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Old 10-13-2011, 06:54 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by CleverBs
Would this work for a good start? If not what would be a better alternative. Also what type of sand do I need to use?

40 gallon tank
2x Aqueon Powerheads 500
30 lbs. Base Rock
10 lbs. Live Rock
Fluval 300 watt heats
Topfin 60 gallon
Lighting - First will have a normal industrial floresent light but will upgrade to a Double Bright LED later (are they good? would they allow me to have basic corals later down the road?)
Bucket of salt mix
saltwater Test kit
Sounds good-except maybe a stronger filter? Just my suggestion for better filtration.
Not sure about the LEDs but I would think they'd be alright since most people use LEDs or antics or some blue type of light, I would believe (I'm not a saltwater person! )
Everything else sounds good, good luck!

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