Newbie to aquarium tanks

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  1. Rish

    Rish

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    Howzit guys , name is Rish, i have a tropical/ mixed assortment in a 2 foot tank for a few years. But after doing some research i have decided to set up a marine tank.i want to buy a 4 foot tank to get started with.
    Any help will be much appreciated as although i love fishing i am a complete novice to marine tanks.

    Look forward to talking to you guys,

    :peroni::peroni::peroni::peroni:
     
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  3. Tobes

    Tobes Retired Moderator

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    Welcome to MASA Rish, glad you joined. Seeing that you want to learn, read the link in my signature (starting a marine tank) - very good info for beginners :)
    You can also join the East coast reef club in Durban - you'll meet most Durban MASA guys and learn from them as well during the monthly gatherings. Here is the link for that one
    East Coast Reef Club - Durban - Marine Aquariums of South Africa
     
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    Singularity Hmmm amper!

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  5. ReefMaster_SA

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    welcome to Masa
     
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    welcome to masa rish, great to have you join:)

    its even better to hear that you want to get a tank and start up in marines :) one word of advice, rather get a 'marine ready' tank that has an overflow and a sump, it really will make your life and the water quality in your tank far better :) have a look on our classified section, you can pick up some realy good bargin tanks on there:)

    Read lots in masa, its got so much info and if anything doesnt make sence then ask, theres nothing like a stupiod question, even the simple things should be explained. we've all been there and will do all we can to help you and your reef along.

    welcome and happy postings:)
     
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    welcome dude , pm me if u in durbs , will help you get started
     
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    welcome dude , pm me if u in durbs , will help you get started
     
  9. riyadhessa

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    Welcome mate
     
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    welcome to masa
     
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    welcome ! fromm here on its all down hill !
     
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    Hey , if u in CT and looking for second hand system , we have a few that we wanna get rid of , like really cheap . Contact daniel for prices. Also i agree with prevoius comment , u dont have to go through fresh water systems to get to a marine system. i have cn many AMAZING systems set up by 'first time users' . how ever it is lank important to follow advize by expirienced aquarist and to take it slow. Avoid sensitive species in the beginning and never trust what the dealers say !
     
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    :lol: Only thing in reefkeeping going downhill is your bank balance :( :biggrin:
     
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    Welcome to MASA…... :thumbup:




    So true Sean, but its definitley worth it..:yeahdude:
     
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    Sounds like a prostitute:biggrin:
     
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    A VERY WARM WELCOME to MASA, Rish! Great to have you on-board!

    Good luck with your journey mate! If you are really ready for starting marines, please remember the following 2 things:
    - PATIENCE is the MOST important thing in keeping marines - only BAD THINGS HAPPEN QUICKLY IN MARINES
    - And KNOWLEDGE is the "secret to success" in keeping marines!

    Good luck - please come to MASA and read as much as you can. And also ask as many questions as possible!
     
  17. Tremayn

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    Welcome bro!!! Yes Patience and info! As the saying goes, knowledge is power:slayer:
     
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