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Old 02-28-2008, 02:04 AM   #11
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Thanks that really helps im looking into skimmers right now do you think i will need a power head? Also what type of substrate should i use since its a 29gal i heard that the type of substrate limits the type of fish/invets. you could have if so you anyone recomend any. Sorry for all the question i just want to do this the right way the first time and not hurt any of the fish in the proccess.
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Old 02-28-2008, 10:42 AM   #12
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You could go bare bottom, or use a shallow (1" - 3") sand bed. Crushed coral traps uneaten food and waste which turns into nitrate. That's bad for corals.
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The clowns would be a great start. Not really aggresive and real great fish. The Dwarf angel is a little touchy subject. Most dwarf angels will be at least 4' when adult, or more. The one i had
Pygmy Angelfish

This pigmy will go up to 3'. And they usually come very small, unlike others Dwarfs that are usually bigger when u see them at the lfs. Plus most drawf angels are aggressive, which means it has to be your LAST fish to be put in.


Yes you should get at least 1 powerhead in there, maybe even 2 smaller ones.
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Do you guys know which type of live sand i should buy, any brands or types better than others? Also is it better to buy a bag of ocean salt or get gallons of ocean water at my local lfs?
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Is the Aqua Clear Power Head 30, 174 GPH a good power head to use on my 29gal? Could i just do with just one becasue its a smaller tank?
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Tomorrow i will start the cycling process im using the shrimp method to cycle my tank everyone wish me luck lol
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Have you thought about cycling your tank with uncured live rock. The dead stuff on the rock is a great ammonia source.

Advice would be talk about everything you decide to do on the site here and research your decisions don't buy on impulse. I wish someone would have told me that in the beginning. (however I probably would not have listened)
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