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What’s going on fellow reefers!

Planning a new 10 gallon tank for the office.

Flow, thinking 2 koralia 240’s and my aquaclear 110
Hydor Koralia Nano Aquarium Circulation Pump, Includes Built-In Cable Protector, 240 GPH, Measures 2.4-Inches & is Ideal for Fresh or Salt Water Use https://a.co/d/dsr6FG9
AquaClear 110 Power Filter, Fish Tank Filter for 60- to 110-Gallon Aquariums https://a.co/d/aO7BWL4

Considering
hygger Mini Wave Maker Magnetic DC Powerhead with LED Display Controller for Saltwater Tank, 1600 GPH Aquarium Water Circulation Pump 5 to 30 Gallon, Black https://a.co/d/1aGdVEh

Lighting
AI prime HD
EcoTech 43119092: Aqua Illumination Prime Hd Reef Led Light Fixture, Blk 60W https://a.co/d/5qXbNQ3

Filtration
Hob aquaclear 110 made into an algae scrubber with acke grow light
AquaClear 110 Power Filter, Fish Tank Filter for 60- to 110-Gallon Aquariums https://a.co/d/aO7BWL4
ACKE LED Grow Lights Full Spectrum,Plant Lights,Growing Lamps 12W for Indoor Plants,Hydropoincs https://a.co/d/huENHJE

Top off
I’m going to program a dosing pump to match loss with saturated kalk solution. I will see the tank every day so will monitor extra evap! 4 Chanel just in case I need to supplement with 2 part if I outgrow kalk and potentially just Rodi water if demand is not high enough
Jebao Doser 3.4 WiFi 4-Channel Auto Dosing Pump for Saltwater Reef Aquarium, White (Doser3.4) https://a.co/d/6OLOSsu

Sand
Fine sand

Water change
50% every month

Stocking

Will introduce copepods and ampipods around 1 month into cycle. After introducing hair algae to get my algae skimmer up and running

Planned fish 2 springer damsel and 1 six line

2 peppermint shrimp 1 cleaner

1 emerald Carb

2 nerite snails 2 cerith and 2 banded trocus

2 hermits

Aqua scape will update with pics before filling with water, but I plan on building using epoxy and smaller pieces of Marco rock.
Questions

Will one AI prime cut it or should I aim to put lps at the middle/ bottom of the tank?

How does my game plan look gear wise?

Am I over stocked?

Specifically in terms of flow do I have enough? Should I tune down the Hob filter?
Should I upgrade to koralia 440’s?
Should I go for a chunky sand?

Will kalk be able to keep me closer to 8.3 and keep up with the demands of sps as they grow?

Would I benefit from starfish or sea earchins?

I will continue to post updates as everything comes together!

Thank you for all the help guys just looking to hear some advice from people who have more experience than me in this hobby!
 
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Scape is done all cemented together! Can pick it up from any point
 

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Lights added let’s goooo filling tomorrow!
So I'm not only person on here doing a 10 gal...this I my frist saltwater tank I think I should of planned more but I'm adhd an I tend to live like with out a plan cause if I make one I tend to just forget it an just go with what ever I end up doing
 
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Filled up and cycling! Will introduce a piece of lrr as a source of life from local lfs. 1-3 month cycle or when I see coralline!
 

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So I'm not only person on here doing a 10 gal...this I my frist saltwater tank I think I should of planned more but I'm adhd an I tend to live like with out a plan cause if I make one I tend to just forget it an just go with what ever I end up doing
What type of wave maker are you using?
 
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Tank up for like a month! Algae scrubber is up and running and doing well! 1 crab 1 shrimp in so far.
 

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Added 4 cerith snails and another peppermint shrimp! Algae scrubber not out competing the algae in the tank yet considering upgrading the light to ai prime freshwater!
 

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