Mikes new set up

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  1. Marine4Life

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    Hi All:thumbup:

    Some information on my new tank:yeahdude:

    Setup details as follows:
    1.2m lenght x 0.6m wide x 0.6m high
    All equipment by Phuture Lab which consists of :
    Protien skimmer M1000s
    Nitrate reactor
    Phosphate reactor
    Carbon reactor

    At the moment only running 2 54w Aquamedic T5, 1 is blue and the other white, still need to put in some more lighting

    Going to put in my kalk reactor and auto-top up 2morrow

    Tank has been running for about 2 months now
    Water Conditions

    NH3 = 0
    NO2 = 0
    NO3 = 0 I am suprised that my test kit shoes 0, i thought maybe i should have a reading here, although im very happy it is 0, maybe it is becuase i used about 20kg of fully cured Figi Live rock and this rock probably had alot of bacteria on.

    Alk = 9
    Ca = 550, this is a bit high so i stopped dosing
    PH = 8.2

    I am also getting nice coraline algea growing on my rocks, although my tank is only just over 2 months old.

    Tank Inhabitants
    10 small blue legged hermits, they all doing well
    1 small Sailfin tang
    1 goldhead goby
    1 salarius goby

    Coral

    Xenia frag
    Zoo's + button polyps (1 colony)

    I got aquamedic aragonite as my substrate and using aquamedic salt.


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    What do you guys think?:slayer:
     
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  3. Ocean

    Ocean Lazy Sea Slug

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    Truly awesome, nice clean and well presented. I love the fact that you got all the right equipment. Your LR is well aquascaped, as well as have nice shape of the rock its self.

    I am very impressed! Good luck with your tank!
    Jason
     
  4. Mekaeel

    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Neat looking system buddy!
    Why not place the heater in the sump?
     
  5. Marine4Life

    Marine4Life Thread Starter

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    I was working in the sump, i am going to put the heater in the sump once i got all the equipment in my sump and they will stay in there places
     
  6. crispin

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    looking great there mike:)
     
  7. Neil H

    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    looking great !!
     
  8. ben lloyd

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    Yes! it looks nice well done. What sand did you use in your main tank and what is in your sump dsb or l/r?
     
  9. aslam

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    Very nice Mike,should look even better when the tank matures.
     
  10. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Looks like you're off to a good start. :)
     
  11. seank

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    Very nice, and very neat. Your parameters are good for now
     
  12. keyaam

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    Nice setup. Phuture lab builds nice equipment. Well done
     
  13. scubaninja

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    welcometomasa
     
  14. Tobes

    Tobes Retired Moderator

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    Look & sounds good!! Nice setup - seems like you're taking it slow, which is good ;)

    The only advice I would give is (if budget allows), to take out those powerheads in the display and get Tunze's or Seio flow pumps. They give a wider flow by moving a lot more water and not a jet stream like those powerheads ;)
     
  15. ziyaadb

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    looking great man
     
  16. Marine4Life

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    Thanks all for the comments
     
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