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  1. Dane88

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    Good afternoon people, just to say hi, Im back into the hobby after a very long break, I have just purchased a nice size tank where I hope to setup for Discus, Im sure I will find all the help on this forum, from actual setup/filtration. right to where to buy top quality fish
     
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  3. PeterD

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    Good afternoon and welcome Dane.
     
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    Hi and welcome

    Do lots of reseach. Discus aren't that difficult, but you do need to know what you are doing.
     
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    Welcome Dane and all the best
     
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    Hi and welcome :thumbup:
     
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    Welcome Dane
     
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    Hi and welcome to the forum @Dane88

    Always great to see people return to the hobby... once its in your blood.. you just cant get away!!

    As has been said, Discus are absolutely awesome but you must do your research and make sure your setup is right and your maintenance routine is right
    If that is all in order, they not that difficult to keep
     
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    Welcome back :)
     
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    Welcome.
    Looking forward to progress on your tank.
     
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    Hallo!
     
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    thanks a mill guys, the tank arrives today then Im taking it slow for the setup, spent most of last night reading up on threads on here about discus, and filtration ,very interesting..
     
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    Discus are NOT difficult - just very demanding I say !!
     
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    Dane88

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    I managed to find a nice size tank, all delivered last night, 3.2 m long.600mm wide 800mm
    deep. has a sump filtration of 2.2m long 500x500. so I recond its a good start .
     
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    That isn't a good start that is an awesome start!!

    2.2m sump is the best investment you can make...

    Looking forward to seeing it all come together.. good luck with the project
     
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    That is a huge volume! Lekker :D

    A 2000l litre system. Whoah
     
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    WOW. I am jealous, I wouldn’t even have anywhere to put an awesome tank like that.
     
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    Thats an awesome supersized tank - post some pics
     
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    All three my tanks, parrot cage and my two hamster cages will fit in this tank!:eek:
     
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    The things i dream about... Actually bigger than my dream tank
     
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    You can have an amazing setup with a tank this size :D
    Very nice :thumbup:
     

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