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Old 11-10-2002, 09:39 PM   #1
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Looking for suggestions for next step. My 1st SW tank. 12 x 24h 36L. 4" Sand bed. 40 lb live sand. Started with RO water & instant ocean. Aqua clear 300. 2 Powerheads. Added 2 pieces base rock & 2 live rock from a friends tank. Some grape algae and 2 damsels. Some green polyps on rocks. All running smoothly for about 4 weeks. Starting to see some green algae growing on sand and glass. 1 24" 50/50 flor lite. Question is what next and how soon? I want a very colorful tank with a few fish. Should I save up for better lites. What suggestions for 24" tank depth. Or should I start adding more live rock? Budget kind of limited right now but Santa is coming. Any other ideas greatly appreciated. Thanks 8)

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If you want to go reef with some softies and maybe a few LPS, I would look into a 2X96W PC set up, for lights. As for your next step, I would add a clean up crew. Look inot snails...
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