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Discussion in 'Large Tanks (101gal+)' started by Social D, Jan 16, 2010.

  1. Social D

    Social D Registered

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    Tank Spec 60x30x24 custom made tank
    Lights 2x 400w dimable ballasts with 10k Reeflux lamps.
    V2 skimmer 1500 skimmer
    V2 1500 calcium reactor
    30g sump no cheato atm
    tunze pumps

    Fish

    1x lion fish antenetta
    3 x Anthias
    2 x Tomato clowns
    1 chalk bass
    1 x Royal gramma
    1x Yellow Tang
    1x Kole Tang
    1x Scopas Tang
    2 x Wrasse
    1x goby
    1x Hawkfish
    2 x Green chromis
    1 x Mandarin
    1 x Regal Angel
    1 x Flame Angel
    Corals mainly acropora and montipora few soft for good measure and some lps.

    Tank at 2 years old

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    Parameters i dont have a clue tbh i dont hardly test .. i know nitrate is 50ppm thats something im working on.
    Cant really think of any else to put when i do i will [thumbup.gif]

    some pics

    A few more

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    softie corner

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    stags
     
  2. FISHWORLD

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    Nice tank mate...you have about a million quids worth of frags in there !

    Matthew.
     
  3. Social D

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    I bloody wish :-:eek:
     
  4. Neil

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    Nice looking tank :)))
     
  5. Kev

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    Very nice!
     
  6. 4head

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    As chris says defo loads of frags in there ,lovely tank though [thumbup.gif]
     
  7. c.argi

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    Your tank looks fantastic, keep the pics coming!
     
  8. angelfish

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    tank is looking great,keep the pictures coming.derek
     
  9. stevieh

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    nice looking tank
     
  10. Ding Dang Doo

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    Great looking tank...

    Thanks for sharing them with us!

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  11. MrLarner

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    Lovely tank mate, but you say you dont have a clue about your water parameters, why? dont you own a test kit? you got hundreds if not thousands of pounds worth of coral/fish and you dont own a 20-25 pound test kit [005.gif]
    50 is fairly high for nitrate mate, you should try and keep it below 30, 20 if possible,
    what litre/gallon is that tank? what water changes do you do?
     
  12. Social D

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    Hi yeh i own a few test kits i just dont test very often, the calcium reactor keep the kh and calcium stable

    Tanks 155g . I dont do many water changes although i do need to kick my own arse to do more i think

    Cheers Tim
     
  13. MrLarner

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    155 gallon, wow thats big, i used to have a 126 gallon tropical tank when i owned oscar fish, and that took some serious hard work to keep clean and stable.
    buy yeah, get your arse out of gear and get some water changes in sunshine [011.gif]
    any nitrate above 20-30 and the fish start to suffer.
     
  14. fieldy132

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    fab tank [thumbup.gif]

    totally love hercules swimmin through the twigs [011.gif]
     
  15. gillyspot

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    You have some (in fact loads [011.gif] ) of magnificent healthy corals so whatever you are doing it doesnt look that bad to me.

    Beautiful natural looking tank.
     
  16. Hazey

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    Superb looking tank you have Tim.
    Those SPS corals are awesome :))) :)))

    Dave
     
  17. Social D

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    Ta guys, Regarding Nitrate tbh it hasnt had any detrimental effect on the livestock its been 50 for ages
    Not lost a fish or coral yet due to Nitrate, Maybe lesser growth and slight colour, But many stunning european tanks have 50+ and dont suffer at all, Just look at Sanjay joshi's tank for instance.

    But thats no excuse i must add its much better to have lower Nitrate of course, But higher levels dont do as much damage as you might think
     
  18. Reefcubeboy

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    Stunning tank there with some beautiful mature sps colonies..one to be proud of mate

    Ps..good to see another keeper who depends on his stock to judge conditions and like myself....sod the test kits and water changes _))) _))) _))) _)))
     
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