Tiger Eye's 3ft Reef

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  1. Tiger eye

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    Hi guys i finely desided to start a member system thred sinse this tank has been running for 2 years now.

    About two and a half years ago my friend planted the seed of starting a marine tank so I started doing resurch and after a couple of months I started building my 3ft tank.

    DT: 900 X 300 X 380mm water level is at 360mm with a corner overflow.
    Sump: 900 X 300 X 380mm with 4 compartments with a TS1 Skimmer and a DIY Alge Skrubber, a 300W Heater, a DSB from play sand, a DIY Phosphate and Carbon reactor, a 2500L/h return pump.

    Over the past 2 years ive lernt a lot of lesons and unfortunatly lost a couple of live stock but i sepose that is how you lern. (skoolgeld)

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  3. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Great! Tank looks awesome and great DIY
     
  4. bothal08

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    Wow that is progress well done man
     
  5. Tiger eye

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    Thanks the next DIY project is a ATU and then its moonlight LEDs.
     
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    awesome dude! I see you have an aiptasia problem like me
     
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    Really nice setup i am going to watch it progress!
     
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    Inspiring, wanna get me a 3ft now :D
     
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  9. Tiger eye

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    Hi hi I know you guys are going to shoot me sinse I updated this thred so long ago. But here is a couple of new pics.

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  10. Tiger eye

    Tiger eye Thread Starter

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    And the new Skimz sm121 Skimmer after the TS1 went pop.

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    Very nice.
     
  12. Dylant

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    Very very nice
     
  13. Smithers

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    Wow, looking good :thumbup:
     
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    Nice... Tank is really growing nicely.
     
  15. Tiger eye

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    Thanks but its most of you guys that gave advice that got me and my tank to were it is.
     
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    Tanks coming on nicely:thumbup:
     
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    That is what this forum is all about. :)
     
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    Looking terrific
     
  19. cizanie

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    love your tank
     
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    Nice looking tank, what did you use to DIY the reactors? I see you no longer have the algae scrubber, why did you remove it from the sump.
     
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    Coming allong nicely!
     
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