Thanks hinds! i really only want to keep some live coral,clownfish,Tangs and cleaners such as shrimp,snails etc! Yes I have a young boy who loves nemo! But I have been contemplating getting a real marine aquarium for years!! And now it's time.I have approx 1mtr tank.so where do I start? I need a filter,protein skimmer,sump?where's the cheapest place to purchase online?can you sendpics of your system?