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Old 07-26-2012, 04:43 PM   #11
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Yep. Many new things happen with a new marine tank. Ur fine. Just hope u don't get the red slime cyanibacteria/algea. This stuff is nasty and bad. Good luck with the tank. What's the plans with it? Reef? FOWLR?
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Definitely a reef tank but its going to be a really slow process for me though cause im on a student budget. Lol!!! I have been wanting to start this hobby since April but getting started means getting the right equipments.
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Indeed. Slow is the best way to go in this hobby anyway. It can get expensive!! What al do u have? Heater, Skimmer, filter, refugiun, lights?
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Right now I have a 55 gal display tank 10 gal sump, two heater, return pump, CPR overflow box, two powerheads, 50lbs dry rock, 7 stage RO system, test kit, etc.. No chiller, no ATO, no sterilizer and no lights yet lol!!
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Yep. Many new things happen with a new marine tank. Ur fine. Just hope u don't get the red slime cyanibacteria/algea. This stuff is nasty and bad. Good luck with the tank. What's the plans with it? Reef? FOWLR?
+1!! It's a huge pain! Dealing with it now!
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:40 PM   #16
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Yea I've been using this stuff just for red slime algae. I forget what its called but it works good. I need another powerhead is why I had it. Can't position the one I have just right to circulate around all my rockwork.

It sounds like ur off to a great start. Any ideas for light it a protein Skimmer?
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