Idol Marine New Installation

Discussion in 'Idol Marine' started by Bob the (reef)builder, 18 Jan 2012.

  1. Bob the (reef)builder

    Bob the (reef)builder

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    Hi Reefers,
    We would like to show you one of our recent installations.
    The tank is still young and cycling hence algae needing to clear.
    The system has a remote equipment room 15 metres away from the display tank.

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    Another view from the open plan kitchen area.

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    Equipment room.Sump detail.


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    Equipment close up.

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    More to follow.Please post any questions or comments.
     
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  3. eddiead

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    Once again an awesome build. Nice work guys!
     
  4. Tremayn

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    what a beaut of a tank :)
     
  5. jaquesdp08

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    Cool tank
     
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    Bob the (reef)builder

    Bob the (reef)builder

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    Idol Marine Eva3 cooler.

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    Computer and electrical.

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    Louvered aluminium doors with internal insect mesh in a closed position.


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    Doors open with the master tank builder surveying the works.

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    Detail of back wall of tank showing tunze streams,who said you could not hide the cables.....

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    Thank you,we will post a few more for you later.
    Idol Marine Crew.
     
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  7. Quintus

    Quintus the irish aXeman

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    stunning, i even like the piping work, everything is squared off. damn stunning:thumbup:

    what size piping is that connected to the NP reactor?
     
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  8. brentv

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    Bob can you tell us more about those holes you made for the pumps and how you connected them... (Maybe behind pic??)Thanks;)
     
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  9. SteveZi

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    Outstanding work - really something to be proud of.
     
  10. mariusmeyer

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    Whats the dimensions? 2000 X 1000?
     
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    Truly amazing.WOW
     
  12. LCornelius

    LCornelius Moderator

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    What return pump did you use?
     
  13. eddiead

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    That looks like a SICCE Multi pump.
     
  14. Nemos Janitor

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    Rob, great build. What lights you using?
     
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    Stunning workman ship!!!!! :thumbup::thumbup:

    Just 2 concerns.....

    Firstly, why so heavly stocked in the cycle fase??

    Secondly, wouldent it have been easier for maintance if the sump was raised off the ground say at 500 or 600mm of the grond?

    I know how much an installation like this more or less costs, and the craftmanship that you get for it....and its still stays a bargain!! :peroni:
     
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    The piping on the NP reactor is 25mm. ;)
     
  17. Adriaan

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    Brent, we just drill holes in the overflow pannel and seal around it.
     
  18. Adriaan

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    Thank you very much for the comments everyone!

    This tank is 2000 x 1000 x 700h.
     
  19. Adriaan

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    Giesemann 80w x 12.
    Pics to follow
     
  20. LCornelius

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    Can you please give us a equipment list?
     
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    another awesome installation by IDOL, well done chaps,
    Have a question though, U running a carx with no kalk stirer how do u intend keeping ph high?
     

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