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Hey everybody! Just got my new 30L in and setup!! I would say I have slightly more than beginner experience but not much more than that. I plan on having “easier” or “lower maintenance” corals for now probably softies and Lps until I get that sps itch ‍♂️ I’ll be asking plenty of newbie questions and looking for opinions!

equipment list:
-30L Nuvo fusion with Aps stand
- Stock mighty jet 538gph return pump
-Titanium 100W heater and cooling fan with inkbird controller
-2 AI prime HD’s
- Nero 3 powerhead
- Icecap ATO

Future additions:
- 4 stage Ro/Di
- new media racks
- second return pump
- maybe skimmer

stock wish list:
-clown pair
- regal/hippo tang
- yellow watchman gobble and pistol shrimp

Will be working on the aqua scape this week and will update as I go!

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After hours of trial and error finally found the Aqua scape I love! Opinions?
 

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officially up and running! Letting it run for 24 hours to make sure everything is working smoothly. Tomorrow i will be starting a the fishless cycle with turbo start 900 and Dr Tom’s pure amonia.
 

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DIY Controller board finished! Cycles going well did turbo start 900 dosed 4ppm amonia it’s down to 0 now. Nitrites spiked now on the way down last test nitrites were .5-1
 

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starting to form up a stock list for my tank. so far im thinking:
1. pair of clowns
2. YWG and pistol shrimp
3. maybe some sort of small wrasse
4. undecided

any opinions or advice?
 
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Got my two clowns to start! They have been doing great for the last 3 days and eating like pigs. Tank is going nice and smooth for now!

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starting to form up a stock list for my tank. so far im thinking:
1. pair of clowns
2. YWG and pistol shrimp
3. maybe some sort of small wrasse
4. undecided

any opinions or advice?
My 30L has the following
2 clowns
YWG and Pistol
Green clown goby
6-line wrasse
 
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Lights are on! Trying to find a good mixed reef setting for them now!

The tank is starting to come alive. We now have 2 clowns, a yellow watchman goby and candy cane pistol shrimp, a tail spot blenny, and two small frags (zoas and clove polyp).
 

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Starting to get some life!
2 clowns
YWG/candy cane pistol shrimp
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