11-21-2011, 04:24 PM
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i wouldnt add anything either, def. not at this stage.
once there is a good number of corals further down the road a 2part like b-ionic but that may not even be needed in this size tank with a weekly to bi-weekly partial water change. if i went this route i would start a weekly routine and really UNDERDOSE it, and making any changes if needed. its alot easier to add more of something, also never dose for what you dont test and at the minimum i suggest testing for alk, cal and mag. those 3 are the main concern, the traces will be replenished with new water.
the clowns will work fine as long as they are the same species, regardless if they are black, naked, or platnum white, they must be the same species, esp. in a tank of this size, you will most likely end up with one dead clown if they are not. keep in mind with any clown species, the larger ( female ) clown will go after the smaller ( male ) clown. i personally wouldnt add any damsel.
i suggest waiting atleast a week or two, checking your water params, and if they check out with no ammonia, nitrite and a little nitrate reading doing a small water change and starting with a few different snails. maybe 5 nassarious, 5 astrea, 5 nerite, 5 cerith and starting there, patience is key in this hobby and nothing good seems to happen fast.
i really do like the rock scape. i think the more open-ness in the rocks will also help with the flow of the tank.