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Discussion in 'Large Tanks' started by jaquesdp08, 6 Jun 2012.

  1. jaquesdp08

    jaquesdp08

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    Evening....

    So the time has come to go bigger..


    Tank : 1200x800x550 ( Dorry Pets Tank)
    Sump: 1200x800x450 ( Dorry Pets )

    Equipment

    Pellets : Reeftek Pellet Reactor
    Heaters : 2x Jager 300 Watts
    Return : Reefoct Waterblaster Return
    Skimmer : Vertex Alphacone 170
    Lights : 2x Kessil A150W LEDS
    Flow : 1x Tunze 12000 L/H Stream Pump

    Im actually a big fan of Zeovit, But wants to experiment a bit with Pellets, So this tank will be run on Pellets only.. Wil later on start a thread on my current Zeovit Tank to share my experiance..

    Here is just 2 Pics so far... My Leds landed this morning so i quickly hooked them up and must say, the Colour blend is AWSOME.....

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  3. Fishman

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    Awesome tank. That's quite a spread for two tiny leds! What did they set you back if I may ask? And love the 'two bommie' scape too.
     
  4. jaquesdp08

    jaquesdp08 Thread Starter

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    Yeah they look Tiny, but really has a massive spread.. might add another one later will see what the corals say..
     
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    Thanks for PM. Not bad I'm sure your coral will love with just two of them LED'S! What you planning on keeping?
     
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  7. jaquesdp08

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    Will be SPS Dominant..

    Just added 2 pieces now.. Will see how they look by tommorow night..
     
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    Jacques this is going to be awesome
     
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    Nice chap, looking forward to the tanks progression.
     
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    Really like the scaping. You'll have to go sps.
    Any idea on fish?
     
  11. jaquesdp08

    jaquesdp08 Thread Starter

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    Fish..

    Blue Throat Trigger Pair
    Pair of Platinum Clowns
    Few Anthias
    Purple Tang

    And will see what other things i can get hehe..
     
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    those 2 small lights lights up that whole tank??? amazing,i see they 150w each,is it a type of halide
     
  13. mytank

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    Nice size tank :) wonder what convinced you on the size ;)

    Come see my blue throat just don't steal him while I am away. It is prob the best fish I have ever had. Fantastic personality and a gentle giant! Mine let's me rub his head when he comes to feed now. Sometimes I get a nibble for the effort ;)

    This is going to be a great tank. I want some progress on that np pellets you know I am watching that :)
     
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    I like the rock work simple and manimalistic and there's enough space for the fish to swim around and yah I like the size of the tank and I can't wait to see some pics of fish and carols in
     
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    jaquesdp08 Thread Starter

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    Yes MyTank its all ur fault... Love the size. The lights are LED's they push out the same amount as a 150W halide hence they are named A150W.. But they produce it at almost half the Wattage...
     
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    Very nice let me know what you think vs the other ones ;)
     
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    Nice setup you have there!

    Where the heck did you find these? Local or own import?
     
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  19. Ridwaan

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    I think an update is due lol
     
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    indeed
     
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    So the Kessils Led's didnt work out on the size of the tank, so i went with the Vertex Illumina.. Needed to shutdown my Zeovit system as it was the smaller one of the 2, and we are having huge water shortages couldnt rely on water being available for waterchanges and Topups.. Transfered all the corals and fish to the new system...


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