My new cube...finally

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by FransSny, 4 Mar 2010.

  1. FransSny

    FransSny

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    Just thought I would update you guys with what I have been doing in my "spare"time

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    Dimensions : 900 x 900 x 600 (effective water level 480)
    Sump: 600 x 800 DSB & TS3 Skimmer
    Planned Inmates : Volitans, Frogfish
    Planned Corals: Zoas, Shrooms & Rics
    Lighting will be unit with 4 39 W T5's & moonlight LED strip

    Unfortunately I had to keep the bracing as it was not designed as rimmless . Also ran into problems with the cabinet maker as after "carefull"measurement the boards were cut to small , will have to make do untill he brings the new ones
     
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  3. ziyaadb

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    looking great so far
     
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    awesome stuff.. now to find all those nice colourd rics and zoas!
     
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    FransSny Thread Starter

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    Thanx Nsteyn, LOL...I wonder how much of my first coral shipment will be for the shop & how much for personal use ;)

    Thanks Ziyaad
     
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    Mekaeel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Looking good Frans! Which Tunze pumps are those, 6025's?
     
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    with those long cables I recon they 6055's
     
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    Agree wtih SIMS- they look controllable
     
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    FransSny Thread Starter

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    Damn, you know your Tunze :thumbup:

    Nope 6055 running off the 7096 controller. Wicked stuff :thumbup:

    Probably to much for softies but Ill see
     
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    that cube has lotsa potential...TOTM special!

    nice stuff Frans
     
  11. Boegie

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    Looking good.
     
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    You had spare time?!?!? ;)

    Nice going Frans! Looking forward to this build.
     
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    FransSny Thread Starter

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    LOL JD...thats my wifes response as well, except she tells me to go mow the lawn. Strange I never have time for that ;)

    Thanx Boegie

    Thanx Maj, now just to find a LFS with lekker stock :whistling:
     
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    Looks lekka Frans, good luck with it ;)
     
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    Very nice Frans. Seems we both having stand troubles?

    Can't wait to see this one fill out.
     
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    Congrats Frans! I almost thought that black thing at the back of your tank was a waive box!! Not a great fan of those..:p
     
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    Frans, did you use that P60 sanding paper I gave you? If you need more I'll ship some to you... :lol:

    Looking good, now fill the damn thing!!!
     
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    LOL Jaco...no that piece of sandpaper is for "emergencies"...like when I need to paint the BACK of the tank !

    Wish I could fill but picked up a small leak on the weird overflow / return design 7 had to re-silicone this morning. (wanted to last night but couldnt)

    No Dewaldt..I am also not a fan...although the way it works is not that far off as I wanted to keep the cube as cube as possible....if that makes sense
     
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    very nice Frans:thumbup: cant wait to see it up and running.good luck;)
     
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    it is going to be good to see my old tank run one more time
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    Eish! And I though I responded on this thread already.... Frans! Fantastic to see that you have replaced that glass pane, mate! You sure have NOT being sitting still!
     
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