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post #1 of 5 Old 05-08-2010, 01:11 AM Thread Starter
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i need to know the basics

i have never had a salt water before and am getting on already set up and have no clue what to do? help?
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post #2 of 5 Old 05-08-2010, 03:06 PM
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Watch these vids. all of them. In order. http://www.youtube.com/user/ipsfdotcom?blend=2&ob=1
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post #3 of 5 Old 05-08-2010, 06:02 PM
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Getting yourself a good, up-to-date book can help too. I just recently got Saltwater Tanks for Dummies, 2nd edition, its helping me as well.

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post #4 of 5 Old 05-10-2010, 07:15 AM
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http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/m...shwater-31955/

http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/m...-marine-33079/

http://www.tropicalfishkeeping.com/m...ne-tank-35693/

read these first then read a ton of other "new to salt water" type posts ... these will help a LOT!!!!! i am still new to salt myself but these articles and the great help here from Wake49, 1fish2fish, pasfer, DCR, and many others has been a true reef saver!!!!!

oh and be ready if you did not know already once you get into salt water you are instantly addicted LOL.. just read some of my posts....

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post #5 of 5 Old 05-11-2010, 06:53 AM
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What are your ultimate plans? Tank size? Stocking ideas? Corals?



Nothing good happens fast in an Aquarium

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