New Medium Tank

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  1. Quentink

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    Hi Guys,

    So the time has come for me to upgrade from my Aquaria AMW37 nano to a bit bigger setup. the tank has been running for 3 Months now

    New build is as follows:
    145 Liter Main tank 900mmx400mmx400mm
    145 litter Sump 900mmx400mmx400mm
    Stand is 1000mmx1000mmx500mm

    Equipment being used:

    4 x 39w T5 Tubes to blue for me so upgraded to Zetlight Zt6600 (Cant wait)
    1 x 1500lph pump & a 1000lph power head (going to upgrade to a RW 8 Wave maker)
    1 x 2000lph return pump
    1000 liter Protein Skimmer (Nameless), Looking to upgrade to a better Skimmer.
    Reef octopus Overflow Box
    1 x 300w heater
    4 x Industrial Fans

    In Sump:

    10kg of live Rock
    1 Liter Matrix
    Ball of cheato

    Live Stock & Coral:

    2 x Blue Hermit Crabs
    2 x Turbo Snails
    2 x Blue Chromis Fish

    Waiting for New Light to come before giving the frags there new home

    8 x Pulsing Xenia's, Frags from other tank
    2 x Kenyan Tree Frags from other tank
    1 x Leather Coral to big for the little tank



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  3. zippy

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    you're a brave man running one of those overflows, well done though looks good so far.
     
  4. Quentink

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    haha yes I know I had some fun with it but I siliconed the hole think so I dont think its gonna hold for a while, but I must say this tank was a big learning curve
     
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    oeps Its going to hold lol
     
  6. viper357

    viper357 Admin MASA Contributor

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    Nice work. :thumbup: And wow, been a couple of years since I've seen one of those skimmers, I had one of those on one of my old tanks, if I remember correctly it's a Via Aqua SK200 I think?
     
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    Looking good there. Like the scaping.
     
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    All the best onthe new tank.
     
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    I love that scape!
     
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    Yea @viper357 it's a Via Aqua skimmer works grate but just a bit noisy... Looking to upgrade In a month or 2
     
  11. Quentink

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    Added some new coral thanks to @Hails, @Moaazo and a Hermit thanks to @Starfire, now just waiting for new Lights


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    Looking good :thumbup:. Starting to take shape. Like the ship/rock mix:thumbup1:.
     
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    hi @EFJ yea slowly but surely getting there
     
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    Baby steps are always ends in good results. Keep it up.:thumbup:
     
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