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  1. FSeedat

    FSeedat

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    Hi All

    After Having Tropical Tanks for awhile ( around 5 Years), Decided to go with a new Marine Setup ... Would like Your Guys thoughts on Below:

    1.5 x 450 x 500 Tank
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    TS2 RO Skimmer
    PH70 RO Reactor ( Bio Pallets)
    PH70 RO Reactor (Seachem Phosguard)
    3x Wave Makers SunSun 201
    Odysea T5 Quad Lighting


    Thanks
     
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  3. HOT SAUCE

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    Hi and :welcometomasa2: to MASA @FSeedat

    looks like you have all the important equipment ready. with some live rock and some live sand for substrate you are ready to go :)
     
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    Fraser W Swazi Reefer

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    masahello
     
  5. Zandy

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    Hi and welcome please keep us updated on your progress. .and once you have gone marine from tropical there is no turning back. .cause this hobby is addictive and after thr first tank aroubd 3months into the hobby you will get the MTS Syndrome. .. (multiple tank syndrome)...but all worth it
     
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    Welcome!

    Lots of nice equipment. Have you got test kits and a refractometer or a helpful lfs in the interim?
     
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    :welcome7:hope you enjoy the addiction:)
     
  8. FSeedat

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    Thank you for all the replies

    I have ordered a refeactometer awaiting
    Stock, should have all that i listed within
    The next 2 weeks.

    Than will look for live rock and aragonite

    And the cycle begins ... Super Excited
     
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    masahello

    get the unit and replace the lights itself with ATI globes. a lot better quality and makes the corals color pop a bit more
     
  10. HOT SAUCE

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    can you please tell me where can i get those globes. i'm planing to buy the same light and i've also heard about the globes
     
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    can ask @bryan from jungle aquatics or @Moolis from petstop. even Dorry pets. they should be able assist @HOT SAUCE
     
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    thanks guys. i'll give them a call :)
     
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    no probs man
     
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    Hi while doing some research i actually thought of
    Changing the white std globes for the
    The Geisemann Actinic t5 globes and one blue
    And one pink is that correct
     
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    Geisemann is good. but ATI is better and a little bit cheaper.
     
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    ccwilke Majestic Pets Solutions Sponsor

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    @FSeedat one of our sponsors told me they are going to stop importing Giesseman Globes.Those ATI globes are powerfull.
     
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    I also have ATI T5 on my tanks. On both 2 m tanks ATI T5 16 x 90cm globes on each tank.lol want to see.
     
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    masahello Go with Giesseman they work well.
     
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    heard they are going to stop importing them? not 100% sure. so for bang for your buck i would rather choose to use ATI.
     
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