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#1 TrevC

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Posted 05 June 2009 - 06:50 PM

It's been far too quiet for far too long in my house!

The new sump arrived today :burp:
Made to measure 48x18x17.5.
Just got to put baffles in and top up with equipment.
And drill tank, plumb in return.....etc.

Notice the sponge is still surviving..........
:censored2: :cheers: :wOOt2:

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TANK 48 x 24 x 24

NO LIVE ROCK WHATSOEVER

VORTECH MP40
2 x Tunze Nano

48 x 18 x 17.5 SUMP
NO LIVE ROCK IN HERE EITHER!
SCHURAN JETSKIM 150
SCHURAN JETSTREAM 1 Ca REACTOR
"GYRACTOR" running "BIO PEARLS"
EHEIM 1262 RETURN PUMP

FISH AND CORALS SUPPLIED BY
JASON's AQUATICS


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Posted 05 June 2009 - 06:58 PM

good times m8

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Posted 06 June 2009 - 02:47 PM

Nice sump Trev am now upgrading mine, have PM'd you some questions :censored2:

#4 bobba fett

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Posted 07 June 2009 - 10:33 AM

Awsome sponge matey,nice vivid yellow, I saw one like it in Halfords but thought it would be hard to keep. Do you target feed it? :lol:
I suggest a change of plan... Let the wookie win

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Posted 07 June 2009 - 03:56 PM

target feeds it soap :lol:

Keep me posted as to when you want tank drilled trev


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#6 TrevC

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Posted 07 June 2009 - 08:14 PM

You all failed to notice the new addition........




the green flat sponge at the back :lol:

TANK 48 x 24 x 24

NO LIVE ROCK WHATSOEVER

VORTECH MP40
2 x Tunze Nano

48 x 18 x 17.5 SUMP
NO LIVE ROCK IN HERE EITHER!
SCHURAN JETSKIM 150
SCHURAN JETSTREAM 1 Ca REACTOR
"GYRACTOR" running "BIO PEARLS"
EHEIM 1262 RETURN PUMP

FISH AND CORALS SUPPLIED BY
JASON's AQUATICS


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Posted 07 June 2009 - 09:36 PM

You all failed to notice the new addition........




the green flat sponge at the back :lol:


Bugger, I thought it was turf algae.
Why do left-over nuts never match left-over bolts?

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 08:17 AM

Looks like the box fish has jumped out on the right hand side of the sump :lol:
I suggest a change of plan... Let the wookie win

Check out www.Reefpark.net if you have a minute

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 07:03 PM

Been doing a bit of glass glueing....

The Benthic/Cryptic zone will be painted out to keep light down to a minimum.

This is based on the very first sump I had.

going to add brace bars across the DSB section just to be sure!

Top up holds around 30 litres, so here's hoping I only have to top it up at weekends.

All sponges have now been returned to their natural habitat, and I would like to point out that none were hurt during the build of this sump :D

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TANK 48 x 24 x 24

NO LIVE ROCK WHATSOEVER

VORTECH MP40
2 x Tunze Nano

48 x 18 x 17.5 SUMP
NO LIVE ROCK IN HERE EITHER!
SCHURAN JETSKIM 150
SCHURAN JETSTREAM 1 Ca REACTOR
"GYRACTOR" running "BIO PEARLS"
EHEIM 1262 RETURN PUMP

FISH AND CORALS SUPPLIED BY
JASON's AQUATICS


#10 SLAPPY

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 07:33 PM

With so many baffles on there, I don't think you'll need brace bars at all. They just block out light over the DSB section.

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 07:46 PM

Looks like a well thought out sump, I like the idea of the cryptic zone being build in
I suggest a change of plan... Let the wookie win

Check out www.Reefpark.net if you have a minute

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 11:14 PM

Going well trev,soon have water in it m8.

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Posted 09 June 2009 - 06:24 AM

have you got an auto top up trev?

#14 TrevC

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Posted 09 June 2009 - 05:09 PM

With so many baffles on there, I don't think you'll need brace bars at all. They just block out light over the DSB section.


Only the two large baffles go all the way across.
Shouldn't have any effect on DSB.

Looks like a well thought out sump, I like the idea of the cryptic zone being build in


It's virtually the same as the one Jas built on my first set up, only added the "Top Up" section.
All credit to the "Ginger One" :D

Going well trev,soon have water in it m8.


Can't wait to get it all wet again, so I can relieve you of some corals.........and you can relieve me of some cash :lol:

have you got an auto top up trev?



Yes Ben, peri pump linked to a System 2000 auto top up. Same as last one.
Seemed to work well so will leave it the same.

TANK 48 x 24 x 24

NO LIVE ROCK WHATSOEVER

VORTECH MP40
2 x Tunze Nano

48 x 18 x 17.5 SUMP
NO LIVE ROCK IN HERE EITHER!
SCHURAN JETSKIM 150
SCHURAN JETSTREAM 1 Ca REACTOR
"GYRACTOR" running "BIO PEARLS"
EHEIM 1262 RETURN PUMP

FISH AND CORALS SUPPLIED BY
JASON's AQUATICS


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Posted 09 June 2009 - 09:34 PM

Very good Trev, will probably copy this on my new sump ;)

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Posted 12 June 2009 - 08:56 PM

Sump now in and complete, just got to fill it with water, sand and chaeto.

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Going to run the sump for a week or two while I work out what to do with my rockwork.
All my old rock is out in the garden having had a thorough jet wash.

TANK 48 x 24 x 24

NO LIVE ROCK WHATSOEVER

VORTECH MP40
2 x Tunze Nano

48 x 18 x 17.5 SUMP
NO LIVE ROCK IN HERE EITHER!
SCHURAN JETSKIM 150
SCHURAN JETSTREAM 1 Ca REACTOR
"GYRACTOR" running "BIO PEARLS"
EHEIM 1262 RETURN PUMP

FISH AND CORALS SUPPLIED BY
JASON's AQUATICS


#17 TrevC

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Posted 15 June 2009 - 09:41 PM

Sump now wet B)

100 litres of Lindsay's finest "dirty water" added today.

I know Linds....... it's cleaner than most peoples water! :P

Think it could do with another 25 litres......

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TANK 48 x 24 x 24

NO LIVE ROCK WHATSOEVER

VORTECH MP40
2 x Tunze Nano

48 x 18 x 17.5 SUMP
NO LIVE ROCK IN HERE EITHER!
SCHURAN JETSKIM 150
SCHURAN JETSTREAM 1 Ca REACTOR
"GYRACTOR" running "BIO PEARLS"
EHEIM 1262 RETURN PUMP

FISH AND CORALS SUPPLIED BY
JASON's AQUATICS


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Posted 15 June 2009 - 10:10 PM

No probs m8,looking good ,if you need more for the sump give me a bell m8 B) .

#19 SLAPPY

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 05:52 PM

Trev, have you changed your overflow?

Didn't you have a VDL one on there before?

#20 karnivor

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 06:07 PM

looking good M8, wont be long now.
Why do left-over nuts never match left-over bolts?




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