Idol Marine:Rimless Aquarium

Discussion in 'Idol Marine' started by Bob the (reef)builder, 1 Dec 2011.

  1. Bob the (reef)builder

    Bob the (reef)builder

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    Hi Reefers,

    We would like to share a recent installation that was commisioned by the
    Wheeler couple.This tank has all the bells and whistles but has neat and
    minimalist design.

    Please feel free to post questions or feedback.:thumbup:



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    General view of tank,notice profilux view on top left.

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    Engine room.


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    Aspect of engine room from the side.


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    Close up of engine room detail.


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    Ro and saltwater mix station(remote in garage)

    Enjoy,cheers for now.
    Idol Marine Crew.
     
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  3. LCornelius

    LCornelius Moderator

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    Love it Love it Love it!!!!
     
  4. Michael B

    Michael B

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    AS always a pleasure to view & the attention to detail is awesome (love the fact that you guys are sharing these builds with us)
     
  5. FransSny

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    Very nice guys , if I may ask a question (might be a doff one :)) how do you go about changing the fittings on your reactors to John Guest in stead of push in type...I havent been able to find something that fits
     
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    lovely build :)
     
  7. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    very cool!
     
  8. Evo R

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    Cool another stunner in the making!!
     
  9. EFJ

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    Nice build. What type of angle iron do you use on the edges of the tank, plastic or aluminum?
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    its not angle iron, its black silicone
     
  11. EFJ

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    Thanks dallasg, just wondering. Looks pretty darn smart. Another question, did you use a single glas base or multiple glass base?
     
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    i need one of these made
     
  13. Seabass

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    Very nice, can you remove the nitrate reactor, how much NP pellets are being used for this system, how many lts?
     
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    whats the size of the tank?
     
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    Aaaah..... The customer is sooo going to enjoy! Congrats!!!
    :biggrin::biggrin:
     
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    very nice!!!!
     
  17. Nemos Janitor

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    I am going to guess:)

    1500 x 800x 750

    Rob & Adriaan Quality workmanship. Well done
     
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  18. Bob the (reef)builder

    Bob the (reef)builder Thread Starter

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    Thank you all for your responses,hereunder a few more detaile pictures.


    View of the Idol Marine skinny overflow with integrated return outlets.
    Giesmann 12x 54w T5 fixture with dimmable ballasts on all tubes controlled
    by Profilux.


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    Close up to overflow and Vortech MP40 flow pumps.



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    Electrical Db board and tank cooling fan housing.


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  19. Bob the (reef)builder

    Bob the (reef)builder Thread Starter

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    We either find them or remanufacture the fittings.

    Three bases on that one.

    Everything is very easily removed, but there is no Nitrate reactor on this system.:p
    The NP pellets used 1liter.

    1.3m x 1 x 600mm.

    Appreciate it Kieth.:)
     
  20. Yuri

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    Why do you not use glands on the DB ?
    How how many meters is the DB from the tank
    The rules are if you need a tool to remove a aplience it is a fixed aplience . A fixed aplience needs a isolator with in arms reatch
    Is ther isolators with in arms reatch of the skimmer , pumps , ... ?
    If you have isolators is it the proper IP rating ?
    Is there earthleakage protection on it ?
    Is there a main 2 pole switch ?
    How high is the DB ?
     
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    WOW
    You guys build amazing tanks, Love your work.
    when i win the lotto, Idol going to build me one like this.


     
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