3000L SPS FM Zeo system!

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  1. Matt

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  3. Warr7207

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    That tank is truly insane.

    I see he is based in England, maybe Mike can give us some more info.
     
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    Reminds me of Andries tank
     
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    Eish, makes my new 500L system look like a tea cup...
     
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    Lok at the growth tips on that Hysterix, awsome!
     
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    I just clicked on the link reef central is currently off line:lol: maybe later.....
     
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    WOW Wait a min.............. WOW
     
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    Yep, i know Simon, in UR he goes by the name of SPS Hoover, he does like the hard corals - very clever bloke too.
     
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    Why..?
     
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    You can see by his system that his SPS are thriving, they grow so fast he has trouble keeping them in the tank and gives frags away by the truck load:)
     
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    If he gives frags away, he is not clever... Lol. Thought he was some marine scientist.
     
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    Just viewed his whole thread on UR. May I ask what fish this is as it was posted by Simon in the beginning stages of his tank??

    [​IMG] __________________
     
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    Am I missing something? The thread is only 2 pages and there's no fish pics??
     
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    Maybe it is your eyes or server Rory....LoL

    Nah, just kidding, I went to UR and read his whole thread- he started the tank in 2004. Very interesting thread
     
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    Clever is not something I would call myself Mike
     
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    Me give frags away never
     
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    Glad you all like tank
     
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    Simon - your tank is really amazing! If you don't mind me asking - but would you mind elaborating a little bit on your "Secrets"? Please?
     
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    There are no real secrets

    Its run on FM zeo as I was asked to use it by Uk importer. It allows me to run tank at low nurients with very little hassle and they keep giving it to me free. Biggest factor for successfull Sps I think is oversized skimmers, circulation, lighting and a stable system. When I say stable i mean keeping nitrate & phos low and maintaining a good level of alk, cal and Mag. I don't worry about temp swings my tank is know to rise and fall 2.5degs a day. I don't let it go over 28deg and I run it at 25.2.

    The tank has been running nearly 4 years and time is biggest factor to a good looking tank IMO
     

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