New member from Amman-Jordan

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  1. zgg01

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    hi all, glad to be here with some experts in the hobby.

    I was wondering if there are members form amman jordan in here.

    Plus if anyone has any feedback on the Dolphin HOB protein skimmer ( i believe the model is ps-2012).

    Currently setting up a nano 10g reef aquarium, will upload some pictures later on (tank still cycling)

    Question:

    I added live rock and used premixed aquarium water from my local fish shop would that shorten the cycling process of the tank ?

    10g tank:

    HOB 3in1 filter
    18W LED light
    10 pounds live rock
    100W heater
    Power head
     
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    hey man welcome to MASA.. I'm quite positive that you are the first MASA member form Jordan :) .

    I'm not sure about the skimmer you are asking.. but about shortening the cycle period of your tank I can recommend Microb-Lift NiteOut ... its a special blend of bacteria designed especially for quick cycling ... however there is no set period and it will vary from tank to tank. best is to test for ammonia every day until its stable at zero..

    post some pictures of your tank
     
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  6. zgg01

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    This is the aquarium

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    Is this coralline algae growing ??

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    Hello and Welcome

    another international reefer joining us.

    Look at the home page, at the bottom is a Clustermaps Icon. Click that and you will see all the places from over the world that visits this website
     
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    hey man.. I see you have something that looks like a hob filter is that the skimmer? and I don't see any overflow .. where do you plan to keep all the other equipment you will need to keep healthy fish and corals.. it can get quite crowded in there you know.. or maybe I'm wrong. do you have a sump? if not I would suggest trying to incorporate one now while the tank is still new .. it will be much easier
     
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    @hotsauce i have no overflow . The hob u see on the back is a 3 in 1 filter ( mechanical, biological and chemical) i will be adding a skimmer shorty but the problem is that where i live i have 2 skimmer options ( both are shit) its either the boyu wg-308 or the dolphin ps2012 hang on
     
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    masahello

    those Boyu skimmers are actually quite nice and more than enough for your size tank. they do however get clogged very easily in the airline so you have to clean it at least once a week to make sure that it doesnt get damaged. other than that i think you have nice system going. looking forward to some more pics as you start adding stock to it :)
     
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