Go Back   Aquarium Advice - Aquarium Forum Community > Saltwater and Reef > Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started
Click Here to Login

Join Aquarium Advice Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com
 
Old 11-21-2021, 08:14 AM   #1
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Darylb's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: western australia
Posts: 2,356
8x2.5x2 reef tank

So I'm setting up my big tank finally. I had a 6x2 as a sump but I cracked it while moving it. I'm getting a 4x2 sump to replace it in the next week or so. Will be running cheap LEDs over the tank till I can afford a better system. Skimmer is an aqua excel external one it stands about 4ft high. I have 2 gyres to put in it and a siccie sdc return pump. Will upload pics in the next week or so

__________________
Darylb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2021, 03:17 PM   #2
Giant Clam Addict
Community Admin
 
Sniperhank's Avatar



POTM Champion
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Summerville, Pennsylvania
Posts: 20,562
Looking forward to seeing the build. Sorry about the crack.
Sniperhank is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-21-2021, 06:24 PM   #3
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Darylb's Avatar


 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: western australia
Posts: 2,356
I was devastated. I got the tank for a steal too. Complete set up for $700 I got a 4x2 on a stand with it as well I sold that and put a sump under it as a complete package and the tank had a snowflake eel and a wobby gong shark as well and I traded them into a shop for store credit I have made the money back already so that's awesome
__________________
Darylb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2021, 12:11 PM   #4
SW REEF 20+ YEARS
Community Admin
 
melosu58's Avatar



Tank of the Month Award
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Virginia
Posts: 38,926
Cant wait to see
__________________

SITE ADMINISTRATOR

You can view many of my fish and corals in my photo albums in my profile.

View my tank


AA Community Rules|AA TOS

Forums 101 - posting, accounts, basics
melosu58 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-24-2021, 02:00 PM   #5
Aquarium Advice Addict
 
Flaxon-Waxon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: NH
Posts: 2,876
What cheap lights are you using and what is your long term light plan?
__________________
Fish tanks are just complex math equations, but I’m not good with numbers.
Flaxon-Waxon is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
reef, reef tank, tan, tank

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on AquariumAdvice.com

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cost difference between reef tank and non-reef adam83 Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 28 11-08-2011 04:17 PM
reef crystals vs. instant ocean for reef tank gatr_head Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 4 05-19-2005 11:50 AM
FLame Angel (Reef safe- Reef unsafe) swissfish Saltwater Reef Aquaria 10 02-06-2005 12:36 PM
2nd reef meeting for SHENANDOAH valley reef club this SUNDAY mrrrkva Mid Atlantic & the Virginia's 3 02-27-2004 01:02 PM
Reef-Ready vs Non Reef-Ready ATLien Saltwater & Reef - Getting Started 4 11-13-2003 10:31 AM







» Photo Contest Winners







All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.