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  1. caddy

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    Helo to all. First time on the site and dont know my way around. But hoping to learn alot about my new marine tank im setting up.
     
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    Hi caddy welcome to MASA - what tank you plan on setting up? Size? Lights? pumps? Fish only? corals??? Plz tell us more also ask lots and lots of questions dont feel shy even if it sound like stupid questions!;)
     
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    dont know the size but i know it takes 700 litres. wanna make it into a reef tank. dont know the name of the skimmer will find out. wat size sumpwould i need to run the tank
     
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    Size of sump, well make it as big as you can you can never have too big a sump.

    PS, remember pic's are a must.:whistling:
     
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    700 ltrs! Thats beeeeg! I'm sure as the others welcome you on this site more help will come pouring in but I have a slightly larger volume and my sump is 1m long x 0.5m wide and 0.4m high but lets here from the others - in the mean time enjoy your stay with us and hope you can learn a thing or two and maybe teach us some stuff tooo:thumbup:
     
  7. caddy

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    thanks im gonna need all the help i can get. wat do you think i should need to start my tank off?
     
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    ill take some picks and get them up tomorrow.;)
     
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    What equipment do you currently have maybe we can see what good or not?
     
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    ive got three white and one blue t5 lights dont know what size they are. my protein skimmer dont know whats it called but is powered by a 2000l p/h pump, personally i think its to small for my tank and im getting a sump made up for me tomorrw. got water in the tank now but just cycling it through a canister now and a power head.
     
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  12. chikaboo

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    Sounds good except for the canister part but lets here from the others - have you been through other beginners threads? Also like Shaun said we love pics! Just go to the bottom of his post and check how to post the pics - they really help - here pics are worth more than a thousand words!
     
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    ;). Gotta learn somehow
     
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    What part of the world are you from?
     
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    amanzimtoti. DURBAN
     
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    Hi Caddy, welcome to MASA - hope you enjoy it here with us. Please read the link in my signature, it is great info for beginners. Go through the threads in new members and beginners discussions - you'll learn a lot there. This hobby is all about patience, so don't rush anything ok?
    We're waiting for those pics :)

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    Well lucky you! you got sponsers on this site near and a few members from that side - hopefully your'll can meet up and swap fish tales and help one another out but we all here on the net so distance no problem - being close to durban you consider joining the forum members once a month for their meetings - cool bunch of dudes!
     
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    Cool, then you can pop in by Eco-aquatics if you need some decent equipment, they're also in Toti ;)
     
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    A little more south Warner Beach.:p
    You also have Reef Inmates.
     
  20. caddy

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    where in toti? i stay in warner beach
     
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    HI AND WELCOME TO MASA...
     
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