hi everybody i'm a newbie from port elizabeth

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  1. audioworx3

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    hey guys, found this forum thru a friend!
    I'm from P.e and a build cars and that kinda thing, this is one of my other hobbies!
    Not very big into to yet but getting there, i have 400 odd liter tank with a few goodies!
    Will post all the specs here later!

    This seems like a great forum thus far, everybody seems keen to help and very friendly!
    :thumbup: keep it up guys!

    You'll definitely be seeing much more of me!

    Cheers Amish
     
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    Welcome to MASA!!
     
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  6. audioworx3

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    thanks guys! I'll try get some pictures of the setup here asap!
     
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    ok guys how do i do this!
    I already have a pair of clowns
    a powder blue surgeon
    and another surgeon
    and a coral beauty

    There is a carpet anemone and a leather coral, i need more coral i think
    how do i know what to get, or should i first get rid of the algae problem!
     
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    WELKOM TO MASA AUDIOWOX3!!!!
    Ok for the guys to help you give as some more info on your tank like.
    For how long is your tank up and running? What tipe of filter system do you have?
    What tipe of tank do you want to keep(reef or fish)?
     
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    hello audio, great to have you join us. Its nice to see so many eastern cape guys joining on :)

    sounds like you have some nice LS there already, except for the algae issues. We need to work on those first and see whats feeding it, clear up the phosphates and get that tank nice and clean. Then look at getting some more corrals.

    why not give us a little more info on the system, length width and depth to start.
    How does your filter work?
    what sort of over flow do you have?
    Do you have a sump?
    Skimmer?
    Internal pumps?
    Any Live rock?
    what about substrate? do you ahve any and how much, what size are the particles.

    the more info you can give masa the more we can help to give you joy and pleasure from this adictive hobby:)

    once again welcome and happy postings :)
     
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    ok its look really crap now, but here are some pictures, the tank is 2000x350x450
    i think its 400 odd litres, i think the sump is 40 or 50 litres, i'm just going according to what i was told, there is a protein skimmer and 2 pumps inside the tank for flow.

    i tried to remove some of the algae, so its looking murky.

    i did the nitrate/nitrate test, its in with in the safe area
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    here is the tank
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    and some of the life
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    and the sump

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    as you can see the algae is taking over:(

    thanks guys
     
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    Welcome to MASA
    We have some great GURU"S on this forum
    They will sort out your problems in no time
     
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    welcome
     
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    welcome ,i am studyin in pe and i also encounterd that red algae its almost like cotton wool?
     
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    Hello there Dale, very nice to see a new E. Londoner on the forum. Why not introduce yourself in new members section so we can all welcom you properly.

    tell us a little about your tank and experiences, we would love to share :)
     
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    yes it is! How did you get rid of it?
     
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    Welcome, you may only have a few corals but they are looking very healthy, i would say you off to a good start.
     
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    hey guys i thought i'd share a little about myself and my other hobbies!

    This is what i do as another hobbie!

    I build my own cars

    here is the one, it was on the cover of the vdub mag last year
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    and the one i'm currently building
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    this is my first passion and hobby! Enjoy

    Cheers Amish
     
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    WOW! Amish! Looking awesome there, mate!
     
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