My 500 litre soft coral tank

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    Thanks everyone I'm running 150 watt metal halides 2 reef blue t5 and 2 reef white t5
     
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    WOW. Nice improvement in 10 months.
     
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    Any updates ?
     
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    Hi guys this is an update on my tank tanks looking awesome doing awesome coral are doing g great i removed my halides and gone with all t5 8× 39 watt and 2× 54 watt

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    This is a stunning tank
    Well done
     
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    Can I get a pic from more back , want to see the cupboard etc.
     
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    Wow, beautiful tank. :)
     
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    Thanks lol maybe i could feature totm some time in the near future
    Il load some full pics shortly
     
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    Here a few pics with the carpentry IMG_20170427_171832.jpg IMG_20170427_171816.jpg IMG_20170427_171832.jpg IMG_20170427_171755.jpg
     
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    Absolutely stunning man, post a pic of your sump. And what are you using as filtration.
     
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    Will post some pics later i basically have my sump under the tank it's 1,1 long has 3 chambers got some rock in the sump and got a macro algea chamber with cheato running a tunze doc 9410 skimmer with a korralen calcium reactor and and a fluval g3 canister with some phosguard in it
     
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    Sorry for the silly question. Are you currently using 10 T5 lights? I started recently but only have leds. I'm looking at switching over to T5's but doing some research first. Do you mind to give a run down on the type of T5 's you using?
     
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    Yes I'm using 10 t5 i seem to be getting g better growth off corals and corallin algea with with the t5 my corals love the t5 i have 8×39 watt 4 aqua medic blue 14000 k and 4 aqua medic reef white i also have 2 × 54 watt
     
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    great job .....
     
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    Very nice tank. You're doing a fantastic job with it
     
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    Here an update i finally took the plunge after lots off sleepless nights doing g tons off research about what lights i should get went thru every led light out there and came to the conclusion that i wanted the orphek Atlantic lights and it just so happened that orphek has just released there new series last month .So i did i ordered my self and for my babies an Atlantic v4 lighting g unit from orphek will take about a week to get here but dam I'm so excited
     
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    Nice, Orphek seem to be good lights so a good decision I'm sure. :thumbup1:
     
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    The light has finally arrived I'm super excited haven't set it up as yet gonna do it over the weekend will post some pics once it set up

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    Awesome tank, and cabinet! Will your new lighting be LED + T5's?
     

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