New tank

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  1. nakoma

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    i just bought a 1m x 500 x 500 tank what should i do with it any ideas it is just a tank and lid not worried about the lid and stan i a make my own so how do i make a hole in it and what will it be nice for come on people i need fresh ideas
     
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    i would go C2C with the overflow with 2 * 32mm outlets and make a full blown reef,depending on what corals you would like to keep
     
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    You can give it to me:p Looking for a nice big refrigium.:thumbup:
     
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    lol you can give me R500 and you can take it
     
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    cool idea with the c2c how about a sea horse tank ? i alreddy have a reef tank with corals and so on it is 1,3 x 600 x 600
     
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    i dig em sea horses.calvin can maybe give you some good advice on sea horses
     
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    yes i think that could work a seahorse tank will do just nice
     
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    i have a fish only tank and reef tank so yes i think seahorses could be the next step i am bussy getting my 2 other tanks back into shape
     
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    sounds good.you got any experience with seahorses?
     
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    I got bits if you wanna drill holes....
     
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    my dad hade a seahorse tank back in 1974 ummmm i think a few things has changed since then :023:
     
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    i think i might have to drill some holes yes so where do you live so i can bring my tank around
     
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    Empangeni....may be easier if I bring the bit's to you...
     
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    nice i am in richardsbay so it is nice and close i just need to find out some more about the filtration of the seahorse tank first thanks it is really nice of you
     
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    No problem at all, just let me know when you ready.....not sure what size I have but I think 20, 25 and 38 mm
     
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    great you need fish you tell me i go catch anything you want lol go diving every weekend catch anything from angels to goldies or butterfy fish
     
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    cool.so we got another specimen diver.welcome to the specimen collector club.
     
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    yea been doing it for years i just have to go get my invertabrate licence again
     
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    that reminds me i also need to get my invert license
     
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    i dont have a clue what it costs it has been a few years and maybe things has changed the rules and so on i remember paying R50 for it a few years back got myself a nice koran angel fish the other day at chakas rock and in about 2 weeks we should be seeing some cleaner's being born so i am going diving around the 14th
     
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