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Discussion in 'New Members' started by Leon-Adolph, 13 Jun 2009.

  1. Leon-Adolph

    Leon-Adolph

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    Hi my name is Leon-Adolph
    I have a 120cmx46cmx51cm tank and would really like to start a marine setup,all help will be appreciated.
    thanks
     
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    Singularity Hmmm amper!

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  5. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    A VERY WARM WELCOME to MASA, Leon Adolph! Great to have you on-board!

    Keeping marines is an AWESOME hobby. It's really addictive, and life changing - you get to learn a HUGE amount of the sea, it's creatures, and nature! Also - you get to learn of physics, water flow, lighting, biological filtration, water dynamics, water chemistry, fish physiology, etc... ;)

    Please take note of the following:
    1) It takes a HUGE amount of patience to keep marines succesfully
    2) you should NEVER just believe the advice your local pet shop/fish shop gives you - please come and double chekc EVERYTHING you are told, with us. We do not have any financial gain in the advice we give you. Also - we just want the life stock you keep, to have the BEST chance at surviving! We also want you to become the ABSOLUTE BEST reefkeeper that you can be!
    3) You HAVE to read, read, READ, READ and read some more - even BEFORE you purchase your 1st fish, clean up crew, or coral!
    4) Please enjoy the journey! It's a REALLY awesome one at that!

    Enjoy! And Good luck!

    BTW: if you want to know about tanks - please read as many of the other "New members" threads as possible, as well as read through as many of the "Members tanks and setups" that you CAN - please try and identify a tank that you want to duplicate. And then allow us to guide you in achieving this goal!
     
  6. crispin

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    hello leon adolph, welcome to MASA its really great to have you join.

    there are some really ehlpful and knowledgeble people on here and we will do all we can to help you get strated on the right footing with your marine tanks. Believe us when we say that things can be done right and wrong, and the difference is astounding! Follow the advice we give you and things should be far more enjoyable.

    there is a huge steep learning curve that one goes through when you first start off. Small things like getting the water to circulate and filter properly can be a challenge and thats probably a week before you even put sand into the tank! In that time you will have lots of questions and the more you ask the more we can help. We have all done the smae mistakes and would love to help you avoide them, so ask us anything aboyt marines you like and we will do our best to help.

    Welcome to masa and happy posting:)
     
  7. riyadhessa

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    Leon welcome mate
     
  8. chikaboo

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    Welcome Leon hope you enjoy your stay with MASA and dont feel shy to ask as many questions as possible . The rewards for successfully keeping marines are endless so ask all that you need to ask in order to keep your tankmates happy - remember there are no "stupid" questions all need to asked some time or another. Tell us more about your equipment - maybe lights skimmers pumps?
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Welcome to MASA Leon :)
     
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    Welcome to MASA Leon

    Hope you enjoy your stay

    Cheers
     
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    Welcome to MASA!!
     
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    Welcome to MASA.
     
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    WELCOME to MASA, and to this great hobby, Leon.

    As Jacques suggested, READ as much as you can (on this Forum and generally on the 'Net) and then ask as many questions as you like - we are here to help.

    Hennie
     
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    Tobes Retired Moderator

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    Hi Leon, welcome to MASA - hope you enjoy it here!
    Please read the link in my signature for some great beginner info. I see Jacques and Crispy alread gave great advice, so all I can say further for now is enjoy the homework and reading and good luck on your new hobby ;)
     
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    welcome and as all said read read read and ask alot hope you enjoy it here at masa the best marine site

    :welcome7:
     
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    Welcome To Masa Leon!! Enjoy Your Stay!!!
     
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    welcome


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  19. Leon-Adolph

    Leon-Adolph Thread Starter

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    thanks

    to all thank you for the welcome notes and advice, for now i will start reading.
    cheers
     
  20. Johann

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    Welcome to MASA Leon-Adolph :)! I can also just say read, read, read and ask when you are not sure. Also relatively new to the site and have had some very good advice and learnt quite a bit so far.
     
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