Discussion in 'New Members' started by jacquesth, 18 Feb 2010.
Hi almal,ek is nuut in die hele storie en nog afrikaans ook,sal regkom met dit
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Natuurlik het ek nie altyd tyd om te gesels nie,moet biekie werk tussen in.
Welkom by ons! Dit is 'n internationale forum, so almal praat engels. Jy moet ook maar
Welcome to MASA, hope you like it here with us. Please read the links in my signature for some great info. Do you have a tank yet?
Hello en Welkom.
Ek is ook Afrikaans,
but we all have to do the other language. Their are some guys overseas that do not understand our national language.
Do you have a setup at the moment? If yes, please give us some info on size, livestock and whereto do you see yourself moving with this great hobby.
Welkom / Welcome
Welkom / Welcome to MASA !
Welcome to MASA...
Hey nog 'n Afrikaanse man hier....
Yip Eng we must speak....luckily i got spell check
Please explain more about your system.
maybe i should get that too marines has done wonders for your english mate
hello and welcome to masa nice to have you here
Welcome to MASA…...
Welkom/ Welcome to MASA
Ja-nee - 'n baie warm welkom hier op MASA! Ongelukkig moet almal maar "ingels" gebruik. Ek dink dat 'n hele paar lede darem al GOED geleer engels tik het met hierdie forum!
Just to translate: A very warm welcome to MASA! There are quite a few membes on MASA who have learnt how to type in English, due to MASA. Unfortunately, being an international forum with a lot of international members, English is the "tool of the trade"
Good luck and enjoy our company.
A warm welkom! Ek hoop jy geniet dit hier by ons!!
Hi, got only a tropical setup and want to convert to marine, but got no idea how to start and all the costs. NEED A BIT OF HELP.
Well, the first tip of advice I can give you is research!
What I did when I joined this forum was to read some of the threads of members that started up new systems. This was great as you learn from their mistakes.
You can read my thread for a start: Lets do this! - Marine Aquariums of South Africa
Most importantly, you need to decide what marine species you would like to keep and plan and build your system according to the specific needs.
q1, what is the size of the tropical tank. With Marines, the bigger the better (up to a point obviously)
q2, can the bottom or backside be drilled for overflow pipe.
q3, is there space under tank or in cabinet for a sump
q4, in the canopy, is there space for better and more light units than those used by freshwater tanks
First answer these questions. If all OK on these, yes it should be worthwhile to convert this tank to a marine tank. Else it might be easier to sell this setup and get a marine tank. Check the classifieds, Tanks and equipment are normally available at a more affordable price.
In the meantime, read other threads, especially all those in the beginners forum. And learn...
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