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Old 12-17-2012, 11:40 AM   #1
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Newbie .. Tap water

Hello all ,

Newbie with a recently started SW tank ..
1 month 1/2 old .

36 gallon bowfront
206 fluval canister
Hydor korulia 1050
40 lbs of live rock
40 lbs of live sand
Aqueon quietflow 50 HOB
MARINELAND reef capable LED .

Parameters currently @

0 - ammonia
0 - nitrite
8.2 - PH
10-20 ppm - nitrates
SG - 1.023

Live stock
Hermits 9x
Snails - assorted
1 false percula clown
1 pink dotted goby watchman
1 flameangel


Had no problems with tap water yet parameters are stable why change ?

No skimmer do i really need one ?

I think i am going to add a yellow tang , are they hardier than most other tangs ? Are they prone to ich too ?

Thank you.

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Old 12-17-2012, 11:55 AM   #2
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Tank is to small for a tang. Minimum if 4 feet for any tang. As far as tap water goes you usually won't see adverse affects until the tank becomes more established. As time goes on algae becomes more of an issue.
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