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  1. Roger

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    Hi there my name is Roger and I have recently moved to Somerset West from Plettenberg Bay.I have always loved the sea and hence became a commercial diver.I started out with my new hobby 2 years ago by buying a small 90x30x30 cm tank which quickly escalated in to a bigger 1,5x0.9x0.5m jebo tank.To my detriment I did not do the proper research and went the old route by using a under gravel filter system which in fact worked very well until the system poisoned its self.I had a very diverse tank with a combination of fish,animals and soft corals.I am about to restart my tank from scratch and would appreciate as much advice as I can get as to the filter I should use etc etc

    Look forward to hearing from you guys
    Roger
     
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  3. Suhayl

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    Welcome, you at the right place man for help and information
     
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    welcome, hope you enjoy the start of the new tank, undergravel for marine is a no no but now you know hehe.. gluck
     
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    welcome on board 2 the addiction....
     
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    welcometomasa
     
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    welcome boet
     
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  13. superfrog

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    Welcome man. Ditch the undergravel, get yourself as good a protein skimmer as you can afford, choose your substrate wisely, get a good amount of quality liverock...your filtration is sorted. If you can add a sump to the system that would be first prize and you'd be able to add things like DSB (deep sand bed) and refugium, etc. to the system.
     
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    Welcome. I'm a newby too, and the guys here helped me on day 1.... really awesome...
     
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