Saltwater Nano

Tennessee
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Introduction

Welcome to my journey into the world of Saltwater Reefing. This is something I have wanted to do for the past 20 some years and finally decided to take that next step.

I have been in FW ever since I was 15...30 years now. Its time to take that jump!
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  • Porcelain Crab / Petrolisthes galathinus

Background

Since this is my first step into the saltwater world I decided to start small. I am working on a 10 gallon nano aquarium that will house a couple small fish, corals and invertebrates.
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  • Yellow Watchman Goby / Cryptocentrus cinctus

Photos

Measurements

78
Temperature
Ammonia
Nitrite
4
Nitrate
Salinity
8.2
pH

Inhabitants

3 Fish

Firefish Nemateleotris magnifica
Yellow Watchman Goby Cryptocentrus cinctus

4 Corals

Button Polyp Protopalythoa sp.
Candy Cane Coral Caulastrea furcata

9 Invertebrate

Condy Anemone Condylactis gigantea
Feather Duster Sabellastarte sp.
Porcelain Crab Petrolisthes galathinus
2 Red Legged Hermit Crab Clibanarius sp.
3 Sexy Anemone Shrimp Thor amboinensis

1 Plant

Chaetomorpha Chaetomorpha sp.

Equipment

Aquarium
10 Gallon
Powerhead
Thermometer
Thermometer
Other
API Test Kit
FA18X Acclimation System
HOB Refugium
Live Sand
Sea Salt

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Today is a great day! My new inhabitants have arrived and in the process of acclimating them as we speak.

Acclimating the Porcelain crab now, just put the Yellow Watchman Goby in along w
Well, tank has cleared after the water change yesterday and the rescaping. Now just waiting for my new arrivals tomorrow.
Today I placed my first online order for more inhabitants. saltwaterfish.com was having a sale and free FedEx shipping....couldn't pass it up. Ended up ordering the following....

1.Hammer
Almost forgot....after my water change nitrates are now back to around 4ppm. Much better than the 10 that was showing yesterday. My firefish also seems to love the new aquascape. Been hanging out in t
Stopped by the LSF and got a great deal on a piece of live rock with a bunch of button polyps on it. Even ended up with 2 hitchhikers......2 more scarlet legged hermits lol.
Well, today I picked up the first inhabitants. Picked up a Firefish, 2 Scarlet Legged Hermits and a Astrea Snail. So far so good!

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