Another noob starting on the journey

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  1. 6x9base13

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    Hi All,

    Justin here ! I'm sure my story is like many - kept freshwater tanks as a youngster and always wanted to setup a marine tank.

    Not to tempt fate, but life has settled and I'm now in a position to make the leap.

    It actually started when I bought a TL550 2 years ago based on dimensions as it fitted the corner nicely, rather than for the marine aspect - I put Discus in there.

    December I get a frantic call from my missus at home saying it's leaking ! I scrambled to get a replacement tank in the same day only to find when I got home that during a water change she had dislodged the return pipe slightly and the water was trickling down the back and under the tank. Nothing was leaking.

    So now I have a TL550 sitting doing nothing. The stand it came with became unusable from the water damage and so realizing I was going to need to build a stand in anycase, I've decided to look at setting up a custom build and keeping the TL550 as a quarantine / emergency tank, rather than the primary so I'll probably have double the questions :)!

    See you guys in the beginner section later !
     
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    Welcome and happy reefing
     
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    Welcome to MASA. Ask as many questions as you like we are here to help :thumbup:
     
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  6. 6x9base13

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    Thanks for the welcome guys ! Those links have a been a great starting point !
     
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