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Old 03-01-2014, 11:21 PM   #1
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Hey I'm really wanting to get a SW tank goin have no experience I have a 29 gallon regular glass tank can I do it with that??
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:45 PM   #2
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Hey I just got started myself.. as a matter of fact I just filled my tank yesterday and waiting on it to cycle. The information is a lot to take in but these guys know what they are talking about. One thing I have grasped so far is the theory there is more than one way to do things in this hobby. So far I have really enjoyed this community and they members here are always very forthcoming with great information,
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:49 PM   #3
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Yes a 29 is not a bad size to start! I would plan to keep coral as well as fish, so get equipment for both!
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:52 PM   #4
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Ok so wat will I need to get started how big of a filter and all that??
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What all equipment do I need don't know nothing about this lol I read SW about skimmers and all that and cycling the tank I don't know wat that is??
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Old 03-01-2014, 11:55 PM   #6
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I know I'm defiantly gonna get an RO water filtration system!!
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Old 03-02-2014, 12:07 AM   #7
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Yes a 29 is not a bad size to start! I would plan to keep coral as well as fish, so get equipment for both!

+1. Everyone wants coral eventually so plan for it from the start. The 2 things that go into every successful reef is patience and research. You'll need ro/di water, flow, and some sort of filtration (hob skimmer or hob filters work fine for nano tanks) and of course lighting ( eBay taotronics dimmable are about the best value out there)

Edit : the larger aqua clears (70-110) are great hob filters and you can even find heaters that will fit in the 110
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Wat is nano tank is that just under a certain gallon or somthing
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Wat is nano tank is that just under a certain gallon or somthing
Nano is anything smaller than 30g I believe and pico is 4g or smaller I think
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Ya anything under 40g can be considered a nano
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