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Old 07-17-2011, 05:47 PM   #1
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I was wondering because I really want a saltwater tank what I would need to start a saltwater tank and what I would need to do and how to start one and stuff. Please help me learn about this thanks
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Old 07-17-2011, 06:26 PM   #2
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Tank,stand,0light fixture, either canister or hob filter (depending on size), protein skimmer, refugium/sump (depending on size), salt, refractometer, test kit, 1.5-2 lbs of rock per gallon of tank, some form of substrate. Various buckets and measuring cups, possibly a rodi unit....and lastly fish I think that covers it
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Old 07-19-2011, 08:59 PM   #4
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For a 55gallon tank, would a canister filter work for a sump? Like fx5 i think its called.
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I'm sure it could be modded to act as a sump, but I would just go with a 20g long for a sump on a 55.......you could use a 10g but that's a tad small
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I'm sure it could be modded to act as a sump, but I would just go with a 20g long for a sump on a 55.......you could use a 10g but that's a tad small
I have a 15gallon 24x12ish Next question would of been is this enough.
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15g works.........
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