My first Salt water tank

Al

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Hi Guy's

Just got my first salt water aquarium this evening:thumbup: . I bought the Boyu TL550. Bought a some test kit's, PH, Nitrate, Nitrite and Calcium

RO Water
Instant Ocean salt
Seachem Aragonite
Seachem Stability
Hydrometer
Digital Thermometer

6Kg Kenya/Fiji Live Rock

Will set it up tomorrow evening and keep everyone updated.:biggrin:
 

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Thanks for the reminder, forgot about that one! Will start with FOWLR and then maybe move to SPS.
 

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Oh, just a couple of pointers: Remove the 3/4 black sponges from the rear chambers, remove the ceramic tubes in the black nets and the bio balls. then buy some filter floss (R5 a bag) at your LFS, and shove this down under your skimmer. Change this weekly, with your 10/15 % water change. Also make sure all your water wells down the right hand side of the black rear wall are closed. Then perhaps get some wave makers to get your flow up.

Other than that, enjoy setting it up tomorrow, and dont forget to post pics of your progression.
 

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Don't remember welcoming you Al, so welcome to MASA. Congrats on the new tank. Where have you stored your rock, if you only rigging up tomorrow?
 

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My personel choice is stay away from filter floss, get a skimmer :whistling:
 

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Mekaeel/Robski will definetly take your advice. I have ordered a Seio power head. Will be getting it today or next week.

Sunburst,I chose and bought the live rock i want but i left it at the LFS. So i will fetch it today.

Thanks for all the advice. :lol:
 

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also remember to cycle with lights off to prevent algae growth .. enjoy ..
 

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You sound like someone thats going to be succsesful Al looking forward to seeing your awsome tank in a few months.
 

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hey al, best of luck with starting up. going to be great to watch your progress. keep us updated and if u have a camera, Rory will be asking for pics soon:)
 

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Lol, I was wondering where the pics in this thread were :p
 

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Rory, your weird.
 

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Thanks guy's

Just set up my Boyu TL 550 salt water tank :) . The water is still cloudy. I have 7.5kg Fiji and Kenya Live Rock. I will post some pictures in the next day or two.
 

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