Coming down with salt fever

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  1. PsyXe

    PsyXe African fancy gumdrop coral croucher

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    Hey guys, some of you might know me from the freshwater forums. Up to a few weeks ago marine tanks were "I'd love to do that, some time in the future". I'm not sure what changed, but suddenly all I can think about is reef tanks. All day and all night. I'm planning on doing a nano cube-ish tank, about 200 litres with a sump at the back, nice bommie-type aquascape, starting with some super easy corals and beginner fish and seeing how it goes from there. :1:
     
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    Welcome to awesomeness.

    I love to watch the reef with my wife discovering new things and watching the corals grow.

    Good luck
     
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    PsyXe

    PsyXe African fancy gumdrop coral croucher

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    Thank you! :)
     
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    Hello And Welcome.

    Why not look into a secondhand TL550. Nice size to start out with, not the best skimmer thou, but overall a nice system to start with.
     
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    Well, I have a tank now! Only about 70 litres, but some people were selling an entire system for an amazing price, so I couldn't resist. It's running and live with some nicely encrusted LR and a few little critters. Going to spend some time watching them before adding anything more. I'm planning to start with a few zoas and maybe a mushroom or two, but what comes first, polyps or snails, shrimps etc?
     
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    Usually clean up crew (CUC) comes first, so first the snails and cleaner shrimp.
     
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    Hi and Welcome to the Addiction, Salt Fever.:thumbup:

    I agree with @3dd, clean up crew first then after a couple of weeks start adding corals and fish.
     
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    Welcome to a great hobby
     
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    We need pics, dude :p
    Agree with the CUC additions first but that being said, you can add a mushroom or zoa frag without any harm.
    Good luck and enjoy!
     

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