Marc's new 1.8M beast

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It had to happen, my 1.2M was just getting to damned crowded. So I took the 1.8M beast that Julian off SARK had in his study off his hands gratefully!

Tank Specs: 1800(l)x750(h)x600(w)

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It has a metal stand and wooden cabinet build around it.

Sump: 1200x450x450

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The tank has a central overflow that I am not that fond of, so have asked Adriaan from IM to come and rebuild this as a C2C overflow.

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Ts4 skimmer (need to get an additional OTP2000 or the haliea equivalent - does anyone know what that is?)

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Resun 15000l/hr wavemakers (in the process of being cleaned)

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Reef Octo kalk wasser

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and the lights - 3 x 250W MH with 2 CFL Actinics

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mnd congrats...i see you've got plenty of work to do, to get that tank looking like new again...keep us posted with the progress...
 
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Yes mnd123 nice one going to keep you busy. I see that the sump has a lot of different compartments for a over and under flow, what are you planing on doing with that Leef it or take them out for a DSB???
 
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Yoh! Thats enough pics - otherwise you see how much work I have to do :)

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fast learner mnd:)

lovely tank fella and those lights look like a power plant all on their own :)

that tank looks in good condition too, a little vinegar and things will look way better.

best of luck with this tank, really nice to see you upgrading :)

PS hows the wife taken the news????:p
 
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nice size tank Mnd:) got lots of cleanig to do:p but im shure it will look good as new in no time;)
awesome lighting unit.will keep an eye on this one..i see big things coming here:thumbup:
 
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Yes mnd123 nice one going to keep you busy. I see that the sump has a lot of different compartments for a over and under flow, what are you planing on doing with that Leef it or take them out for a DSB???
Busy indeed - the sump takes the TS4 on the left (which is half the sump already), and I will build a DSB and return on the right
 
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fast learner mnd:)
Hehehe = should know by now huh?

lovely tank fella and those lights look like a power plant all on their own :)

that tank looks in good condition too, a little vinegar and things will look way better.

best of luck with this tank, really nice to see you upgrading :)
Thanks chap - its in lovely condition, Jules kept it well - his new tank is a monster

PS hows the wife taken the news????:p
Lets just say that I had some SERIOUS convincing to do - good news is my brother is taking the 1.2M for a FOWLR for his kids - dead chuffed that I dont have to sell it
 
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nice size tank Mnd:) got lots of cleanig to do:p but im shure it will look good as new in no time;)
awesome lighting unit.will keep an eye on this one..i see big things coming here:thumbup:
Thanks Clinton - yeah lots of work - but I guess I can hire that out - Adriaan will need to have a clean tank to rebuild the overflow

It is a good unit - but in my discussions with JacquesB I think I will need to supplement with some T5's

It currently has 2 x 20000K 250W MH and a 14000K 250W - and the 9W CFL - which it would seem is only for moonlights rather than any actinic effect
 
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Yep - and I can already see it's gonna help me play join-the-dots toward a divorce :)
:lol::lol: dude im with you! im in the same boat as you man..will i was until i managed to wangle my out of it:p
 
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Nice!!!!!
 

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