possible project ahead...

Discussion in 'Nano Tanks' started by 4age, 8 Sep 2014.

  1. 4age

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    Hi guys

    I got my hands on a 40cm cube tank from a fellow reefer 40 x 40x 40..looks like 8mm glass..has a 50mm hole drilled in base

    I have 2options.plumb this under my main tank inline with the sump and use as frag tank/refugium....or..if I can convince the wife..go for a full on nano system...probably lps and softies...or jst a bare base tank full of florida rics with an awesome euphyllia mounted in the centre

    what you guys think?

    I have some black silicone on its way to me and I will redo the tank in black silicone,add bracing on top and have a small return hole drilled...

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    Whole tank full of rics and euphyllia would look awsome.
     
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    Ricordeas and SPS ;)
     
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    pipefish tank
     
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    4age

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    Pipefish tank sounds cool

    Did some work on tank today..tank is stripped..just need to clean off silicone and then I can start assembling

    Got some den braven

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    Started with stripping...easy peasy

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    4age

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    Update time..started building tank today

    Will be ordering new front glass as piece had scratches on

    Once I get new glass tomorrow il clean up tank and then apply thicker seams to neaten tank up..then it's ready to test for leaks by the weekend. .need to build a sump and stand still..dunno wen that's gona happen

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    Was its each to cut with the tape measure tape thx Michelle
     
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    Is that old sump are you going to use on the nano
     
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    Sea Horsies tank! Sea Horsies Tank!!!

    Always wanted to see that
     
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    4age

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    very easy..i always use it to disassemble a tank
     
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    4age

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    Na..do think so..im not huge fan of them tbh
     
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    4age

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    lighting wise I have been offered a Zetlight 1701 and a innovative marine 18w unit...anyone use these units? looking for something strong enough for lps and mayb one or two montipora at bottom of 40cm deep tank
     
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    get a zetlight 1201 we have them for R1100
     
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    4age

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    @Andre@ReefAquaticshow powerful are the 1201? Sufficient for montis?
     
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    4age

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    On another note I found a piece of black abs sheet...should I cut a piece and silicone it inside tank to back panel. .or just paint back pane instead.

    If i paint...Black or blue? Want a nice clean look for tank and want colours to stand out
     
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    @4age paint it black colours pop much more just don't do what I did and let back get covered in coralline.
     
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