What fish would be comfortable with little to no decor?

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I’m currently transitioning a 45 gallon freshwater tank to a saltwater one. I was wondering if i could keep it simple with maybe one medium/big fish, sand or bare bottom, and little to no decor? I don’t see much on simple set ups like this. Are there saltwater fish that would be comfortable? If so, what types?
 
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Sure you could do that. Every fish likes a little something, however. Maybe get some of these long pieces and build a little simple structure.
 
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U see pvc pieces and rock in tanks cuz its a hiding get away place for the fish. Less stressful.
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Sure you could do that. Every fish likes a little something, however. Maybe get some of these long pieces and build a little simple structure.
Looks good! And yeah you’re right, i’ll add something similar :)
 
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Here’s just another idea from my 24-gallon... a ‘stack’ that the fish can swim around; I’m covering it with Pulsing Xenia. These fish are all small though; a bigger fish might like more of a cave, like in my other photo. Best wishes!
Gorgeous tank i love the rock! And thanks!
 

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This is what I would suggest using. It comes in white and purple. One bucket for your 45-gallon is more than enough. (You can watch the video.)
 

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Besides cover and sleeping quarters .
I was always to the understanding rocks also provide biological filtration and surface area ?

I would assume with a sump you could hide everything there and leave the display with less .
 
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