Pictures of My Simple Setup

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  1. robertkukla

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    Hi all

    i ve been running my tank now for 13 months, i think it is time for some pictures.
    most of the Equipment i have are all DIY
    sorry about the pictures but i have a mik and drik camara

    this is the DT

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    the sump

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    my ATS

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    the skimmer


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    i have a 4ft DT with a 4ft sump my ATS is 600 x 800mm i have 1 x 45 watt long life globe and 2 11 watt long life globe on it, my lighting i have 4 x t5 2 are actinic and 2 are white 12000k

    thank you
     
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    nice, simple yet effective.

    What did you use for scrubber reflector?
     
  4. robertkukla

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    i made up a mirror with a few angles on it
     
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    Nicely done! I absolutely love the aquascaping! :thumbup:
     
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    Your coral collection is coming on nicely and great scaping.
     
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    thank you:)
     
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    thank you:)
     
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    that is a lekka tank!... ever thought about some MH's?
     
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    every day i think about changing to MH but i will in the near future i hope
     
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    the simpler the better. i also like doing things DIY. love the zoanthid collection, any chanc e of some close ups?
     
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    i will take some of the zoas but they dont show the true colour with a standard camara
     
  13. Jaco Schoeman

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    Looking good... Will pop around my camera and come take some nice photos if you want... I would like to see some closeups of those zoa's you have there... ;)
     
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    that will be super if you can do that, i would love some pics of the tank, i have plent new zoas for you to google
     
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    No need to google dude...

    The best zoa database ever is on www.zoaid.com

    However, due to the make up of zoa's, there are no real names actually, as they all really look apart, even if there are some reseblance. You can read this on that website as well...
     
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    pics dont do it justice im sure!
     
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    Thats a cool site thx Jaco. Amazing how they look under the right lights such as blue LED's etc. Time to get my LED bank built :whistling::whistling::whistling:
     
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    Awesome :thumbup:
     
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    lovely tank man:thumbup: those zoas are going to look so awesome once they have grown over those rocks.nice scaping aswell.well done on a simple,awesome system;)
     
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    thank you all, i will put some close ups of the corals later
     
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