Boyu HS 60 /180 liter

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  1. Ranvir

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    45 gallon / 180 L capacity
    Size: 52 x 58 x 63 cm
    Smooth rounded corners / 270° viewing angle
    150 Watt HQI / 20000 K° or 14000 K°
    Polished Stainless Steel Reflector
    Dual Fan Cooling System
    6 Led Moonlight
    450 GPH flow rate
    Power Protein Skimmer
    Power Denitrator Integraded 9W UV sterilizer
    150W Submersible Heater
    Complete hidden 3-stage Bio-Mechanical filtration

    Tetra tec canister
    External 15 wat uv sterliser 50484dfddf8895f46.jpg 50484dfddfa088428.jpg 50484dfddfd20e16d.jpg
     
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    :thumbup: Nice one, Cant wait to see it hooked up :)
     
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    Ranvir

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    thanx man, im done,il post pics in 10 mins:1:
     
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    awesome.
     
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    @Ranvir... Yo dude, 10min is over,were the pics lol
     
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    lol,sorry,here it comes ,had vistors! also moving anemone s how do you guys deal with that??like they move near my corals,got to keep resetting coral placements:eek:
     
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    here goes, remember water still has to clear up,i added sum charcoal to polish water:thumbup: 50484dfe299e5b5ee.jpg [​IMG]
     
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    ok guys also have a tank with sum awesum equipment for sale:slayer:
     
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    Yo man.. read up about anemones.. since you have a new tank and all that :)
     
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    er that was a rather quick set-up!

    I hope you know what you doing and you are adding bacteria(seachem stability/microbacter 7/prodibio) or else you going to have an ammonia spike and everything will die.

    If you haven't then I suggest you do a small water change today and add that bacteria ASAP before you start loosing livestock....you had a marine tank before?

    The lighting in that tank should support the magnifica just fine maybe feed him a small piece of hake once a week just to be sure;)) just remember to protect the inlets for the rear chamber as anemones can get sucked in and destroyed there,which could also wipeout your tank!:eek:

    Maybe make a little box out of mesh to fit over there....good luck with the tank,it looks good so far:)
     
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    Thanx for your concern falcon,but thats the reason i used my canister in addition to the boyu 's 3 stage filtration system,my cannister has been running for two years now,so its fully established, i will post pics 2nyt, my long tentacle anemone was abit stressed to say the least but everything is doing well:thumbup:
     
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    cool,that should handle your ammonia levels then;)

    What have you done to make the tank nennie safe?
     
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    yep, ammonia is at 0:slayer: 50484dff8b3914ace.jpg
     
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    and finally have an awesum setup for sale posting it under for sale forum offcos, check it out.heres a preview 50484dff8c8557dfa.jpg
     
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    Tank is looking awesome. How's ur tangs doing? Aint the tank a bit small for em? If not it looks brilliant.
     
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    I agree, that tank is a bit too small for tangs, let alone a powder blue. It will stress, get white spot, infect the reagal tang and both may die.
    Tangs need open space to swim as they sometimes swim fast with a "flick" "flick" motion.
     
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    Well the tank is 180 liters so not a nano but like tobes says they need a bit of a straight line to swim in atleast over 1.2m,i don't think your current scaping is helping either,maybe open it up a bit more.

    I dont mean to sound anal but I was a bit worried about a powder blue in my magnifica cube which has around 400 liters of display,one of the reasons i kept the scaping in my tank minimal so fish have swimming space......just a suggestion.

    I dont foresee major problems right now but the fish will grow and need ALOT more swimming space soon.In the long run I would suggest you find a new home for the powder blue(and even regals as they grow large),your old tank shape was much more suited to tangs since they don't swim vertically but rather horizontally mainly.

    MY main concern and this is why i was concerned is the shape of the tank rather than the literage,same as my cube,less than a meter straight swimming space.
     
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