New Tank Set -Up

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by takumi, 12 Aug 2008.

  1. takumi

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    Hi there guys ..

    Well here is a few pics of the new set-up, with the help of Imarine.

    Firstly ... my live rock, mostly kenyan with some FIJI ...

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  3. Mike

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    Looks great so far, keep us posted.
     
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    Filling up with RO water - TDS of 2 :) used Instant Marine Salt


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    filling the sump

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    some general pics ...

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    sorry guys - i like pics :)

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    last one ....

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    nice bud dont worry we also like pics....
     
  10. scubaninja

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    definitly, love pics:) nice setup:) just wondering, did you intend to make the DSB that size and the skimmer compartment really large? i went nuts on the size of my DSB and arranged my compartments so stuff had a little bit of room and and as much DSB as i could manage. Very nice though. What substrate have you got in your DSB?
     
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    Nice setup, that is a great start to having some real fun now :)
     
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    cool setup takumi
     
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    I used carib sea aragonite in my DSB. As far as the sump design is concerned, i was a bit pressed for space because of the size of the skimmer, although it does not look like it - the skimmer fits quite tight ...

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    Did a bit of slight scaping changes .. this is what the tank looked like this morning .. looking very clear:thumbup: Will be switching on the skimmer tonite and taking some readings ...

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    looking good takumi.:thumbup:
     
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    Hi Takumi pm me your readings need to monitor them
     
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    switched the skimmer on ....

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    Nice to see you on the forum, i am the 14 old kid, we met at Exotic Reef on Saturday. Your tank looks real nice, nice SKIMMER!!
     
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    AWESOME start there, Takumi! I so GLAD that you have everything sorted before you start adding live stock.
    Please be patient. You still have a while to go before actually adding corals / fish.....
    Good luck with this mate!
     
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