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  1. Question How do I setup a sail water system?


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    I have had freshwater systems for years now. I'm planning on setting up a saltwater system. I have done some research but I'm still stumped on a few things. I have a 10 gallon a 30 gallon and a 55 gallon. I plan on using my 10 gallon for a sick tank, my 30 gallon for a frag tank and my 55 gallon for my show tank that will house both fish and corals. Now my question is what equipment will I need for each tank?

    From my research for a 10 gallon sick talk I'll need...
    small canister filter
    1 powerhead
    sand
    live rock
    Do I need a protein skimmer for a sick talk?

    For a 30 gallon frag tank I need...
    small canister filter
    2 power heads
    sand
    live rock
    Coral starter kit calcium, What other vitamins and minerals will I need?
    Do I need a protein skimmer for a frag tank?

    For a 55 gallon show tank
    large canister filter
    2 power heads
    sand
    live rock
    Coral starter kit
    protein skimmer

    What else will I need? Does anyone know where I can find information on corals and anemones and how to set up salt water tanks step by step? Thanks so much

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    Lots of good articles to help you in our salt water blog here

    http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/
    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
    "Not using a quarantine tank is like playing Russian roulette. Nobody wins the game, some people just get to play longer than others." - Anthony Calfo
    Fishless Cycle Cycling with Fish Marine Aquarium Info [URL="http://saltwater.aquaticcommunity.com/"]

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    +1 to cliff

    The biggest factor of knowing what you will need is the type of corals and fish you want to keep.

    I like to use http://www.liveaquaria.com.com to get a general idea of what you can or can't have.
    300g + 240g in wall build! - Follow Here
    120g SW Reef, LED lights, cool fish and corals!

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