Renannchen's cube

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  1. Renannchen

    Renannchen

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    Hey guys once again I'm back with a new system, my third and final system for now..
    Tank and harware
    Display tank : 700l x 700b x 600h
    Sump : 600l x 400b x 400h
    Stand 25 x 50 rec tubing
    Skimmer : reeftek ts1
    Return pump: reef octopus 2000lph
    Chiller : hailea a 130
    Powerheads : 2 x seio prop 160
    Lights : 1 x 250w mh 14000k reeftek buld 2 x pink t5 24w geisman
    I also added a diy carbon and phosphate reactor.
     
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    Sounds great :thumbup:

    So, where are the pics :whistling:

    Hennie
     
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    Will upload some pics later today!!
     
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    The light box wit the 250w mh and the 2 x24w t5
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    looks awesome man, u have a very small skimmer for that size tank
     
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    will upgrade the skimmer later on but for now it will work the system is almost 400l and the skimmer is rated 400l so guess it will work for now
     
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    thax for the comment on the system
     
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    Looks good mate. I'm also in the process of designing my tank. Got a stupid question thou for you...

    The returns from the sump, is there piping used at the back of your tank or is it channeled within the back glass in someway?
     
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    Project's looking cool. Keep the picts coming!;)
     
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    Karakot the pipes are at the back of the glass wanted to inbed them in the overflow compartment. I was just afraid that if something goes wrong i cant fix it asap! Thax for the comments and will def keep the pics comming!
     
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    Nice cube :)
     
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    Me too, had two nice cubes before, but had to go and sell them - stupid me :cursing:

    Gonna set one up again.... will build everything myself this time :) - ok, maybe not the tank :p
     
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    looks great so far, keep pix comming
     
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    Also did everything myself from stand to tank to cupboard and everything else!!! ThX for all the coments!!!
     
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    Almost done with asembly and getting everything ready to do the transfer from my old system to my new!! Any good advice how to do this?
     
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    All the best for the move bud .... Heres the order I followed recently ...... liverock out first and submerged in buckets ..... Then brought water levels down very low in order to make it easier for catching livestock .... As levels came down, any exposed corals were moved immediately to waiting tank ..... Then fishies were caught and immediately put in their new home .... liverock added for them to hide away and last did my substrate .... Caused the water to get cloudy found this to be the least stressfull on livestock .... Had 1 casualty ... my coral beauty .... but better than my last attempt ..... lost about 10 fish .... Remember to keep your temp, salinity and as most as your parameters as possible between old and new tanks and you should be A.O.K!
     
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    Thax chicaboo for the info!! Do i use the same water and a 50% waterchange as the new rank is much bigger?
     
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