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    Getting out of the hobby...

    Hey guys,

    First post in a logn time and not a real happy one.

    I lost every peice of SPS I owned in a tank crash as the result of an overdose of Kalk followed by a human error that left my top off running for over 24 hours, flooding my basement and my tank.

    It's been a month since the crash and things have stabilized however, for ongoing cost reasons I can no longer afford the upkeep on my tank.

    I posted a classified ad hoping to sell the whole lot (120 gallon former SPS tank, lighting, livestock + accessories), but I know that these types of tanks end up getting parsed out.

    This thread is dual purpose, to advertise my sale and to also discuss individual components and answer questions for those who may be interested in grabbing a few of the items. I'll share pictures as requested.

    I'm going to give it a bout a week to see if any hobbyist wants to grab a real steal by making an offer on the whole thing, if not, I'll parse it out one item at a tiem by demand

    Thanks for your consideration, happy reefing
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    Cloudy water is salt on glass, will continue to add pics as I find time.









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    Exclamation lighting

    if them ballst are blueline 400 watt i would like to buy them shoot me a tell or email me you would have to ship stuff to me in windsor or email me at aapaullo@cogeco.ca thanks

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    i can't even count the number of times i've wanted to throw in the towel, i just know it will never last. sorry to hear you've had enough, hope you can sell off your equipment.
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    hi im always looking for items like lighting, filters and sps. I just started in the hobby and I found used items easier to purchase in case of human error. Write me and email.
    thanks

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    sad to hear about that...
    if you dont get enough for your equipment.. sometimes its better to just keep it and the bug may come back to you in a year etc..

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    I'm interested in the tunze auto top off.
    shot me a PM!

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    Quote Originally Posted by liv View Post
    sad to hear about that...
    if you dont get enough for your equipment.. sometimes its better to just keep it and the bug may come back to you in a year etc..
    Good point liv, I have to say that once I cleaned it up and put in a little maintenance the thought of tearing it down brought a tear to my eye.

    We'll see how the offers go, good advice Liv
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    Are you still getting out of the hobby?
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    ya.. what did you end up doing ?
    like most hobbies.. you quit them for a while.. but eventually, for some reason. you always come back to them in time

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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