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post #1 of 5 Old 01-22-2008, 09:46 PM Thread Starter
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Trying saltwater older and hopefully wiser

I am sort of new to the saltwater hobby. I tried a tank back in college and budget, neglect and lack of info sent me running back to freshwater. I'm now married with a four year old and have kept a Cichlid tank for about five years. I recently went to Florida and the hotel had two large tanks with Lionfish, Tangs and live rock and I caught the bug. I waited thru holidays and then grabbed a 90 gallon replacement this weekend from a LFS who deals in saltwater only.
Anyway I plan to do a FOWLR and I have the tank up and running cycling with live rock. I can't make up my mind if I want predators or reef fish with the option to convert to corals later when I can get better lights. I think I'm more of a fish guy but feeding live food seems a little scary and I wonder if it would be more work if I can't keep cleaner types? Anyway I posted some ideas in the fish section and I have a month or so to decide on the fish.
My son has already picked out a "Nemo" fish. I wonder how many aquarist hear that? I look forward to hearing from fellow enthusiasts!
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post #2 of 5 Old 01-22-2008, 11:07 PM
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Welcome to the forum. :)

I hope you'll post some photos when you have it all set up. :P
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post #3 of 5 Old 01-23-2008, 02:10 AM
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hello and welcome
hope you will be very happy here,good luck with your project,
and don't forget lots of pictures. :)
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post #4 of 5 Old 01-23-2008, 06:15 AM
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Hello Bamaguy and welcome to the forum :D

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post #5 of 5 Old 01-23-2008, 01:14 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks for the welcome. I will try and get some pictures soon although nothing but live rock and sand are in the tank currently. I want to take a picture though to show the before and after shots.
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