New Tank Build

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by Immo, 22 Mar 2011.

  1. Immo

    Immo

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    Ok Here goes....

    I have not been into this very long but hvae been researching this over the last 6-9mths.

    I jumped head first and bought a full setup from someone on this forum...Got it @ a very good price....

    But i'm not to happy with the setup....i wanted to start my tank from scratch and go through all whole setup cycle loose stuff properly...

    So, i have put a lot of thought into in and i am now gonna build and start a tank from scratch...

    Here's my current setup :

    DS - 1220 x 440 x 440 (Side overflow)
    Sump - 1100 x 300 x 300 (5 compartments) Thats way to many....
    Lighting - 5 x T5 3 White 2 Blue, and for some reason there's also 2 x blue T8

    Have a small skimmer and a 5000l return pump. Have a Calcuim / phosphate reactor. To powerheads.....

    +- 35kgs of live rock
    some corels (most soft) my baby being the anemoni
    Have a Large Sailfin Tang, Tomato Clown, 2 Common Clowns(Nemos), and a boxer shrimp.


    Now for the new setup.

    DS - 1500 x 610 x 500, using 10mm Glass allround and front panel will be Starfire.:tt2:
    Bracing ???? Suggestion please

    Sump ???? Have now idea what size. Ideas please???

    Will invest in a good Reef Octi Skimmer... Will keep the Reactor. Keep the power heads. As i get in more funds will upgrade to the tunze units...

    Lighting ????? Suggestion again please.

    FeedBack would be good......

    Also, may need some1 to help babysit for me until i can cycle this tank and have it ready....Im in Durban

    Thanks in advance for the help:thumbup:
     
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  3. llewellyn

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    Hi there. Where about in Durban are you? Will you be selling the old tank?
     
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    Immo

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    I will eventually...Just need to get the new tank in. And see from there...
     
  5. robertkukla

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    i hope this will help
     
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