This hobby never let's one go !!

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by DUPPIE, 24 Apr 2015.

  1. DUPPIE

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    Been in the hobby (in and out for the past 9 years), sold my tank a year ago, ...and here we go again !! New tank (1.3 x 65 x 65), with 1.2m sump, 2x 150 watt Metal Halides (14K), and 63x Blue Led's. Using a Reef Octo TS2, Reef Octo reactor (currently for carbon). Also running a Fluval with carbon (would like to use phosphate pellet in reactor though).Tank has only been running for two months.
    I've aqua-scaped the tank twice, but still not happy. Also I think I might have some of the coral placements all wrong, maybe someone can give me a few tips.

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    Yo man tank looks so awesome!
     
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    Sorry, forgot to add a full view pic of the tank, for guys to make suggestions as to a better aquascape.

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    I personally think it looks stunning as is, I would leave it just like that. Good job.
     
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    Looks fantastic. if you happy with it why change it?:thumbup:
     
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    Looks like the clam is coming out of my PC screen lol. looks awesome.
     
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    Thanks guys, appreciate it !!

    Maybe I'm just full of s@##$& , but I don't like the scaping. I bought the tank used, cracked it at the one outlet when I transported it, had to do a patch job (can be seen on the right top side of the tank). So would like to try again (to hide the crack). Does anybody know what the easiest way will be to glue/epoxy wet live rock together for aquascaping (or does the rock have to be dry) ? I tried underwater epoxy 2 days ago on a frag, but frag was too heavy, and it didn't work.

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    Iv used prately putty to stick live rock together and I used it with wet rocks, it sets underwater
     
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    That is a big comeback. wow.
     
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    Try Aquamend for all underwater application.
     
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    Thanks for all the replies !!
    Added another 15kg's of liverock, now the crack is hidden, but I think I'm going to have dead spots. So I've decided to remove everything and start from scratch. Will be doing the Google thing to try and find a nice scape to copy.

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    Just add another wavemaker for dead spots?
     
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    very lekke!good job,i like the scape:m106:
     
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    Thanks Guys!!
    Tried a re-scape, what do you guys think?

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    hi @ Duppie pls don't take offence at this but the tank looks good, so now try keep your hands out of it for a while.(for your inmates sake)
     
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    Duppie

    A question, did you buy over an existing tank that you just moved and startup again at you place? Everything looks super, would love to have a look at the real thing.

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    seen this in person today, awesome looking tank, definitely worth having a look at ;) :thumbup:
     
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    Thanks Guys !

    Here's an updated pic. Also changed the lights to 2x 250w 15K

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    Packed full of corals!
     
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