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My wife's amw37. All original hardware. I use a combo of lighting which includes a 150w metal halide at 20k. I now need my own
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Its an AKWA Elegance 120 (350L)
  • Crystal Clear “Starfire” Glass
  • Premium plastic coated cabinet + hood
Sizes
  • Aquarium Size: 119 x 44 x 64cm
  • Cabinet Size: 120 x 45 x 80cm
  • Sump Filter Size: 90 x 30 x 40cm
  • Combined Height: 145cm
Lighting
  • ZETLIGHT ZT6600
Pump
  • Sun Sun HJ-1842 1800L/h pump (2.5m head)
Heater
  • 2 x 200w Dolphin heater with thermostat
Filter Media
  • 2 x Dophin Carbon + Zeolite 400g
  • Bio Balls 2kg
  • 2 x Matala Mat 285 x 150mm
  • Matala Mat 285 x 200mm
  • Jap Mat 260 x 150mm
  • 2 x Filter Mat Square 260 x 150mm
  • Seeded Media from old system
Skimmer and flow
  • Bubble Magus curve 5 from old system (24 months)
  • 2 x Jeboa OW25 wavemakers (Can run as master and slave). These are super silent.

I have installed my STC controller, a fan for cooling, auto feeder and Autoaqua Smart ATO with around 20L tank for ATO.

I have added my live sand and rock in the new tank, hoping there is minimal cycle. I will not do much different from my other tank, it was running perfectly, minimal effort and everything was healthy.

Stock wise, I will see how its goes. My clowns were on a rampage and anything new was getting hammerd.

I dose 3ML vodka daily. Do a water change in 3-4 months (25Litres). When I remember, I throw in some Reef foundation ABC powder. I clean the glass once a week/2 weeks.

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My little nano i keep things basic

Hardware
Curve 5 skimmer - v8 runing a mini
Wp 200 uplift
Nano 2000l flow pump
Ai prime hd
300w heater
Atu
1201 wifi over the marco algea

Sump
Divided into 3 sections with a charlmber for RO
water runs onto 3 filter pads with marine pure balls under neather
Middle chamber has a flow pump and culpulera
Return and skimmer and heater in the last chamber

Main display
Black caribsea sand
Caribsea rock

Livestock corals
Various LPS some ozzies micromussa
Various zoas
Leathers
Alveopora

Livestock fish and inverts
Cherub dwarf angel
Banggai
Firefish
Clown goby
Sexy shrimp x2
Bloodshrimp
Cleaner shrimp
Peppermint shrimp

Dosing
Fusion 1 and 2 and fuel as per instructions
I feed frozen pellets and flakes nyos and hikari
Corals are feed with coraldelite and AF power food and Nyos range

Testing - i havent tested since Jan tank been runing since end November 2017. I do a 15l water change once a month when i remeber and then i cleaner the glass once every 2 weeks or as needed.

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These Cade tanks look awesome, i saw one at my LFS recently. And its my daughters name just spelt slightly differently. Will upload a kiki in the morn.
 
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I have a Powerlab M60. Bought the complete system. Quite a simple system and it about 9 months old. It’s about 180/190 liters in total with a 160 liter display and a 30 liter sump. The sump is only a two stage sump with the first chamber being heater, chemical media, and some live rock and the second chamber being skimmer, return and also for where I top off/dose. In the display I have one SunSun JVP-130 wavemaker for flow and a DIY Powerlab LED light. Once a week I dose 1.5 tsp of alkalinity dissolved in 250ml freshwater and 1 tsp calcium dissolved in 250ml freshwater and also once a week I dose 2ml of iodide. I manually top up about 15 liter per week (I usually top up every 2 days tho just a bit). As for media I replace carbon and phosphate remover once a month. I also clean my skimmer cup when necessary.

As for livestock I have a mixed reef with easy to keep corals and fish I have 4 clowns, 1 springer damsel and 2 bangaii cardinals.

