Makena95GT Posted September 1, 2013 Share Posted September 1, 2013 Formerly a FW community tank, I tore it down and moved the inhabitants to live n a 45 gallon community. Coming back from the summer I saw potential in starting my first SW tank. This thread will completely and fully log everything going on with my first SW aquarium. 8/28/13 -Added two "20 gallon" HOB filters. Let them run. -Added powerhead rated for 600gph. Let it run. 8/29/13- -With $21 in my pocket I took a trip to PetCo and grabbed a bag of salt for $20.55. Lucky me. - Mixed saltwater, only after realizing had no way to measure the salt aside from beakers and graduated cylinders measuring in milliliters. Time to use my math skills. -Turned on powerhead to mix mix mix up the water -Water measured Salinity of 1.024 8/30/13 -Turned on filters -Temperature at approx 77F -Salinity still at 1.024 STOCKING PLANS: -Ocellaris Clownfish (1) -Watchman Goby (1) -Pistol Shrimp (1) -Black Tuxedo Urchin (1) -Snail -Crab -Soft Coral -Anemone NEEDED: -Live Rock -Live Sand -Lighting (Ordered) -Skimmer? -Pictures to come on Tuesday of current setup- Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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