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  1. Seaford Park

    Seaford Park

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    I stay in Durban and I am just finishing my simplex. I have a long kitchen, diningroom and lounge onto a patio, pool and sea view. So I wanted a divider between the diningroom and lounge. I was shopping at the Cresent Umhlanga and stumbled across Petland. They have a Marine Tank section and I thought what a great divider if at the right height. So I ordered a tank 1.5m*600*500. My question is "if I am wanting a shortcut but willing to learn from their team over time is this wise or not, or is their a member that could help me with the same service but is far more highly recommended?"

    Kind Regards
    Chris:thumbup:
     
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  3. Tobes

    Tobes Retired Moderator

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    Hi there, welcome to MASA. Glad you joined us.

    Before I go further, I edited your post because the petshop is not a sponsor on this forum and it is unfair to our paying sponsors to tell/advertise of what they specialize in, as it is free marketing for them.

    There are loads to learn here on MASA, we have a lot of experienced guys here that will give you great advice and have no financial gain doing that, unlike petshops.

    For starters, you can read the link in my signature on starting a marine tank - awesome info for beginners ;)
     
  4. Evo R

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  5. Tremayn

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    Welcome :) .. Don't trust the pet shops!
     
  6. AndrévN

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    Now thats shit advise Tremayn i think you are a little unfair here. Rather talk some sence into him and letting him know that you plan, read and have a look at all your options then ask questions on the forum, read all hennies corners advice and then take action and make decisions from there. BUT to say don't trust LFS is totally unfair and far fetched dude. I faught with loads of them ask moolis and he speaks to me again HEHEHE. Lots of good advise from many of them, but ill agree if you said don't buy everything they wanna sell you yes. :whistling:
     
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  7. AndrévN

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    Hi and welcome.
     
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    Welcome to MASA

    Take info from every one, and learn from your mistakes without passing blame.
    Thats what i do...

    Mmmm.. and were a pet shop...
     
  9. AndrévN

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  10. durleo

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    Hi Chris - If you need advice - I am willing to help you along the way - I will pm you my details and put you in contact with Marco for equipment and stuff - The equipment in that petshop is outdated and overpriced. You can pick up some bargains in the for sale thread. Let me know when you are free and you can pop over to my place in umhlanga and we can chat!

    Regards
    Duran
     
  11. AndrévN

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    Nice 1 now that's great advice. :thumbup:
     
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