Back Again after 20 years

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by dubediver, 7 Mar 2016.

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    It's called FOWLR bud, that means fish only with live rock. So it should be all good.

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    So gone corals again.
     
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    Update log : tank doing nicely. Corals all open. Red tooth causing chaos, will have to be traded in. Got some Pharos leds, find them too concentrated at the moment so running t5s as well.
     
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    I am thinking about getting a new tank, the one I bought is 6mm and scratched badly. Can now extend the size of the tank to 1,6m and keep stand and sump.

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    IMG_4702.JPG Much better with substrate again. Chose very large particle aragonite to cope with heavy flow, seems to be working nicely.
    Added mandarin, cleaner wrasse , yellow rimmed tang, maroon clown.
    Upped flow through sump by running ext canister with matrix.
     
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    Thinking about changing dt to run full length of 1,7.
    This 6mm glass is so scratched and nerve racking to live with.
     
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    So I used phosphate remover and stripped all from my tank, nitrates spiked to over 50.
    Running biocubes on BR80 and moved my matrix into a mini80 in last chamber.
    Going to add an ATU hopefully.
    Put in much bigger return pump.
     
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    IMG_5164.JPG IMG_5165.JPG Closed down cube , moved everything here , 1 tank enough work.
    Added 3l matrix and some more titanium.
    Put a fan in to try bring temp down from 28c

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    Beautiful tank! Loooove that Elegance.
     
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    Is that a sun coral in the left on top?:y13:
     
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    Now who ever came up with a sun coral must stand in shaded area in tank:banghead:
    Moved mine this morning onto the substrate and already opening for the first time in a month:lol:
     
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    IMG_5171.JPG Not sure if it's the best place for him , he's only been there two days , before he was also up high .
     
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    Well he looks great
     
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    Decided to tidy up electrics, didn't like everything just messy behind the tank , especially with a new baby on the way. IMG_5222.JPG IMG_5223.JPG IMG_5224.JPG IMG_5225.JPG
     
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    Nice work, what is that monitor/controller in the last pic above the plugs?
     
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