Moving

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  1. KAPNEL

    KAPNEL

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    I need some advise. We are relocating to Gauteng from Cape Town (so sad). How do I move my tank and sump? I have SPS, live stock, LOS and so on. Is there a company that will take care of that or is it my own problem? Some suggestions please? [​IMG]
     
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  3. 4age

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    It may be easier to sell up and start over in jhb. ..take equipment with that you could use...cost of transport of tank and sump may be more that cost of new tank and sump.
     
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    what size tank?

    Less than 250L it should be easy. Bigger than that becomes a mission.

    Where in Gauteng are you moving to?
     
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    I moved a smaller tank once. Only a six hour drive though. Fish went into big buckets with airstones, live rock into a cooler box covered with damp newspaper, corals in separate bucket. It is doable, albeit a pain. You'll likely get a cycle, so maybe rehome your more delicate fish and creatures. Try to arrange for salt water to be mixed on the other end in advance. I hadn't been using any mechanical filtration, but a month before the move, I put a filter on to seed.
    The tank looked like crap for a few days, but everything made it. Good luck.
     
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