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Discussion in 'New Members' started by mwdalman, 16 Jun 2009.

  1. mwdalman

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    Hi fellow reefers
    I want to introduce myself. I have been dormant on the reef scene for many years. About 15 years ago I had a stunning 750lt reef tank untilising Tunze equipment, had it running for many years, then sold it, moved to New Zealand. I have been back for 6 years an am keen on setting up a small system as a point of re-entry. Any suggestions?:wave2:
     
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  3. scubaninja

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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Hi MWDalman! A VERY WELCOME to MASA man! Great to have you on-board!

    Awesome to hear that you have been a marine aquarist already..... Even though - the "science" of keeping marines have changed a huge amount, since 15 years ago!

    Please read a HUGE amount.... You will see what I mean!

    Please take into account that you will require a HUGE amount of patience, to be a successful reefkeeper!

    If you want to start real small - then the way to go, is a nano tank..... A nano tank is called that, because it is smaller than 120 litres of salt water.

    Nano tanks generally require more maintenance - more water needs to be changed more often.

    Have a look in our nano tank section you see something you would like to duplicate.

    Good luck - and please feel free to ask as many questions as you would like to ask - as many questions as it takes that you can become the BEST reefkeeper that you CAN be!

    Enjoy your journey into keeping marines!
     
  5. THE ANIMAL

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    TO MASA mwdalman!!! :thumbup:
    Yes I whould say not to go for a smaller tank than a 4f tank (1.2mx.450x.500) +- 270l. That is a good size tank to start off. Then biger are always better and ask as much questions as you can.
     
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    Glad to see you found us dude:)
     
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  8. Alan

    Alan Admin MASA Contributor

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    Hi mwdalman and welcome to Masa, please tell us what you have in mind, reef tank or fish only.
     
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    Welcome to MASA, sorry no fancy welcome banner:)
     
  11. Tony

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    Welcome to MASA. What size tank do you want to keep?
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Welcome to MASA mwdalman :)
     
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    Welcome to MASA - glad you joined us. Things have changed a bit since you last kept marines regarding filtration, skimmers and lights. Just read a lot and you'll catch up soon ;)
    Enjoy your stay! :wave2:
     
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    Welsome to MASA!!! Hope you enjoy your say!

    I would also say that ALLOT has changed in the last 15 years in this hobby!! Do some reading and ask as many questions as possible! I had some minor mistakes in the beggining that could have been avoided if I knew about this fantastic site! I personally would also say go for a minimum 4 foot (DT)set up and take it slow as possible and the rewards (as you already know!!) are endless!:yeahdude:
     
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    Welcome to MASA!!
     
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    mwdalman welcome to Masa
     
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