1,2m upgrade

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by aapstert180, 15 May 2016.

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    Hi everyone. As ive read multiple times, an upgrade is inevitable. After buying a 60cm cube(existing tank), and my wife taking over with corals i decided to start up my own tank. So i got my hands on a second hand tank. Got the tank stripped and rebuilt with black silicone and replaced front pane. Changed the entire sump. Filled with water beginning of january. Bought some good quality luve rock from a friend that broke down a tank. Also built a diy led light. Pics to follow.

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    More pics.

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    New tank is looking good. What are you using for filtration.
     
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    Filter floss, berlun upflow skimmet, ceramic noodles and rings, algae scrubber
     
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    How you finding the LEDS compared to T5s, like you LED build. wanting to change from T5s
     
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    Corals love the leds. Was alot of work as it was my first build. 2nd led is on my wifes cube, consists of high power hybrid leds
     
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    Are the hybrid Leds also form Improved Living?
     
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    Yes, only buy from them. Its got 4 10w chips(10k kelvin) surrounded by 450nm royal blue 3w chips. Centre is a 3 to 6 hybrid grow led and 4 blue for moonlight
     
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