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Old 11-07-2006, 07:05 PM   #1
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Salt Newb with 80 gals

i have an 80 gallon and am entertaining the idea of setting it up salt water.

Ive kept Freshwater for years, but when it comes to saltwater im new, aside from what ive been reading, i read wahtever i can, any helpfl links would be appreciated,

also a list of equiptment i would need to keep a tank of this size, and approx costs

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Please do not cycle with live animals.

This is what I just bought:
2) CD-967052 Aragamax Sand (30 lbs)
Quantity: 9
3) CD-18867 SEIO Pump M820
Quantity: 3
4) CD-18797 Pro HQI/Compact Fluorescent/Lunar Light Fixture 72" 834W
Quantity: 1
5) CD-21154 Pro HQI/Compact Fluorescent/Lunar Light Fixture Suspension
Hardware(adjusts from 12" to 72")
Quantity: 1
All this was about $1200, but you probably can get away with cheaper lighting.
Keep in mind, you still need salt, refractometer, heater/s, LR.
Age is relative, you are only as old as you act....of course, this works in reverse....

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