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Discussion in 'Medium Tanks (31-100gal)' started by Galvinized, Oct 6, 2013.

  1. Galvinized

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    After the Mrs decided she wanted to move house I thought it was the ideal opportunity to upgrade from My Nano.

    The house move was hectic to say the least, thankfully @Gedmin offered his help in getting the new tank up and running so I could carry on with the important stuff like moving house...

    The tank has been up and running for about 7days or so now, every thing looks to be doing well and fingers crossed none of the SPS look to have suffered, all the LPS look to be fine which is great....

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    Quick rundown of the system.
    Total volume: 320ltrs
    Salt used: Aquavitro Salinity
    Lighting: Radion Gen2 running my custom schedule
    Flow: 2 x MP10's
    Heating Controller: TC-10 & 2 x 300w Heaters
    Bailing Light with GHL 3 pump independent dosing unit.
    Return pump: 2 x ehime 2000+
    I also use a medical infusion pump for dosing Aquavitro Fuel
    Bubble Magus NAC6
    D&D FMR75 Fluidised reactor
    D&D nano Glo sump light

    Fish stock:
    A single clown
    Fire-fish
    Yellow watchman goby
    Mandrin

    Corals:
    Hammer
    Torch
    War coral
    Maze coral
    Candy Cain
    Ridicora
    Favia
    Acan
    Blasto
    Pipe organ
    Zoas
    Sun coral
    Various SPS

    With regards to parameters I aim to keep them at about:
    SG @ 35ppt
    Alk @ 8
    Ca @ 420
    Mg @ 1320
     
  2. Matt88

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    Looking good pal
     
  3. Galvinized

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    Cheers.... Just can't wait to get some more corals now I have the space..
     
  4. Matt88

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    Yeah I bet! Are you adding any more rock or is that it?
     
  5. Galvinized

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    I was planning on adding some more at a later date, I wasn't thinking of adding too many fish so I was just going to see how it goes for now... But ultimately I'm going to need more as this is just the live rock out of my nano..
     
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    [MENTION=19529]JonnyH[/MENTION], finally got round to starting a tank thread.
     
  7. ged@fishnochips

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    Looking good dude, the pictures don't really show the depth, but this is one of my fave tanks at the moment, there is so much you can do with it in the future.
     
  8. Galvinized

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    Thanks Ged.... Just can't wait to start adding some more corals, really looking forward to getting some of those stunning sps Steve has been getting in lately.
     
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    Tanks looks great ,no wonder you were tempted at steves ..glad the move went smoothly .
    Julie.
     
  10. Galvinized

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    Yea it was very tempting but I thought it would be wise to just hang fire for a few weeks so I can just check the params are stable.
     
  11. Galvinized

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    Today I ordered two custom built cabinets to go each side of the tank. One to act as a dosing station and the other to keep all the electrics in...
    Hopefully should be collecting them this weekend & then I can tidy up this mess:

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  12. Jay@BurscoughAquatics

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    Looking great mate. Lovely tank as well!!
    Jay
     
  13. Galvinized

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    Cheers Jay....

    Just ichting to add more corals, it looks empty!
     
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    Love this tank, looks great already. Can't wait to see the corals growing.
     
  16. Galvinized

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    You would say that if you could see the diatoms on the sandbed. Hahahaha

    hope all is well Paul.. You must of had a busy period as iv not seen you posting much lately.
     
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    I've been manic, just never seem to have time. I'm trying to have a good night at it tonight.
     
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    Lol, all the best. I suppose it's nice to get back on hear after some time away. Kind of take a break from normal day to day stuff.
     
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    talking about fish, coals and tanks is in no way getting away from the day to day stuff for me. :lol:
     
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