WOW finally i switched to MARINE

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  1. JsPLAYn

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    Hello evry1, so I finally scraped the malawis lol an hit up sum new equip an started my marine setup, its been a long time dream an finally its up an runnin, yet fairly new,........ 1.2x45x45, jebo quadplex hang in skimmer, regent 2000 powerhead, 300watt heater, aragonite, 17 kg kenya liverock, Fluval 305 canister (no sump) and 1w2 watt combined T5 lights (4blu,4 10k white)............. So I so much wana have a reef tank, is my setup sufficient as I dnt honestly carry a lot of experiance, I jus learn as I go along an with advice from fellow aquarists, I would appreciate any help from u guys/gals, looking forward to long reefing with u peeps........:thumbup:
     
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    Welcome to Masa,

    The first step was to join MASA:) and you got that right,

    Your equipment sounds fine for now, but as you progress i would recommend that you build a sump, in the long run its just better

    Also upgrade your skimmer and add more powerheads.
     
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    Thanks, but hey I'm bit cramped wit space as my tank is on an existing table top with no space at the botton, hence the setup, evry1 told me to get a sump, so wats the limits for a reef system that my setup has?
     
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    Post some pics, maybe we can assist you in the design
     
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    welcome to MASA JsPLAYin,

    post some pics and the guys will help out, also please do not use shorthand / sms texting type text when making a post ...
     
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    I changed my avatar to show wat my setup looks like, plz assist me in posting pics cause it keeps tellin me that the pics are too big???????
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    Welcome to MASA…...:thumbup:
     
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    this is it!!!!

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    So this is my tank this far, runnin 5days nw lol, so wat shuld I do further? An wats good an bad signs to look for?
    :p
     
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    Ouch, 5 days and already got LS in... Take it slower... Your tank needs to cycle for a few weeks first
     
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    I knw hey lol, that's why I'm here dude, seems the lfs jus sales driven, all live rock an water is from an established tank, so the guy told me to add the chromis to help speedn the cycling coz it shouldn cycle too long cause its nt new stuff lol,........ So plz inform me wat I should do further, I really wanna make a success of it
    :slayer:
     
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    move your washing machine and build a sump....lol

    The benifits of a sump versus clean clothes. ..........your tank wont mind you wearing that shirt again without washing it...lol
     
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    Very welcome.
     
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    get some test kits and check whereabouts in the cycle you are. You will prob want at least ammonia and nitrate test kits. If moeny is tight ask a fellow reefer to do one or 2 tests for you on nitrite as once your cycle is done u prob wont use the nitrite much. Or you could take your water to a lfs to be tested.

    If you are early in your cycle - ammonia still present, then I would suggest getting the chromis out - they may not die but they will be suffering.

    good luck and welcome
     
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    Thanks for the welcomes guy......... On another note, I dnt mind moovin the washing machine lol, but try an convince my wife lol, an also the house aint big enuf, cramped as is awready so I'm trying to make the most of the situation,........ An yeah I gotta coupl test kits so will get on dat immediately wen I get home from work, thanks,
    U guys are awsome, wat a help:thumbup:
     
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