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Suggested quantites #1
Looking to pruchase the tl550.

I notice it seems to be a fairly well regarded system.

What is the average quantity of LR/LS that pepople use in this setup?

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Re: Suggested quantites #2
Been searching around and have noticed the aquareef 200.

Anyone got any views/suggestions relating to which is preferable?

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Re: Suggested quantites #3
On further delving...

managed to source a used tank with all the bits for 175...

Aaaaaarggh, should i accept?
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Re: Suggested quantites #4
Was it the 620T on eBay? I was watching that one too. Missed it unfortunately, but went for a steal!
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Re: Suggested quantites #5
saw it but donny is too far to transport all of that!

went instead for the 550 for 175.
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Re: Suggested quantites #6
sort of wanted to do the setup and cycle myself.

Felt I'd be missing out on half the fun(?)
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Re: Suggested quantites #7
Yeah, it's a good idea to start from scratch anyway. Gives more time for reading etc and making sure you get things right. You can make mistakes with water quality (ammonia/nitrite/nitrate) whilst there are no fish in the tank, and then after adding fish you can start looking at phosphate/calcium/lighting etc whilst you're researching corals.
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Re: Suggested quantites #8
the 620t is back, but has a bin of 240 or bo.
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Re: Suggested quantites #9
Might make an offer, but just noticed a lot of the equipment isn't included. Not as good a deal as I thought, seeing as the tank is scratched too. Seller must have thought ?175 wasn't enough.
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Re: Suggested quantites #10
one on for bin of 150, selleer says he'll take 135. not much in way of equip tho