Sooooo its shallow!

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  1. RynoParsons

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    The tank has been running since yesterday.
    900x600x300
    the sump is 500x500x350.
    Im using a 150w metal halide unit, i just want to change the bulb.
    skimmer is a reef octo nw150 or 200 dont know yet haha i must check the pump actually.
    only have a bit of liverock and sand in at the moment. i only want one more rock on the lefthand side and maybe one on the right.

    Still need to get flow in the tank will get that a bit later. will probably get two RW4 pumps. but for now this will have to do gor the cycle.

    Im loving the metal halide unit. it gives a clean look to the tank, I just need to get a pipe for the wire hanging at the back. will sort that out in the week.

    For now its just cycling so i have to be patient.

    Here is some pics.

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    Awesome. I love shallow tanks
     
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    Looks great, is that a Reef Oct overflow / return?
     
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    no its one that we do out of black arcylic.
     
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    Looking awesome man. Very neat.
     
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    i like the light, i have one of those and works well. Im busy on another tank and will be using it there.
     
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    Nice and neat keep the updates flowing
     
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    So i found this little guy in the tank not even 10mm big. wondering what kind of nudi or slug it is.
     
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    Tank is just coasting along. Im to busy at the moment with an office block i need to finnish.
     
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    Hey man hows your tank doing.
     
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    tank is just coasting along. have som cayno will fade away with time probably. dosinig vinigar for some nutrients in that i want to get rid of in the tank. will probably only stock properly in next year. for now tank is hust maturing
     
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    Nice tank bud my shallow reef is 950x950x450
     
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    have a bad cyano and hair algae problem. tank ks neglected. nutrients must by sky high. dosing vinnegar. I mist do a big waterchange and a good gravel vac.

    Think i mist scrub my rocks also to help control the algae.

    The cyano is on the substrate. i syphon it ojt and it will be back the same day
     
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    also need to get clean up crew. about a month ago i lost all my snails because i overdoses calcium and alk.

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    So.. what are you doing this weekend?
     
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    unfortunately work probably
     
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    I know the feeling..
     
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    What light do you have over the tank?
     
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