Interested in getting back into the game. Advice please!

Discussion in 'Nano Tank advice' started by Matt, 31 Aug 2016.

  1. Matt

    Matt MASA Contributor

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    Hey all,

    Looooooooong time no see. I was very active in this hobby as a student, and then found life got too busy. I've since decided I would perhaps like to get a marine fish tank for my daughter.

    Not interested in anything too fancy. Would absolutely LOVE a small tank with some soft corals and a pair of nice clowns (snowflake? - not sure if they are available in SA).

    I don't want to stress too much about hardware, or powercuts, or high maintenance etc.

    I'd love an all-in-one type clean tank.

    I know marine tanks will never be 'low maintenance' - but the simpler the better.

    I'd love your advice?

    Cheers,

    Matt
     
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    Yip, Snowflake clowns are available here. A few other 'designer' clowns as well.

    Something in the 100l range should be plenty.

    Tl550 is nice, maybe people find the original skimmer useless though and end up buying a tunze 9004.

    Innovative Marine and Redsea also make some nice AIO tanks.

    Skimmer, some bio media, carbon and maybe a phosphate remover will be fine. 10% water changes will only be like 10l so shouldn't be too much of a schlep. There are ways to not do waterchanges as well.

    An ATU will also help alot to keep it maintenance free.
     
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    I have a 102L nano for sale.
    Check out my thread
     
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    Welcome back @Matt

    You do know that once this hobby gets a hold on you that you will upgrade soon.... :blush:

    Anyway, a small tank with easy corals do not demand a lot.
     
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    I pm'd you with a link, they do custom all in one nano's
     
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