Ayoob's 6ft SPS Dominated Reef

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  1. Ayoob

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    My tank has currently been running since the 29th of June 2012. Haven't been to happy with settlement till now, had ups and downs but I managed to pull through and now its all good and well :thumbup:

    Display Tank :
    2m X 40cm X 40cm High
    320 Litres
    8mm glass

    Sump Tank:
    1.2m X 40cm X 40cm water level @ 30cm
    144 liters
    6mm glass

    Total water Volume of +- 400Liters

    Stand :
    2m X 45cm X 110cm
    25mm square steel

    Skimmer: Reef Octopus NW250 rated for 1200Liters

    Flow :
    Tunze Nano wavebox
    Tunze 6095 streams
    Tunze 6045 nano streams
    Boyu wm3

    Heaters :
    300 watt jager
    125 watt jager

    Lighting :
    3 X 150 watt MH aquamedic 20 000k and 16 000k

    Return pump :
    4500lph Laguna


    Pics all to follow :yeahdude:
     
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  3. Quintin

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    Waiting for the pics man.... :)
     
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    Ayoob

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    You putting me under pressure:blush:
    Will upload soon
     
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    Finally.....:3:
     
  6. riyadh

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    Where the pics
     
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    Ayoob

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    28th June 2012 received tank

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  8. crispin

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    intresting stand, any specific reason that you made it so tall?


    looking forward to seeing your pics:)
     
  9. NADEEM

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    Honestly when you see those dimensions, you think its super weird. But I've seen this tank and it is gorgeous. I actually can't wait to visit you again ayoob just to sit in front of your tank and drool.
     
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    Ayoob

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    I had tank Built on eye level. Having a narrow shallow tank makes you think frag tank, So my way of making it a reef was to lift the height up to 1.1m high. So it now hides the frag tank dimensions and had it built in my dinning area.
     
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    Ayoob

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  12. mornewil

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    :lol:

    Thats one awesome looking frag tank. :thumbup: Wheres the other pics?
     
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    There we go, really a stunning tank:thumbup:

    When you gonna finish it off?
     
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    Ayoob

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    A fts from the right


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    For the Zoa addicts

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    My little Zoa Garden
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    Ayoob

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    Thanks Nadeem. You always welcome to pop by
     
  16. Keanan

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    Finally some pics.
    Your tanks looking good @Ayoob, and see my clam is doing great hey.
    Think I need to make a turn by you again.
     
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    Ayoob

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    :lol: indeed.

    Thanks for the compliments bro, I took this pics with my blackberry so excuse the crappy ones
     
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    Ayoob

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    Dude you know you always welcome.
    Yes it has grown as well
     
  19. Quintin

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    Very cool man.
     
  20. riyadh

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    Looks great!
     
  21. Keanan

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    Cool will make a turn when Im free again.:thumbup:
    I see so, it looks huge in the pics.
     

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