Welcome to AA.
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This is a friendly with lots of great advice from the advisors, although no one here has tried every product on the market or knows everything there is to know. They know what works for them, what has failed and can help guide you in the right direction.
You are sure to get so many varied opinions that your head will spin. There is no BEST! There are many different combinations depending on your goals.
You say you want FOWLR
now, but are you sure you won't be going reef within a year? I'm headed in that direction my self now.
Read the articles on this forum. Get some of the books from the recommended reading list.
The Conscientious Marine Aquarist by Robert M. Fenner
The New Marine Aquarium by Michael S. Paletta
are two good books to start with.
Start by creating a plan of what you would like in your tank.
Post that here and ask for comments and advice.
Get the largest tank you can afford to start with. Get a reef ready (pre-drilled tank)
Plan on a large sump from the beginning.
Don't forget to also get a QT
tank with everything it needs.
Decide if you want a DSB
in the tank or some other substrate.
Get quality items to begin with. It's easier and cheaper than buying something 2 or 3 times.
I'm sure others will pop up with detailed lists.
Good luck with your research (yes, school never ends