My HEX Nano

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  1. traddle

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    This is my hex nano setup :)

    its 100L has one 150 watt MH , and sump of course

    Anyone got some idea's or advice to what i should add next ?? e.g frags, fish

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    hi traddle tank looks realy nice,great aquascaping,how long has ur tank been running,i would add some polyps for now as they are quite easy to maintain and they are pretty hardy.hows ur water parameters,has the tank finished its cycle.pics of sump ect.ect.
     
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    Welcome to MASA, how about some pics of your sump setup? Your tank looks nice, but I would add some more, better flow pumps inside, something like the Seio M820's. Put one behind the rockwork to prevent dead areas and one facing slightly upwards for surface movement(more oxygen in water). ;)
     
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    spot on tobes and i would keep an eye on that green hair algae,it can spread soooo fast
     
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    gonna add some pics now now
     
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    I wouldn't worry too much about green hair algae, cyano is the evil one. Just buy a algae blenny (A.K.A. Lawnmower blenny), he'll sort 'em out.;)

    Is your tank cycled yet?
     
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    Waiting.....:whistling: :whistling: :whistling:
     
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    my tank has been up and running for about 5 months now but the aquascaping is newly done cause i got some LR :), so you recommend some polyps ?? what do they look like ?? will i be able to do anenome's, corals at some time ??
     
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    i have a bi color blenny seems to be eating well now but the algae isn't hair algae ?? its got stalks and little leaves , got same looking algae growing but is like a blueish purple
     
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    Glad you have a DSB already, depending on how many fish you gonna keep and budget - I would upgrade to a better skimmer, also had one of those till I got the Reeftek TS2. What a difference...
     
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    Ja kinda inherited it :p, sand DSP is new though so waiting for it cycle and get some stuff growing in it :)
     
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    Nice setup, I know Sims also started a Tank similar to yours some months ago, very interseting to know how flow will be inside the tank as water can bounce off nicely in the corners...
     
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    Nice tank, hex shape very interesting. Please tell me you have glued the LR, would hate to see it fall down. The top lot ?????
     
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    :razz: havent glued ey but very stable contruction :) took a while to get it just right :thumbup: did some tests throwing water into the tank from the top and didnt budge :) cant wait to start putting in some decor for the bare rocks though
     
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    awsome man!whats the height?how many litres.watch out for the Domino damsel,those guys are really vicious
     
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    Thanks man :)

    Its about 65cm high, worked it out to be about 100 -105 litres :)

    any idea's on what cool decor i can add ??
     
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    ja heard the Domino is a bad boy but mine seems pretty chilled, the tomato clown gives him a run for his money for tank dominance :yeahdude:
     
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    mines was also pretty timid at first,but they eventually turn out to be devils,im sure many other guys here have experience with them
     
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    awsome man!
    Decor......sofities,zoas and maybe some LPS
     
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