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    Saltlearner

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    Hi everyone
    I am new to marine tanks and would be open to any tips or ideas.
     
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    Hi and welcome to LR!
     
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    Hello i am new to salt and would like to set up a simple 29 gallon with my goal being to have a shrimp/ goby pair or several pair and a small colorful/ active fish. Any tips or suggestions are welcome.
     
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    salt_for_brains Alabama Reefer VIP Member

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    You can do a goby with a shrimp and there are many nano fish that would do well in a 29g system. I also replied in your other post.
     
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    Ok thanks
     
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    Hi and welcome to living reefs!
     
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    Hello and welcome!
     
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    Hello everyone getting ready to fill tank with sea water and live substrate what testers will i need to monitor water quality?
     
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    Basics you'll need ammonia, nitrates, nitrates and high pH.

    Sea water like... from the ocean? Did you get it yourself?
     
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    Weeelllll I'm sure they didn't get it from the desert.:D
     
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    :eyeroll:

    It is actual SEAwater from the ocean or was it mixed in a store or a home?


    Better?
     
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    Hello and welcome to the forums! :)
     
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    Bought from store
     
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    Welcome!
     
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    How many watts per gallon will i need to have corals?
     
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    what type of lights are you going to run?
     
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    Well i have a 100 watt double bright Marineland 36" led that my friend used to grow mushrooms in a 10 gallon tank. I would like to spend around $150 and have mushrooms and other easy to care for corals.
     
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    For your budget look at the ReefBreeders.com value fixture led.
    What size tank do you have?
     
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    It is a 29 gallon with 20lbs dry rock and 16lbs of live sand with a korilia hydor evo 850 powerhead.
     
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