Salty Setup .A small step towards a reef.

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Salty Setup .A small step towards a reef.

Unread postby rock » Thu Nov 28, 2013 11:47 am

I am planning for reef tank setup.
buying all the necessary items required.
tank size will be 5 ft*2 ft *2 ft
sump will be 3ft*1.5ft*1.5ft
will have chiller, protein skimmer.
around 60-70 kgs of live rock
will contain about 8-9 bags of seachem pearl beach sand.
lighting will be led setup either diy or lets see .

want to know which of the following salts is good for marine tank :
i. seachem marine salt
ii. seachem reef salt
iii. red sea marine salt.
iv. red sea coral pro.
Valuable inputs from experts will help me a lot.
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Re: Salty Setup .Which is the best marine salt??

Unread postby SCORPIO » Thu Nov 28, 2013 11:58 am

I used Red Sea Coral Pro. It is the best salt available in India.
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Re: Salty Setup .Which is the best marine salt??

Unread postby Ashok » Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:00 pm

SCORPIO wrote:I used Red Sea Coral Pro. It is the best salt available in India.


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Re: Salty Setup .Which is the best marine salt??

Unread postby Ashok » Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:02 pm

also reduce the hight of tank if possible.
IMO 18" will be good.
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Re: Salty Setup .Which is the best marine salt??

Unread postby SCORPIO » Thu Nov 28, 2013 2:14 pm

Kaushik Das Ji, follows the tips of Ashok Ji. He is one of the best marine tank keeper of country.
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Re: Salty Setup .Which is the best marine salt??

Unread postby rock » Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:54 pm

Ashok wrote:also reduce the hight of tank if possible.
IMO 18" will be good.

ok, will reduce height to 18''
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Re: Salty Setup .Which is the best marine salt??

Unread postby ghsunil » Thu Nov 28, 2013 5:26 pm

I also use Red Sea Coral Pro.

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Re: Salty Setup .Which is the best marine salt??

Unread postby rock » Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:45 pm

My Existing FLOWR Setup.
Tank size 3ft*1.5ft*1.5ft
Sump size 2ft*1.5ft*1.5ft
light set up 2 actinic, 4 t-5
Salt : Red Sea Coral Pro (will be using Sea Chem Reef Salt from now on)(want to convert this into reef setup)
Fish : 2 clown fish, 1 wrasse, I goby , 5-6 snails. Recently introduced a plate coral.
This set up is about four months old.
I am posting this to know what are appearing on my live rocks.
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Re: Salty Setup .Which is the best marine salt??

Unread postby rock » Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:55 pm

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What are these on my live rocks ? are they harmful.?
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Re: Salty Setup .Which is the best marine salt??

Unread postby rock » Thu Jan 02, 2014 12:59 pm

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My first coral i.e. plate coral.
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