Wito's RSM 130D

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  1. wito-zn

    wito-zn

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    Ok so shut down the old tank Juwel Vision 260. Fish and coral are in quarantine tank. 8 days till my RSM arrives. Sad selling the old tank but it is time for a change. Still deciding on what coral to put into the tank. Any ideas?
     
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    wito-zn Thread Starter

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    This is my inspiration for my RSM. Can any one help with identifying what corals are in the pictures.

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    Nice tank for inspiration :) Hopefully yours will end up looking just as good (or even better)!
    From what I can tell, the tank looks like it has the following corals:
    Pincushion with the flower shaped pins
    Lumo green candycane
    Blue candycane/trumpet coral
    Pink zoas/palys
    Xenia
    Green star polyps
    Blue clove polyps (I think that is what is in the front right)
    Small frogspawns
    Various sps corals (will wait for the sps experts to comment)
    Red montipora
    Some mushrooms
    Various zoas
    Cocosworm
    Doughtnut/brain coral
    Blastos

    Can't wait to see your tank up and running! :)
     
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    wito-zn Thread Starter

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    Thank you so much. Ya the wait is killing me but it is also teaching me patience. Not going to rush this tank like my first one.
     
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    Nice tank to aspire to. Tekkengal has pretty much covered everything I think.

    You'll notice how the aquarist has layered that tank, the SPS at the top, the LPS in the middle and then the soft corals at the bottom, perfect way to do it, especially if you're a bit restricted in terms of lighting. RSM tanks are really nice, looking forward to watching your progress with it.
     
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    Ok so have been doing some thinking and lots of internet surfing and this is the livestock list so far.

    Fish
    - Purple Fire Fish
    - Maroon Clown
    - Fire fish
    - Fire shrimp
    - Skunk cleaner shrimp
    - 3x hemit crabs
    - 2x turbo snails

    Coral
    - Green Candy Cane
    - Blue Candy Cane
    - Green Star Polyps
    - Frogspawn
    - Green Mushroom
    - Blue Mushroom
    - Torch Coral
    - Kenya Tree Coral
    - Toadstool Leather Coral
    - Varies Zoas
    - Hammer Head
    - Blue Clove Polyps

    Trying to find a Pederson Cleaner Shrimp but will have to wait for feed back from LFS. So what does everyone think of my list?
     
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    Going to pick up tank tomorrow can't wait. :mbounce: Would of picked it up today but LFS was closed due to holiday. Tried to hint for them to open just for me:whistling: but no bite (no harm trying). Will post many pics.
     
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    Looking forward to the pics!
     
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    Thank you, means the world to me!
     
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    Cool love pics.
     
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    wito-zn Thread Starter

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    Ok so here we go. Arrived at the LFS yesterday morning and told them i couldn't take the tank anymore, shame i think they almost had a heart attack. But anyways i know i am mean. But got it into the back of the car and trotted home. Here is the build so far still haven't finished.

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    Very nice. Be sure to look at the RSM club on ReefCentral. Lots and lots of tips and tricks, some cheap some not, but very helpful.
     
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    Lol! I bet they were thinking that should have given you the tank on Friday when you said that :p
    How long did it take you to setup?
     
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    Thanks. Will take a look.

    Lol. I am sure they did. Took me about 4hours to put the stand together(perfectionist). Filled tank this morning and add live rock. Will start dosing speacile blend tomorrow.
     
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    The easy part is over, now the hard part of waiting for it to cycle begins :p
    Don't be shy on the pics! :biggrin:
     
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    Awesome tank! How much do these tanks sell for! Looking at getting the RSM250
     
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    Ha Ha. Mixing and carrying the water was not easy:p. Ya my first marine i rushed and flopped so this one i will be patient. Not much to see yet. But thought i would just take a pic anyways.

    Thank you. I bought mine for R12500. Would love to have gotten the 250 but space is restricted in my flat.

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    I am intrested in the Red sea range! Is the stand included in the price! And is this 130 Litres
     
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    Yes the stand is included at that price. Yes 100L tank and 30L sump.
     
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    Looking Good!! - Tagging along.!!
     
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