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Old 04-08-2013, 03:02 PM   #61
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Nice cabinet. Just wondering after you have everything on your tank it will not sag without a support at the middle.
No it should be ok as there are cross beams made of solid oak from front to back which you can't see, that's one reason I had the cabinet made in solid oak as there is no give.
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Old 04-20-2013, 04:39 PM   #62
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Ok so I have been busy on the quite lol.


So I have set the sump up and done all the plumbing. Decided to hard pipe it all as I looks better. Got the new jet return pump rated at 45000ltr an hour. I have put a ball valve on the drain from the tank encase I want to stop the water into the sump, and I have fitted a ball valve to the return pump so I can regulate the flow if needed.

Skimmer is a dymax ls40 rated at 600-1000ltr an hour.

Single T8 light tube across the top for the live rock.



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The light unit came on Wednesday and I'm really pleased with it. It's an all pond solutions 6 tube T5 unit that has 2 blue and 4 white tubes and also has 6 blue led's that are surprisingly bright.

The hole thing has it own hanging bracket that clamps to the side of the tank.



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Old 04-20-2013, 05:15 PM   #63
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Guinness, looks really good so far. I see you went with the heavy duty PVC piping. Nice choice. I love the last picture. Great aquarium and I'm another huge Vale fan. Go #46!!!
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Old 04-20-2013, 05:21 PM   #64
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Guinness, looks really good so far. I see you went with the heavy duty PVC piping. Nice choice. I love the last picture. Great aquarium and I'm another huge Vale fan. Go #46!!!
Cheers, yea the heavy duty pipe was a good choice although not cheap lol.

The pic of vale was a present from my partner we are both BIG Rossi fans. Nice to see him on the podium where he belongs. Lets hope he gives Lorenzo a run for his money! Go #46.
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Cheers, yea the heavy duty pipe was a good choice although not cheap lol.

The pic of vale was a present from my partner we are both BIG Rossi fans. Nice to see him on the podium where he belongs. Lets hope he gives Lorenzo a run for his money! Go #46.
It's pretty exciting in my house on race day. The Mrs. Is a #99 fan. Hey nobody is perfect.
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It's pretty exciting in my house on race day. The Mrs. Is a #99 fan. Hey nobody is perfect.
Lol that's not good but could be fun. We just scream at the tv in hope that Lorenzo falls off! And when he does OMG the roof comes of the house.
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Lol that's not good but could be fun. We just scream at the tv in hope that Lorenzo falls off! And when he does OMG the roof comes of the house.
I'm more worried about the Repsol team. But, I digress.
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I'm more worried about the Repsol team. But, I digress.
Well it will certainly be an interesting season.
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Hi guys, this is the first chance I have had to update you on the progress of the new build.

I have now set up and transferred everything across from my old tank.



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I did have a problem moving the regal tang across, he bit the net and got it stuck on his mouth and was getting quite stressed, I managed to get it of but 3 days later he has white spot! I'm hoping it goes away as he don't seem stressed now + he has loads more room. He is feeding well and swimming round all the time so fingers crossed for him.

I lost my algae blenny after he got stung by the nem! Not sure weather to take the nem out or not as the clowns host him all the time.

Hope you like the tank.
I might rescale it as I'm not sure I like it lol.
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Hey Guinness,

It looks great so far. Hope the Tang is ok. I love the rimless look. Is that a 150g tall?
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