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    Hey guys. So after reading a lot and asking a lot of questions i got my tank up and running a few weeks back already. Like everyone warned this is very addictive and i have settled with the third tank i got. I got a Aquaria AMW102. It has 9kg of caribsea hawaiian black substrate, LR not sure how much. The tank came with a skimmer, i added ammonia stones to the ceramic rings, will probably go bio cubes in the future. Also have a small DSB with cheato growing in there as well. Also added small pieces of LR to the return chamber. Also everything in the tank came out of my Boyu TL450. I red about transferring and decided to transfer all the cycled stuff to new tank and with the live caribsea substrate and seachem stability everything is going good. I have a few frags in the tank and 3 clowns. There was 4 clowns but the one i took from lfs that was beat up and tried to save it but the fellow didnt make it. Also have herman the hermit crab and a cleaner shrimp and a snail. Unfortunately Bloem doesnt have a lot of livestock so stocking a CUC is not easy. The stand i build myself out of angle iron, galvanised pipes for the legs and a wooden deck. The stand comes apart to make transport easier. Any advise and tips and suggestions are welcome.
    Thanks for everybody that helped me. Thanks to @JamesHunter and @Handy who has guided me a lot.
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    Looking sweet. Now for an LED upgrade
     
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    Haha not now. Pocket needs to recover. Any stocking suggestions maybe?
     
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    Thanks. Also a big thank you to @bryan for getting all my stuff to me asap.
     
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    Looking awesome man
     
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    Thanks @SeanR. Still looking for help with ideas for the future stocking list and think next piece of hardware will be a wp25
     
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    I just fitted a wp40 to my tank and would recommend it to anyone. The wp25 would be perfect for your tank. I cant even describe the waves I got in my tank
     
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    Good to hear. Thanks. Just need the pocket to recover a bit. Friend that bought TL450 needs to pay then i can buy it:thumbup:
     
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    @Aquaria-SA can you maybe share a pic of how the skimmer should look at the pump? It seems like the skimmer isnt skimming right or im just dumb with it. Tank is still new so maybe that can be the problem.
     
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    Lovely tank dude
     
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    Thanks @STC-1000 haha big problem! Im constantly watching it and busy with it so my studying is getting behind. Haha not good! :rofl:
     
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    Hi please email me a picture lawrence@aquaria-sa.co.za and give me a call on 0712032879 or send me your number and Ill call you. Ill help you its very easy
     
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    Thanks will do. E-mail sent. :thumbup:
     
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    Good looking tank, dude.

    Feel sorry for you and that carpet when you want to do water changes, though. ;)
     
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    Haha thanks. I do put a towel down and in a student house so not my problem. :p
     
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    Hey guys. My one clown has dug a hole behind my rock work in the substrate and its staying there and not coming out. Any idea why?
     
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    Has it come out?
     
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    Nope fish died. But its the one that came from fish world. Other two are healthy and eating good! Coral still doesnt want to open.
     
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