Yuri's QT

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks' started by Yuri, 14 Aug 2010.

  1. Yuri

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    i have been thinking and this is the only way to go in the hobby
    Here is a photo of the sump
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    I will put up a photo of the tank later
     
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  3. FransSny

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    You confuse me bud ....how is this the future of the hobby , or am I missing something.

    No offence but what I see is a skimmer , DSB & cannister, sorry not cutting edge, or will the tank pics explain the complete picture ?
     
  4. Yuri

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    I think every one must have a QT tank that is what i ment
     
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    Uum Frans there must be something wrong with your monitor cuase I see something totaly different, Crearly Yuri and I are smoking the same shit ;)
     
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    Yuri if its a QT do u think u might use it to treat ur fish..i mean using some medications if needed???? If yes won't it affect ur DSB?? Just wondering...
     
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    Nice sump:)
     
  8. Yuri

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    i am planing on only running it on hypoSG
    So i will not be using copper
    from what i have read only copper and stay in the liverock and dsb
    And i am not going to use copper there will be no need
    I have looked it up and a dsb work in hypoSG
    I hope the skimmer will work
     
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    Yuri I have always had a QT settup and I often QT my sensitive fish starting at or close to Hypo SG and then work my way up SLWOLY and IMO anything that populates a DSB will not survive hypo SG also after having IMO the perfect QT settup the best is still the simplest that I cant stress enough

    Trev
     
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    Send me your email
    I have found a paper that that have info on anaerobic bacteria in hypo SG
     
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    Do share.
     
  12. Yuri

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    Send me a pm with your email and i will send it
    It is to big to put on the forum
     
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    Wow thats awsome will do thanks

    Trev
     
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    I done the same
    Took standard 1.2 as the QT display, and standard 90cm as sump.
    Setup everything as a normal tank. But "display" is barebottom.

    Only difference, I do not run mine at hypo salinity. I use the water from my big tank water change, to do a 30% water change on the QT per week. No point in trying first to dilute the water down to 1.019 every week.

    If needed for medisine or whatever reason, I then just put the return line into first chamber of sump, and then the display and sump runs as seperate tanks.
     
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    We have a QT at the back of the shop...on HypoSG witout DSB

    After reading through that same article we are running a tank in shop with a large dsb on HYPO S.g the only problem comes in...when you increase and decrease the Salinity the whole time.

    Each time you increase the salinity from Hypo S.g... some bacteria dies and needs to repopulate at the higher s.g....and visa versa

    The Hypo S.g dsb tank is working nicely so far... will give feedback about it...running in the long run
     
  16. Yuri

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    here is the tank
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    And here is the cover for the jumpers
    Only half way made
    [​IMG]
     
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    Jumpers like ur rare Mauritian pencil wrasse???;)
     
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    Yes for the rare wrasse
    Sagar is this only the second one out of mauritius
    I know thy are endemic only to mauritius
     
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    My father used to sell with marks aquarium..but as evry1 knows Marks aquarium is shit, so basically I doubt the fish could occasionally reach the market..Since they might be perishing there itself.

    As far as I know u'll be the the third person in the world to have one.........
     
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    thanks for the info
     
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    wow man ur QT could double as a Display
     
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