My new upgrade!!

Discussion in 'Supersized Tanks' started by Jayte, 17 Oct 2013.

  1. Jayte

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    So I've decided to up grade again but this time serious.new tank new hardware!
    Dt is a 3mx1mx900
    Sump 2,7mx500x500
    Reef octo Xp 5000 cone space saver skimmer
    Dt carx reactor
    Reef octo kalk stirrer
    Reef octo carbon reactor
    Phosban reactor x2
    Seio controllable w/m x5(2x10800)(3x12000)
    Waveline 8000
    Waveline 12000
    2xaquamedic t5 8x54w light units and one 25000k par 38 led
    DIY atu
    Ph controller
     
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    Nice size upgrade
     
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    Just remember to plan your closed loops before casting concrete.... You will be surprised how much thought can go into this.....
    Phone me when you start the foundations..... Quite tricky....lol

    Ohh, and good luck with the beast...
     
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    Why did you change it from 1.5 to 1m???
    Getting cold feet...lol
     
  6. Jayte

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    Hey Sean got so cold feet that I've actually build a glass tank not going concrete any more!no when the wive heard I wanna break the walls she said no ways.so after a bit of arguing we decided to go with a normal tank.lol
     
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    Ok just a few pics of the toys!!!

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    In red bucket my first DIY rock!!and I'm very very happy with the result!
     
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    Ooo and I had to break down my bar just so that I could get my new tank in where I wanted it.
     
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    This is how it use to look like!!!


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    Stand is finish now just waiting for tank!!
     
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    Tank almost done!!
     
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    Awesome dude, that's going to be one nice reef
     
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    Damn nice size you got there. Will be tagging.
     
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    Thanx!!!gonna upload pics later
    My overflow also finish!
     
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    So what do u guys think?

    Overflow and return right in the Middel of the tank!
     
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    Great set up, please share your DIY rock secrets.
     
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    Really cool overflow and return . Watching this thread to see how it all works out.....
     
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    Hey Chris I've just follow the guys diy ideas and that's the results.

    I've started with the engine room tonight and trying to figure out where to place everything.
     
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    Great setup.

    Would like to see the end product.......:thumbup:
     
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