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    Well you know how I just posted about potentially setting up a larger tank in the future in the office, going slow...blah blah blah.

    At this point I have a fully operational 29 gallon tank running with mature live rock, a few frags, 8 fish, a few shrimp, urchin, and cuc.
    I also have a 15 gallon tank up and going for a future quarantine tank.

    Long story short is the tanks we're in my garage from years past...and it was a rescue situation. Sadly I literally sold everything I had a while back hobby related so now trying to piece things together to keep everything happy and healthy.

    Let the games begin!

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    Quick pics. Low/No Budget Build. [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

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    It looks like a good start
     
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    Welcome back!

    I'd consider this a "throwback" set up; hang on box filters, mercury thermometers and strip lights!
    Damsels, chromis, clowns and filefish!!!
    Welcome back to the 90's!!!
     
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    Lol I wasnt in the hobby then sadly, so its a new concept for me.
    Its nice just to have a wet tank again, but Im sure it will turn into a totally different system over time.

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    Once everything is stable, Id really like to recover some of the coral i used to have. Hopefully those members that bought from me are still swimming around. :)

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    Putzed around with the old 15 gallon (used to be my mandarin macro garden). Turned the rocks a bit and added a blue background. What am I missing for a quarantine tank?
    Not neccessarily a hospital tank unless neccessary, but the goal is to make sure any new fish are eating well and healthy.[​IMG]

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    Might be hard to catch them with all that rock in there. Might want to just have solid rocks in there with the least amount of holes in them as possible. Otherwise when you go to catch them they will crawl in to a hole.
     
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    Solid point, thanks!

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    Unless they are easy to move or remove. A surface to graze on is great.

    Looked like it was limited to a few pieces.

    Definitely remove if you treat something nasty and probably need to bleach if an infection breaks out.
     
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    Agreed. Ill probably pull two of the pieces that have the most holes as Ill be doing a few longer skinny fish (neon Dottyback, blenny) and have had the experience with them stuck in rocks. But I do like natural pieces vs PVC, etc.

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