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  1. marinestig

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    Hi everybody

    My names Tyron just thought id join this amazing site to learn more.
    Im currently restarting a marine setup, i had one before but had to sell it off when i moved house. This site is such a great source of infomation thanks to all of you!

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    For one noob to another Welcome
     
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    Hi Tyron, welcome to MASA. Please tell us more about your plans. Check out the link below, might help you on you second setup ;)
     
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    Welcome to MASA from a fellow capie!
     
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    Welcome Tyrone, keep us informed of what you have in mind on your 2nd time around. We find interest and the potential to learn from others as they build and also guidance is provided. MASA is a one stop shop for any quantity of information, from the very basics to seriously advanced - remember that we are all in it together to help one another build our own systems the best.
     
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    marinestig Thread Starter

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    Hi Guys thanx for the warm welcome! My new setup is a 250L Tank 1mx0.5x0.5
    Im in the process of building a Sump for the tank. Im just so excited to get back into the most rewarding hobby possible.Il be sure to post pictures on my progress.Which size sump wyou recommend i use? havent bought 1 as yet.and also the size of the return pumpfrom the sump?
     
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    A belated welcome, glad to have another member on board :thumbup:

    As for your sump question go as big as possible, this will obviously be dependent on cabinet size etc. Depending on how you plan to place your display tank, more than one sump can be incorporated

    Good luck & happy posting
     
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    marinestig Thread Starter

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    Thanks for the advice, the tank is on a cabinet and i il be able to fit a sump of 1mx0.3x0.3 inside the cabinet. Thats probley as big as im able to go, maybe a bit wider, if i have it custom built.
     
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    Cool, if that is the space you have to work with...go for it. What I am saying is utelise the space to the max, take into account what skimmer you will be using (footprint size), return pump you will be using, will you incorporate a DSB, algea scrubber, reactors etc etc.

    All this will influence the layout space wise
     
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    well i havent yet purchased a skimmer as yet, should i first go ahead and purchase a skimmer before i have the sump built, or i there a standard size i can work on?
     
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    Marine IMHO, the two goes hand in hand, with one other factor...what do you want to keep. The higher the bioload ...the bigger the skimmer, SPS require much better water conditions than softies and so forth. External vs Internal

    A few factors to take into account, but not rocket science...I will PM you my tel if you need help
     
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    Ok well im planning on starting slow, ive had a fish only setup for about 2 years but i would like to keep some more basic corals at first in this new setup. May perhaps start it off as a fish only tank and gradualy move forward in adding corals and so on.
    I dont realy wana replace the protein skimmer after a year or two so id rather get something which is of good value and not to expensive! thanx for your number il keep it handy.il post some pics tomorrow so that i can give you a better idea of my setup and the space i ahve to work with. Im a newbie so i wont be jumping into the advance stuff as yet, just wana keep the setup simple but efficient.
     
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