Aqua One MariSys 240 (175L) Marine Aquarium
Complete with fish, coral and critters
The ideal beginners tank as all inhabitants are hardy!
Over £1000 of equipment and livestock included in the sale
This aquarium was bought in January 2009 and has been lovingly filled over the past 15 months. Unfortunately we are relocating and moving into a rented house with no pets allowed so we are selling the COMPLETE SYSTEM with all the accessories you need!
This was our first marine tank and we chose all hardy fish and coral in order to keep it as simple as we could. We have got into a routine of feeding the fish flakes in the morning and frozen food in the evening, doing a 25L water change every weekend and adding marine additives (taking 10 mins), and topping up with reverse osmosis water as needed. The filter self-primes so once you have switched it off and changed the water you simply switch it back on and walk away - much simpler than the fresh water tanks we have had in the past! We have been pleasantly surprised how straight forward it has been.
We buy our water ready-to-use from Maidenhead Aquatics in Havant who are happy to loan water containers, livestock containers and can even care for your livestock in their tanks while you go on holiday or move house! There is room in the tank for more fish and corals of your choice, and the live rock can be arranged any way you like.
This is a bow front aquarium on a wooden cabinet base, Marisys 240 marine filter and protein skimmer, T5 marine lighting system with timers, heater, 3 additional power heads for circulation and includes the following livestock:
live sand and crushed coral substrate, fiji high quality live rock, high quality marine water
black and white foot trochus snails and substrate snails
pair cleaner shrimps
harlequin shrimp (who is sustained on the naturally reproducing starfish from the live rock)
emerald mithrax crab
pair of clown fish
fireball dwarf angelfish
selection of hardy corals including finger and mushroom leather corals, button polyps etc
We are also including in the sale:
full set of unopened replacement light bulbs for the hood
Hagen water test kit with 9 different chemical tests, 5 test tubes and pipettes.
Magnesium and Iodine profi test kits
Marine water additives neccesary to maintain a stable environment (triple buffer, iodine, magnesium, strontium and calcium)
Portable refractometer (auto temperature compensation)
Fish net breeder (small net box which can be hung in tank to isolate fish for breeding)
Various tubing, nets, glass scraper, long handled pincher and syphon
Marina Aqua-minder (digital thermometer with alarms to remind you to change filters etc)
We will also include all the fish food we have left, our additives and any other bits and bobs we find!
Please note: The buyer will be responsible for emptying the tank of its water and inhabitants into suitable containers for transportation. We will include 2 X 25L water containers in the sale.
Due to the size and weight of the tank we are unable to deliver this to the buyer, nor can we arrange courier transport. COLLECTION ONLY
Advertiser: Susan Stone
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