My 3ft tank

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  1. koeks

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    Tank Specs
    DT: 901 l x 500 w x 380 h (a little shallow I know)
    C2C overflow
    170 litres
    Sump: standard 3 ft tank
    ¾ full +/- 60 l
    Total: 230l
    Hardware:
    Lights 6x T5 three white (2x14000k 1x 12000k) three actinic (DIY lighting Unit)
    Return Pump: 1000 l/h
    Circulation: 2x Seio m620 (1200 l/h) 1 x Sunsun 3000 l/h
    Heaters: 2x200w
    Skimmer: Macro Aqua (plumbing re done to allow for more water flow) 2000 l/h pump
    DIY auto top up
    Filtration:
    DSB one foot tank placed in sump filled with sea sand and aragonite
    Live Rock +/- 13kg in tank +/- 10kg in sump (mixture of Malaysian and Kenyan)
    Skimmer
    Ball of cheato
    Hang on Skimmer with carbon and filter floss on overflow
    Additives:
    All added to auto topup:
    Probida (BioDigest) once a month
    Red Sea Marine Trace (5ml once a week)
    Red Sea Buff (5ml once a week)
    BiCarb (1 teaspoon once a week)
    Kalk (when needed)
    Parameters:
    Nitre: Undetectable
    Nitrate: Undetectable
    Phosphate: Under 0.24
    Calcium: 450ppm
    PH: 8.2
     
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  3. koeks

    koeks Thread Starter

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    wow ank means tank been a long day
     
  4. Tridan

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    Dude um were da pics
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    WOW! Koeks! Looks REALLY IMPRESSIVE (on paper! ;))

    Show us some pics, please???

    You should have known that we ask for pics!
     
  6. koeks

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    cant upload pics WTF is going on here
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    What size are your pics, Koeks? I am talking about photo size (in pixels), as well as file size?
     
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    think the pics are to big
     
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    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Koeks - use something like either "irfanview" or "MS Office Picture Manager" to resize the pics (not your originals - copies of the originals), to post here!
     
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    k will do and will try upload tomorrow or the day after
     
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    koeks sounds lekker but pics please we live off them:razz:
     
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    koeksy we need pics

    come on buddy!!!!
     
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    sounds good cant wait to see pics..
     
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    coming guys i promise
     
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    koeks hmm cant wait so post pls:p
     
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    there we go guys any comments welcome a big thank you to tridan (Dave) for all the help he has given in setting this tank up. Also for keeping my live rock fish anem etc while i set the tank up. Do have a slight gha problem and a little bit of cyno buth otherwise all seems to be running ok, my torch is struggling a little but will have to see how that goes.
     
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    Nice lloking there. I'm just worried about anemones ans SPS's although you have managed to keep all types of corals healthy. Well done
     
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    Neil H Moderator MASA Contributor

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    nice livestock !!

    Do you dose all your additives through your Auto top up?

    there was a thread a little while back which suggests that the low ph of a kalk rich solution would adversely affect other additives???? what is your opinion on this?
     
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