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Old 10-01-2004, 06:16 PM   #1
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new 25 gallon saltwater tank what next

new 25 gallon saltwater tank, dont have any fish yet and am finished cycling the tank. the tank is empty with just livesand in it. has a wisper 40 an a seaclone100 skimmer running. what next?
live rock or artifical?

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Old 10-01-2004, 06:45 PM   #2
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Definitely live rock
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Old 10-01-2004, 06:59 PM   #3
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thanks 4 the advice

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Old 10-01-2004, 08:59 PM   #4
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thanks 4 the advice

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Read the Conscientous Marine Aquarist by Bob Fenner, you will not be disappointed.
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thanks, going to pick up a coppy now
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Old 10-01-2004, 11:10 PM   #6
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You should put what you want in your tank it's yours. Look around on the net and see what you like. I have a 125gal. and there is no LR in it it's all fake rock with fake corals. But it's some your better looking stuff it's made by( living color ). I only like LR in a true reef tank. But if you go reef you miss out on all the cool fish like triggers and puffers and most wrasses. So think about it before you spend the money on the LR not that the living color stuff is any cheaper.
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Old 10-02-2004, 08:49 AM   #7
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what fish are good to start with?
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Old 10-02-2004, 11:04 AM   #8
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You want to put your least agressive fish in first. But it depends on if your doing a reef or fish only tank. Fish only tanks can have more variety in the fish the more agressive meat eaters I like reefs to so besides my 125 i started a 20gal. reef. I like the meat eaters like the tusk wrasse and the lunar wrasse and groupers and triggers and puffers
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THANKS I THINK I WILL START OUT W/ A FISH ONLY
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clowns, fire fish, chromis, small gobys, are a good choice for a small tank. look into these fish.
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