My frag tank : Take 1

Discussion in 'Frag Tanks' started by poiromaniax, 19 Sep 2010.

  1. poiromaniax

    poiromaniax MASA Contributor

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    So ive decided to setup a frag tank, mainly thanks to Midasblenny because he gave me the tank :)

    I plan to build "steps" using eggcrate and have the powerhead and heater under there.

    The skimmer will sit in the corner (elevated) and the steps will be built around it.

    Tank Dimensions:
    600X300X500

    Filtration:
    my trusty old TS1 Skimmer
    HOB filter running seagel and floss

    Flow:

    Hydor Koralia 4 (if it aint strong enough, I have a sunsun 12000LPH)

    Heating:

    100W no name heater

    Lighting:

    Still unsure, thinking either T5's or CFL's

    Some pics:

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    Hydor and heater
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    TS1 :gunsmilie:
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    Thats all for now :downdown:
     
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    Excellent dude! What frags you planning on keeping here?LPS,SPS?
     
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    poiromaniax Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Will be mainly softies and some SPS.

    The SPS will obviously be on the higher shelves, closer to the lights. thats why im thinking that i can maybe get away with CFL's
     
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    poiromaniax Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Sooo,

    Did a FW test yesterday and Im pleased to say that the tank is watertight!

    I also went and bought a HOB filter to run carbon, purigen and a bit o' floss.

    Today sees me going to get purigen and eggcrate as well as filling the tank tonight!

    pics later ;)
     
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    cool.is yor tank out growing itself?,y he Frag tank,if you dnt mind me asking
     
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    poiromaniax Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Coz my tank is starting to look messy with all the frags lying on the bottom,

    Plus, I wanna start fragging on a more regular basis
     
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    Any updates??
     
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    poiromaniax Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Hey guys,

    still need to get around to getting eggcrate.

    Then i need to mount the MH.

    I thought id have this up and running sooner, but alas, time is not my friend.

    Hopefully soon though :D
     
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    poiromaniax Thread Starter MASA Contributor

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    Sooo, things have moved along a bit.

    I filled the tank with SW, added some LR turned on equipment and added some frags,
    then I mounted the halide.

    I still need to get eggcrate to make a structure, but at least its operational:

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    Skimmer stand provides a nice area for the powerhead
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    Thats all for now :wave2:
     
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    Nice dude!

    Just remember: I'm coming for all your Zoas! :whistling:
     
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