Hi!! Welcome to AA! I'm just doen the road from you in Westland!
some people use black sand, the only downside that I've heard is that it can be a little harder to keep looking clean (a lot of the food we feed is white and most fish poo is white), but it looks super cool IMO
. Enjoy your return to SW
I haven't been in SW
too very long myself, but I have a reef and a FOWLR
tank. If you wanna check out my reef, I have a thread called "update of Beengirl's 55g reef" in the members SW
tank section. My FOWLR
thread is called "Beengirl's 30g FOWLR