my circular(round) marine tank startup

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  1. Anubus

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    hi all im new to the marine fish hobby bought me a nice round 80x87 marine tank hopefully it will be looking great did check for leaks looks good now just to add water and salt
     
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    Tagging along on this one it sounds interesting!
     
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    Hello and welcome Anubus
     
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    Whenever I hear circular in this hobby I think JELLYFISH!!! :)
     
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    :lol: i also do
    tagging post lots of pics please
     
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    no was thinking of jellyfish but thought of doing just fish and anemone maybe later lionfish and make a predator tank,tank is almost 500L big
     
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    That skimmer is going to need an upgrade asap
     
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    :welcometomasa2:to MASA..Nice looking Tank...Tagging along as she is sure to be a beaut when stocked...
     
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    Welcome to MASA!

    I'm going to have to agree with irie ivan. I inherited two of those skimmers, and they SUCK!!! I thought if I got a better pump i'd be able to get better suction from the venturi but it just caused the skimmer cup to become flooded!

    Tank looks awesome though!!!

    Some razorfish, seahorses, or jelly fish would look KIEF!!!
     
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    Hi welcome to MASA.
     
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    Hi there, welcome to MASA. For some great reading, check out the link in my signature on starting a marine tank - awesome info ;)
     
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    O ja, I agree on the skimmer. Those type skimmers make nice door stops, just fill it with sand :p
    Get yourself at least a Reeftek TS2 skimmer - great skimmers for the price. This is one piece of equipment you don't skimp on. You get what you pay.
     
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    welcome to masa great to have you join.

    id suggest reading up on circular tanks before you invest heavily in this system, the three owners of circular tanks that I know would all rather change to rectangular tanks, or have done so already.

    look up bushmans first tank or perhaps mouses (both are memebers here) as they both have circular tanks in the past
     
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    Following this one closly. Welcome to MASA
     
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    Cool looking tank....

    How the heck do u plan on keeping the glass clean on the inside?
     
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    Just be carefull with the tank. Have herd of one emptying itself out on the floor because it could not take the pressure.
     
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    Welcome , very cool idea BUT i doubt if you will be able to maintain correct conditions wrt flow inside the tank for a nennie without putting serious strain on the tank and risking rupture.

    I would go Lionfish & softies (mushrooms, zoas etc)
     
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    cool looking setup!

    if you need another skimmer i have one for sale.

    otherwise, how thick is the glass on the main tank setup?
    it looks awesome!

    easy way to clean it = use a stanley blade. i buy blades that are 12cm long and thick. so they are so they are easy to work with. makes tank cleaning very quick and easy. you just gotta get your hand/arm wet.
     
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