Nimmo

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  1. nimmo

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    Hi guys :

    In the end process of cycling my 49l nano (with 30litre DSB sump below)

    got about 9kg Fiji liverock....
    use NSW from seapoint marine research aquarium

    looking to add some clean-up crew , and later on a clown or two and some corals

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  3. Mike

    Mike Retired Moderator

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    Welcome to MASA Nimmo.
     
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    Once again: A very WARM WELCOME to MASA Nimmo! Thanks for creating this new thread. I cannot see the picture. How did you upload it?
    What size (file size, and actual picture size in pixels) were the picture?How long have your tank been cycling for already?

    Good luck with your journey into marines!

    Please have a look around our other members' threads in the "New Members" section.
    Many of your questions there would most likely be answered.

    Please ask as many questions as is necessary to ensure that you become a successful reefer!

    And oh yeah - thanks for joining MASA!
     
  6. Warr7207

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  7. nimmo

    nimmo Thread Starter

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    Thanks for the warm welcome! :wave2:
    herwith an image of my tank!

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    Cool! Thanks Nimmo! Awesome looking live rock you got there! Really awesome man!
    What type of tank is it? A Jebo? JBJ? AquaH2O?
     
  9. nimmo

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    Tank specs

    HI . Thanks Jacques!!!

    Trying to do this as cheaply as possible : so here are the specs & moneys spent:

    The tank is a aquah2o 55x33x33 (2nd hand cost R300) curved glass front with exactly the same tank for the sump below (2nd hand cost 300).
    Cabinet : R100 from 2nd hand store on voortrekker rd.

    LFS Drilled an overflow pipe down to the sump (R200 + 1000l/h pump R300).

    Also using a tropicmarine 500l/h powerhead in the tank for flow (already had) - and an aquaclear 50 hang-on filter (free with 1st tank) - that I still need to fill with liverock rubble.

    The heater /lighting etc all came with the 2 tanks- but I need to upgrade the lighting in time.

    The most expensive is the liverock - spent about R1700 on it : but I think its worth it.
    Its going to be the main filtration I have- so I made sure it was the nicest i could find!

    Still need to make a black perspex surround & hood for it to make it look smarter!
    the idea being that it looks as smart as a bought nano - but allows me to tinker and play /adapt /pimp!

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    That is really cool Nimmo! Awesome man! NOTHING WRONG with that..... Keep us posted on your doings....

    BTW: What are you planning to keep in the long run in this tank?
     
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    Awesome tank dude, you have spent wisely and have a fantastic setup. Your future fish and corals are going to thank you for that ;)
     
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    excellent looking tank nimmo
    is your tank base laying on something wooden
    or polystyrine???
     
  13. nimmo

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    Hi : the base is a piece of timber - but with a layer of carpeting (industrial grade plastic stuff) with some foam over it - which i hope does abetter job at leveling out small bumps than polystyrene does!
     
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    cool nimmo
     
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    Welcome to MASA :)
    Awsome system you got running there!
     
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    That looks cool ;) and welcome to MASA!!!
     
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    Welcome and a good looking set up you have. Off to a great start.
     
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