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Old 01-04-2013, 05:12 AM   #1
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Thoughts, commments, advice ?

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Old 01-04-2013, 05:44 AM   #2
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Looking good (and welcome to AA)! What size is it, how long have you had it, your stock, plans for future?
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It's a 55 tall. I'm getting a 180 gallon tank next Tuesday. I have 80 lbs of rock a very deep live sand bed. It's been running since September 15. I have a blonde naso tang, a bristle tooth tomini tang, dogface puffer, a cardinal fish, and a Koran angel. On Tuesday I am setting up the new tank with a wet dry filter, protein skimmer, and a new lighting fixture. I don't have plans for corals but want to bring out the colors of my fish. Any suggestions ? Also I have 2 koralia 1400s I am going to upgrade for sure any thoughts. Thanks
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:16 AM   #4
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Wow that's quite the upgrade. I'm sure you fish will love the extra space. You could get some different colored LED strips from ebay (blue & white). Cheap, lasts a while, and produces little heat. Ecotech vortech pumps are the best, but they are expensive. If you wanted to go that route, a couple MP40s or one MP60 would work. Otherwise getting some more koralias or some tunze powerheads would work.
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I was looking at the mp40s. And yes a huge upgrade but my 12 year old son and I are so into the hobby and trying to learns as quickly as possible. My lfs maximum reef is going to do the initial set up and maintain it for a couple of months so I have a better chance at keeping the fish I have now healthy. We are going to add another 60 or 70 lbs of rock and more sand. We r looking so forward to Tuesday. I will post pics that night. Thanks for ur feedback 🐠
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:30 AM   #6
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This hobby is exciting and very addictive! Looking forward to the pics and no problem. What are you going to do with the 55 once you transfer everything?
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I'm going to put it in my office and start over with it.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:47 AM   #8
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A reef would be awesome.
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I'm jealous!
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