Shauno's TL 550

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  1. shauno

    shauno

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    Ok PPl


    so i decided to go biger and buy a TL550(thanks Furbz-ps no heaterwith the tank??)

    What a mission let me tell you

    Ok so what i did was take all the water from the TL 450 and put it into the 550 and kept the heater and pump Running in the bigger tank.

    I then added (kinda slowly) 70L of RO saltwater into the tank as to start cycling also added some of the playsand that i had in the 450 just to start things up and as not to get rid of all the "goodness" that the substrate was holding.

    I know that this is gonna throw my paramaters around but the 2 x clowns ,puffer fish and hawk fish seem to be loving their new home


    My Xenia and elephant ear are slightly upset but seem to be getting better by the day ..


    Any suggestions to speed up the cycle and get my prams up quciker?


    so its 55L of water that was in my old tank and 70L of Ro water( this was probably a stupid thing to do- but all seems okay)

    Will try post pics Tomorrow.
     
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  3. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i would def go out and get stability and add that so help with everything.
    why RO water and not salt water?

    what is your salinity at?
     
  4. shauno

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    sorry man i meant Ro saltwater....

    salt is @ 1024:thumbup:
     
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    Congratulations on the new tank, Shaun!
     
  6. shauno

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    Thanks Jaques

    Wanna get this baby looking great one day!!!
     
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    sorry dude, i have the heater here with me. my brother took it out to warm some water change water.
    lol

    will drop it off when i am next in the area!
     
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    Sounds great can't wait for the pics!
     
  9. shauno

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    Ya please bud...have to sell the other tank so need to sell with the heater...Just pop me a sms when you in the area and il let you know if im in or not

    Tank is great otherwise.

    Thanks
     
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    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    i would also add a pouch of zeo-lites to the 3rd chamber, will help with bacteria
     
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    Cool thanks Dallas....

    Think il make a turn to VIP during lunch!!!
     
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