Tank [#3] - My new 5 Feet of Awesome

Discussion in 'Large Tanks' started by verniedlx, 13 Dec 2012.

  1. verniedlx

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    So here we are, 7 months in to the hobby and already on tank number 3! I know it seems bad, nothing wrong with the previous 2 tanks apart from being too small :)

    I ended up buying @gMAN's 5ft tank along with some minor livestock.

    We will be moving the tank this Saturday, hopefully with at least 50% of the water. Went and bought some seriously big drums for this :)

    Equipment thus far:
    - Tank 1500x600x600
    - Lights Vertex SR200
    - Skimmer: Still deciding between SM161 and 160XS. Have them both here, will test and decide.
    - Flow: TUNZE 7096 + 2x 6095 pumps. These landing tomorrow, thanks @Anita


    Pics to follow, oh so very soon!
     
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    verniedlx Thread Starter

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    Oh,

    herewith some footage of the awesome livestock!

    they are currently in the nano I vacated for them, until the big tank is here and running :)

     
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    Tagging.. What did u pay for the whole system??
     
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    verniedlx Thread Starter

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    Thus far I have spent close to 23k.

    Tank is used
    Lights are used
    Skimmers are used

    Flow is all new

    This has saved me a significant amount already, which is good since I just bought a house.. :D
     
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    verniedlx Thread Starter

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    How is this for excellent service! Ordered and paid yesterday, almost in my hands today :)

     
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    gMAN with the plan

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    please be expecting visits from me once it's setup up, getting serious withdrawals already! Can't imagine looking at a bare wall...
     
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    verniedlx Thread Starter

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    You sir are more than welcome!
     
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    gMAN with the plan

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    verniedlx Thread Starter

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    Here we go,

    TUNZE has landed! What awesome service from these guys!

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    It's so lekker to get new toys in the mail, isn't it?!
     
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    Oh heck yes!
     
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    Some pics

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    Busy mixing a bunch of emergency SW for tomorrow.

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    Love the pumps
     
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    verniedlx Thread Starter

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    Pff what a day peoples!

    Been on the run since 0700 AM and only now calling it quits for the day!

    Tank has been moved without any incidents, 95% of water has made it across.

    Herewith some pics :)

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    Its been a long ass day, so im out!

    Thank to all the people that have helped out today. Nelson, Greg and Ryan form Marine Management!

    Enjoy!
     
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    It's aliiiiive!!
     
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