1st-Time Mariner :)

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  1. LostAcc

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    Hi Guys/Gals,

    I've been keeping tropical fish (Freshwater) for a number of years now & I've finally
    started making plans to move over to Marine. In all honesty, I initially started
    with Freshwater, just to get down some basics, before I tried out Marine.

    Looking back now, it's doesn't make much sense, as the two forms of fish-keeping
    seem completely different from one another lol. I've got no regrets, I just can't believe
    it took me so long to make the move.

    Anyhow, I'm going to be posting a ton of questions (stupid one's probably), so
    please have some patience with me. I was told this is the place to be, if you're gonna
    be anywhere :)

    - Questions to Follow
    - Tank / Equipment Info to Follow
     
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    Thanks for the Warm Welcome & Thanks for those Links :)
    It'll give me some good reading for the morning :)
     
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    :welcometomasa1:
    and congrats do you have a tank that you just want to convert or are you getting a new one?
     
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    Thanks :)

    I actually have 2 tanks that I'll be tackling, but for starters, I want to get up my older tank, that was previously used for F/W fish. I'm going to upload some pictures in a bit, I just need to resize them first lol :)

    BTW - The Pictures come with my very 1st question
     
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    Have you used Copper based Med's in them...? Not good...many will say to re-sillicon you'r panels.....

    Open an Album and load onto there....no "resizing"...:)
     
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    Welcome :) if you ever decide to use garlic extract as an appetite booster just remember- eh eh just one spray is enough!
     
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    welcome!
     
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    Welcome :)

    Something useful would be to read this DSB...
    Welcome to your first step towards a degree in Marine Biology & Chemistry with a touch of Engineering & Plumbing proudly brought to you by MASA
     
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    Yeah, did some reading up on DSB's and spoke to the people @ Sam's
    I have already ordered a sump that will make use of a DSB :)
    Thanks for the article, i'm going to read it in more detail now :)
     
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    This one is written in a way that is understandable to a Newbie(Like Me). Very useful
     
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    Yeah, and I never really had so much detail about the substrate material before :)
     
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    Here is a more detailed article. Not so easy to read though. I had to go through this before I found the easy to understand one. DSB with Reef-Eden
     
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    Remember those pics! We like them almost as much as we like fish! :thumbup:
     
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