I am LOVING marines

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Yeah i am finding marines incredibly rewarding, mind blowingly complicated and eye wateringly expensive

BUT THANK GOD FOR BATH WATER! makes me feel i can look after something and KNOW whats going on!:)
 

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Hehe, it is a bloody struggle to start with but it does get easier as you go on (well, a little easier anyway):)
 
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so easy u just leave the tank in the garage and breed dogs????


hehe sorry below the belt, but couldnt resist, do u think i will have my second tank up before you get yours going again???

wanna have a race?
 

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I'm close to finishing it, but as i just got made redundant it might be tricky, but if i can get a job by the end of May i'm in, the redundancy pay will be enough to finish, so fingers crossed chaps.
 
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man UK sounds tough at the moment...want niel harris also made redundant...

i am driving my dads stuffed 4x4 at the mo. i know its stuffed....i am the one who took it through northern mozambique with a chainsaw to make bridges.

but that saves me r2500 or so a month on HP to a bank....that finances my build...so i happily swear at taxis and use the bull bar:)
 

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There are plenty of jobs about, but i want to find the right one.


sounds like you 4 x 4 will be "well used" by the time you get rid of it:)
 
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weeman you better believe it....but here they dont do road rage with golf clubs so i am behaving at the mo.

what is it that you do anyway?
 

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have i missed 40 photos of your tanks being redone or are you holding out on us????????
Nope nothing built yet, but i need to put a new roof on part of the house, all the kit just need putting together, i have;-

6 x 2 x 2 tank
5 x 2 x 18 sump
Deltec AP850 skimmer
about 80kgs of live rock
3 x tunze 6080's
2 x tunze 6060's
Deltec FR509

a shed load of odds and sods, i just need the roof and a frame which will cost less that £1,000 easy peasy.:)
 
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Nope nothing built yet, but i need to put a new roof on part of the house, all the kit just need putting together, i have;- Darn good thing its spring then??? no roof on his house and planning his tanks, love the way you think:)

6 x 2 x 2 tank UMM is that feet or meters...tell me meters:) please say its meters????
5 x 2 x 18 sump
Deltec AP850 skimmer
about 80kgs of live rock
3 x tunze 6080's
2 x tunze 6060's
Deltec FR509

a shed load of odds and sods, i just need the roof and a frame which will cost less that £1,000 easy peasy.:)
great to know its comming together.....if i go to italy in july its via UK....and yes I will hunt you down:)
 
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How does someone afford 80KG's Live rock off the starting bat? Its like R135 per KG. That = R10800!!!
 
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Nope nothing built yet, but i need to put a new roof on part of the house, all the kit just need putting together, i have;-

6 x 2 x 2 tank
5 x 2 x 18 sump
Deltec AP850 skimmer
about 80kgs of live rock
3 x tunze 6080's
2 x tunze 6060's
Deltec FR509

a shed load of odds and sods, i just need the roof and a frame which will cost less that £1,000 easy peasy.:)
Wee-Man I don't know what those Tunze's look like. Cant find them in my catalogue either. Are they streams?
 

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he is redundant alfie, has time on his hands AND THE COUCH IS DRY:) so he set up a wireless system at home, posts from his laptop with 4 puppies running loose round his feet.
i know you are spying on me, but it's 7 pups not 4;)

great to know its comming together.....if i go to italy in july its via UK....and yes I will hunt you down:)
you had better - i have friends in Italy if you don't:nono: Capiche?:nopity:


i live near Gatwick, but could make Heathrow just let me know when;)
 
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storm i have 130kg odd, but got it second hand from a break down tank, you can get it for R50-R80 if you hunt around.

but yes i spend R5000 off the bat on LR alone. I basically see my skimmer and LR and the primary methods of filtration.....dont want to skimp on either!:)
 
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Good Grief i can put that down on a deposit for a car. bleh. Ild expect maby 15KG Max for most starter people like me :) 80KG is like my years salary...
 

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How does someone afford 80KG's Live rock off the starting bat? Its like R135 per KG. That = R10800!!!

No i didn't buy that all in one go, i have been filling the sump, running the skimmer and reactor to mature the rock.

Wee-Man I don't know what those Tunze's look like. Cant find them in my catalogue either. Are they streams?
They are streams, hang on i will see if i can get a pic, or link
 

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