Flappys Underwater Wonderland

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  1. flappy

    flappy

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    Hi All

    I have been a member for a while now and thought it was time to share my system with you.
    I will be updating my thread with pics but for the time being here is some info.

    Dimensions are 3m long by 1.2m wide by 1.1m high.
    Tank is made from acrylic (25mm thick) and concrete fibreglass and built into the house with a front and side viewing pane. Total volume about 5 000 litres

    Equipment is the following
    Skimmer Aqua C EV 2000 rated up to 8000 litres
    2m Sump DSB Plenum with Caribsea aragonite
    1.2m remote DSB sump with Caribsea arogonite and Calerpa
    300 watt Jager heaters
    Air Con (Tank sits in its own room (about 4m by 3m) so its easy to keep at the correct temp with the air con)
    Flow in the main display is 4 x Tunze Waveboxes
    I also am getting 2 x 6205 Tunze Streamers (20 000 litre per hour) in a weeks time.
    I have an fully automated top up system and water change regime.
    I also have an RO unit

    Fish

    Blue Face Angel
    Achilles Tang
    Black Tang (Show) 30cm
    Yellow Tang x 2
    Purple Tang
    Sailfin Tang (Desjardini)
    Orange Shoulder Tang (Show) 35cm
    Gem Tang
    Anthias x 8
    Chocolate Tang
    Clown Tang
    White sleeper Goby
    Cleaner Wrasse
    Naso Blond Lipstick Tang
    Magnificent Foxface
    Clown Fish x 2

    I am hoping to suppliment the fish complement with a few more angels and tangs in the near future.

    More to follow soon including pics.
     
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  3. flappy

    flappy Thread Starter

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  4. toppdogg

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    nice dude sounds awsome
    tagging along for this one:thumbup:
     
  5. IMarine

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    by time with the pics, excellent setup and that black tang a real stunner
     
  6. bissey

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    Wow! Sounds good, i cant wait to see pics
     
  7. chikaboo

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    Awesome Flappy sounds like I must make my next holiday to Cape and bring my nets and snorkel gear along he he - I'm sure this will be stunning - keep the pics rolling dude!
     
  8. flappy

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    Thanks guys,
    For lighting I use the following

    3 x 250 watt Metal Halides (Reeflux Bulbs)
    4 x 1.2m ATI T5 Atinics running off an elecronic ice cap ballast

    As it is a fish only display this is purely for aesthetic reasons

    I also have a P04 Reactor using Rowphos.

    There is a Red Sea Ozoniser with a built in ORP controller.
     
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  9. Yuri

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    was it your fish that was at naak
     
  10. flappy

    flappy Thread Starter

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    Hi Yuri

    No,but I have seen those fish.
     
  11. Jaak

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    Hey Flappy!! Finally, you started your thread!! Please post a FTS as soon as you can...
     
  12. lIghty

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    We need more PICs:yeahdude:
     
  13. Suhayl

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    Super tank man.
     
  14. Yuri

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    how are things with the gem and black long nose tang
    who is more agro
    I whant the same combo in my tank
     
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    Good to see that black tang doing well, he looks happy now :) and is a magnificent fish
     
  16. Annoying

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    :mbounce:Pics, pics, pics!!!!!!
     
  17. durleo

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    Common Steven - Dont tell me you didnt charge ur camera , or still developing the film.
    I wanna see ur Gem:thumbup:
     
  18. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    tease we want !! want more!!..
     
  19. dallasg

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    very cool!
    awesome collection there

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  20. lanzo

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    only one pic....no no no:nono:

    you no better than to tease us bud:)
     
  21. Marlin Fischer

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    Pics please...

    Awesome selection of fish!!!!!!
     
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