My almost nano reef

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by Max98, 18 Aug 2011.

  1. Max98

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    My previous tank was just too big and became work very quickly. After losing most of my fish due to velvet, I sold the big tank and kept the livestock that is not fish.

    I have decided to put up a more maintainable. The size came out to be 60 x 60 x 40 cm.

    The tank is running for a week now and everything looks good. I have used prodibio startup and have added 3 small fish.

    I have added 2 x yellow clown gobies and a small jumping bean.
    Future additions planned is a six line wrasse and a clown pair.

    The lighting is a DIY cree led fixture and still have to be modified for the tank.

    I also have a bio-pellet reactor and a skimz 121 skimmer in the sump.

    Here I have a few pictures.

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  3. eb.adam

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    Nice!!! A cube this size is awesome! How's some photos of the "engine room". Is the tank on a custom made stand? :)
     
  4. rob189

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    now this is a mooi tank. well done
     
  5. Max98

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    Thanks.

    It is on a custom made stand. The stand is designed to house my backup batteries and everything else needed. Kind of an all in one design.

    I will post pics of the engine room after I have everything up and running. I still need to get my topup part working on the sump side.

    Then I need put my battery backup in place. Neaten the electricity, and get a dosing unit going.

    I will post more details later when I have everything sorted.
     
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    Well done man! YOur tank is awesome!
     
  7. 2balive

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    Like this, easy to run, looks great.

    is that a mini anemone?
     
  8. Max98

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    Thanks.

    It is one of the mini carpet anemones. I have two. I love them. They are very hardy and looks good.
     
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    looking awesome man
     
  10. Max98

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    Thanks
     
  11. Max98

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    New Photos

    A few new photos:

    My tank has a cyano problem for months already, and a minor hair algae issue.
    I have gone barebottom to try and solve the cyano issue since I had quite a bit on the substrate. I don't think it is working as expected.

    Yellow clown goby
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    Full tank shot
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  12. Michael B

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    Awesome tank & love the clown goby paid
     
  13. BugMan

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    NICE TANK!!!!

    Very cool little yellow clown goby...
     
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    Neat tank, tell us a bit (and show us) about the filtration.
     
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    Awsome looking tank man and great size. Please tell us more and apic of the sump
     
  16. Max98

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    Thanks.

    I have a skimz 121 and a small led algae scrubber as filtration.

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    If any of you have an idea how to get rid of the cyano, please tell. :whistling:
     
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    I've read on a few sites that dwarf yellow tip hermit crabs and electric blue hermits eat it... But i'm not sure if this is accurate....
     
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    Thanks. I will look into it and find out if they are available.
     
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    I think PetStop had some a week or two ago... The dwarf yellow tip hermits...
     
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