Tank Take Two

Discussion in 'Large Tanks' started by gaboon, 26 Oct 2009.

  1. gaboon

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    After months of fart-arsing around I've finally got things rolling. This is before a little incident with green cyano which led to the demise of all my corals and most of my fish.

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    I've moved house now so the tank will be against the wall, and Adriaan put the overflow on the long side. Changed the stand as I was not happy with the way it was bowing in the middle. Also put black vinyl on the back of the tank.

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    My Dad is making some brackets to mount the lighting unit and will be doing a freshwater test this weekend. If my plumbing skills are sound (ish) I will start the slow process of adding RO.

    LFS has been kind enough to keep my few surviving LS for the last 5 months (naso, yellow and regal tang, 1 clown, 1 chromi and a peppermint shrimp.) as well as my LR. I'm hoping it is well cured as I have a deadline to get the tank operational as I'm buying corals from a fellow reefer.
     
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  3. leslie hempel

    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    wisjing you all the best buddy.. this is going to be a stunner if its anything like your previous setup..
     
  4. Adee

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    I'm sure its going to be a stunner, your 1st one was certainly awesome.

    Yep, and every weekend I watched those fish...and even gave my best price to the LFS...no deal.:lol:
     
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    gaboon

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    Thanks Les, appreciate it.

    Haha!
     
  6. JD167

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    Awesome! Keep those pics coming.
     
  7. ben lloyd

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    looking nice love it
     
  8. Jaak

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    Great news! All the best with setting your tank up again!!
     
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    looks good, all the best
     
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    Will be great to see this thread and tank mature!!:thumbup:
     
  11. keyaam

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    Hey Gaboon

    Your tank has actually inspired my new build. Cant wait to see it return to its former glory
     
  12. lIghty

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    If anything like the 1st pic, it will look awesone!
     
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    Well i'm sure it will be a stunner...If anything like in the first post...
     
  14. Tony

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    Welcome Back Nick. I've been twisting their arm to sell me your fish but no luck;)
     
  15. Matt

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    Looking great gaboon! Whats that little tank set up their already? terrarium?
     
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    gaboon

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    Thanks all for commenting

    Shot dude!


    Haha, Dono has some nice YT's and a massive Naso now.


    Thanks Matt, its a frog vivarium.
     
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    gaboon

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    Quick update, added LR last week and did the scaping yesterday.

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  18. Adee

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    looking good, what are your tanks dimensions?
     
  19. jacquesb

    jacquesb Retired Moderator

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    Awesome Gaboon! Fantastic scaping there mate! I am looking forward to seeing this tank in it's full glory again! Good luck!
     
  20. Mekaeel

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    Taking shape there Gaboon :)
    Please keep us updated with more and more pics ;)
     
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    very nice gaboon:thumbup: nice scaping.
     

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