Aslam's Shallow Cube.

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by aslam, 13 Jun 2016.

  1. Jaun_marine

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    Would love a update
     
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    aslam

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    I have been busy as of late.
    Replaced my skimmer with a bm curve 7.
    Cubes been running along too clean, with the frags abit pale for my liking.
    I have added 7 fish.
    Will post pics soon.
    Thanks for the interrest.
     
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    If sps are pale either cut down flow through reactor or cut down slightly on zeostart

    Are you using a vertex zeo reactor?I've noticed that the pump on mine had tendency to block up easily with fan worms etc n slow flow down drastically. Iv started checking flow on reactor weekly now.goes quickly
     
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    I think the cube's running super clean, no nutrients in the water.
    Also, the tank's new, needs to mature abit.
     
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    Alright, some changes made, replaced vertex skimmer with bm curve 7.
    Got bored of my tunzes, added x 2 rw4's.
    Growth has been steady given I have started with only frags. 20170107_175838(0).jpg
    A pic.
     
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    Looks very nice. How are you finding the change to RW-4's? I've also got two, been running for almost 2 1/2 years now without issue. They work great.
     
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    Thanks, the flow is more gentle compared to the tunzes.
    At least the rw 4's dont click on pulse mode.
    I will remove them once the frags grow larger.
     
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    aslam

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    Update, cubes running along fine.
    I am thinking of changing from t5's to halide t5 hybrid.
    I have the unit, just need to find time to hang up.
     
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    Looks very nice!
     
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    Nice setup. Why go halide? T5's work great imo.
     
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    Yes they work great, just experimenting.
     
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    Updated fts

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    Looking good
     
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    Cubes running along fine.
    A pic

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    Looking good, You over on halides now or still on your t5's?
     
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    still t5,s got to mount the halides.
     
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