MTS Strikes again!!!....

Discussion in 'Members Systems' started by Kribs, Jul 21, 2009.

  1. Kribs

    Kribs The betta connection

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    Added to the collection

    Jebo R362 (30 gal) Silver
    -comes with ceramic filtration system, lights and pump(or somethink like a pump):push:

    Still trying to make space for the damn thing...

    I'm the Victim here....:amazed:

    Keep you posted...

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    Congrats - and so it starts ...

    Now that you have two lights to switch on and off - invest in timer - If you shop around you will find the mechanical type for under R60 ...
     
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    Zoom Retired Moderator

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    Read my comments on the mechanical ones under the thread where someone was going away for a week. If a timer is under R250.00 then it is junk. It can, and will eventually, trip electricity. Imagine it tripping electricity at 9am while you at work, and you only find i tripped 8 hrs later....?

    Get a more expensive DIGITAL timer.
     
  5. Sean J

    Sean J

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    Congrats on the MTS!! Welcome to the club. Now you only need another 18 tanks and you'll have the same as me.
     
  6. Zafgak

    Zafgak Old fart

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    Hey Victim - Welcome to the downhill battle with MTS
     
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    Zoom: Good point - I have not had that happen to me - yet - but that does add another requirement to MTS ... two separate breakers on the db, just for fish stuff. Maybe even a pool timer - on the db ... doing this will also make it easier to tie the lot into a self starting generator.

    Yeap - MTS has so many rewards.
     
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    Kribs

    Kribs The betta connection

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    Jebo R362 Update

    Updated Pics of my new tank...Cycling water and scouting for plants and decor. I bought a piece of Mopani wood from Panorama but its gonna take some time to get the tannins out...

    Still trying to work out how and where to form the substrate...
    Still early stages...

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    Zoom Retired Moderator

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    It always amazes me how many people have there kitchen counters full of tanks.

    Where do you guys prepare your food and eat???
     
  10. Carping

    Carping MTS Victim

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    In the bathroom offcourse Zoom. Thats the only place where there is no power point for a tank LOL
     
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    KFC, Nando's, Spur ... not fishaways.

    Only kidding but with Aunty Wollies all you need is space for the microwave door to open.
     
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    Kribs

    Kribs The betta connection

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    Some plants and my Krib pair added to their new home...
    Still need a background/wood/decor...

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    Most of those plants are actually garden plants
     
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    looking GREAT.
     
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    garden plants and all looks Great.
     
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    all looks fine till they rot away and you have a serious water quality issue on your hands....
     
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    Kribs

    Kribs The betta connection

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    I cant tell the difference between garden plants and aquarium plants...

    Any tips for the future?
     
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    Madam Kirsty

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    Where'd you buy them Kribs? Surely the people at the store should know?

    I can't tell the difference either, so I play it safe and just buy straight from a pet shop / fish shop. Not much variety :(

    Watch out for plant sales on the forum - some of the guys here know a thing or two.
     
  19. Carping

    Carping MTS Victim

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    Plant everything in the garden. Those that die were then aquarium plants LOL

    @ Madam
    You will be surprised how little the pet shops know about plants girl. It is then them that sell you the garden plants as aquarium plants .......
     
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    Madam Kirsty

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    ha ha Carping! :)

    Are you serious about pet shops and plants?? Gee, glad I haven't had any bad experience yet.
     
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    Carping MTS Victim

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    Madam, put some pics of your plants on here and hear what the experts say? You might well have some garden plants in your tank without even knowing it LOL
     

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