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Old 03-09-2012, 11:24 PM   #1
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Cash in the attic

So my father passed away about 10 years ago and today we found a random bag of papers in the attic from him. In it I found $300 worth of savings bonds. Woo!! Looks like my mini nano tank begins tomorrow. So I'm turning my 10 gal into a nano tank. Tomorrow I will be buying my lr and live sand. I will also be investing in a small attachable LED light. Just a few questions. Do i need to buy special pre-mixed water to start? Do I need extra salt? Will evaporation be more common with a closed lid or open lid?
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Old 03-10-2012, 01:37 PM   #2
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You can keep your lid closed.
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Old 03-10-2012, 01:38 PM   #3
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Just buy filtered water. No extra salt nesseccary.
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Old 03-10-2012, 02:01 PM   #4
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Thanks Bella, I appreciate it!!
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Just buy your premixed saltwater from your Lfs to start. And I would say leave the top open for better gas exchange which is healthier for the fish.
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o that is a good point. I'm planning on a wrasse in the future. Known jumpers?
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Not sure but for $12 why take the risk with any fish?
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Wonderful, never thought of that. Construction beginning
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Yeah thought it was a slick idea since that's what it's used for is flourecent lighting panels in ceilings. Allows all the light to still go threw.
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