Inverts or No Inverts?
Yes! What else is going to clean your tank the natural way? A simple clean-up crew snails, shrimp, hermits, sand shifters help keep the tank clean and healthy. So, here is a list of good safe inverts. So is it good to have inverts? If you want a clean natural tank. An easy way to clean is to use bottom feeders. For example a couple safe ones are Turbo snails, Tiger Cucumbers, Scarlet Legged Hermits, and Emerald Crabs. Be careful not to add them all at once. Add them during, a four month period.
Buying coral is not an easy job. There are many things you must keep in mind when purchasing and caring for your coral. For instance, some corals need more light than others. Also, if they have sweeper tentacles it could sting and kill all the coral in the tank over night. An example of coral that does this is Elegance Coral. Always research your coral before you buy it to make sure it is a positive addition to your nano reef. One last thing to keep in mind is that, you don't need to fill your tank with coral. You should provide enough room for your coral to grow big and healthy without having to frag it smaller every day. *This type of Shrimp is a Cleaner Shrimp. It is much more ideal for a beginners tank as it is not as likely to eat your other animals.