Newbie to reefkeeping!

Discussion in 'New Members' started by Daryl Norton, 17 Oct 2013.

  1. Daryl Norton

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    Hi guys and girls.

    Been doing freshwater for years and a few weeks back decided to start Saltwater as ive always been keen.

    So, I have a 120 x 50 x 50 tank with sump busy with the cycle process.

    Learning to be patient, freshwater was much easier:p
     
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    Oh yes and where do the PE guys buy livestock. I know of Ultimate Aquatics but they cant be the only place?

    Hardware will be purchased through our sponsers
     
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    Welcome bud you can go to the bridge have awesome selection of corals and livestock. this hobby can be expensive.. take your time do lots of research. make sure you plan what you going to do..
     
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    use the cycling period to plan think ahead..
     
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    Thanks bud, didnt know the place at the Bridge still sold marine stock as they have downgraded drastically.

    Been reading on this site since Aug and been doing plenty research, tons of great info here!!
     
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    Welcome to the hobby Daryl. Hope you planned it nicely and that you will enjoy looking a great tank within a few months. Keep us posted and do not forget those pictures.
     
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    Wow, thanks guys!!
     
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    Great links there, shot!:thumbup:
     
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    Welcome sure you'll have FUNNNN!!!
     
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    Hey guys.

    So my cycle is complete.:thumbup:

    Added 2 Clowns over the weekend, anybody have and soft coral frags for sale in PE?

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    Hi Daryl

    Regarding the fish shops, I went to ultimate today and their service was so poor that I am considering never buying from them again. I asked about prices of fish, because nowhere on the tanks there are prices and the guy just walked away, I then tried to ask again and he just mumbled the price and walked away. So I would suggest trying greenacres Pet Boutique.

    Regarding the coral frags, I am going to frag my red star polyps soon, will ask R30 per frag if you are interested, and then @chops also sells coral frags.
     
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    Thanks Bandit.

    Yea speaking to chops now, great guy.:thumbup:

    Let me know about the red stars when you ready.:peroni:
     
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    howzit bud..n welcome.... quick q..?
    a week ago u posted "started a few weeks ago.." if by 'a few' u mean 3 weeks, + the 'week ago'.. u're saying u cycled u're tank for 4 weeks in total..?
    all systems differ, but 6 weeks is normally a minimum period.... at the risk of being bombarded by 'opinionated others'.. :whistling: maybe u should hold on for another couple of weeks before stocking up on corals n other livestock... just my 2c worth...
     
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