that and you can also use a hob filter or a protein skimmer. With a tank as small as yours some will say the skimmer is not necessary but I always think they are a good thing. What does the tank come with? Any lighting or any equipment at all? What is your ultimate plan for this tank?
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Hey thank you tank came just as the tank ! Nothing else ! Planning on buying a hob filter , and maybe customising it ? And has no lighting ?
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We'll I want it to be a mini reef and if I decide on a protein skimmer ! I found a small reef octopus nano skimmer fur cheap , even though it's 40litre undersized for my tank do you think it would aid the tank? Everything else I found is to big and way more expensive
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It's best to use a skimmer rated for twice your tank size for it to be most effective. I wouldn't get an undersized one.
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