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:thumbup: hi all,
just bought a new boyu tank 128 litre.
i am very new at this.
any tips on my new tank.
did i make a good choice
cheers Shane
 

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Welcome to MASA Shane! How you enjoy our company!

Just a few questions regarding your new tank:
- does it have "built-in" filtration?
- if so, what? is it the 3 compartment in the back filtration? With the sponges, etc?
- Does it have built-in lighting? If so, what type of lighting? PC lighting? (compact fluorescents)

This tank will work quite well as a nano reef. Meaning that you can indeed make quite a nice reef aquarium out of it, IF you stick to some rules.

Have a look at the tanks and pictures in our Nano and Nano competition threads...

Then we can discuss this further. Please ask as many questions as you can and want.

BTW: what else do you have? Only the empty tank at the moment? Or do you have sand/substrate and live rock in already as well?
 
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Welcome Shane

You need LIVE ROCK (LR) essential for that sort of size tank.

Hope you learn lots and have fun doing it.
 
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Welcome here. You welcome to come around and have a look for some pointers and advice.
 

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good start i just hope all goes well and anouther CT member wow
 

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Howzit Shane, welcome to MASA - pics and more pics is what we wanna see, still post a pic even if your tank is empty - the gurus will help you with what you need if they can see what you got.:wave2:
 

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Welcome to MASa Shane, take it one step at a time, there is loads of good free advice to be had here:thumbup:
 
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Welcome Shane, good to have you here :D
 

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Welcome Shanie, apologies for the proles calling you Shane:p

Let us know what it has in terms of equipment and Photos will help us too:thumbup:
 

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Hey Shanie and welcome, plenty good reading here esp in the Masapedia section, take a look through and ask any questions you need to. Plenty good people here only willing to help out.
 

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Welcome Shanie, notice, how about half the site staff are illiterate, so be careful to explain things slowly:whistling:, very slowly.:razz:
 
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Welcome Shanie! Great tank that. I've been running a nano for 2 months now, i'm loving it!

Best advice i've been given is, in this hobby, only BAD things happen fast! So take your time and enjoy it! ;)
 

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So any pictures yet:)
 
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