Equipment Advice - 2m tank

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  1. Marine007

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    Hi,

    I have a 2mx0.6mx0.6m tank that is currently a tropical tank, but I want to convert it to marine "some day".

    It is drilled for sump (center) and currently my sump is 94cmx32.5cmx37cm.

    I have 2x250W Jager heaters. And 2x T5 (40W) lights with a balast.

    I'll need to upgrade the lighting, add a protein skimmer and get a wavemaker as a minimum I assume to convert it to marine.
    What else?

    I'd really appreciate advice on what specs / minimum requirements I should be looking at. I have lots of time to accumulate these - but currently I have no idea what I need.

    Thx
     
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  3. ziyaadb

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    1st off what do u want to do with the system?
    Fish only?
    Softy reef?
    mixed reef
    or SPS system?
     
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    Marine007

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    Some kind of reef - will only make up my mind in the future!
    Probably a mixed reef or a SPS system.
     
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    Maybe the link below in my signature will give you some info?
     
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    you will find all the info you need on this forum. Ask lots of questions. Remember that the type of system will determine the type of lights and filtration etc, so make sure that you decide on exactly what system you want before you set up your tank. Goodluck and keep us posted.:1:
     

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