Jason's Nano

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  1. Jason

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    So, i havnt done a thread yet on my Nano as its still in the cycle period.

    Its a Boyu tank, around 100L. The lights ill be running 3 24w 10 000k PL Tubes (hope its not over kill in a tank thats about 450mmH, The lights will sit at 500mmH) with a SUN SUN wavemaker, wanting to go 2 but for now one is enough as they are on the biggish side and want to keep the left and front glass pane clean for viewing.

    At the back compartments the first one will hold the heater, Phosguard, Seachem Matrix Carbon and Purigen. The second will hold a T5 submersible light and chaeto and the last chamber will hold he return pump.

    Im running for now without a skimmer, will do 15% waterchanges weekly and will be stocking the tank lightly with approx 4 fish and softies.

    Now for those pics *****s here are a few pics from where i started on Friday night and was running Sunday morning.

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  3. Jason

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    There is about 9kg of aragonite in the tank at about cm deep and 8kg of LR in the tank, do i need a little more rock? I dont want to much rock as i dont want it dominate the little tank but if i need more rock that ill get some, the is about 60L including the back chambers and without the rock and aragonite i thing +-90L
     
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    Where's the other 2kg of aragonite?:tt2:

    Looking good bud...
     
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    looking good
     
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    Waiting for those Pico's to land :thumbup:
     
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    Oh yes forgot about that.
     
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    Yes, i have space right next to my desk, will work great and have something to look at during the day because my tank at home i wont see much during the week only an our at night when feeding
     
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    Looks good. Do not think you need more rocks. Remember the corals come attached to small piece of extra rocks.
     
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    Thanks Riaan. Ok you right i forgot about the corals that sometimes have rock on them...
     
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    Just a little update on a test ive done...

    1 PL tube 10 000k
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    2, PL 10 000k
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    2, PL 10 000K and 1 PL 16 000k
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    My nitrates is still at 50ppm after the tank was started 2 weeks ago, hope i dont have a 2 month cycle like few years back...
     
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    the PL tube where did you get it ?

    i need PL tube for my boyu TL 550 my one gave up
     
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    Im sure some of the sponsors here will have, in bought mine at Sam's Aquarium, the normally stock it but there stock is still on the water... Not sure what sponsor in your side of town will stock it
     
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    ok thanx
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    Phone a few of your LFS, i know Perky Pets order them for you but dont know if theres one on your side
     
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    yip i will call a few stores to check who has
     
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    Ok i think im overdue on an update...


    I have added a Boyu 310 skimmer and upgraded the llights to 36watt pl tubes.



    LS, i have a few zoa frags, red mushroom. Pulsing zenia and Lawnmower blenny.



    Will take pics monday evening as i forgot the camera at work.
     
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    Awaiting pics :thumbup:
     
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    Sorry guys, still have to update this thread. I got some more corals today, will take pics tomorrow night...
     
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