My pikkewyfie's 120litre Starfire Nano

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  1. Tobes

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    Hi guys, got my wife a nano. It is a 120litre system including the sump. Glass is starfire. 600L x 450W x 450H. Water level at 400. It has a Reeftek TS1 skimmer. Still deciding on the light. Might take a 2foot 6 x T5 unit.
    The flow doesn't need to be too hectic as she only wants a mixed invertebrate setup with a few colourful lps corals. Here are some pics

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    Excuse the loose wires, temporary light and stuff in the background - still working on my tank as well :p

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    That's all for now :wave2:
     
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    Put some water and substrate in will you :p
     
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    Very nice, where you steal that from ;)
     
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    finaly a thread on it tobes:) too much partyin:)
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    Yes yes, next week... or not :p

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    Yeah, first modified the sump :)
     
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    that looks awesome..neat build too...
    cant wait to see it filled
     
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    that looks very nice tobes, great to see a sump and a decent skimmer on a nano :) nice cabinet too, cant wait to see what your wife does with it....keep us posted will ya :)
     
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    I'm there of course ;), but will MAKE her read it anyway :whistling:
     
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    tobes i think you must let the wife handle this one:) maybe she will start staring at rocks like you cause she has the same amount of fish in there as you;)
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    Nice Nano Tobes!!
     
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    very nice looking tank
     
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    Do something about it :whistling:
     
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    WOW! That is looking REALLY AWESOME man! Awesome nano tank! With SUMP, skimmer , etc!
     
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    What does Pikkewyfie mean ?
     
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    very nice..
     
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    cool little setup, keep us posted.
     
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    It's just a funny name for a female penguin. In afrikaans 'penguin' is 'pikkewyn' and 'wyfie' is a female animal, so I combined the two. It is not in the dictionary. Lol
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    You call your wife a female penguin :p
     
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    Very interesting Tobes. Female penguin. Hmm. She didnt look penguin like to me:)
     

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