Beginner from cape town

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Shanie, 25 Feb 2008.

  1. Shanie

    Shanie

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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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  3. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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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?
     
  4. Warr7207

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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.
     
  5. irie ivan

    irie ivan MASA Contributor

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    Welcome here. You welcome to come around and have a look for some pointers and advice.
     
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    Ocean Lazy Sea Slug

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    good start i just hope all goes well and anouther CT member wow
     
  7. dogshow446

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    welcome to MASA shane
     
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    Tobes Retired Moderator

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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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    Mike Retired Moderator

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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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    Kanga Retired Moderator MASA Contributor

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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:
     
  13. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    welcome to MASA!please post pics.we love em ;)
     
  14. Alan

    Alan Admin MASA Contributor

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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 :) ! Just take it real slow ;) looking forward to your pics.
     
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    Matt MASA Contributor

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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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    Hi friend welcome need to now more pm me i am allso based in capetown or any of the guys will be more than willing to help
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Welcome to the forum Shanie.
     
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    Kanga Retired Moderator MASA Contributor

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    So any pictures yet:)
     
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    Welcome, and post some pics!!!
     
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