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Hi, i'm setup a new marine tank.  

Anything that i need or short off ? do i need canister ?

I still finding live rocks...but hard to get it. if anyone know where to buy plz let me know. 

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Protein skimmer, maybe wave maker and cooling fan/chiller. Very fresh water feel. Depends on what u intend to keep, the setup can be different. Livestock... Where do u stay? Easily accessible LFS by mrt.... Pinnacle, ah beng, clementi polyart, etc. 

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7 hours ago, Solo77 said:

Protein skimmer, maybe wave maker and cooling fan/chiller. Very fresh water feel. Depends on what u intend to keep, the setup can be different. Livestock... Where do u stay? Easily accessible LFS by mrt.... Pinnacle, ah beng, clementi polyart, etc. 

I'm stay in woodlands. Yes, im using Protein skimmer, wave marker and cooling fan. next im looking for rocks. don't know what kind of rocks is ok for me to have fish and soft corals. yesterday i went to Fresh n marine only saw caribsea life rock i think around $80+.

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7 hours ago, Kwancy said:

Don’t use live rock, save you from headache. Just get caribsea life rock instead.

im really new.. 

if i buy Caribsea life rock, can be live in put into the tank to cycle?

also i don't know which one is for what...life or non life.

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Buy from ppl who decom. Yr tank glass panel is ard 8mm? Maybe thin and beware of the risk. If u intend to go cycling... No need Live rock.... Live rock to speed up cycling and depending on source, may have unwanted stuff. 

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2 minutes ago, Solo77 said:

Buy from ppl who decom. Yr tank glass panel is ard 8mm? Maybe thin and beware of the risk. If u intend to go cycling... No need Live rock.... Live rock to speed up cycling and depending on source, may have unwanted stuff. 

my tank only 5mm.. oh what kind of risk ? oic.. so live or non live also can. my water run 4 days already...still can't find anything to put.

Rocks really so ex ? 

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Depends where u go and type. Yr tank not very big right.... Run thr how u want to scape and lookout for the rocks. 

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You can try getting rocks from fellow reefers. Some sell em’ cheap due to decomm but be wary sometimes it’s because of other issues you may not know of.. like parasites/contamination etc hahaha


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11 hours ago, Peterlim said:

Btw, should i add 1 more Canister filter and put biomedia  inside ?

 

I would suggest that you buy something like maxspect nanoplates and bury it just under ur sand bed. 

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Not sure whether nano plate is suitable to bury under sandbed. Read up to understand placement of such biomedia to ensure maximum effectiveness. Some require high flow while others mild and low light. Can consider dried rocks. Do use other platforms to buy your rocks...for 58 dollar, think u can buy 3ft worth of rocks from those decomming... Do consider second items for start and only invest once you are serious in this hobby. 

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Tomorrow i will go find some Eco rocks. the white color kind. don't know good or not. last time i saw it before and sell around $30 for 20cm.

 

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Tomorrow i will go find some Eco rocks. the white color kind. don't know good or not. last time i saw it before and sell around $30 for 20cm.
 
U can go ah beng there to check out the rock. They got sell those $10/kg. Nego with them, they can give u better price.

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11 hours ago, Indeco said:
22 hours ago, Peterlim said:
Tomorrow i will go find some Eco rocks. the white color kind. don't know good or not. last time i saw it before and sell around $30 for 20cm.
 

U can go ah beng there to check out the rock. They got sell those $10/kg. Nego with them, they can give u better price.

where is the shop ?

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5mm tank, not suitable for marine reefing.


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