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  1. r0ckf1re

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    Hi,

    I have a two year old who is obsessed with Nemo.

    I want to get a fairly simple, effective setup with a pair of clown fish for him.
    Hoping I can get some help here. Maybe someone wants to upgrade and is willing to sell their setup at a decent price, a plug n play system would be ideal. I don't mind purchasing the livestock and fish separately.

    Thanks in advance.

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  3. TaahirS

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    Welcome!
    A boyu tl550 is the ideal aquarium if you are beginning and just want to keep 'nemo'.
    Or check out the for sale forum for good second hand deals. Where in sa are you?
     
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    Thanks Taahir,

    I am in Gauteng, Sandton area.

    I will keep a look out in the forsale section.
     
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    Hi dude.

    I would recommend not looking into a TL550 as you will not be able to keep the Regal Tang (dory) or a Yellow Tang (crazy yellow fish) comfortably in it. These fish need swimming space.
     
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    He never said anything about keeping a regal or yellow tang. Only that he wants to keep a pair of clowns. A TL550 will be more than enough for this. Even a TL450 would do.

    But yes, if his son decides he wants the full cast in there then a much, much bigger tank is needed.
     
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    Look in the for sale section. He is looking for a tank able to have a regal and a yellow tang. You are correct though, just the clowns and a 550 is aces. The other cool thing about second hand TL550's is they are very well priced.
     
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    My bad. Did not see other thread.
     
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    Or the @Aquaria-SA complete none setup.
    Chat to Lawrence.
    He can get you up and running from start to finish.
     
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    Hi Bud
    In the mean time read all the links in @TaahirS signature.
     
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    Thanks for the help, much appreciated.

    The Clowns are the main stars, I wont be to fussed about the other two crazy fish.
     
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    In that case, second hand TL550 is the way to go awesome starting tanks.
     
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    Do they have a branch in Johannesburg ?

    I am also considering the FOWLR (Fish with Live Rock) setup.

    I think the TL550 would be ideal, not looking for anything to big. A pair of clown fish, a shrimp and maybe one or two other fishes that can live in harmony with the clowns.
     
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    Yes they got a new branch that's just opened in JHB.
    He can get you going tank filters sand water rock fish the works.
    Chat to Lawrence
    There prices are very competitive.
    And you'll have there help support.
    Plus it will be a very new setup
     
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    Contacted him, thanks madmatt
     
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    He's just sent out anew email to tell everyone he has extended his specials.
    All the best you are in good hands with @Aquaria-SA
    Happy reefing
     
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    Lawrence called me, what a great guy. I will getting my tank hopefully on Saturday.

    Thanks a mill.
     
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    Pleasure
    Your in good hands
     
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