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Discussion in 'Large Tanks (101gal+)' started by Carlos, Jan 13, 2012.

  1. Carlos

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    Time for a new thread.Tanks been on order a week today, and talks since Xmas eve. I've gone for 48 x 26 x 24, in 12mm euro bracing. Opti White front and opti White right side as this is right next to where I sit. The cabinet is high gloss black with open back for plenty of ventilation, with a approx 5" matching pelmet. Lights are going to be the same ATI 39 x 8 dimmerable light unit suspended this time so it will give the light spread (I hope)Sump is a 4 section Section one is inlet via the twin stand pipe, 400 micron sock and a BM nac6-a skimmer which I picked up today, I've never been one to over skim and pull everything out the system.Section two is for MM and cheato.Section three return and phosphate reactor.Section four is the RO top up section approx 38 litres.Will be also setting up the ghl triple doser but inside the cabinet this time so it's not on display. Stocking the usual LPS and you never know I might even attempt some SPS third time lucky and all :whistling:Carl
     
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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Look forward to seeing some pictures mate.
    Cheers
    Pete
     
  3. Carlos

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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Me to Pete, I might be cheeky and ask Steve if I can nip to the tank builders once a week and take update pics

    Carl
     
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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Sounds like a nice set up. Just hope you don't have to wait too long for the arrival :thumbup1:
     
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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Looking forward to seeing this through the stages (and being built) if you can.
     
  6. Carlos

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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    He double checked on the lead time last week so it should be o schedule but things can change Hysterical

    Cheers James, I'm nipping into Steves tomorrow to pay the balance off so I'll check to see if it's ok to nip down from time to time. I've never had a new tank before. Really looking forward to it and our lass is as well after showing her pics of a build similar Steve did for someone. I think it's the black gloss she likes, but that will change when see needs to clean it Hysterical

    Carl
     
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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    A well thought out sump

    looking forwards to see this set up
     
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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Great minds think alike size wise :clap:
     
  9. Carlos

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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Took me a week tp plan it mate, I'd better get saving now for the MM and work out how much I need.

    I know was :eek: when I saw your post same size apart from the colour, just hope my lights will surfise though chris, as can't afford tp change them after only getting these a few months back.

    Carl
     
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    What you running ATM bud
     
  11. Carlos

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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Two holding tanks mate
    36 x 12 x 12 with my fish and some corals and a nac6a skimmer and a 30 x 12 x 12 sat at the back of it with my lr and some corals with the RDC850 skimmer. Going to set up the phos reactor tomorrow and planning small water changes every 4 or maybe 5 days. I've popped some pics on my old thread, but don't call the tang police :whistling:
    And lights ATI 8 x 39
    Carl
     
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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    1 lb = 10 sq inches 1" deep 35 lbs should be about right
     
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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Did you get that mess cleaned up before she got home? :whistling:

    Did the heat sort itself or did you have to get a new heater mate?
     
  14. Carlos

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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Cheers Gary, I'd better get saving for that then, I won't be going where Roger saw the price though Hysterical


    Just about did it mate, then sent her off for a new spare heater, I know the other is in the house somewhere :whistling:.

    Aching like a bit ch today all that caring water out and stretching.

    Carl
     
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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Ask funky to give you a sports massage!

    :eek:
     
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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    Sounds good pal, I am thinking dsbin sump next time and a skimmer

    Miracle mud just really cutting it for me

    Cant wait till april 2013 until i upgrade

    All planned :D
     
  17. Carlos

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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    I'll Pass on that one after my comment about new years Eve Matt picked up on Hysterical.

    Left your £30 with Steve this afternoon mate Big Thumbs Up


    Give the MM time mate, it won't happen over night, Ive not done enough reading yet about the MM, but a True DSB will take 6 months to mature.

    Carl
     
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    Lol, I know patience is the key.
     
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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    That's great cheers dude, will go and spend that Monday. :biggrin:

    I'll see if the cash is exchangable for massage tokens for you :whistling:
     
  20. Carlos

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    Re: Carls Burscough aquatics 48 x 26 x 24 high black gloss

    only if its off Hanna mate :whistling: or Ally :-d

    carl
     
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