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Hambonej20
08/07/2017, 10:22 AM
Needs yalls input. 29g oceanic
Hey everyone. Need everyone's opinion, thoughts, questions. 29g oceanic cube. Completely gutted sump. Mars-aqua lights on top of stock lid. Rydor skimmer in first chamber on to filter floss carbon then live rock into my 3rd with the heater and stock pump. Lights are 100b/30w on timers 6-10a blue 8-8white 6-10p blue 10-6p dark. water is testing perfect been running about 8 months. Two clowns and a clean up crew. any input would be appreciated.

mhurley
08/07/2017, 03:36 PM
1 thread please...not 6.

Hambonej20
08/07/2017, 08:48 PM
Post something beneficial to newbies rather than talking them down. I would absolutely love your input??? 🤔

mhurley
08/07/2017, 09:21 PM
I was merely letting you know that there's no need to post the same thread in 6 forums.

As to your question, well...I don't actually see any questions. So, ummm, nice tank and good luck....????

ReefWreak
08/08/2017, 07:29 AM
I posted this in the other thread that you posted this text in, but it sounds like you're on your way on the 29g tank. If you have questions, we'd be happy to help out and offer advice.

If you're asking for general nano-keeping advice, my first recommendation is always to go slow, and don't overreact to things that happen. Second is that tank maturity is really important, but yet really hard to achieve. It's tough to not be constantly playing with your tank the first 3-4 months, but after 6 months, the tank levels out, gets much more consistent, you'll understand it better, and things tend to be more smooth at that point.

The first 3-4 months (even 6 months) are tough, and things are still swinging around due to immaturity (both on your part and the tank's part; Including when experienced reefkeepers start up new tanks), so be patient and enjoy the ride. Sit and appreciate all of the little complex living organisms taking part in your tank ecosystem.

And lastly, don't hesitate to ask questions, that's why we're all here. To ask, discuss, and learn.