My new tank

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  1. HERSELMAN

    HERSELMAN

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    Hi every one i had start n new tank after 14years of my old tank.my name is francois.my new tank is up and running for 3days now.the tank size 2.2m-0.6-0.6 and sump 1m-0.48-0.48 the pump i jusing is a 90-10 aqua drive do about 12000l per hour WITH THE FILTER OF OBOUT 60L.the lighting are 2-400w 20000k ushio metal halide and 1-400w 6500k daylight osram.the reflekter that i use for the metal halide are 360 stainless steel polish. Ts3 protein skimmer.have build my own live rock by using graft method save a reef.have done every thing my self just have build the tank.will send some fotos.
     
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  3. Tobes

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    Welcome to Masa, glad you joined us. Why such a strong return pump? You can rather use a smaller return pump like a 3000lph and put flow pumps inside the display tank, like Seio, Tunze or Vortex. Reason for slower return pump is so that the skimmer and other filtration, eg carbon, DSB,etc can remove more nasties from the water when passing through the sump.
     
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    Sounds awesome! Can't wait for the pics, Owh and welcome to MASA!:thumbup:
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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