Ruan`s new sps cube

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by RUAN, 19 Nov 2009.

  1. RUAN

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    So I have been wanting a new tank for some time now. After hours and hours of going through threads I have decided that I would like a 60x60x40cm cube…… but not any old cube, something that is capable of sustaining pretty much any inmate I choose to house. The hunt was on for my perfect tank.

    There are of course some pretty amazing companies out there who can make some spectacular tanks, but I simply cannot afford the prices they are asking for this sort of tank. I eventually found a new company who while they have many years experience in marines, are only just starting to convert this experience into a commercial venture. We are working very closely together to design my dream tank.

    Some more info about the tank.
    60cm x 60cm 40cm (LWH)
    3 sides viewable with starphire glass
    10mm all round rimless
    Black silicone
    1m high stand
    MH lighting
    Custom Sump incorporating Skimmer, DSB, Auto top up, heater, return, carbon and phos reactors
    Possible additional items include an ATS
    :)
     
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  3. Johan van Aardt

    Johan van Aardt I love marines [R.I.P.]

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    Sound good, any desighns to upload so far?
     
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    RUAN

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    still designing it will be available shortly
     
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    Ruan, sounds fantastic mate! Cannot wait to see this baby build
     
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    RUAN

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    Me to :)
    Thanks:thumbup:
     
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    Sounds exciting ruan I’m sure you can’t wait to get things going best of luck
     
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    Yip cant wait:yeahdude:
    Thanks
     
  10. Monti

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    How you planning on "flowing" this tank?
     
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    The flow is going to be made by only the return pump. If it needs more i will ad more:p
     
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    Sounds great mate...
     
  13. Monti

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    But you are wanting sps right? You are gonna need a fair bit of flow (and preferably random flow) in that tank, even if its only around the 130 litre mark. If you use a huge return pump then you may find you have too much flow through your sump.

    I personally would go for a smaller return and depending on budget a Vortech MP10 (matchbox size), some small SEIO props etc. This is of course just my opinion.
     
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    RUAN

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    thanks man ,There will be a CLS with the return, so the tank will be anemone friendly as well
     
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    WOW! Ruan! That sounds amazing man! I cannot wait to see this tank! Congrats!
     
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    thanks man
     
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    Sounds great mate!! Hope it works out the way you want it to!!
     
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    thanks,me to:p
    i cant wait:lol:
     
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    It's gonna be great, good luck:thumbup:!
     
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    thanks
     
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    Sounds great Ruan!

    Could you please pm me the details of the tank builders?

    Thanks man!
     
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