Hi there

Discussion in 'New Members' started by michael10, 15 May 2010.

  1. michael10

    michael10

    Joined:
    13 May 2010
    Posts:
    25
    Likes Received:
    0
    hi, my name is mike im new to the forum,
    ive just bought a 180litre marine tank from a friend. the tanks been running for almost 4 years so everyhing is fully matured and running.
    the tank stock includes:
    2x clown fish with host anemone
    1x triggerfish
    1x mandarinfish
    1x gold headed sleeper gobie
    2x fire shrimp 1x see-through one
    1x blue dartel
    15x hermit crabs
    live rock (+- 12kg)
    tank does still look very empty tho.
    filtration: overflow, sump with protein skimmer and media
    lighting: Shim Mao lighting system

    and wave maker.
    thoughts and advice appreciated
    thanks..mike
     
  2. AdS Guest




    to hide all adverts.
  3. Annoying

    Annoying

    Joined:
    14 Jun 2009
    Posts:
    2,107
    Likes Received:
    23
    Location:
    Port Elizabeth
    Hey and welcome to MASA! Please post some pics of the setup. Sounds awesome.
     
  4. butcherman

    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

    Joined:
    7 Sep 2009
    Posts:
    11,626
    Likes Received:
    280
    Location:
    Kempton Park
    Welcome to MASA show us some pictures:)
     
  5. Keanan

    Keanan 2time

    Joined:
    16 Mar 2010
    Posts:
    2,490
    Likes Received:
    26
    Location:
    Cape Town
    Hi and welcome to MASA
     
  6. riyadhessa

    riyadhessa

    Joined:
    21 Nov 2007
    Posts:
    3,370
    Likes Received:
    9
    Location:
    Cape Town
    Welcome...
     
  7. Pete

    Pete

    Joined:
    3 Apr 2008
    Posts:
    1,196
    Likes Received:
    6
    Location:
    Under the sea
    :welcome7:
     
  8. Tremayn

    Tremayn

    Joined:
    21 Mar 2010
    Posts:
    5,226
    Likes Received:
    69
    Location:
    Lenasia
    welcome, sounds like a nice buy ;)
     
  9. Jinx

    Jinx

    Joined:
    11 Nov 2008
    Posts:
    657
    Likes Received:
    12
    Location:
    KEMPTON PARK
    Hey and welcome
     
  10. Singularity

    Singularity Hmmm amper!

    Joined:
    3 Apr 2008
    Posts:
    2,496
    Likes Received:
    32
    Location:
    Potch/Centurion/Brooklyn
    masahello
     
  11. Tobes

    Tobes Retired Moderator

    Joined:
    30 Nov 2007
    Posts:
    9,482
    Likes Received:
    118
    Location:
    A Beautiful place!
    Hi there Michael10, welcome to MASA. Do you have any experience with marines? If not you have a steep learning curve ahead in order to keep the live stock happy in the tank. Please post pics for us :)
     
  12. flipwhip

    flipwhip

    Joined:
    22 Dec 2008
    Posts:
    425
    Likes Received:
    0
    Location:
    Cape Town/Fishoek
    welcometomasa
     
  13. clinton stanford

    clinton stanford

    Joined:
    11 Mar 2009
    Posts:
    2,210
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    East London
    welcome to MASA!:thumbup:
     
  14. Jaak

    Jaak

    Joined:
    2 Jun 2008
    Posts:
    2,421
    Likes Received:
    14
    Location:
    Cape Town
    Welcome to MASA!!
     
  15. robertkukla

    robertkukla

    Joined:
    23 Mar 2010
    Posts:
    969
    Likes Received:
    14
    Location:
    Minnabron , JHB
    Welcome to MASA
     
  16. Boegie

    Boegie

    Joined:
    27 Jan 2010
    Posts:
    1,371
    Likes Received:
    5
    Location:
    East London
    Welcome
     
  17. michael10

    michael10 Thread Starter

    Joined:
    13 May 2010
    Posts:
    25
    Likes Received:
    0
    the tank

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    tell me what you think:)
     
  18. Tremayn

    Tremayn

    Joined:
    21 Mar 2010
    Posts:
    5,226
    Likes Received:
    69
    Location:
    Lenasia
    looks really great :) ... hows the mandrin?
     
  19. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

    Joined:
    29 May 2007
    Posts:
    17,868
    Likes Received:
    69
    Location:
    Cape Town
    Tank looks good, Mike. I am just very worried about that heteractis magnifica that you have in that tank. It looks like it is busy dying.

    Do you feed the anemone manually at all? If you do - what do you feed it? And how often?
     
  20. mnd123

    mnd123

    Joined:
    5 Mar 2008
    Posts:
    1,753
    Likes Received:
    14
    Location:
    Fourways Gardens
    Welcome Michael, nice looking tank, how bout some sump shots?

    Jacques why do you say that?
     
  21. Qaiser

    Qaiser

    Joined:
    14 Aug 2009
    Posts:
    345
    Likes Received:
    6
    Location:
    CT - Grassy Park
Recent Posts