Equipment:

Powerlab skimmer
Heater
Grech return
SunSun JVP-130
DIY Powerlab LED

Dosing:

Powerlab Calcium
Powerlab Alkalinity
Seachem Iodide

Chemical media:

Powerlab Carbon
Powerlab Equilibrium Phosphate Remover

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My aquarium is over 1.5 years old now. A Boyu TL550 with a Tunze 9004 skimmer, upgraded to having its controller. A zetlight 1201 and a Sunsun jvp130 powerhead. I have 10kg of Blue Treasure aroganite and about 20kg of manmade dry rock, there is also about 15kg of mixed liverock. Two compartments in the rear sump are filled with mixed liverock rubble. I have an aqua h20 300w heater. Salinity checks are done by comparing my Fluval needle hydrometer to my floating hydrometer (I still need to get a refractometer). I have a large rock full of green mushrooms, a small rock with a red metallic mushroom and a rock with a cabbage coral. I have one clown (Hardy), one blue damsel (Papa Smurf) and three Chromis (Chase, Speedy and Joe). I have two nassarius snails, various hermits and two small white stars amongst the many bristlestars

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Changed the lights to two Zetlight 1201 with controller.Removed the standard skimmer.Replaced it with a Tunze 9004.Tank is doing well.Lots of different corals,slightly over stocked with fish.4 clowns,3 cromis,1sandsifter,3 wrasses,some hermit crabs,bristle star fish,and 1 blue lobster.A variety of corals.
Maintenance is very easy.Daily empty skimmer cup.Vinegar dose when I wake up.Using Aquamedic reef salt.Running some Matrix carbon,Purigen.Added two rw8 wave makers.Chiller will only switch on when temp gets to 28 degrees.Weekly change 10% water.Clean the sponge filter and clean the glass.I try to keep my hands out of the tank.Feed once daily with mysis and seafood mix.Every two days I use ocean nutrision pellets.I test the water every two weeks and everything is spot on.Use fuel twice a week for the corals.

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Vleis Visagie

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Aweh ooms & tanies,

Vleis's 30l Pico

Tank:


30l
30cm x 30cm x 35cm (30cmx5cm back sump)

Filtration:

Rubble Rock
Tank Live Rock
Filter Sponge & Filter Wool

Equipment:

Zet 1201L with wifi controller
660 lph return pump
Duckbell Return nozzle


Maintenance & Dosing:

Dosing AF (Aquaforest)

AF Vitality
AF Energy
AF Build
AF Amino Mix
0.01ml every 4th day

5l WC (Water Change) every 3rd day to keep parameters up & Nutrients down

I have not tested my tank water for any parameter other than NO3 & PO4 since started. (just a personal test)

Live Stock:

2x Troch Corals
2x Poccies
GSP
Orange Rics
Pink Acan
Red Micromussa
2x Digis
Purple/Yellow Turbanaria
Lobo (Babysitting)
Mangrove
Duncans
Leptastrea
Organ Pipe
2x Nassarius Snails
Turbo Snail

TIP:

Marine takes time, take it slow. Only thing that happens fast in this hobby is a TANK CRASH.

PIC ENTRY:

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Tank is a starfire 60cm cube with sump. I've added a small std 1.5 foot tank to the system for extra coral space etc. Light is a Radion gen 1,skimmer is a curve 5, flow is provided by 1 tunze 6105 and 2 RW4. My return is a 8000l/h Jecod pump. Also running a Waterboy algae-x reactor with carbon and phosphate remover. Temp is controlled by a Stc1000 controller with two 200w heaters and a chiller for summer. I don't do much water changes so i dose redsea Ca,Kh and Mg.
Its a mixed reef with softies, LPS and trying some SPS. I only have 6 fish currently.

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My system is a 300 litre zeolite filtration based sps system

100×60w ×50high

8 bulb sunpower ati unit

Vertex zeolite reactor

Vertex omega 150 skimmer

Tunze 6095 pumps for flow

Ehiem compact uplift pump

Dosing pumps and calcium reactor on tank

Had this tank running for about 2 years now.been fairly stable

Stocking list is mostly acropora and have started adding some aussie lps and sps recently

Maintenance is a 20litre wc weekly dose zeostart3 twice a day and do monthly carbon and zeolite changes

Added aquaforest component 123 to help with trace elements etc

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Mixed reef tank

• DT 1400mm*550mm*650mm with corner overflow

• Sump is 1100mm*450mm* 450mm separated as follows - DT inflow chamber (filter pads) , Cheato chamber (tumbling), Skimmer +Reactor chamber, return pump chamber and the last chamber is the RO res (ATU)

