400+g my uk tank

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  1. vds

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    hi there im new to the forum so here is a fts of my system i have at my shop in the uk.

    its a custom built deltec system . that has cost me more than i would have liked to spend . .

    its still a ongoing project . this is not the most upto date shot but is from the last 5-6 month .

    hope you enjoy .

    any questions just ask :thumbup:

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  3. colbar

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    Wow that is a stunning tank!! How long have you been in the hobby?
     
  4. ziyaadb

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    awesome man very very awesome. can you please give us bigger pics and pics of all the equipment that runs the tank
     
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    vds

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    yeah ill get a list up and some pics for you of the filtration system room
     
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    SchyffS Reef Aquarist

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    Welcome!
    Okay, lotsa pics first and then lotsa questions will follow :thumbup:
     
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    vds

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    ok dont know were to start .


    tank specs are l x w x h 5ft x 4 ft x 3 ft
    sump area below tank 5ft x 3 ft x 2 ft
    2nd sump in filtration room 6 ft x 2 ft x 2 ft

    lighting 2 x twin 400 arcadia series 3 halide pendents
    10 x 80w t5 tube system

    skimmer is a deltec ap1006

    uv i have a bank of 8 deltec 39w t5 uv sterilizers

    ozone generator is a sander 200

    tmc 26,000lph arganaught main drive pump

    flow pumps

    2x tunze 6305 and 2 x tunze 6205 with controller also 2 x tunze 6215 wave boxes

    secondary deltec hlp 8070s drive pump for lin to frag system

    deltec fr 1016 phosphate reactor

    deltec fp 601 calcium reactor

    merlin 350gpd ro unit

    2 x 220 ltr 1 x fresh ro 1 x pre mix salt on standby

    frag tank's 2 x 3ft by 1.5ft x 1 ft

    lighting for frag tanks are tmc aquarays mixed reef and marine blue strips

    and prob more im not thinking of ..

    ill post up some pics just now
     
  8. Mekaeel

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    Welcome to MASA :)
    Please share more pics. :)
     
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    vds

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  10. deadmeat2016

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    Done like a pro man, very impressed, will pop round next time im in the uk :thumbup:
     
  11. AfricaOffroad

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    Wow !
    I'm speechless !!!
     
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    vds

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    cheers for the comments guys
     
  13. lIghty

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    Welcome Vds

    Awesome looking tank!

    Could you illaberate some more on the filtation system, also how have you found the UV filters work?
     
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    awesome thanks
     
  15. crispin

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    wow beautiful tank, welcome to masa and thanks for sharing with us :)
     
  16. clinton stanford

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    welcome to MASA!:thumbup:
    awesome setup there man!;)
     
  17. scubaninja

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    A big naso in a small tank like that? Aweh, surprised Crispybacon did not explode. Tank Looks cool though
     
  18. zayd

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    Wow. Now that's and engine room.
     
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    Small Tank? The tank is 1.5m x 1.2m x 0.9m High
     
  20. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Wow, now that's a system and a half, very nice. :thumbup: Whereabouts in the UK are you?

    I was about to ask what this is, but I think I remember now, is it an evaporative cooler?
     
  21. RiaanP

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    Yip, first time I see one in action.
    Saw it in the CORAL magazine a few issues back, the one about energy savings on reefs.

    Is it any good? How do you prevent the sponge to go biological. How often must you clean it? I know it is a hell lot cheaper than a chiller to run.
     

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