Should I?

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  1. B2048

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    Hi everyone

    This is the second-hand tank I'm thinking of getting.

    Specs are:
    250l Curved Glass Aquarium includes 4 x T5 Flourescents, 1 x SEIO 1800l/ph Internal Flow Pump, 1 x Dolphin F-1200 450l/ph Internal Canister Filter.

    System complete with base cabinet housing sump & DSB (Deep Sand Bed) Filter including 1 x Reeftek TS1 Skimmer, 1 x Hailea 6530 2400l/ph return pump & 2 x Hagen 250w Heaters.

    Went to look at it today. It was beautiful. The anemone is huge and seems very content. Of course, I won't be taking any livestock. Any thoughts?

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  3. Nemos Janitor

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    Make of the tank?
     
  4. B2048

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    Hi

    It's a Jebo R3100KG. Had a few minor scratches but nothing major.

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    That tank looks good !!
    Whats the price on it ??:)
     
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    These curved tanks tend to crack after a move so just take that into account.
     
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    YUP

    There is a thread on these tanks curved glass tanks somewhere. The H2O tanks were the real problem. Consider very carefully and be forewarned.
     
  8. lIghty

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    Depending on Price, but honestly, like the guys have said, there has been reports of these types of tanking failing.

    They are design as a Freshwater tank and not a saltwater tank, therefore don't have the best lighting etc, and if you want to increase, usually means some serious DIY work.....

    Just don't be in a rush!

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  9. mitchel

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    Howzit yip do some thinking about your tank before you buy your tank.shop around it mite be better if you spend a bit more on a new tank than a tank thats is not realy suited for the marine hobby.

    If you dont no about Adriaan at Idol Marine he is the dude to build you a good tank,he is in midrand

    good luck man
     
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    B2048 have a look at the for sale thread, Ziyaad has got a tank built by Idol Marine for sale
     
  11. B2048

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    Thanks for the heads-up, Pete ;-)

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