Mauritius Dream

Discussion in 'Large Tanks' started by Mauritius-aquarist, 13 Jun 2011.

  1. Mauritius-aquarist

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    Finally........................................
    After 3 years of wait, I am officially starting my own tank.........ooooofffffff:yeahdude:
    I am targeting a nice heavily stocked Reef tank!

    Tank dimensions;
    Length- 6 Ft
    Height- 28 inch(water level at 25 inch)
    Depth- 32 inch

    Glass thickness- 12mm

    Basically the glass had already been ordered at the glass shop since 2 month, but never got time to bring it home:p

    Hopefully, I will get the help of the guys who works for our family company in the realisation of the tank and of-course you guy's on masa advice is the most welcome:blush:.

    Just to start here're some tanks I would be considering as benchmarks/reference for my future tank

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    Will post more info later with pics:1:
     
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  3. TheWaterboy

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    awesome sagar!

    yeah it was looking like it was needing water when i saw it in your office.
    im sure it will be beautiful..........
    recieved the equipment you ordered today so i'll get the pricing on shipping tommorrow;)

    good luck with the new venture:thumbup:

    now go make some vanilla and honey tea:yeahdude:
     
  4. Mauritius-aquarist

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    LOL:biggrin:.. I was just taking vanilla/honey tea... Good einn.. Detox mod.....
    No redhead, only livestock...:p
     
  5. Tremayn

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    that first tank is :drool5:
     
  6. Mauritius-aquarist

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    I second this one, I was searching some tanks to get as ideas, and I found some interesting TOTM(including this one) on reefkeeping.
     
  7. Tremayn

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    I like the depth. The owner must have really long ape arms :biggrin:
     
  8. ziyaadb

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    Leka Sagar all the best with your setup

    @Tremayn that tank is part of the SRC Siam reef club, they from thailand ching chai is part of there group all stunners of tanks
     
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  9. Tremayn

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    in the far east they have awesome stuff! Guess because things are cheaper there.. In china it must be tops.. Everything is made there and there are so many rich people lol
     
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    looking forward to the build bro...
     
  11. Yuri

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    This is good news
    Let me ges it will have a gem tang in it :thumbup:
     
  12. Mauritius-aquarist

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    Well, I can guarantee will be lots of pics as the build continues....
    In the meantime, I'll def need some advice with you guys on board....

    By, the way, finished lamination, drilled holes and......

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    Sorry for the quality of the pictures, taken with mobile(classic excuse:lol:)..

    Hopefully, I can have better pics sooner........

    Now will wait for the silicone glue to dry, then I attack the enforcement.
     
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    Nice!
     
  14. brentv

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    Hey Sagar, looking good there bud:thumbup:
    I'm really worried for you coz you like taking your fish out of your holding tanks and petting them:whistling:, what you gonna do now, you wont be able to catch them in a tank full of corals and LR!!??? :lol::lol::lol:
     
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    going to be a awesome reef tank, will be following this
     
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    lol....ahhhh, i see you doing some work for a change instead of looking at the red heads on the beach, i hope you used waterboy r.o.water to cool down that diamond bit:p
     
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    Ahhhh, well I think I will learn to make compromises by now:blush:
    Oh, by the way talking about petting fish, there's already three fish which had already been pet, a grown Dussumieri tang, purple tang( Marco said he's ugly:p) and like yuri said a Gem tang!:whistling:
    I'll be able to put the dussumieri tang, because it had been pet in the holding tank for more than a year now and has reached a size of max 10cm/4inch. doubt he'll grow bigger, It was kept in small area.
     
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    Guess what.........:biggrin:
    Waterboy r.o hmm have got things... floating in it, instead decided to use tap water..crystal clear:tt2:..hehehe:lol:
     
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    Some updates on Mauritius dream...
    Some bad-Luck:whistling:...... One day after the tank had been glued, the day after, found that the silicone used had not stick well forming "air bubbles" in the back panel sides. to my surprise found that the silicone I was using had expired.

    Nevertheless didn't lost hope, we took out the back panel again, scrapped everything out cleaned it and re-glued with fresher silicone glue.

    Today, I attacked the tank bracing/reinforcement. Everything seems good for the time being.....Hopefully tank should be able to hold super flow.....

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    Stay tuned. more pics to come these coming days;)
     
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    I trust that you will putting a nice pair of Mauritian clowns in that set up!
     
  21. Mauritius-aquarist

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    To be honest, I have not yet decided concerning which clownfish, the obvious option is the Mauritian Chysogaster, but mayB a Percula pair, no one have got percula here, so I could be tempted to bring some pretty inaccessible fish.
     
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