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Great you are starting a new tank.

Are you sure that is "live rock"? I don't seem to see any live growth on the rocks from the pic's you post.

Another observation is you return is a short section of clear hosing that is submerged. This could lead to a sump flood on power outs if you have not catered for a siphon break.

I like the fact that you have positioned your flow pump in the middle of the tank. Correctly positioned you will get "2" gyre flows going.
 
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Hi nemos, i was told it was live rock only got it in today.
Im still learning a little abt the set up, i connected everything yesterday. I just need to connect the reactor.
 
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Tony live rock normally has "live organisms growing on it.
To me it looks like old dried rock. There are no visible organisms that one would expect and no algae of any sort.
I prefer rock that is dried and treated as you don't import pest critters like aiptasia and flat worm etc.. But you must make sure that it has been properly treated and is PO4 free.
 
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i connected everything yesterday. I just need to connect the reactor.
IMO the only reactor that you might need to connect up at this stage is the is a PO4 reactor if the LR and substrate is leaching PO4.

Test for PO4 .

BTW what reactors do you have in mind?
 
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