7 yrs overdue

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  1. marine101

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    Started circa end 2005 i think, measured Ca today, was low, at 300, and forgot to change my Phosphate media, hence the bit of cyano in the center

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    just testing to see if the image uploader works first[​IMG]

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  3. marine101

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    mm, guess that didnt work
     
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    mm, seems to b working now
     
  5. Ayoob

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    Looking good. keep up the good work
     
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    Wow, big pretty tank, give us some more information?
     
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    sorry, first wanted to see if the pics came through:

    tank: 1.5m X 50cm wide X 70cm high (10mm braced glass)
    sump: 1.3m x 60cm high x 40cm wide
    2 skimmers, tons of liverock, sulphur nitrate reactor, phosguard, DSB with plenum, fugium in the sump.

    Nitrates always zero, even with heavy feeding, phosphates can creep up, depending on how often i change the phosguard.

    Ca always dips, coz i dont have space for a ca reactor, that really sucks

    but otherwise time has just been on my side i guess
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    some updates [​IMG]
     
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    this was the skimmer i wanted to upgrade to, BUT, no space in sump!!!!!!![​IMG]
     
  16. erratiC

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    Very nice tank dude, no wonder your calc drops - just by looking at all that corraline, wow.
     
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    Awesome tank :thumbup::thumbup:
     
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    Wow, insane corraline growth
     
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    awsome system
     
  20. Salie

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    very sweet tank. What is the height seems deep
     
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    WOW! Marine101! Great looking tank! I really cannot believe the amount of corraline algae growth you have! Insane man!
     
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