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Old 06-29-2014, 08:31 PM   #1
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New Member! Advice on a set up

So I've always wanted a saltwater tank and I have just been offered a trade for one. The thing is I don't know much about them and need to move semi-quickly if I want to get the deal done. So here's what's included:

36 gallon seaclear bow front tank, stand, glass canopy, aq ultraclear 30, 60lbs of sand, 30lbs of live rock, siphon hob overflow?, 10 gallon sump? (pump?), magdrive 2 pump, zoomed rotating powerhead small. Light not included.

So is this a good set up? The traded is valued at about $400. Where's a good place to start learning about maintenance and set up before I add fish etc?

I apologize for my total ignorance, I'd do more independent research if the deal wasn't pressing.

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Old 06-29-2014, 10:58 PM   #2
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Sounds good your just going to want to get a light for sure, protein skimmer, auto top off, test kits.

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Your in the right place to learn everything just be sure to be patient and research everything with a fine tooth comb before you purchase anything else for your set up. You are still looking at spending a nice penny to get opperational.

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