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Old 05-20-2015, 09:38 AM   #2641
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Maybe not a flop. It will just be hard to see something so small in a very large tank without the fantastic voyage ☺.
My first name is Barbara. I've been in the aquarium hobby for 25 years but just in the last 2 1/2 Years starting getting into the salty side of things. I have had a lot of help from people like Paul, sniper, seaweed, and autumn and i try to give help back when I can. Its been a blast chatting with all of you. I've learned a lot as well.

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Barbara., imo the " salty side " just seemingly adds soooo many more challenges than the freshwater setups.
Plus you can show off all your weird equipment as well . Protein skimmers , all the reactors etc makes one feel like you could or should be talking to Sheldon on the Big Bang theory...


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I've seen them used on YouTube. They make it look so easy and they don't mention anything about safety. That's very reckless in my opinion. I would be to scared to use it myself.

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Old 05-20-2015, 10:03 AM   #2643
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Barbara., imo the " salty side " just seemingly adds soooo many more challenges than the freshwater setups.
Plus you can show off all your weird equipment as well . Protein skimmers , all the reactors etc makes one feel like you could or should be talking to Sheldon on the Big Bang theory...

Yes it has been challenging but well worth it. It just takes someone with a little experience to give you a helping hand. I'm sure Sheldon would have a few comments about what we do with our tanks and what we go through to make our critters happy 😁. My husband and I watch that show all the time. ☺

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Old 05-20-2015, 12:10 PM   #2644
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I don't know about that, you ever see all the stuff some these guys do/have to keep those awesome planted tanks looking good?
I know I have personally had more luck with saltwater than freshwater, at least planted tanks.

We'll see how well I do with corals now....
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Old 05-20-2015, 12:28 PM   #2645
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I don't know about that, you ever see all the stuff some these guys do/have to keep those awesome planted tanks looking good?
I know I have personally had more luck with saltwater than freshwater, at least planted tanks.

We'll see how well I do with corals now....

That was just a generalization ., I do realize that some fw setups are pretty complicated too...., saltwater systems as a whole just boggles the mind


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That was just a generalization ., I do realize that some fw setups are pretty complicated too...., saltwater systems as a whole just boggles the mind


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Old 05-20-2015, 02:08 PM   #2647
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Not doubt there's some beautiful tanks there .... A long time ago I had a gorgeous 100 gal freshwater tank but was always in awe of the saltwater world so a few years back I decided to make the switch and have never looked back .
Either world is cool but I just find the saltwater one more appealing


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I don't know about that, you ever see all the stuff some these guys do/have to keep those awesome planted tanks looking good?
I know I have personally had more luck with saltwater than freshwater, at least planted tanks.

We'll see how well I do with corals now....
I'm sure you will do fine. I have a freshwater planted tank and it does take some effort. Although I do need to clean it and prune some plants.😯 the aquarist job is never done. Its like owning a house, there's always something that need fixing tweaking or upgrading.󾓦󾓦󾓦󾓥󾓦☺

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Dary's tank!

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I take no responsibility here. Be very careful.

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Dary's tank!

Thank you Greg,.... Watched a bunch of videos on em ,... Was Expecting a much higher price :-/. if they work as shown it'll be a wonderful addition
P.s. New Hanna alk regent came in and I retested my alk level and she's spot on wonderful !!


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