My cube filled with SPS

Discussion in 'Large Tanks' started by charlv, 26 Sep 2013.

  1. charlv

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    Hey, I want to share some pics of my almost one year old 1m x 1m cube
    Will share more info on the tank later plus pics of the build
    Sorry for the bad pics taken with Iphone

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    Thanks Charl
     
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  3. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    looking good!
     
  4. Express Reef

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    Very Nice:p
     
  5. Zuna

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    :thumbup: looking good
     
  6. Quintin

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    Awesome tank and setup. :thumbup:
    The pictures on here doesn't do it justice.

    A tank that must be seen in person.
    Truly jaw dropping at the amount of growth and colour @charlv is getting on those corals....
     
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  7. Fuzzy

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    ive seen better sumps
     
  8. Fuzzy

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    lol!!!! just kidding!!! nice charl;)
     
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  9. charlv

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    Thanks Guys

    Some more..

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  10. Charl_Stanhope

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    looks fantastic bud. Keep the updates and the pictures coming. :thumbup:
     
  11. charlv

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    Thanks bud will do
     
  12. Evo R

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    Looking good!!

    Please share specs ect with us.
     
  13. Ruberto Frazao

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    Looks like you got some hectic flow in that tank... the green slimer is extremely thick... what lights you running??
     
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    great tank and SPS
     
  15. Abc

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    sick tank you got there man really awsm... Whats you doing to get those awsm colours out of your sps, aka filtration and lighting and feeding and what not please
     
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    Wow! @charlv, looks amazing! What's your maintenance schedule like and what do you dose?
     
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    wow:thumbup:
     
  19. Ridwaan

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    awesome tank...well done!
     
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    Very well done. Congrats
     
  21. charlv

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    Thank you guys

    Ok where do I start

    DT size 1m x 1m x 500 (water level at 450)
    Sump 900 x 500 x 400
    Lights 8 x t5's 1 x 250W 14k metal halide
    Frag tank plumbed into main tank 918 x 600 x 350
    Skimmers SK-5 and Bubble Magus NAC 7 cone
    Reactor 1 x like BRS with phos media
    1 x Dosing for balling method CA and ALK
    1 x biopellet reactor 600ml
    1 x Chiller
    For flow in DT
    1 x WP-40 13000 l/h
    2 x Sunsun 5000 l/h
    2 x hydor 5500 l/h
     
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