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Old 05-24-2013, 01:24 PM   #11
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But to sum it up, yes it is possible. If you cant afford a water test kit atm just run your water down to the local lfs weekly. I got my api sw kit on amazon for 20$. It retails 30$ in the store.
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Old 05-24-2013, 01:29 PM   #12
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I'd check craigslist regularly and maybe your local reef club. You might can pick up bits and pieces at a time until you get everythign you ned to start. I scored a drilled 40B and stand a week ago for $40. Unfortunately, as everyone else has said, the tank is the cheapest part. Even with moving stuff over from my 37, I ended up spending another $100 on plumbing, materials to make a screen top and, a piece of plywood for the bottom of the stand, and hardware to hang the lights. (About $35 of that was tools I needed to complete the installation.) Wait for the good deals to come and be patient.
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Old 05-24-2013, 02:18 PM   #13
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Someone on Facebook said they would sell me a 50 gallon tank for 60$
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Old 05-24-2013, 07:20 PM   #14
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Someone on Facebook said they would sell me a 50 gallon tank for 60$
You mean a 55? Never heard of a 50, and that's not a GREAT deal. 55's are a dime a dozen always for sale on craigslist
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Old 05-24-2013, 07:39 PM   #15
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You mean a 55? Never heard of a 50, and that's not a GREAT deal. 55's are a dime a dozen always for sale on craigslist
Probably a 55 someone gave it to him. But ya I could almost buy a new one for that price not really but lol .. Petsmart has a 55 gallon with stand for 279
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Old 05-24-2013, 09:08 PM   #16
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I'm in the uk and I've got a 55g with stand it came with a fluvel 306 canister filter heater t8lighting system that cost me over £400 then there was the skimmer live rock ocean rock live sand salt water water circulators salt watt test kits in total cost me nearly £1000 Stirling but I love it
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Old 05-24-2013, 10:24 PM   #17
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I'm in the uk and I've got a 55g with stand it came with a fluvel 306 canister filter heater t8lighting system that cost me over £400 then there was the skimmer live rock ocean rock live sand salt water water circulators salt watt test kits in total cost me nearly £1000 Stirling but I love it
Hopefully you have a backup battery!
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Old 05-25-2013, 08:55 AM   #18
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We have a good electricity supply here in the uk
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Old 05-25-2013, 11:28 AM   #19
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We have a good electricity supply here in the uk
Your power doesn't go out ever? ! No big storms?
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Old 05-25-2013, 12:17 PM   #20
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Not very often in the uk dont have tornados or huracains over here
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