Finally - a Newa More 30L, marine tank!
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    Finally - a Newa More 30L, marine tank!

    Long time no hobby!? Been 9 years for me; havent been on the hobby for so long, so i would give it a go. And the Newa More tank is agreat - very small, but even has a small air skimmer that works well. Love it! You can check out the tank i have - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vxuMrUqnhUk

    Managed to get it all under the cost of......£500
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    Ouch £500 darn, need to do some saving.
    Query for you though. Setting up a marine its a a long arse job and keeping water conditions ideal is a nightmare is it not?

    PS. think Mr prawn is shy and needs a mate
    Vision 260
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    And fish, wet ones, with fins.

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    would love a marine set up, one day maybe.

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    yeah my Vision 260 is crying out for marine but the money handler says no. I wonder if she might look like a mermaid if i screw the top down with her inside. :-)
    Vision 260
    Eheim 2224 cannister filter
    Aqufx and fluval aquasky Led lighting

    And fish, wet ones, with fins.

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    we had an electrician round today, and he spotted the tank and asked my husband if it was him who kept the fish,
    hubster told him that it was me. leccie man said he had a marine tank and he built an outhouse to house all the filtration !!
    said it cost him around ten grand in all, but had to shut it down because he was moving.
    said his tank knocked spots off the one at a place in st Albans.....i'm guessing that it had a marine set up there.
    i don't have that kind of money....or the time to be honest, this tank keeps me busy, and now i have a cheeky shrimp tank set up......

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    10 grand i can think of far better things.
    but maybe when i have won the lottery
    Vision 260
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    And fish, wet ones, with fins.

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    i don't think even if i won the lottery i would go with marine fish id just watch them for real...

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    have a hard job drinking champagne and eating lobster while watching marine fish scuba diving
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    Vision 260
    Eheim 2224 cannister filter
    Aqufx and fluval aquasky Led lighting

    And fish, wet ones, with fins.

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    Here you go with images -





    I did try with hard corals, did ok for a couple of months but that was about it. Really just soft corals, although ive tried a reasonably tough softie - the orange tree coral.

    In the end, it was around £500 - i did manage to get a discount for the newa (got it for £150!) but its all the addictions - test kits, extra filter, salt test. The corals just were very expensive, couple of time si went to the store for at least £100.

    Worth it? Well its stressful and expensive, but when its all working - all surviving - very nice

    My mushroom was a pain in the butt - he has grown 3 times the size, i have to prune him down on occasion!

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    bootiful
    Vision 260
    Eheim 2224 cannister filter
    Aqufx and fluval aquasky Led lighting

    And fish, wet ones, with fins.

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    changed a bit......almost the entire tank covered in corals now:

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    with video -


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    That's not bad going there Rich as those newa marine tanks are a bugger to get right. We stopped stocking those tanks a couple of years ago due to some lighting issues with them.
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    yes, the system is not perfect; i do worry, the compoany is very small, replacements (lights, etc) not sure will be able to get a replacement!

    Doing ok atm - cant fill it up with any more corals now

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