Dirkie's "small" DiY pico

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  1. Dirkie

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    I Wanted to go all out SMALL!:whistling:

    Watch This Space!!:biggrin::thumbup:

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  3. Dorry

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    Hi Dirkie, that is small. You must be joking. Is it for a gap-pie. The only fish that will be happy to stay in there is panda goby's.:)
     
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    :lol:

    Seriously small, but strangely enough, I like it... :thumbup:

    What are your plans in terms of stocking @Dirkie
     
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    What you planning to keep in there.
     
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    It's a 15x15x15 cube. 3L
     
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    Thanks Dirkie now we have the size of your little nano. We waiting in suspense to know what are you planning to keep in there. :whistling:
     
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    Wasn't thinking of putting in fish haha maybe later if I see the tank is going on by itself. But for the beginning I am going to try zoas and small corals and shrimps . Have built the filter and everything is set to go. I'm going to put in substrate and water and live rock from my running nano. Will update when that is done. Those pics were a few days back.
     
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    I've been testing the tank and everything for a week now haha. Theoretically all should work.
     
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    Thats cool.
    Need more pics.:p
     
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    Will put up more pics when it's up and running . Somewhere this weekend.
     
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    made a few changes to the system. what do you guys think ?
    does anybody know where i can get a one way valve?

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    nevermind. made my own valve!! the tank is running smoothly. :biggrin:
     
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    Cool looks like its coming on nicely.
     
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    updates. its been filled for 3 days now!:biggrin: whAT worm is that?

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    Looks interesting.
     
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    Dirkie it is not a brissel worm. It look harmless, they call it cuc. The third pic wat compartment is that with all the pvc peaces pipe. Can see it is a small nano explain how your little sump is working. Need to share with us. On your live rock, that look like a small anemone remove it will sting your fish.
     
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    looks like a Natal rock anemone. Is it greenish? Better pic will be better

    Anyway if Natal rock anemone, they are cool, I got a few. They multiply very slowly. And do not need light. I got one doing very well in a dark sump.
     
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    yeah its those green and purple tipe anemones that come with the LR , its just in the tank too c if everything is doing OK, my "proefkoenyn" haha wont be adding fish any time soon maybe corrals next week. have to choose wisely because space is an usue haha.
     
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    Here are some pics with explanations hehe. its kind of a DSB but not entirely. some organisms will live there, I hope. What else can i add in the Sump that will be to the tanks advantage?

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