04-05-2009, 07:46 AM
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a few things that came to mind.
anemones as in ploural IMO wont work. they are actually an invert not a coral. when you add them they will crawl to a spot of their liking, not where you put them. this raises issue because different kind of nems can and will sting eachother which leads to the chance of them dying or crawling into a powerhead getting shredding into pieces = dying. when one dies it will "nuke" your tank, esp one of this size which will kill everything.
it also seems like you have power compact lights, which would be alright to keep mushrooms, zoanthid sp., palythoas and kenya tree. i wouldnt keep much more then that. an anemone needs strong lighting, pref. metal halides.
now, if your going with the corals i just mentioned two hydor K2s would be fantastic for these. angels arnt reef safe but the flame is generally alright, the puffer is going to be of issue. whats your "plan?" i highly do not suggest a mandarin in a tank smaller then 75 gallons and even better 125 gallons. you may see pods now, but this fish will whipe them out in no time then slowly starve to death.
the wet/dry filter im going to assume is with bio balls? if this is the case this is doing more harm then good as it will trap debris and detritus causing unwanted nutrient buildup, same concept with using a canister filter, HOB filter and even the improper sand depth. which leads to my next question, what kind of substrate and how deep?
you also failed to mention anything about a protein skimmer. do you have one? if so what brand/model?
do you know your ca, alk and mag levels? if not you need to test for these as well as have the suppliments to dose for them.
if you have any questions feel free to ask. btw, the 46 is a nice tank, i had one for awhile, and welcome to the forum.