New tsr reefsystem

Discussion in 'The Serious Reefer' started by Submariner, 24 Jun 2013.

  1. Submariner

    Submariner

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    The bug has finally bitten again and have decided to start a new system at my home, will do my best to keep this thread up to date .

    Basic Info on system


    Custom TSR 700 cube with corner oveflow /Return

    running water volume will be 250 litres

    Equipment


    Filtration

    Vertex Alpha 170 skimmer (running Aqua Trend Delay box)

    Vertex reactor RX-Z 1.5 (Zeovit)

    Vertex Reactor RX-U 1.5 (Carbon)

    Lighting

    Vertex Illumina SR360 300mm (with tank mounts)

    PH Control

    Aqua Trend Evo one (Triple doser)

    Running

    Thrive alkalinity pump 1
    Thrive Calcium pump 2
    Thrive Magnesium pump 3

    Top up system

    Aquatrend Shark Evo (Dual optical )

    In tank Flow

    Flow in the display is going to be provided by Return pump coupled to a
    Vertex Mocean 3500 wave maker.


    System is going to be Sps and Clam dominated with a Rose Bubble tip.

    Livestock list so far


    Breeding pair platinum clowns

    Flame Hawkfish

    Mystery Wrasse

    Golden pygmy Angel

    Blue Chromis x 5

    Pics to follow soon:thumbup:
     
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  3. Ridwaan

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    Sounds awesome!

    You do know you going to want a bigger tank...So why not go for a bigger cube from the beginning?
     
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    Pics? Sounds good
     
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    Can't wait to see the golden pygmy angel I sooooo want one
     
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  7. leslie hempel

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    a masterpiece is being concieved!! cant wait, im a huge fan of your systems nathan...
     
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    looking forward to seeing the new tank Nathan!
     
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  10. Submariner

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    Tank coming along nicely

    almost finished setup will get pics of everything on the weekend with full details.
     
  11. Evo R

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    We want pics !! :p
     
  12. Submariner

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    My Previous tanks

    Below are pictures of my three previous tanks.


    2006 Angel dominated reef tank
    [​IMG]

    2008 SPS dominated reef tank (My 2007 tank after moving house and re aquascaping and redisigning the sump)

    [​IMG]

    2009 Cube mixed reef


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    Pics to follow of my new system :)
     
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  13. wvdheever

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    WOW !

    Nice tanks ....

    Cant wait to see the new setup
    Load the pics
     
  14. Submariner

    Submariner Thread Starter

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    Hi everyone

    Tank is finished:)

    [​IMG]


    TSR Sump (Fully loaded)

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    Just added salt :)

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    All flow will be handled by a Vertex Mocean 3500 so there will be Zero wires in the display

    Now the wait begins 10 days till i can stock some lovely SPS ,clams etc.
     
  15. Jamie@Vertex

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    All that lovely red and white makes my heart race!

    Looking verrrry smart. Smile, you're a star.

    Jamie

    PS: the logo on the overflow is very cool.
     
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  16. Submariner

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    Thanks Jamie
     
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    Looking Good Nathan!
     
  18. Submariner

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    will get some more pics today for everyone :)
     
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    looking very nice!!
    i hope to see the mocean at the expo...
     
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    Wow looks flippen awesome with all that red and white....

    pity about the cream looking dosing pump, The Vertex one would have looked much smarter:p
     
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    Woweeee:D....gna be awesum:thumbup:
     
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