• Skimmer: Reef Octopus SRO 2000 internal

• Return: Jecod DCT 10,000

• STC 1000 Controller with 2 * 300w Eheim Jager/Thermocontrol heaters

• Wavemakers: 2 * Tunze 6055 with 7091 controller

• Lighting: Zetlight ZT6600 running on default settings

• Waterboy UV AIO Reactor (carbon, purigen, UV)

Maintenance

• Skimmer cup clean up – weekly

• ATU refill – twice per week

• Glass cleaned twice a week with Tunze Care Magnets

• Water changes every 2-3 months

• Red Sea ABC+ powder once per week

Livestock

• A mix of corals

• 2 BTA (one that then split), 1 Inferno nennie

• Fish: Yellow Belly Regal Tank, Yellow Tang, Foxface, 2 Azure Damsels, Engineer Goby, Pink Striped Dottyback, Occelaris clown, honey glazed clown, Lyretail Anthias, cleaner wrasse; banggai cardinal

• 1 Boxing shrimp, 1 cleaner shrimp, 6 – 8 crabs, 2 very large snails.


Tips

  • Patience, lots of it.
  • Stay away from the LFS as much as possible to avoid temptation
  • Stop tinkering with the tank


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Tank :RR Pro Nano 35
Lightning :Orpek V4
Filtration : 20% WC every other week
Flow : Waving motion of fish fins.

This skimmerless, sumpless, pumpless setup runs on 35ppt AF saltmix. A trio blend of bioactive bacteria solution works in harmony with a daily dose of 0.5ml vodka @42%. This allows for a ULNS that requires a daily dose of the following Zeovit suppliments.

All days - 0.25ml drop triobak
2x day - 0.25ml zeostart

2x week - 1 drops zeofood
2x week - 1.5 drops SP
2x week - 1 drops AAHC
2x week - 2 drops coral snow

Fish
1x Mini YT About the size of a R1 coin. (Tang Police?)
1x Breeding Pair of Clownfish
1x Pink Birdsnest

Running 720 hours, 44 mins and 33 sec at midnight 4 Oct 2018

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Tips:
Visit MASA everyday.
Always post pictures of your for sale items.
Don't forget to post a FTS of your tank.
Never post upside down pictures.
Don't chase numbers.
Don't be afraid of the Tang Police.
A TDS of 5 is still OK.
A PO4 of 2ppm is NOT OK.
Just sit back and enjoy reefkeeping!
We love your effort its amazing:m01: we would love for you to get back in the hobby so send us a PM we sending you a Nanno.
 
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JPs REEF:

Tank dimensions:
  • 600 x 600 x 450 mm
Sump dimensions:
  • 550 x 495 x 400
Equipment:
  • Tunze ATO
  • Tunze 9004 skimmer
  • Hailea return pump (2800 lph)
  • Eheim 300W heater
  • SEIO wavemaker (1000 lph)
Water parameters:
  • Ca — 450
  • Kh —8.5
  • NO3 — Undetectable
  • PO4 — Undetectable
Supplements:
  • Seachem reef fusion 1 & 2
  • Aqua vitro fuel
Maintenance:
  • Display glass cleaning — Every other day
  • Sand siphoning once a month
  • Equipment cleaning every other month
  • Water changes — None
Nutrient control:
  • Phosguard — 250 mL every 6 weeks
  • Refugium — Chaeto
Lighting:
  • Display — Radion Gen 2
  • Refugium — 36 W DIY LED

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We love your effort its amazing:m01: we would love for you to get back in the hobby so send us a PM we sending you a Nanno.
Super Goldfish Pellets. Just got a call from @Vleis Visagie asking me when last i checked MASA. This is really really incredible and i cannot believe my eyes or my mind. This is absolutely insanely awsome. What a fantastic gift. Thank you @Live Aquatics !!! Made my friday, weekend & year for sure.

This is really AWEH

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Super Goldfish Pellets. Just got a call from @Vleis Visagie asking me when last i checked MASA. This is really really incredible and i cannot believe my eyes or my mind. This is absolutely insanely awsome. What a fantastic gift. Thank you @Live Aquatics !!! Made my friday, weekend & year for sure.

This is really AWEH

:m01::m106::clap:
Its only a pleasure thanks for the PM we will be intouch soon.
 

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