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Welcome to MASA

So, you want to start a Marine tankā€¦.

A word of warning: starting a marine tank cause a serious change in human behavioral patterns - looking dreamy eyed at your tank for hours on end; phoning your loved ones (or anyone!) in the middle of the night to tell them about a new polyp,...
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Ok so you have just setup your tank and let the cycle complete, now you want to add your clean up crew, well read on and enjoy!

Ok, so the CUC for beginners come in 4 different families namely:

  1. Crabs
  2. Shrimps
  3. Starfish
  4. Snails
there are others like urchins and sea...
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Easy Soft Corals For Your Reef Tank

Every now and again someone starts a thread wrt corals that is easy to keep. I thought of starting this to help newbies identify easy to keep corals. Some experienced reefers might differ with me, but this is my own experience....
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Here is a list of MY 10 easy to keep LPS corals for the beginners, i have often been asked which to start of with so i am giving a full list of easy to keep LPS corals and their care and requirements. Once you have kept these successfully you can move on to more finicky LPS and start...