Kevin's system

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  1. KevinW

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    Hi all,

    Finally got to the point where I cannot put it off any longer.... Herewith some pictures of my system.
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    Some residents...
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    Display and refugium
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  3. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    looking good kevin!i see the reeftek kicking ass there!
     
  4. KevinW

    KevinW Thread Starter

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    System details:
    Display 1.2X0.5X0.5m
    Refugium 0.6X0.3X0.3m
    Sump 0.9X0.35(deep)X0.3m
    Display lighting 4XSylvania Aquastars, 2X 54W ATIs, 2X 39W Actinics
    TS2 skimmer
    Eheim canaster filter used as phosphate remover
    OR3500 main circulation from sump back to display
    King 2 return from sump to refugium (refugium overflows back into main display)
    Tunze nanostream and Resun Wavemaker in tank for water movement
    300W jager heater
    Odds and sods (auto top up etc)
     
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    KevinW Thread Starter

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    Thanks Mekaeel! Still need to get up teh courage to start SPS though.....
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    try out some hardy ones and see how it goes.as long as you got good water parameters,you on your way with healthy SPS
     
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    Looking nice mekaeel
     
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    Very nice Kevin
     
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    Kanga's had one too many Peroni's......again!!!!:lol:

    Hey Kevin, took you long enough :D very nice system, is that blue and orange spindly thing a Gorgonian?

    How's the resun auto top-up? Does it work well?
     
  10. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    thanks Kanga :lol:
     
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    Very nice Kevin, is that an upstream fuge on the system?
     
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    Thanks guys. Yep it is Dean. It was a pity purchase from a LFS but it has settled in quite well. The auto top up works very well - makes life a lot easier!
    It is an upstream fuge Alan. Still needs to get fully operational though.
     
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    nice one bud
     
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    Kanga Retired Moderator MASA Contributor

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    yes yes too many Peronis again, apologies Kevin, thing is Mekaeel spends so much time posting I cant get that name out of my peroni soaked head
     
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    :lol:
     
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    Looking nice kevin
     
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    [​IMG]A picture of my new sump up and running.

    Inlet chamber on right, flows through into skimmer compartment, along channel into DSB, along another channel to start of LR section, return chamber on left.

    DSB is play sand seeded with sand from various beaches and also collected out at sea.
     
  18. Mekaeel

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    looking very good Kev!
     
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    Nice
     
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    Looking great Kevin. Missed this thread. Did you make the sump yourself. And weren't you planing on building a new tank as well.
     
  21. KevinW

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    Yep, this is the first stage of the new tank. Getting all the ancillary stuff right first than will be able to construct the new tank and just move stuff over with a little bit of running dual systems.
     
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