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Old 10-05-2012, 12:01 AM   #1
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Alright so I got 5 consecutive a's on my test. Now my dad gonna buy me a saltwater tank I think 20 gallon. Any advice I researched a lot but I want also advice from experienced people.
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First things first, do you want a fowlr (fish only with live rock) or a reef? Are you on a budget? Would you prefer an all in one plug and play system or build your own? Lastly is there a specific fish that you "must have"?
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I going to get a fowlr. My budget is up to 500 dollars. And I think I should get all in one plug. The fish I know one would be a clownfish and a damsel
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Old 10-05-2012, 12:27 AM   #4
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I going to get a fowlr. My budget is up to 500 dollars. And I think I should get all in one plug. The fish I know one would be a clownfish and a damsel
You could try CL for good deals on a bc 29 cause 500 is cutting it close with all brand new.
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Old 10-05-2012, 12:29 AM   #5
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I going to get a fowlr. My budget is up to 500 dollars. And I think I should get all in one plug. The fish I know one would be a clownfish and a damsel
Be careful with the damsels. Could very well possibly get fAirly aggresive and cause issues. Id start watching craigslist like a hawk. You will score some insane deals on there.
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Old 10-05-2012, 12:30 AM   #6
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Cl?? Also Is it possible to put a tang in a bio cube.
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Old 10-05-2012, 12:33 AM   #7
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Cl?? Also Is it possible to put a tang in a bio cube.
Ihave a 30 gallon with stand, ican sell it to you. Its an eclipse.
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Wouldn't recommend a damsel as they are aggressive towards other fish and hard to catch! I also agree go on craigslist and look for a biocube 29. Or you could buy one off of marinedepot.com new for $260 I think, then get a 30 lb bag of sand ($30), and 30 lbs of dry rock for about $60-90. I used BRS pukani dry rock and love it! Very porous and worth the money. Also I've seen good reviews on marcorocks so that's another option, and they are cheaper. That comes out to be $350-$380 and the rest can be for livestock (or/and corals b/c you would get power compact lights w/ the biocube which can grow some corals *nudge nudge*).
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I'm okay I'm gonna go to the pet store any just buy everything. I think the pet store owner can give me cycled water
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I'm okay I'm gonna go to the pet store any just buy everything. I think the pet store owner can give me cycled water
The water doesn't contain the needed bacteria. That will be found on surfaces such as filter pads, bio balls, sand, and live rock.
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