I have a 300 penguin marineland filter and a canaster. For my lighting I have a T5 system.
Don't feed every day and change water almost every couple of weeks,
1x Mono, 1x Green Scat, 1x Parrot fish, 4x Sunrise Plattys, 2x koi angels, 2x Zebra angels, 2x tequillia sunrise guppys, 2x yellow tail guppys, 2x blue tail guppys, 2x pearl Gouramis, 3x cardinal tetras, 5x rummy nose, 2x Dwarf hatchets, 2x German blue rams, 3x Sterbia cory cats, 1x red-tailed shark, 1x royal pleco, 6x alage eaters, 1x yoyo, 4x peacock rainbowfish.
I have fake plants
fish are fun
I have kept fish forever
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If you are looking for a unique invertebrate to add to your saltwater tank, consider the sea urchin.