Shauno's TL 450 Nano

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  1. shauno

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    Hey Guys

    Great to be on here.sentari is my brother and ever since he got his tank i have wanted one.

    so i got myself a small Nano and fired it up.
    Its been running for just under 5 weeks now, and looking great i think

    This is what i have in it so far

    13kg's of LR
    1 Hermit Crab
    2 Ocellaris Clowns
    1 Pulsating Xenia
    2 patcches of Zoa's


    Not too much for now but once the tank has settled a bit more il throw in a few more lil things


    see pics below.

    They might nnot be too great but il upload the better ones tomorrow hopefully.

    Lemmiw know what you guys think
     
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    shauno

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    pls see belwo a couple pics
     
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    shauno

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    FTS 23524acd9dce6521a.jpg
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    Okay think im getting the hang of this.... only two uploaded unfortunately for now
     
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    Welcome !!

    Lovely Nano
     
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    Thanks Neil... still gotta lot of work to do:yeahdude:
     
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    just take things slowly bud.... only bad things happen quickly in marines
     
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    2 more photo's

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    shauno...Welcome to MASA...

    Nano looking lekker...
     
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    hey deon, nice looking nano:) nice to have 13kg of LR in there too :) i think your scaping might lead to dead spots with not enough water flow though....that will lead to issues further down the line. I have a nano (60l) and have a tunze 6025 in there which does a great job of keep the detritus from settling. Think about this a little :)
     
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    TO MASA SHAUNO
    Here we all are family just the 1 or 2 bullies nothing serios!
     
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    Howsit Crispin

    This is my brothers tank. yep 13kg's worked out perfect. The tank was rescaped last night. Shaun will post photo's soon.

    Those Tunze are awesome for the nano. Will show my bro when i see them again.

    :)
     
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    Welcome to MASA Shauno - glad you joined. There are some info in my signature if you're interested as I know you have a tutor to show you the ropes :)

    Nice little nano - I agree with Crispin, see if you can take out that powerhead inside the tank and replace with a flow pump that gives a wider more dispersed flow like Tunze, Seio or sunsun's.
    Otherwise good start ;)

    :wave2:
     
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    nice one and welcome to MASA
     
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    Hey Guys


    Thanks For the Kind Words...

    did some Re scaping last night.It doesnt look too shabby i think.The water however is still a bit mercky so just excuse that pls.

    Im gonna get rid of that powerhead cause its K@K..I found my Nemo stuck on the impellor the other night and had to quickly switch it off so the little guy could get free...But he's okay now :) :)

    see some pics below 23524acee6b26a169.jpg 23524acee6e9c84d8.jpg 23524acee72671ec5.jpg

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    Oh and another thing guys

    I cant hav a pump that has too much flow otherwise it blows the sand all over the show as i have put Play sand down at the bottom.Even when it is not pointed upwards??

    Thats why i have put the pump in the direction i did.It points towards the LR so that it comes off it and theres not too much flow once it cycles through the rest of the tank and the sand sits on the bottom, where it belongs and my nemo's arent stuck in a sand storm.

    advice here?
     
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    shauno

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    okay guys so i got myself a coral banded shrimp on the weekend

    This guy is great...Will try post some pics tomorrow if i get a chance.
     
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    Welcome to MASA!!
     

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