Reds Twin Tank System - 3500 ltrs

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  1. red pepper

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    Exciting news, about to expand:)
    After much deliberation I have decided to add on to my existing system
    Looking at a 2000 X 1500 X 700(WD 660) Starfire Rimless tank +/- 2000 ltrs
    The plan is to link it to my existing tank 1500 X 1000 x 700(WD 660) and create one big back office.

    The Reason
    1. My corals and fish are growing
    2. I want some Angels
    3. One system to control

    It started today with the delivery of the stand. I have some building work and modifications ahead.
    Watch this space!:) I will update as it goes. Expected completion 6 to 8 weeks


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    Sounds awesum, tagging along for the ride
     
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    Your existing tank is a1 class marine tank. I can image the ather tank next to the other one. One big wow!!!:biggrin:
     
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    Definitely tagging along!
    I can see you put the idol marine guys to good use!
     
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    Im tagging along aswell sounds awsome.
     
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    Sounds awesome, looking forward to how it all unfolds. adding to an existing system always sounds so simple till you begin to Do it. On a side note, I'm trying to understand the design of your stand, could you explain it's design?

    Ciao
     
  8. red pepper

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    I am placing the tank in a corner, and because of the width, I am creating a ledge that will be easier to stand on than trying to use ladders, chairs etc, that normally slip away or fall over when you are stretching.

    The ledge or shelf will also serve as a counter to sit at, do whatever, almost like a bar counter.

    I will post pictures once it gets established.
     
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    tagging along!!!

    WOW, best of luck!
     
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    Now this looks a decent size tank!
     
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    WoW! Following,,,
     
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    Tagging along
     
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    Looks like it going to be awesome :biggrin:
     
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    Some updates
    Got to see my new Skimmer today. Model - Reef Octopus EXT 8000

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    Some amazing planning sketches of my back office - sump room. Thanks to Jean, some amazing computer graphic design of the impending set up. Idol has really worked hard at planning this system.

    I am also lucky I have a room to do this set up in.

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    Epic build, I'm tagging for this one. I like the idea of the counter to stand on. Nice!
     
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    :)Wow looking Awesome,what you going to be stocking in there.:thumbup:
     
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    @red pepper, saw the monstrosity (in a good way;)) Decided to put gold fish in there, its that big! A sight of beauty! Man, I love skimmers!
     
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    Converted current tank to new sump this weekend, once settled and fully completed it will be ready to fill and go with the twin(not identical) tank. cannot wait!
     
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