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  1. Default so it's official...


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    I got the go-ahead last night from the fiance that I can put a saltwater setup in our living room when time (and $) allows.

    He doesn't much care for my "river fish" as he calls them, LMAO. I will most likely still be doing everything myself though, so I'm sure I'll need a lot of advice on here. My dad kept a saltwater tank for years so I'll get some help from him as well I'm sure. I'm thinking at least a 55gal.

    So now I get to research what type of setup I want and keep an eye out for a deal ;) SO EXCITED. Just had to share.
    29 gal community
    sunset and golden sailfin mollies (14-15 fry born 6/12/13)
    marbled and black angels
    albino corys
    neon tetras
    yoyo loach
    clown pleco

    5 furbabies: miniature dachshund, golden retriever, mutt, and 2 cats :)

    Son, if you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now quiet! They're about to announce the lottery numbers. - Homer Simpson

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    Congrats

    Are you thinking FOWLR or reef ?
    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/"]

  3. #3

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    congrats on the green light! sw setups are great and you will have lots of time to research while saving up and finding the best deal.
    Thar she blows!!!

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    Why thank-you - Cliff The grammar crab has you in its grasp! D: - Trillianne Thanks for the clarification - Mith A few clown for the fellow SW clowns. :D - ILuvMyGoldBarb sorry about your angelfish - smaug 
    Many cultures donw through the ages have known that Ice cream is the perfect band-aid for all occasions. ~  Sorry for your loss. - 850R Here's some Christmass Cheer, Happy Holidays Sheamurai - Cliff merry xmas, keep good care of him - genocidex Beer! The perfect gift for any occasion - Merry Chrismas! - 850R I'm glad your here and a active forum member - Cliff 
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    welcome to the salty side!

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    Thanks! I would like to do a reef tank. May not be for a while in that case because I'm really going to have to save up some funds ;). I will definitely be keeping my eye on craigslist for a decent setup to save a little money and maybe even someone that needs to get rid of an established tank. I'm picky with how I layout my tank design though, so I don't know...
    29 gal community
    sunset and golden sailfin mollies (14-15 fry born 6/12/13)
    marbled and black angels
    albino corys
    neon tetras
    yoyo loach
    clown pleco

    5 furbabies: miniature dachshund, golden retriever, mutt, and 2 cats :)

    Son, if you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now quiet! They're about to announce the lottery numbers. - Homer Simpson

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    Lots of great deals to be had if your willing to wait for them

    Good luck in the search
    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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    saltwater is way better than river fish LOL There's alot to learn and alot to be spent Make sure you get a drilled tank with a sump and if you are buying new items, Dr.fosterandsmith and amazon are the cheapest sites that I found. Good luck, You will probablly need a 30 gallon or two trash cans to hold water in, Id say atleast two heaters, if not three, two pumps, one to run on your tank and one to mix saltwater with. You can also use the pump to pump the saltwater in the tank when doing water changes, I marked my trash cans at every 5 gallon mark so I know how much water to take out when doing my changes. Good luck!
    72 gallon saltwater

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    Thanks everyone, the search is on! :)

    Thanks for the tips GoWild, I am excited to get into saltwater and learn something new. It'll be an adventure, that's for sure! And while I must defend my current "river" fish which I do think are pretty awesome, I can understand why the other half prefers saltwater fish. They're definitely cool! I happen to like both, so both we shall have ;)
    29 gal community
    sunset and golden sailfin mollies (14-15 fry born 6/12/13)
    marbled and black angels
    albino corys
    neon tetras
    yoyo loach
    clown pleco

    5 furbabies: miniature dachshund, golden retriever, mutt, and 2 cats :)

    Son, if you really want something in this life, you have to work for it. Now quiet! They're about to announce the lottery numbers. - Homer Simpson

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