70L Cube tank

Discussion in 'Nano Tanks' started by PJL, 27 May 2013.

  1. PJL

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    Hey guys small update on my cube Tank is now almost a month old and cycled

    Params have been stable for a few days now at:

    Sg : 1.024
    PH: 8.0
    KH: 7,3dKH
    No2: 0
    NO3: 0
    PO4 : 0
    NH4 : >0.1
    Ca: 480ppm
    Mg:1320ppm

    Never really had a hough ammonia and nitrite spike but have been watching my nitrates come down in the past 10 days

    Tank now looks like this, another polyp has made it's appearance and the mushroom has grown a bit :) Diatoms are almost completely gone. Ill be adding 2 clowns and a CUC in about 2 weeks time. Ive got one small problem :( My nearest fish store is 800km's away or about a 7 hour drive Not sure how I going to get corals here in future... Fish I hope will be alright

    Ive also included a very bad pic of my 800l cichlid tank

    Lastly a special thank to Andre at Reef Aquatics for all his help and great service!!

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  3. Floyd

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    You will be able to use SAA now that there are direct flights to Upington.

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    Ahhh @PJL didn't know you were even on masa, tank taking shape nicely. Told you the diatoms will pass.
    Keep it up, you doing a good job.
     
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    Oo thanks Thanks Ill give that a try!
     
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    Nice tank pjl!!! I hope the bathwater tank is not part of the marine system, lol.
    Keep up the good work!!!
     
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    Thanks Andre Yes very happy at the moment We can almost start talking about stocking the tank!
     
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    Haha Thanks Visser Not yet:whistling:
     
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    Lol, just wait & see bud, wait & see...
     
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    Hey bud, tanks looking good. What kind of lighting are you running on that cube?
     
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    Hey Ruben Its 36W mixed Cree/Bridgelux LED lighting that came with the tank
     
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    Hey guys Do you reckon 3 dwarf blue legged hermit crabs and 2 fire shrimps would be a good CUC Ive searched all over bud looks like everybodies' CUC is their own preference Im a bit scared to put in snails because my top is open and they might climb out... Also will it be to much of a load to put the CUC and 2 clowns in at the same time? Thanks in advance!
     
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    Hey guys Small update Tank has been running for almost 4 months now and Im very happy so far Corals are growing very fast haha

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    Nice upside down tank ;)
     
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    Haha Dont know why it did that First time posting from my Ipad
     
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    update is due.. fish stocks ect.. nice tank bud..
     
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    Looking cool man, what filtration do yo have running on you nano.
     
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