My new Tank

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by jacobuseugene, 17 Oct 2010.

  1. jacobuseugene

    jacobuseugene

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    Hi everyone. I started a new tank - again! But sadly i will be shutting down my previous tank. Already shut down an old frag tank to make space for a new 1.6m fragging setup which is currently running at month 4.

    Well, just a few things about the new setup:

    Dimensions - Display - 1050cm X 500cm X 500cm
    Sump - High 3ft

    Canopy, stand, cupboard and tank was all build by me. Took a few weeks of hard work, but it was worth it!:thumbup:

    Equipment - 300watt Jager heater, custom build skimmer by Zayn (Phuturelabs), 2 X 3800l/h Seio Props, 2500l/h return pump.

    Lighting - 3 X 10000K T5, 2 X Actinic T5

    Cooling is done with 5 medium sized PC fans and one extraction fan build into the hood.

    Just a few pics. Please feel free to comment and give suggestions.

    Thanks

    Eugene

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  3. Slagter

    Slagter MASA Contributor

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    Looking great man! You might need a little more rock in there! And why is your Overflow not covered? But other than that, it's going to be a stunning tank when she is full of fish and corals!

    What are you planning to stock in this one?
     
  4. Zaraki

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    Well, forgive me for chipping in, but I'll try answer some of your q's, since he is my dad and a bit new and slow on forums...;)

    Currently there is 20kg Figi rock in the tank. The rest of the rock is still in the old tank and will be gradually transferred to the new tank (almost another 30kg)

    Stocking wise it will be mixed reef - softies, leathers, LPS and a few easy sps (like montipora digitata). Fish in the old tank is currently lawnmower blenny, bi-colour blenny, scooter blenny, mandarin (eating flakes and bloodworm), scopas tang, cleaner wrasse, royal gramma. Thinking of adding a yellow tang.

    Any suggestions on nice new fish?

    Overflow will be covered in zoas, but the tank is a bit young to add it now (running for a week now)
     
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  5. SumthingFishy

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    Looking really good, great DYI and nice LR.

    Oh yeah, welcome to MASA :yeahdude:
     
  6. jacobuseugene

    jacobuseugene Thread Starter

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    Update

    Update foto of my new tank(now 3 months old)[​IMG]
     
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  8. Tremayn

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    wow tank is looking good! Thats a big star fish. I saw that in a pet shop not long ago being "attacked" by cleaner shrimp lol... Whats the name of it?
    Is that plastic container on top of the sump a fudge? :1:
     
  9. jacobuseugene

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    my 3 months old tank-still busy with it's cycle

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    Tank is looking good man, some more pictures at different angles will be most welcome....
     
  11. jacobuseugene

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    The star fish is apparently call a blunt starfish.The plastic container is my diy ro topup unit
     
  12. Annoying

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    WOW WOW WOW tank looks amazing:yeahdude:
     
  13. viper357

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    Very nice looking tank, love the rock pile on the right hand side.

    Looks like you've got a garage full of tanks. :)
     
  14. brucehusi

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    hey man! thats really sweet! I love checking how tanks mature with all the new additions over time!
     
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