Well i wouldnt say that i got bored of freshwater, it just got un-challenging. So i decided id try out my first saltwater, a 10 gallon, and see how things go. Keep in mind i dont have a job and therefore arent willing to pay 100 dollars for lighting so alot of this stuff is DIY (100 dollars or free? you be the judge). It should be a little slow because of revenue but i hope you stay tuned. As of now all i have is a 10 gallon with a small overflow (for lr rubble), a 50 watt heater, an AC 30 fuge (for lr rubble, crushed coral and chaeto), a glass top, and a DIY compact flourescent hood giving me 54 watts. For substrate ive got some plain white ocean sand. I plan on a reef with maybe 1 goby, but more likely just a heard of sexy shrimp and snails.
I heard tap water wasnt good, but i couldnt get RO, so i just used distilled:
Heres my AC fuge:
Heres my little overflow (i made a line at where i want to keep the water):
Heres my DIY hood, one of my ballasts super glue came unhinged so its just sitting there, i hope to maybe make a better more powerful one soon but this should do for now:
And heres a little FTS:
I hope you stick around to see how this turns out.