My New Build

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by Fenton, 28 Nov 2014.

  1. Fenton

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    Hey Guys,

    :clap:
    Hopefully my new tank will be delivered sometime next week.Here are the specs and some pictures whilst still in the shop.

    1500mm(L) x 600(W) x 500(H) - Rimless


    • 12mm Glass
    • Skinny overflow
    • Black Silicone
    • Dual returns
    Equipment



    • 2 x Jebao RW15's
    • Sicce 5000L Return pump
    • 2 x Filter socks
    • Reef Octopus Skimmer rated 2850L p/h
    • JNS Bio pellet Reactor
    • Grey Piping for plumbing
    Refuguim in sump = +- 50cm(L) x 50cm


    Lighting im still deciding either 2 Gen3 Pros (depending on budget )
    2 x Pharos (130W FS) or Metal Halides(Please give me some advice on this never used Metal Halides before)


    Can wait to get it
    :m01:
    PS: That small sump under the tank is not the one im getting.

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  3. Blue Reefer

    Blue Reefer MASA Contributor

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    Tagging along on this build similar size to my young (1 and 1/2 year old ) setup. @Fenton looking good so far. Go led even better led t5 hybrid if you can.
     
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  6. Fenton

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    Thanks guys,going to Idol tomorrow to check the progress ,will post more pics

    I'm thinking of doing a tank transfer rather than doing a cycle,my current set up is about 350L with the sump,this set up is 450L in the display not sure who much the sump will take but don't think more than 150L

    My current water has been around for about a year so it's nice and matured ,coraline algae coming along nicely,etc @Blue Reefer ,Ive had Leds and coral growth is tops and I love them,but I LOVE that shimmer you get from MH's

    Thanks for the replys guys:biggrin:
     
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    Nice build, can't wait to see it filled!
     
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    @Fenton if you looking for shimmer and leds go Kessil 360W
     
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    Look at Aqua illumination hydra 52 im running 2 of them on a 1.5m tank at 50%
     
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    Nice buddy... wheres the update?
     
  12. Fenton

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    Haven't gotten it as yet guys,waiting patiently,the wood for the cupboards were only picked up on Friday,as soon as he lands at home will post some pics
     
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    Sweet... come visit when you in midz
     
  14. Fenton

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    May come through later will come and see you
     
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    Lol... come while im busy with the tank so you can put yourself to good use :)
     
  16. Fenton

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    Hows it guys,

    Sorry for no updates recently, A couple needed a tank urgently so I let them take my tank and had a new one built for me.

    It arrived a few hours ago :biggrin:

    Here are some pictures,also I changed the return pump and went with a 5580L/ph Hailex

    Will post more pics shortly

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    The chamber where the heater is lying is the refuguim 600(L) x 500(w)

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    Sorry if the pics are upside down
     
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    Also want to thank Adriaan and the boys at Idol Marine for this awesome build

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    If I may ask, what are the dimensions of that stand and what materials were used?
    Sorry for my rudeness, looking awesome man.
     
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    Lol,don't stress polished 12mm glass,powder coated stand not sure what think square tubing
     
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