A.N.G.R.Y'S Nano

Discussion in 'Nano Tank advice' started by Kanga, 11 Dec 2007.

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    OK guys The Lfs is going to build the Nano this weeken

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    That it? no sizes, no teaser as to the intended stock.... come on Kanga, beans need to be spilled here.;)
     
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    The Tank will have four Pvc pipes 2 the sump, on will be a return coming through the hole in the overflow pane.

    2 for the overflow to the sump, durso style

    1 for the electric cables to the lighting


    Here is the Sump, stole SALTY's Idea thanks 65475e558547bca.jpg
     
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    Give a man a chance to post:lol: sizes, out on the glasses next to you and look:whistling:

    I dont know what lights yet.

    What skimmer is nice and small for this?

    Gonna do an DIY auto top up as I am going to win a real one:whistling:

    Come one Ideas guys and gals
     
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    How big is it? skimmer ideas may need this, teensy weensy bit of info?
     
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    450mm x 450mm

    skimmer compartment will be 250x 300mm

    Now stop asking questions, and start giving answers:whistling:
     
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    How high?:)
     
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    This high:yeahdude:



    350 -400mm however that might help you:lol:
     
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    6 mm glas before u ask wee-man:)
     
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    Cos the skimmers are rated by litres, once you know the volume of the tank you can work out what size skimmer is required - rather than choosing one that fits.:)
     
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    very cool design of the sump.like the shape of the DSB
     
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    I am going for the biggest one that will fit:lol:

    No serious it will be 120 litres max, not many skimmers for smaller than that
     
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    It was Salty's idea so All credit to him.

    I just err.. borrowed it:whistling:
     
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    OK lighting Ideas??
     
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    put one 14 000k MH over it:thumbup:
     
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    Yah see then I need a chiller

    I was Thinking 6 T8's

    wanna do this so a young newbie could copy it without costing the earth and then some
     
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    Now that is an idea I like :thumbup:
     
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    I want to do a litle DIY how to build a stand etc etc

    Hopefully someone will be able to use this again
     
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    Kanga and Angry, unless you intend to mad on sps, T5's will be plenty and it will ease the load on your chiller, if you look at Heline (Seashell) her tank is only T5's and it looks fantastic, they are 10,000k tubes and she is looking at some SPS too.
     
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    I too am a T5 type dude, I have 8 x T5's over my normal tank, and the Sps do well, but the idea here is that with a not to deep tank, approx 35 cm water if you take water level to subtrate, i would like to go with T8's. Which would make it more affordable to a newcomer on a limited budget.

    i.e. he could put 2 x 2ft T8's in to start and when he has cash add another 2 etc

    So on that note I am also seriously thinking of of putting a jebo skimmer in and making it work.

    DIY top up

    still thinking about flow

    what else do I need
     

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