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reisy00 01-25-2014 09:50 PM

New 60 gallon rimless cube build
 
Finally got my 60gallon rimless cube. It's a marineland with corner overflow. Going to upload throughout this build. Tonight I start my stand.

reisy00 01-25-2014 10:06 PM

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60 gallon rimless cube

reisy00 01-26-2014 12:18 PM

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Having problems uploading pictures. Sorry for the delay

reisy00 01-26-2014 12:21 PM

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Stand in progress
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reisy00 01-29-2014 09:24 PM

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Update on stand [IMG]Attachment 219608[/IMG]
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reisy00 01-29-2014 09:25 PM

Door is being made as we speak

reisy00 01-29-2014 09:29 PM

Equipment I will be using on tank
Lighting: Apollo Reef LED
Sump: Aqueon ProFlex
Skimmer: ASM mini G
Powerhead: Jebao wp-25 x 2
Return pump: ???

carey 01-29-2014 09:49 PM

Looks good. :-)

Is the mini g gonna be good enough is my thought though. I have a 60g rimless cube and I was running an eshopps psk 150 on it and it seemed fine with that.

I would also say that the wp25's might be a tad much for such a small (length) tank. It is only 24 inches like mine I am assuming. I use a single vortech mp10 in mine and it gives perfect flow.

Just some thoughts.

nelix10 01-30-2014 02:16 AM

Nice job with the stand!

reisy00 01-30-2014 09:00 AM

I might need to upgrade my skimmer eventually we will see. As for the wp25 it give perfect flow for the 60gallon cube I have seen people run 2 on there cubes.

reisy00 01-30-2014 01:02 PM

Can someone help me out with plumbing? The tank has the standard marineland corner-flo. Ball valve placement, flex tubing or all PVC, i would like to place a manifold for a phosphate and calcium reactor down the road. Where do I place the manifold? What size return pump? Any recommended brands? Pictures welcome. Thanks!

reisy00 01-30-2014 07:09 PM

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Door is ready for inlay!Attachment 219760Attachment 219761

reisy00 01-31-2014 07:22 PM

Come on...no one can help me with plumbing??

nelix10 01-31-2014 08:59 PM

Plumbing is simple! 3/4 flex line for return and larger flex for drain !tees for other parts should be down near the sump

reisy00 02-01-2014 08:00 AM

What size return pump should I use for 60 gallon cube with standard corner overflow. I plan to place a 3 valve manifold; one for calcium reactor, one for phosphate reactor, and one that feeds back to fuge. All running off return pimp.

nelix10 02-01-2014 10:32 AM

600gph minimum! Maybe 900 since your spilling off it

carey 02-01-2014 05:57 PM

I run a mag 9.5 in my 60g cube. I dont run anything off of it though.

Do you really think a calcium reactor is needed? Usually thats for heavilyt stocked tanks.

reisy00 02-01-2014 06:00 PM

Probably not needed but I want the extr outlet on the manifold in case down the road I wanna hook one up.

reisy00 02-01-2014 06:02 PM

Carey do you have it running back to the sump and DT or just running straight to DT

carey 02-01-2014 06:13 PM

I have it going directly from the sump to the output in the tank. When I wanna run reactors or extra things I use a separate pump for each piece of equipment.

If you run several items off the return pump you will notice alot more head loss as far the output of the return pump.


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