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Thread: Planning a 55

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    I am just trying to get everyone's input I can for this. I am setting up a 55. I am getting about a 100 pounds of live rock.

    The max stocking of fish will be: a pair of percula clowns, a pair of green clown gobies, a coral beauty, a purple firefish, and a royal gramma. In addition there will be small hermit crabs and snails for cleaning as well as other invertebrates like featherdusters.

    I am trying to figure out what filtration I want to use. I may set it up with a sump and a Super Skimmer from Coralife. What do you guys think would be minimum for this setup?
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    What do you guys think would be minimum for this setup?
    exactly what you stated

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    So far the plan is live rock and powerheads.
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    Sounds right to me too...
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    If I do the sump it would just be a refugium. Do you think I should go ahead with that?
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    Well...based on considerable reading and talking and my own experience since I set up my tank back in May go with whatever gives you the most options...

    ...I would go with the biggest sump I could go with...so you can alter it down the road if you want to...saves you money and headaches...
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