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    Posted: November 09 2017 at 8:12pm
ok guys, I want opinions on this build. I want to do this fine tune plumbing (not much more to do) then get plant life in there then get corals in, inverts next and then fish. Question one, is this an advisable sequence of events? Question two, what in your opinion, is the timeline for doing each sequence?
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Hmm, right off, two weeks for each stage
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mark Peterson Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: November 09 2017 at 11:05pm
Are you moving LR, LS and Macroalgae to this tank from your other tank? If so, Bob Carlsen told how he does it in about a couple days. 

The BobsReef Method of having a nice reef, quickly Smile http://utahreefs.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=66673

That's copied from the Reefkeeping Tips for everyone to access. I do the same thing to set up new tanks when using all live stuff, but if just a portion of it is live stuff and the other portion is new stuff, it can still be done in a week. It's written up in the thread linked below in my signature line.
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My next question is this. My sand bed is new, but my rocks are live. The algae on my rocks are going strong. Now I've seen 3 tiny bits of corals just plugging along; one is a pom pom, one is a orange zoa and the last is a small piece of almost bleached out meteorite but it hasn't bleached out completely and hasn't changed in color since. So my question is, do you think it's safe for me to put plant life into this system based off of what I just said. I'll take photos and post them soon.
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Here are a few shots of the coral and algae and a full shot of the LR on the sand.
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Yes, but waiting is always better.

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Agreed, I’m just trying to figure out the time line of things so I can get stuff ordered and in when it’s ready.
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