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Discussion in 'New Members' started by Milton, 14 Mar 2009.

  1. Milton

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    my name is milton i stay in johannesburg,bedfordview my son and i are quite excited to get started. I am very new to the marine tank hobby and hope to learn alot in the setting up of my "tank to be".
     
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  3. Matt

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    Nice to meet you milton ;)

    What size tank are you wanting to start out with? What sort of budget do you have in mind? Also what type of tank are you hoping to run? (Full reef tank with coral etc or a FOWLR - fish only with live rock) ??

    Fantastic hobby to get into!

    Best advice I can give is READ READ READ, and if you're not sure ask as many questions as you can! Mistakes in this hobby can be expensive and frustrating, but by reading up on everything first they are easy to avoid!
     
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    hello there milton, great to have you on masa:)

    what sort of tank would you guys like to get? anything in particular you would like to create?

    have a good look through some of the beginner threads there is a qwealth of information in them.

    have you brought a tank already or do you still plan to get one?
     
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    out of intrest how old is your lighty?
     
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    Welcome to MASA Milton, glad you found us, good luck with the tank.
     
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    Hello Milton.

    You in good hands here on MASA and there is a huge Gauteng Reefers Community.

    Give us some ideas what you in mind. Go and see other reefers tanks and/or Nanos, it will give you some great ideas of can be done.

    Good luck
     
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    Welcome Milton
     
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    Welcome to MASA!!
     
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    Hi there Milton, welcome to MASA. Hope you enjoy it here. Please read and learn as much as possible to get the most out of this addictive hobby of ours. Ask questions before buying anything as our advice is free. Read my signature - good info for beginners ;)

    :wave2:
     
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    A VERY WARM WELCOME to MASA, Milton! Great to have you onboard! Awesome to have you man!

    Please have a look around and read our other "New Members" threads..... also read and look at our "Members tanks and setups" threads....

    Please identify a goal that you would like to achieve - and then start asking the questions. Let us then assist you in achieving that goal!
    Please note that you need a WHOLE LOT of patience in this game! Also - please note that only bad things happen fast in marines!

    Everything needs to go it's own way...... No haste will ever help.....

    Please always check with us before purchase ANYTHING from your local pet shop (local fish shop/LFS)..... They have a commercial interest in selling you stuff. We don't have any financial gain to be had by making any suggestions...

    Hope you enjoy your journey into the world of marines!
     
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    masahello

    welcome to the greatest hobby on earth :)
     
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    Welcome to aboard Milton, good luck with the tank.
    To quote so many, Knowledge is power, Learn by other's mistakes and save yourself a fortune, not to mention heartache
     
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    Now this is well said Jacques, and very true
    :)
     
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    Welcome to Masa Milton
     
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