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What corals should I have? The light will be a Mars Aqua LED 165w or 300w or a Current USA LED 24-36 inch. Also a question about the filter. I will be using a Fluval Aquaclear 50 or 70 and how should I make a hob fuge for chaeto algae?
Welcome! You can buy a HOB fuge or convert your filter into a make-shift fuge. I’ve done both with my first nano. For water quality purposes, I did prefer the actual HOB fuge since there was more room to work with, but it’s more expensive.

For corals, I love my ricordia mushrooms. Nice, easy, and colorful. A good “starter” coral that you won’t want to get rid of later ;) Euphyllia are pretty hardy and nice movement, also trumpet corals.

Good luck, and enjoy the salty side! I started with a 28g bow-front and now have a 120g display, 40g breeder clown/BTA tank, and a frag tank lol

It grows on ya...
 

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What about a tiger conch or a fighting conch? Can I have some nerite snails for breeding?
They would be fine for your system

Can I have the nerite snails with the other snails? I want to breed some for freshwater.
I am not quite sure there
What corals should I have? The light will be a Mars Aqua LED 165w or 300w or a Current USA LED 24-36 inch. Also a question about the filter. I will be using a Fluval
Aquaclear 50 or 70 and how should I make a hob fuge for chaeto algae?
Mushrooms, leathers, chalices would be a good start. what one has to look at is if the lights will support growth and one can do that with a parameter

I would suggest a going with a sump instead of a HOB ref.
 
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I can’t drill the tank for a sump and I don’t have another tank. Is superglue that has cyanoacrylate safe for aquarium use?
 
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Firefish gobies, tail spot blenny for algae and CUC = turbo , ceryth, nassarius , margarita and astrea snails ( maybe 2 of each.)



So can I have firefish gobies and a tail spot blenny with the other fish (2 ocellaris or percula clowns, 1 royal gramma, 1 pink streaked wrasse)?
 

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So can I have firefish gobies and a tail spot blenny with the other fish (2 ocellaris or percula clowns, 1 royal gramma, 1 pink streaked wrasse)?
Yes, I have similar in a dropoff tank
 
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How many firefish gobies could I have? I was originally going to have 1 instead of the royal gramma but someone told me that the firefish would hide a lot and a royal gramma is a better choice.
 

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I have a trio and at least 2 always out. Other comes out immediately at feeding time, then hangs out until lights out
 
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Is there any other type of blenny similar to the tail spot blenny? I don't think my lfs has them and I don't want to order online.
 
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Is this ok for the CUC? 1 tiger conch, 2 turbo, 2 cerith, 2 nassarius, 2 margarita, 2 astrea, 2 trochus, possibly 2-3 nerite (for breeding), 1 skunk shrimp, 1 lettuce sea slug, and 1 zebra hermit crab. Is 1 skunk shrimp and 1 zebra hermit crab enough or should I have more? Are there too many snails?
 

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Is there any other type of blenny similar to the tail spot blenny? I don't think my lfs has them and I don't want to order online.
Lawnmower blenny also good for algae
 

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