Hello, from Eastern Kentucky. My wife has 20+ years and I have 7 years with FW
but newbies to SW
so any advice is accepted.
Our Readings as of 9/1/08
= 0 Nitrate
Our Equipment List
RO1636 Model#36PSDX Rated 120 VAC 60 HZ 40 WT
= Eclipse Natural Daylight F30T8 36in with a 22 on the end of the bulb.
bow face H=21in W= 3ft Short D= 12in Long D= 16in with glass cover.
1 Zoo Med Power sweep 30 gal
wt pre filter (rotating)
2 Wal-Mart stationary power heads
= 2x UL 100 wt (getting another one tonight)
= 2x Whisper 10-30i with Biofilters
3in (100 lbs appx) live sand bed (4/50 lbs bags of non sicila playsand mixed with 25 lbs of reef
orster shells and seeded with 20 lbs of actural live sand and
cycled for about 8 weeks. Still have about 120/140 lbs dried,
sealed, and stored in our building.
Bio Pro Sk-40 Air Driven Protein Skimmer (not in use at the moment)
1 A.O clownfish
1 sandsifter snail
1 Coral Banded Shrimp(He's going back to pet store from Thursday to Saturday it had my sons red leg hermit hanging out of its mouth. It pulled it out of it's shell as we watched.)