Jason's Cube

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  1. Jason

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    Howzit all,

    So as many might know by this time my Nano cracked and i had to jump getting a new tank set-up before getting worse, well turns out it wasn't a crack.

    Here is what i ended up with, was just for temp as i got a good deal on this tank with a Maxspect Led unit and i actually like this size so much ill be sticking to this tank for some time.

    Tank specs.

    Tank 500x500x500, stand is around 800mmH, wanted a higher tank so that i don't have to bend over looking at the tank seeing i'm around 1.95m tall ;)

    Sump is a standerd 500mm tank

    Hardware is a Reef Octo DNW-200 skimmer with a OTP-3000 pump, Heilia Return pump, Carbon Phosphate remover and Purigen in my sump. Busy with my DIY floating Fuge and one sunsun wavemaker and a Seio Prop, will be replacing them soon with something controllable.

    Lighting is a Maxspect 60w Unit, and 2 Skyye 8watt units that i DIY'ed 3 Roayblue and 3 UV leds each, this is mainly used before and after the 60watt unit goes on or off.

    Life stock: Red Sea Sailfin Tang, Bi Colour Angel, 2x Percs, 2x Chromis, Lawnmower blenny, Tiny Regal Tang, Fairy Wrasse, Lagoon Shrimp Goby, Tiger Pistol shrimp, 2x Cleaner Shrimps, few hermits and snails.

    Big Hammer coral, Big Pagoda plate coral, lots of Zoa frags from 10 to 40 heads, 2 small sps frags, loads of shrooms and lots of GSP. LR is Mostly Blue Figi rock, around 15kg

    I started dosing the full range of Prodibio last night, Bioptim, Biodigest, Iodi+, Stronti+ and Reefbooster, Reefbooster i actually dosed Saturday morning. I stopped dosing these products just little over a month ago as i wanted to see what happens week by week when dosing them again, i know my SPS started browning but that was due to Kh being low and also Mg but this is now sorted.

    So enough talk here are some pics, from when the tank started to how it looks currently...

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    Looking good Jason
     
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    Tank is looking good! Well done!
     
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    Looking really nice. will be awesome with time.
     
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    Nice man . Looking good
     
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    Thanks guys. Tank been running about a month and 2 weeks now and tonight i spotted loads of coraline growing on the glass. Tank is settling in fast
     
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    Hey looking gud the pigoda cup is colouring up nicelly
     
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    Yeah it is, just have a issue when feeding, my cleaner shrimp steals the food hehe
     
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    Nice what lights are you using?
     
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    @AGRIMARINE JHB the last few pics taken is the current light unit, Maxspect 60Watt unit, the first few i ran the Aquaray Aquabeam 1500 30watt unit...

    With the Mazspect unit i have a DIY unit that i only use to supplement blue 1watt each 4x Royal Blue and 4xUV
     
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    Tank is look great with those lights
     
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    Thank you...

    Now everything should just grow out and get some more corals...
     
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    Small update. Few things has changed and got some more corals and sold a few corals also.

    Painted the back panels black, amd done a rescape.

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    Looking good there bud. Like the black background. That Brain would have looked better in my tank :lol:
     
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    Well done @Jason like the new black back. Told you the colours will pop now
     
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