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Discussion in 'Large Tanks (101gal+)' started by Turner, Jan 13, 2013.

  1. Turner

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    Hi folks. I been keeping marines now for about 2 and a half yrs.
    I have learned alot over that time by mistakes and trying new things. And the salty box has been the place I have learned all my knowledge from:)

    My tank is 4x2x2.5.
    I have a 3 ft sump and a big skimmer also in the cabinet. I run a uv and cheato in the middle section.

    In the main I have a 5 inch dsb and about 70 kilo of LR.

    Over the next few weeks I will upload some photos but I got a couple on my phone of a few fish I got. So heres a start:)

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  2. andrewblueboy

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    very nice set up you have Big Thumbs Up
     
  3. ged@fishnochips

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    Glad to see you are still going Turner, it was a hard start for you originally as I remember. :)
     
  4. Turner

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    Yep I have had my ups and downs but im gettin there. Thanks for the comments:) I will post some pictures of other equipment and stock very soon. And update when I buy new bits:)
     
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    Howdy, great to see you have come as far as you have with the ups & downs this hobby brings at times.
    Have you got a FTS?

    Oh.....& about time this thread got created :tongue:

    Dave
     
  6. Turner

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  7. Hazey

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    that last picture looks like you have an Ocean trench, any rumblings going on in there :whistling:

    Those clowns are gorgeous
     
  8. Turner

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    Lol. Its settling down now my dsb. I had a pair of maroons b4 and they made a right mess of it. They are a pair of percs. Lovely pair. Love the nem:)
     
  9. Turner

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    Sorry bout the full tank shots. My galaxy s3 is not the best. Its brighter in real life lol
     
  10. chippypah

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    Looking very nice there my friend.
     
  11. Turner

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    Cheers chip:)
     
  12. corouk

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    Looking nice mate and just a word of advice when taking pictures of the tank... switch the flash off and it willnlook good as there is good light in the tank. ;)

    Sent from my GT-N8010 using Tapatalk HD
     
  13. Turner

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    Lol. I know. Been a very lazy boy:)
     
  14. Turner

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    Ohh ok pal. Thanks:)
     
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    Looking great turner:thumbup1:all the hard work paying off keep posting pictures
     
  16. killi

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    Looking good bud :thumbup1:
     
  17. Turner

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    Cheers guys. Theres alot I would change if I ever start a new system. I would go with aqua roach rock work and alot less. I would also set sump up alot better as pipework is shocking. I wish I could afford 2 razor leds but atm they out of my league. But one day maybe:)

    My system is totally run by led but I am not totally happy with the 15k lights. I also need to run 2 arcadia echo blue led bars and another arcadia eco white red led bar.
    My corals mostly look peach colour which I dont like.
    In my first set up which was a fluval260 bow vicenza I could keep hammer heads and torches no problem but since changing to a bigger system with lots of new sand I have lost a few lps:-( and now im trying again with a small hammer to see if levels in tank ave stabilised. Hopefully they will soon as lps are my favourite corals.
     
  18. Turner

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    Some of my corals under my led blues

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  19. Turner

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    A few more pics of equipment and corals.

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  20. screwloose

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    bowt time ;)


    oh yes is that a chocolate chip starfish ?
     
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