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  1. cptmayhem

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    Well, here I am...

    Got a 120l tank, filled it up today (thanks Muizenberg beach) and am getting the live rock tomorrow. The tank is now full of sea water, and has an layer of white aragonite on the bottom.

    Filtration is through a Red Sea skimmer (400lph) and Eheim wet/dry filter with a small power head in the tank. The filter's outlet pipe is connected to a side-mounted pipe, with about 8 holes drilled into it - that provides the counter-flow to the power head, which is located on the opposite side to the outlet pipe.

    I plan on running the Berlin (natural) system, and am looking at getting just 2kg of rock to begin with, adding more as the months go on. I expect to add a hardy fish or 2 a couple of months down the line...


    And if this tank works out, there's a 240l tank waiting in the wings...
     
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  3. brentnorm

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    Welcome dude to our MASA family - hope you enjoy your stay with us and learn lots and give us some pointers as well! Nice little setup you started - plz keep us posted on progress and sounds like you of to a good start!
     
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    cptmayhem

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    Shot guys - I'll be taking some photo's in a moment and then again after I've put some live rock into the thing as well as whenever i do an update...
     
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    Welcome to MASA...I see that you collected your water at Muizenberg beach, whr about, Sunrise circle or closer to the station...?
     
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    cptmayhem

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    Collected it outside the station, by the rock formations on the extreme RHS of the beach. Less chance of the work-clothes getting wet that way as the rocks broke up the force of the waves... Plus, it's the cleaner side of the 'Berg...
     
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    Shot...
     
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    Welcome aboard Captain
     
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    Welcome welcome
     
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    Welcome to MASA!!
     
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    A very warm welcome to MASA:thumbup:
     
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    Shot guys - learning fast! Just looking at the tank and wondering how it'll look in 2 months time...
     
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