My 2.5m reef tank

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  1. HenkHugo

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    Hey guys,

    Well the time has come to go public with a little project I have been working on ;)

    Some of you might have seen my 2.5m planted tank... well it is no more!

    Tank - 2.5mx0.9mx0.8m
    Sump - 1.5mx0.5mx0.5m with DSB
    Lighting - Maxspect Mazarra-P LED units on a controller
    Skimmer - ReefOcto 350xs with Siccie pumps

    All the LS from the 1.6m tank will be moved to the big tank.

    Pics to follow as we progress with the project.
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    what a tease!
     
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    AGREED! Pics or it never happened!!!!
     
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    Its just an empty glass box right now.... what would you like photos of? The skimmer?
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    The fact you asked, we can see you been keeping bath water fish
     
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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    :lol:
     
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    What glass thickness did you use on your tank.
     
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    12mm :D

    Let me upload a pic
     
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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    do you think it's big enough? :whistling:
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    isnt that a bit personal?
     
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    I know @butcherman well enough for him to ask personal questions about my equipment :D :D :D :D

    Its perfect for my tank :D
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    haha, that skimmer rocks, i got the baby brother
     
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    My credit card is still bleeding....
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    filtration? Special blend and LR?
     
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    Ordered 100kgs LR and 180kgs base rock as well as the LR from my 1.6m tank.... Then Special Blend on an auto-doser and a DSB in the sump.
     
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    that should work, but let me ask then why the DSB? for nitrate export?
     
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    I like the idea of a DSB with a refugium.

    I've shown you mine.... now show me yours :lol:
     
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    Very nice Henk! Looking forward to the build and lots of pics please!

    What bracing did you use on the tank!
     
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