Juwel Trigon 190

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by Smithers, 10 Jul 2014.

  1. Smithers

    Smithers

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    Seems like if you have a spare space in the house you need to fill it with a tank. I have an awkward corner that is screaming for a tank. Luckily my parents wanted to get rid of their Juwel. I made the ultimate sacrifice and said I would take it, it's what any good son would do.

    @Racoon has run her Juwel tank very successfully with basic equipment and I am hoping I will have a similar experience with this tank.
    There will be no sump and I will just utilise the standard internal filter as well as a few extra bits.

    I managed to get a Tunze 9004 skimmer from @Anita, skimmer is rated up to 250L, the tank holds 190 but once you have aragonite and rocks I would imagine that figure is substantially lower.
    I will also be using 2 two little fishies reactors for carbon and phosphate as well as a canister filter (Has a built in UV light, that is the main reason for me using it) filled with ceramic beads)

    The standard Juwel lights are not the greatest to I am hoping to use my Razor, saying that I just need a nice way to mount it due to the shape of the tank.

    Flow - Vortech mp10 and possible Seio's

    Argonite - I am trying out the Red Sea Reef Pink live aragonite, roughly 20 kg's.

    Currently I am not sure how I will be stocking this tank, I am leaning towards an SPS and LPS dominated tank.

    So that's it for now, I will take some pics on the weekend once it is all in place
     
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    Enjoy the setup.
     
  4. Wesd

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    well it definately takes up that empty corner, think we're in for a cracker with this one ;)
     
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    Tagging along, should be interesting.

    Cheers
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  6. Smithers

    Smithers Thread Starter

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    So this was the tank just after the bath water fish came out.
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    Quick wash and scrub and the painting started. I had left over paint from my other tank and I like the colour so I figured why not!

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    Added some water then the live sand.
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    And all full.
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    A few days later and it started to clear.
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  7. Smithers

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    I have decided not to use the Razor as it just does not fit nicely at all. I am hoping to get the Pacific Sun Triton R2. They are pretty amazing lights.
     
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    Nice, tagging along.....
     
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