Louise's RSM 250

Discussion in 'RSM Red Sea Max tanks' started by LouiseS, 3 Dec 2012.

  1. LouiseS

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    We as the tank has been up an running for a few weeks now I guess it is time to start a thread....

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    New tank in LFS :)

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    full of water on the first night after being emptied to level stand

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    emptied and refilled on the second day to reinforce levelling

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    the empty tank, yet again :p

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    tank with new live rock

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    tank straight after everything transferred over from my Boyu TL550

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  3. ChrisRaubs

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    Looks beautiful!

    Congrats!!;)
     
  4. LouiseS

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    more tank shots

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    and because we all love photos :)

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    Very very nice:thumbup: Just love the size of your corals, nice and full.
    Awesome tank :yeahdude:
     
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    And finally my purchase today as my tank waved from 24 degrees this morning to 28.2 and I panicked (and am tired of sitting with the canopy open all day. Now to instal it :p

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    Hows your SG?
     
  9. LouiseS

    LouiseS Thread Starter

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    Thanks @ChrisRaubs - I am definitely enjoying it
    & @mornewil - Thanks - how is the Boyu doing :) The SG is right where it should be thanks to your prompt help!
     
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    Its not even wet yet lol. Hopefully the cycle will start the weekend;)
     
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    Your tank looks fantastic! I am so jealous. Love the flame angel and the hosting clown and the masses of corals. Well done! So jealous.
     
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    @LouiseS, Stunning, stunning, stunning! I love your tank. Those little Blennies are just so cute....always wanted one! Is that a carpet nennie the little clown is hiding in? It is fabulous. Are they wanderers?
     
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    Back up power?

    Louise are you running any backup power? I'm thinking of getting an inverter but I first need to calculate the tank total power use, plus chiller (awesome purchase, I'm sure your corals are going to love the AC). Do you know how much your tank plus chiller uses?
     
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    @Helga - thanks. Benny the Midas Blenny is very cool. It was amazing watching him change colour when he was stressed with the tank move - I didn't know they did that. Very relieved he settled in so quickly. The Clarki clowns are hosting in a carpet - there are two of them and they are fantastic to watch. Officialy they are my 6 year old sons fish and not mine :p

    Congrats on becoming a feature tank. Yours is a tank I aspire too :)
     
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    Thanks Louise. I truly think you defnitely have a beautiful tank too.
     
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    @Bendor - thanks. I ran out of space in my Boyu because of all the corals - good reason to upsize :whistling: I now have 7 fish in the tank and will add one or two more in a few months time. For now I am happy :)

    I do not have back-up power but have battery air pumps for emergencies. Need to relook at this with the bigger tank.... Actually my next purchase (father chiristmas hear me now) is going to be an auto doser but still working out levels etc.

    Still setting up chiller (ran out of piping!) but will keep you posted - the pamphlet has minimal info in it. I can confirm that it fits nicely into the cabinet though :blush:

    Looking forward to following your thread through your cycle.
     
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    @Helga - I used to live in Three Rivers too, moved to Cape Town in 1997. Never go back to visit but your tank definlitely makes the thought more appealing :biggrin:
     
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    Well, If you are ever in the area, you are most welcome! Would love to meet you :)
     
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    Wow looks awesome, u really had allot of coral in your boyu lol... Love the flame angel and the midas blenny.. Setup look good..:p
     
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    Stunning set-up...:thumbup:... and SERIOUSLY love this picture...:p
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    If you looking for more piping I bought mine at Cape Town Rubber in Paarden Eiland.


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