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  1. Storm

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    Hello, lately ive been curious. I hardly ever see any tanks over 2000L, so I was thinking why don't we just make one up.:razz: Everyone "U can go wild here" will be able to share ideas on how they would setup something larger, maby converting something like this? :whistling:

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    (Note: This is some random Googled picture, i have no idea how many liters it is, but lets just say its 25000L-50000L for learning purposes. :whistling:)

    Requirements are simple;

    1) You gotta tell us how u would modify this old fashioned pool into a marine paradise (A-Z info required)
    2) Hardware you will use to keep the fishy s alive
    3) How u will maintain it (Water Changes, ect)
    4) What type of environment u would setup inside (Rocks, Gravel ect)
    5) And lastly what marine life you would stock.

    There is no price limit on anything since this is just a case scenario :lol:. This could also help a fellow reefer one day when the wife finally allows the backyard to be dug up *whistles* ;). To everyone who posts, I wish u luck. Maby if this becomes popular the Admins could make it a contest if they wanted:whistling:. Anyways that's me for now ile check back later to see your posts if any.
     
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  3. seank

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    busy with one. Will let you know soon enough on the how much and how...
     
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    Some huge skimmers a reef with 2 black tip reef sharks.
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    My cousin has a pool at home and we planning on converting it into a Marine pond filled with mainly local fish. Just waiting for him to decide first.
     
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    just one great white, feed him whole cows once a week, should be fine!
     
  7. gaz19

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    :lol: :lol: that would be a scene!

    if that was my "marine pond"
    loads of live rock, huge skimmers! lots of yellow tangs! 30+
     
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    And because of you and your Black Tips, I am seriously cleaning ground where the old pond was Alan- You bad influence...:razz::whistling::yeahdude:
     
  9. Storm

    Storm Thread Starter

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    Are there any Reefers on MASA that have such large reefs?
     
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    peter bee has a large pond, think he is on this site
     
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    Almost.......:whistling:
     
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    pics for proof:whistling:
     
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    Yea seen pics of the pond, but i think his the only one.
     
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    Waiting for a lot of stuff Gaz, once everything is in place, then the pics will come, as well as the @#$% Mango tree that is getting taken down bit by bit daily
     
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    how many liters you planning?
    will it be yours?
     
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    Alan planted the seed when he was here, as well as the 22 000 lt pond that was visited my him and Dragonreef. So yes, looking at about 10 000 - 15 000 lt pond, just need to do a bit more planning regarding the skimmers as it is going to be Diy (By someone else as I do not have the patience to drill holes, change impellors for the right amount of bubbles etc). Then there is the issue regarding rain as we do get a lot of rain here, but like I said, busy on all of the stuff. Will talk once I'm ready;)
     
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    cant wait to watch this one!
     
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    Alan Admin MASA Contributor

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    Wonderful Sean, this will be an awsum project, i would really like to be involved if you need a hand, i have gone over this so many times in my head its scary. Quite a few things that have to be considered when wanting to keep these creatures.
     
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    put one rock in with a mantis:p
    feed him snails until he gets big enough to be getting kids for lunch....mmm what you say ocean you volunteer to jump in first?
     
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    Sean this will definitely make me swing by your spot. :)
     
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    Will definately make use of your services, but like I said, the ground clearing, tree felling and building the pond is carrying on, only the money for the big things...Eish
     
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