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Hi
im new here just wanted to say hi to all.:wave2:
looking forward to learning and sharing.

I have a 4ft reef tank thats just finish cycling and I WILL BE GETTING SOME OUT OF THIS WORLD FISH AND CORALS NEXT WEEK IM SOO EXCITED:)

have a nice evening
 

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Hello Dolphin! A very WARM WELCOME to MASA! Thanks for joining MASA! Very glad that you found us!

Please keep us updated on your progress!

ALSO: Please read as MUCH as you can about keeping marines.....
YOU NEED A LOT OF PATIENCE!

BUT - it seems that you have that already sorted!

What skimmer and lighting, as well as internal pumps/substrate/live rock do you have at this stage?

I hope that you have not added any life stock as yet?
 

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masahello Dolphin


how long has your tank been cycling, what equipment, questions questions questions :D:D:D
 
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Aquarium 1200x600x600
Sump 1000x500x300
Skimmer,tunze
Calcium Reactor,knop
Lighting,2x250w 20000k Mh + 6x54w 10000k T5
80kg Live Rock
Supplements Dosing Iodine+reef Trace
 

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Dolphin, what about your tank perams, ammonia, nitrite, nitrate, phosphate, ph etc? all very important before adding precious livestock.
 
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Temp 26
pH 8.3
Sg 1025
Ammonia 0
Nitrite 0
Nitrate 10
Phosphate not checked
Calcium 440

cycling now for 8weeks
substrate is a 20mm layer of caribsea aragonite
 

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80kg Live Rock
Supplements Dosing Iodine+reef Trace
Seems like you got your hardware sorted! AWESOME KIT! :thumbup:
 

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Temp 26
pH 8.3
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Ammonia 0
Nitrite 0
Nitrate 10
Phosphate not checked
Calcium 440

cycling now for 8weeks
substrate is a 20mm layer of caribsea aragonite
Excellent stuff - but do check your phosphate levels - it's a killer, keep us posted, we like new tanks:):)
 
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WHAT do you GUYS think about the fish i am getting
pearly jawfish pair
chevron tang
leather jacket
flame hawk
long horn cow fish
candy cane hog fish
yellow reidii seahorse pair
8 line wrasse

corals will be SPS, zoas and Rics

already have in system 24 blue leg hermits, 1 conch and 8 turbo snails
 

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Dolphin - just a quick heads-up: YOU CANNOT KEEP SEAHORSES WITH OTHER FISH. They require their own species tank. WITH VERY LOW WATER FLOW, and a LOT of critters/pods to feed on!

On the other fish - WOW! VERY DECENT.... VERY SCARCE!

Where will you be getting a chevron tang? A fellow reefkeeper here in Cape Town (Puppy) lost his chevron, and is looking for another one..... Could you perhaps find out if your source can get more?
 
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thanks for the heads up... i've researched the reidii species and the pair i've got coming are quite large... almost 30cm. the species is considered very hardy and i want to give it a try... if they become unhappy i'll setup another smaller tank just for them. they're also tank bred which is a bonus and makes for easier feeding and care.

i'll ask about the chevron but i know its a mission to get. mine was ordered in july for me and it cost R1800
 
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