View Full Version : will yo help me????
06/06/2008, 08:04 PM
hi im interested if there is some one willing to help me get my tank running? i just purchased a 75 gallon tank but just the tank i was wondering what you need to sart a salt water reef i know mostly every thing i would need. i just dont want to make a mistake in buying stuff that doesnt work that well. there are some very wise people about reefing. there isnt anybody i know personally that are into what im into so i would greatly appreciate the help! i need help on what types of lights,skimmers,filters,pumps,heater,chiller,sump, get my drift? oh and why do you need a overflow? waht does a uv serilizer do?? is it needed? will you help me make a perfect reef??! thank you. i will be on....
06/06/2008, 08:48 PM
you have a big job to tackle making the decisons. That is the hardest part. Take your time and don't rush. You have all teh time in the world, and use it to your advantage.
First off you have to decide what you want to keep in your reef. If you want to do softies and LPS, you don't need MH lights. If you want to do a lot of SPS, Clams, or things like that then MH or lots of T5s with good reflectors is the way to go IMO.
Look on the different forums and ebay for used equipment to help keep the cost of starting your tank down. Or get into a local club, most people in the clubs are more than willing to help out and give advice. Research is the best way to learn.
06/07/2008, 06:12 PM
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