Shauns 1000L 6 foot monster

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  1. shaunn

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    After been out of the game for a while and thx to a good friend @brazer i have 1800*600*600 monster of a tank hopefully i will have it up and running in dec once i have finished the house renovations

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    welcome back. :thumbup:
     
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    now its long process of buying all the equipment needed for a reef tank
     
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    i will need to extend the stand by 400 mm and build a new sump for the tank
     
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    shaunn

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    what size sump is recommended for this size tank
     
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    i just remember i need to look in my garage for you :)
    I do have a nice large Reef Octo Beckett Skimmer
     
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    Hi Shaun

    I hope the tank brings you lot of joy. Looking forward to see it up and running.
     
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    Stand build got the tank in the house plumbing done now filling the monster

    Thanks again @brazer

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    welcome back and congrats on the new build, if you need a hand just shout
     
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    shaunn

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    I started to fill the tank last night @ 10pm and by this morning it was only 50mm of water of the 560mm

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    we have progress

    thank you again @brazer for sponsoring the tank

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    sump

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    Looking good :)
     
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    some updates

    I have labelled all the plugs and the different returns and top up my mini cycle is almost done

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    Looking good...

    Love how you labeled everything even the "sump" :lol:
     
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    the only reason is my Mother in law is looking after the tank while we go on holiday so i can tell her look in the sump and every thing has a label ,make's it easy for somebody that does not know the set up to fix a problem quikley
     
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    Will you label the fish as well :)

    Only kidding. Good idea to have everything clearly marked.
     
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    Not a bad idea they keep on calling the clowns nemo and the Regal tangs Dorry
     
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    So the tank is nearing the end of its start-up cycle

    I am starting to get coralline all over now corals seam to be getting happier

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    Light fitting looks OK Shaun. Bit lacking on the edges but you could add LED's later.:thumbup:
     
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