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Featured Durky's Vision 260 - Black is back!

Discussion in 'Medium Tanks (31-100gal)' started by Realist, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. Realist

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    Well after what seems like years of yes I am then no Im not, I finally upgraded :cool:

    I have opted for a vision 260 in black that will be sumped via an overflow box.

    Here are a few pics to kick it off

    Here is the tank in place after the trip to Yorkshire yesterday. Its going to remain on the side wall of the living room as it wont fit in the corner. However it looks much better in the new spot.

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    Black acrylic background has been put on the back of the tank rather than painting it.

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    Pic of the 4 x 2 supports at the back of the tank. There is also the same at the front.

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    Added 2 x 4 sockets to each side of the tank, giving 16 in total which should be plenty.

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    And for now thats all I can do. The sump will be coming over from my old tank, leaving me plenty of room in the stand for the ATO and any other equipment I will add.

    Im going to be running with no skimmer :eek: MM and cheato. I will be running rowaphos and carbon both in a reactor.

    I already have a 4ft 150 x 2 halide with 4 x 24w power compacts ready to add. I will also be adding two blue aquarays either side of the brace bar on a mounting rail.

    Tank will have around 40kg of LR and will be a little less 'loaded' than my old tank.

    I will be sticking with my LPS for the moment and then making the move to SPS over time ( I hope )
     
  2. Marine Life UK

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    Good luck with the new tank mate

    ps is that the date already :whistling:
     
  3. Realist

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    Date?
     
  4. Marine Life UK

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    the date on the pics somewhat out lol
     
  5. Realist

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    O right, new camera and could not be arsed working out how to change it lol
     
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    Ooo, looking forward to seeing this!
     
  7. Realist

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    Me too mate. Long overdue me thinks.
     
  8. swin

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    looking good chris ,getting wet after christmas ?
     
  9. swin

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    do you need to rehome your old one:tongue_smilie:
     
  10. Hazey

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    no flies on you mr D
    Nice :taunt:

    Dave
     
  11. Realist

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    Moving it all over next wed or thur mate Big Thumbs UpBig Thumbs Up
     
  12. swin

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    can you post details how you do it and anything you would do different afterwards
    you can be my Guinea pig,moving mine to the vat i got today then move tank ,then fill tank again
    good luck with yours,ill be back at work by then:sigh:
     
  13. Realist

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    Of course mate, I will take a few pics of Ged moving it all HystericalHysterical
     
  14. swin

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    does he know yet lol Hysterical
     
  15. Realist

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    Yeh. He's just pretending to ignore me lol
     
  16. robb1977

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    This could be worth a watch lol
     
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    chris your acans will have room to breathe now :lol:
     
  20. Realist

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    I know. Talk about cramped! It was getting daft.
     
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