Hello, I'm Carter

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  1. Carter-PE

    Carter-PE

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    Hi

    Thinking of starting a marine tank in August with an old freshwater Jebo R338 so signed up with MASA. Any tips for a newbie?
     
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    Hi Carter, welcome to MASA. I moved your post and created a new thread for you. If you would like a different heading just send me a pm (click on my name) and I'll change it for you.
    Seeing that you're new, please read the link in my signature on starting a marine tank - great info for beginners ;)
     
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    Hey Tobes
    Thanks for the info. I have checked it out, 1 of the first bits of reading I did.
     
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    Welcome to MASA. Enjoy!!
     
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    Alan Admin MASA Contributor

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    Welcome to MASA.
     
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    Welcome boet!
     
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    welcome, so nice to hear u are setting out with a marine tank soon, its great fun.
     
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    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Welcome to the forum :)
    I've had a quick look at the tank on the net, does it still have the standard lighting? If so then you'll be a bit limited as to what corals you can keep, also please research your fish before you buy any, some fish require very big tanks.

    Ask away if you have any questions, we all love to help.
     
  11. Seabass

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    Now that's funny. :)

    PS: it's lots of work, but a labour of love that is / can be very rewarding and very demanding, and fun.

    Best to read alot, ask alot of questions. Guys and gals on the forum will help as much as we can.

    Enjoy.
     
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    Welcome to MASA Carter
    I would say do alot of reading, its the best way to educate yourself and dont forget to ask questions.This is the ideal place to start as there are lots of articles and you will receive the best advice. enjoy:)
     
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    How it the jebo?
     
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    Hey and welcome to MASA!:yeahdude:
     
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    Hey
    Well, things are taking a bit longer to get started than originally planned but I am getting there. The Jebo has been cleaned and is ready for use. Now to get to the harbour and get some water and also to find some rocks and get those cleaned. Also, need to get the protein skimmer fitted to the pump, but that wont be a problem. First I have to get the substrate, any preferences on that?
     
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    Don't get water from the harbour!!! It is poluted... Go to east of the sundays river or even maybe beachview... Oh, and welcome to the broke side...
     
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    Carter-PE Thread Starter

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    Sorry, was a little rushed when i sent the last message. When I said harbour, I meant the oyster farm but you have to go thru the harbour to get there. Apparently that has good water according LFS.
     
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    yes it is in the harbour ( not easy to find tho as ther is no signage to say oyster farm )
    and the water is good
    i normally collect from there myself
    and had no probs in the past
    good luck
     
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    Hi Carter.... Im Maxisoft and Im a reef-a-holic....

    Hehe ...... Welcome bud....
     
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    Welcome bud!!!!!!
     
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    So it's nearly October and the tank still hasn't started... yet. All I need now is NSW & LR which I should hopefully be able to get over the weekend. Well, the NSW at least. I have all the other necessities: tank with in-hood filter, protein skimmer, wave maker, and substrate. So hopefully by this time next week I can post some pics of the setup.
     
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