Marine Start off under 6k

Discussion in 'Beginner Discussions' started by GordiniRS, 21 Jun 2012.

  1. GordiniRS

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    Hi,
    As you all know starting off in marine is not as easy as 1 2 3,
    I have however been to a few pet shops look at a few tanks and everything.
    But my problem is this i don't know what to believe and what not.
    Pet shops being trying to make a sale and me trying to get what i pay for?

    Can anyone tell me if this is possible and what I can get from scratch.
    All for under R6000

    Regards,:)
     
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  3. JsPLAYn

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    all entry level equip is cheap,u can get away with a basic 1.2 meter setup with all equip for under 6k.... but better is to follow "for sale threads" as u may pickup a complete system @ a good price
     
  4. Quintonv

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    Check with @lanzo they have a cool special running
     
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  5. Punisher

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    get into contact with @CarlosF
    i think he might be able to help you with a DECENT setup! more than beginner!!!!
     
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  6. Submariner

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    Guys arent you forgetting my Nano 45 deluxe systems

    Solid wood stands with painted Laquer finish
    sump and all plumbing included
    starphire tank with overflow
    Return pump included
    Solarmax 36 watt LED lighting system

    All for R 6500
     
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  7. Renannchen

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    The nano 45 system is amazing little tanks
     
  8. GordiniRS

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    Hi,
    Really sounds awesome.
    The problem i have is that i still need to get sand lf and later life stock.
    So im working on a tight budget..
    Hope you understand kind regards,;)
     
  9. Zuna

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    dude if i where you id get the Nano 45 deluxe systems and then in the next few months. watch the for sale threads cause there is always bargains and giveaways
     
  10. CarlosF

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    I might be selling mine soon will be abit more the your budget maybe but will be a full setup 600x600x500 cube with wood work stand plumbing, reef octo skimmer reef octo np pellet reactor, return pump, t5 lighting, aragonite sand, a lot of liverock, can take the water also will only have a small cycle and u can start stocking
     
  11. BarryG

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    Sent ua pm. Might be able to help
     
  12. Nemos Janitor

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    Yes there are vultures out there. cheep systems and all.

    The real question is what sort of money do you have available to sustain a marine aquarium long term?

    The initial capital outlay is one thing. The continued upkeep another.

    Before you get involved, make sure you you do your homework, else we will see your efforts in the for sale section of this forum.

    Just being straight up bud, and looking forward to a new reefer
     
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  13. Submariner

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    Hi Gordini

    TSR will happily give you some sand (KZ aragonite) and liverock with the deal just to get things moving.
     
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  14. GordiniRS

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    Hi.
    You guys in Randburg right?
    Will have to stop by and see what you can offer me?
    Thanks,:thumbup:
     
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