New RSM 130D!!!

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    Got myself a RSM 130 and ready to go. Got crushed aragonite and 130l of ready mixed sea water in the tank so far. Started yesterday and looking forward to the journey ahead! Here's to new beginnings!
     
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    Welcome back into this hobby.
     
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    Welcome back, nice tank to start off with. Keep us posted. :)
     
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    So, tank cleared up and added my first 3 pieces of live rock. Gonna get little by little each month. It's a start! IMG_0337.JPG IMG_0340.JPG
     
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    Welkom !!

    Taking it slow is key to this hobby.
     
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    Here are my parameters after 2 weeks of cycling.
    SG 1.024
    PH 8.0
    Ammonia <0.15
    Nitrite 0.5
    Nitrate 25

    Also got some bristle/ serpent star hitchikers!
     
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    Starting to look great
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    Nice tank! :D Where did you pick it up?
     
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    got it second hand. setting it up bit by bit. chiller is broken though, having to get a fridge repairman to try sort it out
     
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    Salinity 1.025
    PH 8.15
    Ammonia 0
    Nitrite 0
    Nitrate 2

    Levels come down
     
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    Added fans to bring the temp down as well. Was sitting at 30 degrees. Now 25[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Fans help a lot. Now just keep an eye on your evaporation rate as that would increase a lot.
     
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    Yeah I've noticed that...
     
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    Salinity 1.025
    PH 8.15
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    Nitrate 2
     
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    Added my first lot [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    Our blenny and crab [​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    That hermit looks awesome!
     
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    Hahaha! Thanks!
     

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