What to Add to my New 10 Gallon Refugium?

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    mosaphet

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    I setup a 10 gallon fish tank as a Refugium, and I have no idea what I want to do with it. Here are a couple of my ideas.

    Put fish I can't have in my 55 gallon reef tank. (dwarf lion fish or pipe/sea horses)

    Make it a Nitrate filter with lots of plants.

    Make it a place to raise coral in racks and sell.

    Maybe a combo like pipe fish/sea horses and to raise coral?

    What are your ideas?
     
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    I would make it a nitrate filter with live rock and lots of micro algae.
     
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    The first idea-live rock rubble,sand and macro-algae.

    It's to small for a dwarf lionfish and I'm not sure about seahorses/pipefish.They will need a slower flow,though.
     
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    thank you for the ideas ^_^
     
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    It will be your best option to use it as a traditional refugium.
     
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    I agree with em.
    Live rock and macro algae.
     
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    You dont want to put livestock in it unless you have to. I have a CC star in mine because he`s banished from my reef tank since he`s not reef safe. I would put sand and macro in it.
     
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