900 Cube what you think?

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by brentv, 16 Apr 2013.

  1. brentv

    brentv

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    Hey Guys,
    Before the move to Cape town in 2 weeks I and a mate of mine started building identical tanks.
    Dimensions:
    DT: 900 x 900 x 700 (water height 650) in Black sillicone with black over flow box and black perspex back panel (3 side view)
    Sump: 600x 500 x 500
    Stand 1200 H x 900 in wood all varnished

    He has started setting his up in his kitchen Business showroom.

    I am contemplating moving mine to CT but think it might be better to sell this side?

    Also have LED Light fittings (2 x) that are over kill for the tank, consisting of Blues, royal blues, purple, 14000K white and 10000K white in Bridgelux with optics - 184W per unit, has sunrise sunset function etc etc all new in the boxes! designed for optimal sps growth.

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    Looking good.. Where'd u get those LED's from?
     
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    brentv Thread Starter

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    I did a trip to China a few months ago and picked them up at Aquarium City in Guang zhou. They were the best I could find. all 3W.
    I was going to put this thread in the for sale section, but I'm still trying to work out if I should sell it or Package it and get it down to CT??
    Problem is we are going to be living in a small apartment in BigBay for 4 months while we decide on something more permanent:blush:
    Maybe if I have a place to keep it:whistling:
     
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    Wow, nice LED units!
    If you are selling them, i dibs one unit!
    What would be the price? Thanks

    Love the tank size as well!!! Going to be a nice system!!!
     
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    The tank look good the LED nice :)
     
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    is that a rimless tank?
    if yes, what glass thickness?
     
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    Dibs pending price of 2nd unit...?
     
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    I know this is my Dilemma, do I mission to take it and store it?? coz I will never get my money back

    Thanks Bud, this is my dream size tank, just big enough to have an awesome scape and small enough so water changes and/or supplements won't blow da bank!

    12mm glass, rimless if we make the overflow box at water height 600 or thin neat bracing of 50mm along top edge if water height at 650. still deciding:whistling:

    Will let you & Visser know if I sell. Units cost R7500 complete each landed, they do an area of 1200L X 700W (have a hand held remote control too.)
    so these 2 with the tank are awesome overkill, actually could of got away with one:biggrin:
     
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    Ouch, thanks, i'll undibs the unit then! A bit too expensive for my taste!
     
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    brentv Thread Starter

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    No stress bud, not sure if I'm gonna sell yet??
    If maybe someone gave me an offer for the whole set up we could chat:whistling:

    Cube tank
    Stand
    Sump
    Maybe LED's too, I can also take them:blush:

    All Brand New:)
     
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    Yeah, I will undibs, blows me out the water as well.
     
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    brentv Thread Starter

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    I know, these lighting units were big bucks:eek:
    But they have 62x 3W LED's remote controlled the whole toot.
    I am at the moment figuring out space to fit this tank etc into my Trailer I'm taking to Blouberg.
    Reckon I might be able to take it all...
    Now just have to wait 4 months before I can install:blush:
     
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    Keep the tank you will regret selling it in the end as you said right size for scaping and dosing and it will bring you loads of JOY.Know I will see a awesome tank soon well in 4months :lol::thumbup:
     
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    Trust me, the 4 months will be over in a flash & you will be glad you kept the tank! Also, you know your tank size & shape, so if tou want to start buying some hardware in the meantime... Will make starting up a breeze!
     
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    Bring it! I have a spot we can set it up :D
     
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    Don't you mean a spot to keep it for 4 months:whistling:
     
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