Light's 4ft Tank

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  1. lIghty

    lIghty

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    Hi Guys

    As some of you might know I'm a MAAA, Unfortunately (for the GF) I bought another tank :biggrin: . Since I pretty muck lost all my livestock in my 110 gallon, thought I better get a QT / Hospital tank to be able to avoid this in the future, I hope.

    It's a Std 4ft with steel frame, cladded and canopy in a pine wood, I bought it as a running tank, will all the equipment and livestock included, Which consisted of the following:

    Livestock

    1x foxface
    1x twin spot wrasse
    1x sailfin tang
    1x golden headed goby
    1x damsel
    2x clowns
    2x mandarins

    2x cleaner shrimps
    1x "hunch back shrimp" ?

    5x Lrg rocks mushrooms (assorted colour and types)
    3x Med rocks of star polyps
    1x tube worm
    1x leather (I Think)
    1x Lrg nennie

    Equipment

    Tank, stand...
    sump
    lifetech return pump
    weipro skimmer
    UV light (8w)
    Resun wave maker and controller
    Seio M620
    Seio M820
    2x 54w T5 Juwel Tubes on a electronic ballast
    1x Juwel lighting unit, (2x 54w)
    Tetra can filter
    Hailea HC - 250 Chiller
    Otto temp controller
    300w Computherm heater
    3x DIN rail digital timers for lights
    R.O. Unit
    Auto top-up system

    Plus additives, foods, other power heads, air pumps and all other odds and ends.

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    Got this all for R4500.00 Hope you think it was a good buy? I mean, the chiller alone is about R4000. :razz:


    Needless to say, the girlfriend is not impressed :nono:
     
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  3. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Awesome little tank lIghty! Yes - I would say that it was an awesome buy! Congrats man!
     
  4. lIghty

    lIghty Thread Starter

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    Thanks Jacques.

    Forgot to add the 30 - 40 Kg of LR too. It's got aptasia but busy nuking them with vinegar... works like a bomb, the whole thing just falls off.
     
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    Go the natural root and house peppermint shrimp, at least the aptasia wont die in vain :whistling:
     
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    Hi Lighty,awesome buy dude.Pics on livestock would be great.
     
  7. scubaninja

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    looks good:) my tank is the same size:) so my tank will look like urs for the next few months, not too bad ey
     
  8. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Hey Justin,Im glad you bought the system.Told you it was worth it :)
     
  9. lIghty

    lIghty Thread Starter

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    thanks guys, fish are being held by my LFS whilst I get my system ready, will post some pics when I pic them up.
     
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