Hennie's 540L Jebo 1.5m

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  1. brazer

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    So my nano was to small. I was to limited and the wife wanted a Dory.:whistling: Thank you Disney.

    My first option was to convert my 330l SunSun.

    I asked for a sump on MASA. Dimi offered me one he had build for his exact same Sun Sun tank. He never used it because he ended up buying a Jebo 540L. In a private PM I made a joke saying that I must buy the Jebo instead off buying the sump, not knowing the tank was for sale. Well the rest is history. The Jebo has a new home and Dimi's wife is very glad that she has use off the downstairs bathroom again ;). Thanks to Dimi for a great buy.

    It was a massive tank move day last weekend. I sold my SunSun to make space for the Jebo. So I had to deliver that on my way to collect the Jebo from Dimi. Lucky it was in the same area. So my day started really early :)

    Here is the tank at Dimi's house and the big move. Shaun thanks for helping with the move and Dean for the support and pictures. Album of the move

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    Two and a half hours later we where all ready to go.

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    Every thing is getting cleaned. It was a really cold day and we where rushing to get it done before the water temp dropped to much.

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    Tank and stand and sump all in place.

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    and 2 hours later the water, substrate, LR and corals was in. The water temp dropped to 20'C. Everything survived the move. I used 70% of the old water and added 30% new salt water.

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    The tank the next morning. This was before I started my scaping.

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    and after scaping.

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    This is what the tank is looking like now. One week after the move. I added everything from my nano as well. Album

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    Some nice photo's of my tank.

    Nice big pin-cushion with 2 hosting clowns.

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    Copperband getting cleaned by my cleaner wrasse.

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    Checkerboard Wrasse.

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    Moonlight mode.

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    So that is my new tank. Have not bought a Dory yet. The tank needs to settle first.

    Please leave me your comments and any suggestions or improvements.
     
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  3. Shepherd1

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    Hi Hennie, I also bought my Jebo of MASA. A month ago. Same size. Busy restoring the cabinet and building a canopy. It is indeed a great tank. Enjoy.
     
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    Hi Hennie
    Looks amazing, much better than my version. Goodluck and i will be dropping in now and again to see this tanks progress
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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    Hennie looking good, love the scaping, i have some sps for you when you ready.
     
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    Well done @Bazer i have seen the tank every weekend since Hennie got it ,looks better every time :thumbup:
     
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    Thanks Russell. Will definitely make use of that offer once the tank is settled. :thumbup:

    Thanks Shaun. :)
     
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    Hi Hennie, do you use styrofoam between the tank and cabinet??
     
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    Hi Shepherd.

    No there is no styrofoam between the tank and the cabinet. There is an piece of foam wrap. Hope that makes sense.
     
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    oh my. Foam wrap ??
    is that the plastic squares under the glass??
     
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    Yes there is a piece of plastic that has squares but there is also a piece of foam wrap. Just Google it.
     
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    Thanx @brazer. I notice the foam wrap underneath the glass and then the plastic squares. Is that enough?
     
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    I hope so. That's all if got. ;)
     
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    Hi Hennie, another q if you don't mind. How do you keep the waterlevel so high??
     
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    The overflow was built so high.
     
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    I noticed, but do you run a top-up system to keep it from dropping below the overflow level?
     
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    The level in the tank stays constant. The level drops in my sumps last compartment. Funny enough I installed a DIY ATU tonight.
     
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    Awesome, just got one for myself and was wondering if it is needed.
     
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    Some new Photos :)

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