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Old 02-24-2004, 12:03 AM   #1
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Took the plunge.

Well I have bit the bullet and set up a 125 gallon saltwater fish only tank. I have had freshwater tanks about 15 years ago. My wife and I decided that it was time for some eye candy again, and decided that the saltwater fish were much more colorful.

I came here as a visitor about 2 weeks ago and gleaned a ton of information and advice from the forums. Now I have about a ton of weight setting in my Dining room.

I must say that I did set up this tank with the information I got here. I have got it up and running right now with some Damsel fish inside, and everything is running fairly smooth. My fish are looking healthy and are very active, I would think that this is a good sign that I am moving in the right direction.

I searched the internet for days looking for a site that would give me the information I needed to get started. I am glad I found this place. I am looking forward to posting my results along with some pictures as I progress in this hobby.

Money made some of my decisions as to what kind of equipment I was going to purchase, but anything that is sub-par will be replaced in the near future. I spent an easy 1500 dollars for the setup I got now, so I need a little breathing room before I make any new purchases.

Anyway, I am glad to be here and looking forward to getting some advice down the road, and who knows, maybe in the future I will be helping someone else out.

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Welcome, and I'm glad you found the site helpful enough to go for it. I think you will get excellent support every step of the way!
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Awesome! I'd be interested to hear all the specs on your setup. I want to start a SW tank this year. I think I'm going to start with LR and then move onto fish and corals after I'm done ogling all the little critters that emerge from the rock
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Welcome! SW is beautiful--can't wait to see your pics, but I'm sticking with cichlids!
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I now have a picture in the My Gallery. I have addded some 12 pounds of live rock for the fish store. (That is not pictured) It is amazing the things that are in and on those rocks. I have spent hours just staring at them to see what is moving around.
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