Hi :), new to the site.

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  1. hagar101

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    hi all. I am generally new to saltwater tanks. My 75g is my first saltwater tank, its been set up for about a month now. Always accepting help and advice. Was thinking of doing LR with NPS :D. Good day
     
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    Welcome :) .. Hope the NPS part was a joke :whistling: ...
     
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    why do you say that?
     
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    NPS are pretty darn difficult to keep
     
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    Hey and welcome to MASA!

    NPS (Nano polyp size) corals should only be kept by experienced reefers and they fight a lot of time. I wouldn't recommend it for a beginner.
     
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    Oh no, we are talking about totally different things then my friend :p. Im talking about non photosyntheic coral
     
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    It's actually one and the same. Just another acronym :). The main problem with this type of system is that a certain feeding is required as the polyps are literally mm or 2 big. The need great flow with no place for stagnation. Heavy skimming as all the food can quickly bring up the nutrient levels. Also not much success has come from NPS only a few have really succeeded in this like Jaco Schoeman feel free to give him a pm if you feel you want to continue with it.
     
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    I know about the feeding and all. It was just a thought. want to learn more and see if i want to go with it. going to the LFS today. I'll talk to them about it and see what they say.
     
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    Welcome, this sounds interesting. Are you in the Pacific or Atlantic sea.
     
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    Welcome ...
     
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    Pacific. And thanks :)
     
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    dont waste your time with the LFS, chances are they know squat about nps. Talk to Jaco Schoeman as he is so far the pro with NPS. Maybe he can set you in the right direction :)
     
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    Okay i will contact him. thanks :D
     
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    welcome
     
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    Welcome to the broke side and don't trust the LFS with anything... Most of them will say anything to make a sale... :thumbup:
     
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    Mods, please add another acronym to our loooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnnggggggg list.:whistling:
     
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