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Old 03-22-2014, 09:40 PM   #21
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I would get a 425 and a 240. That's what I had on my 20 and it worked great. Then I upgraded to an mp10 and haven't looked back lol
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Old 03-22-2014, 10:16 PM   #22
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Ok so here is what I picked up.

2 240gph korilia ph
Korilia smart wave controller
23 pounds dry rock
4 pounds live rock.
20lb bag white marine sand
5lb bag white freshwater sand(hope it's ok to use)
Aquaclear 70 power filter
1 jar chemi-Pure elite

Ordering 1 full spectrum led panel(Tao type)

Anything else that would make life easier? I already have the heater.
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Old 03-22-2014, 10:17 PM   #23
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Refractometer to test salinity:

Amazon.com: Salinity Refractometer, Aquarium & Seawater - Dual Scale (1.0 to 1.070 S.G.) by Agriculture Solutions: Pet Supplies
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Old 03-22-2014, 10:24 PM   #24
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If you have an api fw test kit you can use that for your cycle, but for a reef you'll want to invest in some other tests. Calcium, alkalinity, magnesium, and phosphate, I wouldn't recommend the api tests for these as they can be inaccurate.
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Old 03-22-2014, 10:27 PM   #25
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I have a refractometer already and a full assortment of API test kits. I have a 92 gallon corner reef.
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Old 03-22-2014, 10:39 PM   #26
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Than is say your good to go
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I'm driving at this moment but I have a few more questions. I'll be back shortly. Lol
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Old 03-23-2014, 08:47 AM   #28
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Ok so now the big decision...blue/white LEDs or full spectrum?? The only thing I'm not a big fan of is the 90 degree optics. Was really lookin for the 120 degree.

Question: I bought a 4 lb piece of live rock last night. It is wrapped in wet newspaper and sealed in a plastic bag. Will it be ok until tonight when I get water in the tank? Do I rinse it before I put it in the tank or does that wash the good stuff out of it?
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I have no clue on the rock.
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I like LEDS, they look more natural to me.
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