Mekaeel's 600*600*450 cube

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    Hello people.i am in the process of shuting down my 1.8M tank and moving all my LPS over to my new cube that is 600*600*450.just waiting to get another 800*800*600 cube that will be SPS dominated.
    lighting will be 1*150W MH
    return pump lifetech 2500LPH
    additonal flow will be 2*seio m820s
    skimmer will be a reeftek ts1
    other equiptment will be posted here as soon as i know what else im adding on....
     
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    this is the tank as it was when i received it
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    added some ABS sheeting to the back and a few other areas
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    still a little bit of cleaning to be done

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    completed the plumbing this evening
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    Looking good so far but why are you shutting down the real man's tank? :p
     
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    that tank is just becomming annoying (really dont know why) and its too big for a small flat,as things have changed and im not moving to a bigger place now
     
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    That’s going to look great. If you added a SWCD in place of the T-piece for the return plumbing, you’d get some nice alternating current.
     
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    thats a good idea andrew.the outlets havent yet been glued on,so guess i can still do it.you got any in stock?
     
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    Yes I do, will be seeing you when you come to fetch your corals so chat to you then.
     
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    cool stuff
     
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    looks good mekaeel, 2 cubes ????? ur my new hero!!
     
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    lol thanks man.yeah 2 cubes.always loved em cubes.
     
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    Hi Mekaeel,
    congrats on that new cube tank,just wish I could see the pictures.This damm work pc does not allow me to see any of the pictures posted.Why the abs sheeting on the back of the tank?
    Cheers
     
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    Nice Mekaeel, I agree a SCWD will really help give you a nice random flow, are you going to have any T5's as well?
     
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    Shane,the ABS so that the wall and wires etc dont show.i feel it looks neater.
    kanga.im looking at just on MH,might add some actinics later on
     
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    Nice mekaeel, now I suppose you gonna put nothing but sticks in there? :whistling:
     
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    I may enjoy my skimmers, but you enjoy setting up new tanks, nice cube.
     
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    Thanks Alan,Viper.Dean.no,this tank gonna be my LPS tank,im waiting for a 800*800*600 that will be SPS dominated :)
     
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    ok heres some updates

    tank filled with water
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    the DIY MH lighting bracket being made up
    some of the tools
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    completed bracket
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    and the end result
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