Want help to set-up a marine aquarium

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  1. keith1964

    keith1964

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    I am currently breeding Tanganyikan cichlids but would like to convert my 2m tank sump tank into a marine tank. What do I need to do?
     
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  3. davidfr7

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    Take some pics and post and the guys will advise very Quickly
     
  4. FransSny

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    Welcome to the dark side keith !

    You wil find some excellent advice here

    I am also based in CT...feel free to give me a shout (frans@dorrypets.co.za) should you need some assistance
     
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    Singularity Hmmm amper!

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    well, there you have all the links, welcome ! :p
     
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    welcome to MASA!:) lots of good info to read;)
     
  8. Tobes

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    Welcome to MASA, glad you joined. I would say first read, read and read more about this fantastic hobby, Sean posted most of the links for you - especially the first one ;)
    Then decide what you want to do and ask questions here before buying anything. Post pics of your tank and sump. And also very important, be patient :)
    We're waiting :p
     
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    Welcome to masa

    Looks like sean posted the whole data base for you....you are in good hands;)

    Welcome to the salty side of life:wave2:
     
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    Welcome

    What species of Tanganyikan cichlids are you breeding?
    I myself only had the opportunity to breed 9 species successful BEFORE THE MARINE BUG bit me and now I have ONLY MARINES ON MY MIND...:p

    As the other guys said "welcome to the dark side";)
     
  11. keith1964

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    Tanganyikan Breeding

    I started breeding brichardi's (fawn & yellow) had a colony of about 18 breeding adults with 4 generations of fry. Only kept one pair and all fry, gave my friend to start off 10 pairs. In May I will be selling off my fry to petshops and any fish lovers who would like to start of with Tanganyikan breeding (beginners).

    In my 2m tank I have the following:

    10 Duboisis - still juveniles (3cm - 7.5cm)
    8 Trophues Red Morrii (2.5cm)
    4 Frontosas (2 - 8cm; 2 - 5.5cm)
    14 Leleupi's ( 2 - 10cm; 4 - 6cm; 8 - 4cm)
    2 Brevis (females - looking for males)
    9 Multifis (1 female ; 8 males ) looking for females
    2 Trophues mbemba (looking for more)
    2 Furcifers (juveniles)
    2 Compressiceps
    2 Jullie Transcriptus (pair)
    3 Jullie Dickfeldi (unsexed)
    6 Jullie Regani (unsexed)
    2 N Tretocephalus (unsexed)
     
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    Welcome to MASA!
     
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    Welcome bru.......once u get into marines....freshwater fish will be nothing more than a memory:razz:
     
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    Welcome mate...Well i think its for you to make up your mind...But once the marine bug has bitten thr is no going back to fresh water....
     
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    2m = Nice + Fish VERY NICE BUT - wonder how long it will stay a freshwater tank?:p
     
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    A VERY WARM (belated) WELCOME to MASA, Keith! Great to have you on-board!
     
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