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I have finally got my new cube up and running have organized some pics to give everyone an idea of the build and design.


Below is the tank specs and equipment list.

Tank 100 x 100 x 800 +-750 litres
Stand 100 x 100 x 100
Sump 900 x 400 x 400
Return pump Iwaki MD70 (9.7 meter Head)
63mm Closed loop with 2 Iwaki MD70 pumps
skimmer Reef Octopus DNW200
Large Calcium Reactor Reef Octopus
Aqua Medic Soleniod valve
Aqua Medic regulator
Aqua Medic CO2 Bottle
Ehiem Cannister filter (Running Carbon only)
Aqua Medic Kalk Stirrer
Profilux plus II Computer (Temp,top up , Ph and wave maker)
Profilux 6 outlet Digital power bar
Dophin 12 Watt UV filter


I have finished wiring and organizing the filtration room added a large extraction fan last night.

just waiting for my profilux stuff.



Some pics to give you an idea of the progress


View from the Kitchen

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view from the Lounge

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Plumbing finished

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Iwaki md70 pumps for the closed loop.

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Converted outside toilet into a filtration room.

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chiller plumbed to the overflow

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Birds eye view of filtration and sump.

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Tank running for about a week now.

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Will post some more pics when the water clears.
 

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This looks realy realy nice, It going to be awsome when it is matured!
A question, is this going to be a SPS tank?
 
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Good idea with using pipes to add flow, sometimes i wonder why i am using seios, being too visible and all, when i build my next tank i will do something similiar:thumbup:
looks good though, was pretty quick to add fish though. Was it cycling before you put fish in?
 
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Nice Submariner! Please explain a little bit about your closed loop
 
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Hi Warr7202

I only have 2 clams in my tank

I had 2 die in my temp tank and sold the others.

Will be getting new clams once the tank settles in.
 

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very awsome system
 

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Wow Sub, that's a nice setup. I like a closed loop system, then you can keep an anemonie without making cetchup :p

If I may ask, how much does those Iwaki md70 pumps cost?
 
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Pics worth a thousand words. Well thought out and put together. Thanks for posting. I like the idea of having the tank as the hub of the house.

Are the Iwaki pumps silent enough to have running in the house.
 
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Look very nice Submariner, just 2 Qs

1. is that stand going to be stong enough, with someone walking around on it?

2. The closed loop system, it returns via 2 ports either side per pump, you only have a valve shutting off on the higher port, if you remove the pump, whats going to stop the water running back through the lower ports and draining the tank?
 
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Hi lIghty

The stand was over engineered to withstand +-4 and the walkway should withstand about 450 Kg.

I have blanking plugs that cover the holes on the tank side to allow maintenance or removal of the closed loop pumps.
 

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