JD167's new 1.5m Reef

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  1. JD167

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    Finally! On Friday I picked up the reinforced stand. They added more bracing in the middle and front. On Saturday the guys from NAAC delivered my new tank as well. Thanks guys! The new tank looks awesome.

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    The stand reinforced. I really hope this one can take the load.
     
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    New tank arrived and put into position. This was one heavy tank and took all 3 of us to lift it up onto the stand.
     
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    10mm all round with full bracing and a 12mm base.
     
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    Filling up with some salt water.
     
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    more details buddy.. tank height and width (.600mm im guessing) awsome
     
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    Same as the last one. 1500x600x600. 10mm glass all round with 12mm base.
     
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    What happened to the old tank that cracked?
     
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    It's still at the other LFS that built it. They will replace the base and sell it again for me. So if anyone is interested in a 1500x600x600, 10mm tank with left corner overflow, pm me. I'll place it under classifieds later.
     
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    Some more updates from the weekend. Tank filled up, overflow pipe installed, plumbing done, brackets installed and MH's mounted. Also added some Aqua Medic T5's.

    Water clearing up.
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    MH's switched on. No leaks in plumbing.:whistling: I still have to move the 4 x T5's from the other tank over to this one.

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    Sump and wire mess.
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    Looking very good JD, question, how much flow you got in this monster?
     
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    Sorry, another Q - what is your skimmer rated for? It looks a little little - but it could be me :)
     
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    I haven't installed all the pumps yet. I'll work it out and let you know.
     
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    It's a Aqua Medic Turboflotor 1000. Rated 500L to 1000L.I also think it's a bit too small for the tank, but it's working well for now. I will upgrade some day.
     
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    Looking good man!got lots of potential
     
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    Hi JD167,

    Nice tank,

    where did u get ur halides from?
     
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    I got the casing from Puppy. I just moved everything over from my old units.
     
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    Looking Good So Far.
     
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