New 3m idol marine tank build

Discussion in 'Supersized Tanks' started by Marine1, 2 Oct 2012.

  1. Marine1

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    Hi all
    Idol marine has designed a tank etc to suite my needs if you could call it that....

    DT - 3 m x 1 m Wide x 700 mm high
    Sump 1700 x 1000 mm plus all equipment dry on a 1400 mm section
    Skimmer - ROcto 5000
    Np - BPR 200
    Profilux 3 ex
    Ozone
    Evaporative cooler
    Flow pumps - MP 60 w es x 2
    Return pump - HY 10000

    What are your thoughts etc on the build , equipment etc
     
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  3. Seabass

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    You lucky bugga. :)
     
  4. Rossi

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    Which lighting will you be using?
     
  5. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Sounds like another dream build! Jealous :) just a question perhaps I have miSsed something but I'm interested to know if you can run bio pellets and ozone simoltaneously? I ask because I was keen to do simular but believed it to be contradictory to the pellets function (slowing bacteria population down?)

    Please elaborate more and don't forget the pictures.
     
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    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i think you can trust anything Idol design
     
  7. DeanT

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    Sounds like its going to be amazing.
    Maybe rather go with hy12500 return

    I have it on my tank, and mine is a little smaller than yours
     
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    If this tank is currently WIP at Idol I think I saw the progress on Sunday when I was there.

    Approached them for so starphire customizations on my nano's
     
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    What is the glass thickness on the DT, viewing panels and base panel?
     
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    Hi marine 1, sounds cool. Bigger,better.
     
  11. Ayoob

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    Sounds nice. Waiting to see some pics
     
  12. Marine1

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    They haven't started yet, some other lucky persons tank
     
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    12mm on viewing
    26 mm on base
     
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    I see a few of the stores run them together and their DT look amazing, the guys at Idol suggested it. This tank will be a divider between my indoor pool and entertainment area, a lot of natural sunlight and very easy to run.
     
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    I will also have a monster calcium reactor connected, reef octo double overhead cam twin turbo model..... Will get the details and post
     
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    In a few weeks time ALL other equipment will be going on sale so watch this space. Tons of stuff......
     
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    Vertex Illumina sr 1200 x 2
     
  18. Ayoob

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    Cool, would like to see what you might have that i need:whistling:
     
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    Cool, would like to see what you might have that i need:whistling:
     
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    Howdy Les, yes you can, it has been proven that O3 will not affect the bacterial population within the tank, and only at 600mv (redox potential) will there be enough o3 to dissinffect the water completely, but also killing everything in your tank. Ozone is merely to increase water clarity and improve photosynthesis.
     
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    That sounds like a perfect tank size, if i had the cash thats exactly the tank id like. Good luck with this build, sounds awesum, following for sure
     
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