Joe`s Tank

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  1. joe

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    I decided to share a pic of my tank , not that theres really much to look at .
    Its a very simple setup with none of the bells and whistles on most of the other setups .
    Tank - 1.2m*450*550
    Sump - 90*33*33
    Lights - 4 54w t5`s ,2 white 2 blue
    Flow - seio M1100 (won on this site)
    seio M620
    Astro 2000l/h
    Skimmer - Berlin Classic with Aquamedic Multi sl pump
    Return - Astro 3500l/h
    DSB - 10cm fine aragonite
    Livestock - 30kg`s liverock, various softies ,4 hermits ,10 snails
    Fish - sailfin,midas,niger,clown,talboti damsel

    I run carb and Phos in sump 24/7 - 365
    10% water change /week
    Alternate calcium and KH buffer daily with RO topup water .
    Dose strontium and Iodine twice weekly.
    i really love the tank coz its whisper quiet and very simple to maintain ,.
    Im lucky as i havnt had any real problems like algae and parasites etc.(touch wood)

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  3. Rory

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    Looks pretty good so far... Is that really 30Kg's live rock or is there a lot in the sump?

    PS: Love the seio M1100 ;)
     
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    joe

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    Its actually a bit more Rory , but there is some in the sump yes
     
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    Very neat and ultra clean system you have there joe!
     
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    joe

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    thanx midas ..
     
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    Yeah - Joe - your system is looking really good - VERY clean! How long have the tank now been running for? Do you have any corralline algae growth?
     
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    very nice joe
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    excellent Joe.like the idea of it being bare bottom
     
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    Thanx guys , tank is 1year old and has been very stable since i removed the substrate which was about 4 months ago.
     
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    joe

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    Theres coraline algae on al the glass so its a mission keep clean, i let it cover the overflow chamber as u can c.
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    why dont you just leave the coralline to grow on the base?
     
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    joe

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    Yeah thats wot im gona do Mekaeel , im also gona add a few kgs of live rock on the right side .
     
  14. Rory

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    Hey joe!
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    only add more LR if you gonna be adding more corals or want place for fishies to swim around.otherwise leave it that way,looks lekker and open
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    huh ????
     
  17. Rory

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    Watch TV mekaeel... :D
     
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    the only good channels on tv is dicovery,animal planet,national geographic and my favourite cartoon network lol.
    so gues Hey joe is a sitcom or something?
     
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    Wow, very nice setup, i have to agree about leaving the right side open, looks awsum.
     
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    No "Hey joe!" is from an advert for DSTV...
     
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    lol @ Rory, you fruitcake you...

    Tank looks really nice Joe.
     
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