600+L of salty goodness
Posted 25 May 2011 - 06:45 PM
Its just been ordered today so wont receive it for a couple weeks but on the planning of getting a new tank ive been busy working in the house to make room for it.
Pic of where its going but have to remove the radiator and block up the window
Had to get a pic of Rach doing something
Now thats all done time to think about the equipment side of things
Tank as you know is 5x2x2 so im going to need a good sized skimmer so what better that saving up some money and getting a SUPER SHARK SK-2
Also im going straight in and pre ordered some pearls and reactor to go with it
Lights: Going for all T5 so was thinking of an ATI unit but looked at Tony B's thread and saw what he is using and im impressed so going to order one of those.
Thats as far as ive got so far and I will be keeping this up to date as I go.
Posted 25 May 2011 - 08:57 PM
Posted 08 June 2011 - 08:40 PM
The tank should be with me in a week or so as there was a mess up on the order but its all sorted now.
Slight change on the lighting: Going for a Hamilton unit which has 2x 250w SE lamps, 2x 54w T5 and built in moonlights
Will update again when there is a bit more going on
Posted 10 June 2011 - 06:32 PM
Posted 25 June 2011 - 09:06 PM
I've been and collected my Hamilton light unit (thanks Jed, it was all in good working order)
Went to my lfs and purchased a V2 pure RO unit and an extra 300w heater. Next on the list will be a super silent 5800 lph sicce return pump and 2 controllable sicce powerheads.
Will post some pics up tomorrow of the light unit all working apart from the 2 T5's which I need to get aswel lol
Posted 26 June 2011 - 07:26 AM
New pup checking everything is all in order
Posted 26 June 2011 - 11:50 AM
Posted 27 June 2011 - 06:44 PM
not bad pressure
Posted 27 June 2011 - 06:54 PM
You must be challenging Ben now for the most tank builds lol
Posted 16 July 2011 - 03:26 PM
Well heres some pics of it all hung and working
Thats it for now till i get the tank
Posted 16 July 2011 - 06:58 PM
Posted 22 July 2011 - 04:11 PM
Its been a very long time waiting so here it for you all
The stand is in
Just got to get the tank and the rest of the stuff now lol
Posted 26 July 2011 - 06:06 PM
Oh yeah almost forgot lol, the sump is wet and salty and im picking up 20kg of rock tonight too
Posted 26 July 2011 - 07:28 PM
Posted 26 July 2011 - 08:31 PM
Posted 26 July 2011 - 09:06 PM
ps the duncan I had off you a few moons ago is doing great.
Posted 28 July 2011 - 03:35 PM
My skimmer ans OR6500 has arrived done some dry fit to the return plumbing only because the tank isnt here to fix the lot in place, with any luck i should be picking it up tomorrow
so will post some pics up when i pick it up
For now here is the skimmer starting to bed in coz its not been used for a few years but fired up first time.
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