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Re: My 175ltr tank

Postby andywroe » Fri Apr 18, 2014 12:20 pm

bradderz123 wrote:Went marines myself for a few months - soon took away the enjoyment of fishkeeping for me with all the extra husbandry necessary.

Introduced a killer worm in the live rock, fewer fish swimming around, high water quality a must, RO water, really need a sump, expensive to maintain - became too much like hard work for me :td:

I 'd be inclined to buy a malawi and tell your son it's nemo's cousin Lemo :whistle:


Same here :text-yeahthat: expensive mistake i made there
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Re: My 175ltr tank

Postby Clare » Fri Apr 18, 2014 11:32 pm

Boooo that sucks. Sorry about that. :(

Marines wow you have more patience, time and love for it than I ever have or could have. I would love it but I know whats involved and I know it would become a chore in no time.
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Re: My 175ltr tank

Postby :: blade :: » Sat Apr 19, 2014 7:11 pm

yea been wanting a marine for a good few yrs. will get this tank sorted 1st and see how i feel then :) might wait till the kids have moved out then have more time to it then without them getting in the way :D
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Re: My 175ltr tank

Postby bradderz123 » Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:20 am

My Malawis was going great and that gave me the confidence to go into marines. Big piece of work to change over.

Having returned I just love the movement of the greater number of fish and the developing colours are looking good.

I had some stunners in my previous setup and really regret the time (and money) my 'dip' into marines cost - but if I hadn't have tried I wouldn't have got it out of my system.
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Re: My 175ltr tank

Postby Ratmando » Sun Apr 20, 2014 8:42 am

bradderz123 wrote:My Malawis was going great and that gave me the confidence to go into marines. Big piece of work to change over.

Having returned I just love the movement of the greater number of fish and the developing colours are looking good.

I had some stunners in my previous setup and really regret the time (and money) my 'dip' into marines cost - but if I hadn't have tried I wouldn't have got it out of my system.


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Re: My 175ltr tank

Postby :: blade :: » Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:44 pm

been thinking long and hard about what to do with the tank. decided to bin the tank and keep the cabinet for my 3ft tank and buy myself a new tank. but instead of gettkng another small 3ft tank im going to hopefully get a 5ft 450ltr tank :) so been lookibg around and have chosen a juwel vision 450 will be looking around to see if i can get one on 0% finance if not will have to save and wait till next yr to get it so will be waiting till i get that before i get malawis now.
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Re: My 175ltr tank

Postby andywroe » Wed Apr 30, 2014 12:08 am

whats your budget?
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Re: My 175ltr tank

Postby :: blade :: » Sun May 04, 2014 4:15 pm

At the mo i have no budget as im skint. Wont be able to buy a tank outright :( so will be a while till i get one.
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Re: My 175ltr tank

Postby K5mow » Sun May 04, 2014 7:47 pm

Tank looks great.

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Re: My 175ltr tank

Postby :: blade :: » Mon May 05, 2014 8:34 am

K5mow wrote:Tank looks great.

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it looked great, its dead now :(
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