New To forum, Had a tank for a while

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  1. muzzthegreat

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    Hi Masa,
    Thought I'd drop a note to say hi and let you know what I have.

    Been running my tank for about 18 months now and recently moved house so I decided to take the opportunity to upgrade my Sump. Previously it was very small (about 30 litres) so I now have a much bigger one (about 150 litres) and made a nice compartment for a DSB and some macro algae. I had a problem in the previous set up of very high Nitrates and Phosphates and my corals were struggling. So hopefully this new setup will help with that over time.

    I also installed my new 2 x 400W metal halides, previously running T5's, so this should make a huge difference.

    My setup is as follows:
    Display tank: 1.8m x 0.6m x 0.6m
    Total Water Volume is now 750 litres

    Its been up and running now for a week, had a mini nitrogen cycle but my Ammonia is down to near zero and reintroducing my fish today. What did I do with my fish when I moved?? Well that's another story that I don't want to go in to, but lets just say I lost quite a few fish in the move and not very happy. Hopefully they acclimatise well in their new home and things go smoothly from here.

    I have some pics of my setup, which I'll post tomorrow.

    See you all in the forums!
     
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    Looking forward to seeing your pics tomorrow :)
     
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    Welcome! Great size tank!

    Please start a thread on your tank with lots of pics!

    We love pics!
     
  10. muzzthegreat

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    Pics of my New Setup.

    Hi Guys,

    Thanks for the warm welcome. Below are some photos of my setup. excuse the green colour, my Metal Halides were still warming up when I took the photo.

    As you can see in the sump, I have allowed for a DSB compartment and hope to have this set up this weekend. Finally got my corals and fish back in yesterday and they are all taking a bit of strain, but hopefully they will come right and I can post some new photos with all of them in next week.

    Quite chuffed with the aqua scaping. the guy who moved my tank did that for me and think its basic, but very effective.

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  11. muzzthegreat

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    Hi Guys,

    sent some pics off this morning, but says it needs to be released by a moderator. Any idea how long that takes?

    Thanks
     
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    Not sure why your pics needed moderation
     
  13. muzzthegreat

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    Ok I see they all up there now! Cool
     
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