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Reef Inverts &Vertebrates. Sm. mar. sys. stkg, circ.      1/7/14
Dear Crew,
<Bryce>
I have a 10 gal reef tank. Filtration is a MarineLand hang on the back filter for a 30 gallon system I believe, not sure but its probably overkill(except I don't believe you can have overkill with a reef tank).
One Powerhead its 500gph.
<Better to have two smaller>

10 lbs of live sand, 6 lbs of live rock(trying to keep space for corals to grow in the future) I would like to stock it, but I don't want it over stocked. I currently have two varieties of Candy Cane Coral, Two Duncan Frags (I fragged them from a colony in my show tank a while back), and some Galaxea Polyps I am trying to save, they look pretty good, but time will tell. Anyway, it is lit with a 30 watt ReefBrite LED.
I plan to add Montipora digitata, and Acan lords. And, the for other life I was thinking about adding a feather duster, a few Thor amboinensis, one Nemateleotris decora, and a pair of Gobiodon strangulatus. Would this be over stocked?
<Mmm; no... as long as the gobies get along; the Oculinids don't grow to sting other corals>
I am doing frequent water changes, and don't think there would be any aggression problems to worry about. Are there other species of fish and shrimp you would suggest instead?
<Not w/o being you; knowing what you like... are trying to do. You've read through the numerous sm. mar. sys. stocking FAQs files I take it>
I chose the Shrimp because they are likely to hide in my Duncans which I think would be pretty, and I know the Gobies like branching SPS. Anyway, take care!
Bryce
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