Another Noob

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  1. Krushto

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    Hi there everybody

    I am a newbie to marine tanks, but have more than enough experience with fresh water tanks (Doing my masters in aquatic ecotoxicology anyway lol)

    I recently bought and set up my TL550 tank, which is seemingly in the process of cycling (3 weeks since setup)

    I have approximately 10 kg's live rock in it, right now, and using a Red Sea test kit I got, along with some of the water quality meters I have access to, most of the tank parameters are already quite good based on the threads I have read, with exception of my NO3 which based on the Red Sea kit is between 0-2. Would provide a more accurate reading but using the test kits in the lab isn't really an option :(

    Anywhoo...
    Any advice on hardier corals, anemones, fish, crustaceans etc would be much appreciated :)

    Hoping to hear from you all soon :)
     
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  5. Krushto

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    Thanks for the welcome :)

    Don't suppose you guys could advise on good hitch hikers vs bad ones?
    I know already about the bristle worms and apitasia, but what of molluscs? Crustaceans? etc.
     
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    Smaller bristle worms are nice to have. Great part of the CUC

    Bad snails, Muricidae and Sundail.

    Crabs, well, almost all of them. Rather sump them until you can get a proper ID on them.
     
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