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18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Sun 13 Mar, 2011 5:27 pm

Introduction:
Yes this is Matts Old tank i couldnt Pass up the offer So i finally got a camera took some photos this is my first tj so i was a bit nervous ..
well this is my second marine tank so im not goin to make the mistakes i did last time.. Please any ideas or praise will go a long way
Heres a Link to one of Matts Tj http://www.masa.asn.au/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=144&t=222526
Thanks to matts advice i have gotten a lot of knowledge off him




System Type:
Mixed Reef

Display System:

Strike up Date:
January

Display Tank:
45cm cube
Braceless
Starphire
Miter joined
Polished edges

Display Lighting:
3x 3.5W dimable led units. 2B 1W ( Soon to be Eco-lamps)

Stand: Stand specifications.
Black enclosed

Sump:
Size 40cm x 35cm x 45cm
Specs; polished edges, double chamber layout, bubble trap

running carbon, Phosban and skimmer

Display Water circulation:
Return + 400LPH powerhead

Return Pump:
1200LPH

Skimmer:
Bubble Magnus 3.5

Evaporation Top Up:
manual

Chemical Support:

Calcium Addition: manual

Alkilinity Addition: manual

Other Chemical Maintenance: Prodibio.


Current Water Chemistry: NA
Nitrates:None
Phosphates:
Alkalinity:
Calcium:
Salinity / Specific Gravity:1.025
Magnesuim:


This is what it looks like

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Acan
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Xenia (for the Misses)
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First Fish Blenny
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The Zoos
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My hammer
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my little peppermint shrimp and My Suncoral in back will get pics at night when he full open
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Thanks guys Ill Keep you Updated
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The sun coral My fav
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby nick_s_h » Sun 13 Mar, 2011 5:31 pm

Looks great :)
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Sun 13 Mar, 2011 8:17 pm

tanks looking great mate cant wait to see the eco lamps on it!! glad your happy with it. have you checked out my new TJ?
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby NiCd » Sun 13 Mar, 2011 8:36 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Looking good mate, love the acans, watch out for xenia taking over
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Sun 13 Mar, 2011 9:25 pm

i like that xenia, its different to mine, ull have to give me a frag, swapsys
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Sun 13 Mar, 2011 10:13 pm

thanks guys yeah ill frag for ya ill have to work out how to do it first think next i want more corals i see bare spots maybe a flame angel thats it
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby Deek » Sun 13 Mar, 2011 10:35 pm

Hey Matt

Tank is looking good mate!
The corals are looking great in your tank, those green/purple/yellow rim zoos have come good too. :clap:
Good luck with everything.

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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Sun 13 Mar, 2011 10:39 pm

Deek wrote:Hey Matt

Tank is looking good mate!
The corals are looking great in your tank, those green/purple/yellow rim zoos have come good too. :clap:
Good luck with everything.

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not my tank :poke:
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby bennyhow » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 12:23 pm

Love the tank cheeko. Can you give me a rough estimation of how much it might cost to set-up or purchase something like this? I have a friend who just build a place and it would be an awesome housewarming for her (gonna have to get a few people to chip in I assuem lol) - PM is fine
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 6:40 pm

well thanks to matt getting a great deal and classos saved me a lot Pm sent

Hey guys will my hammer sting that acan i think it might get to big when its fully open its a few cms away might have to move the acan next to other one
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 10:06 pm

it will most likely sting it. hammers sting most things
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 10:24 pm

damm ill keep a eye on it might move the acan
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Mon 14 Mar, 2011 10:28 pm

alot of my corals are in close proximity, my torch is leaning on my xenia i need to move that as it will probly sting it soon,
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby NiCd » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 8:45 am

mattgreen wrote:
Deek wrote:Hey Matt

Tank is looking good mate!
The corals are looking great in your tank, those green/purple/yellow rim zoos have come good too. :clap:
Good luck with everything.

Derek

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The in focus photos should have been a dead give away :roflmao:
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby Deek » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 8:56 am

:laugh:
Yeah I know, for some reason I thought Cheeko's name was Matt also...
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 1:01 pm

Got my Eco-lamps Will put them on tonight see how i go Whats a good Light Cycle do you think

was thinking Blues 5:00am 8:00am Blues/whites 8:00am - 6:30Pm Blues 6:30 - 9:30pm Moonlight 9:30 - 5:00am
tell me what you think
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 1:07 pm

i find i like to look at my tank when im at home in the arvo

:my blues turn on at 7:30

blues + white on at 11


white turns off at 9

blues off at 10
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 2:17 pm

Thats a Good idea ill be same
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 2:21 pm

wheres the pics! i want to see these puppys!
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 3:35 pm

I put them on when i went home at lunch and wow i only have the whites at 60% at moment might be a bit too intense for them but ill get photos tonight
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Tue 15 Mar, 2011 11:19 pm

cheeko wrote:I put them on when i went home at lunch and wow i only have the whites at 60% at moment might be a bit too intense for them but ill get photos tonight

wheres the pics im waitinggg???? :poke:
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Wed 16 Mar, 2011 3:47 pm

Yep on to it when i get home...
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Wed 16 Mar, 2011 9:11 pm

still waiting!
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Wed 16 Mar, 2011 11:47 pm

Found out there KR92 But they have the new KR93 timers

heres a photo of moon light ill get more in morning

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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 9:15 am

you will need to get a vortech MP10 in there.

wheres the daytime pic!!
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 1:49 pm

Yeah i ll get them when i Get home Promise Been super busy at work wake up bofore lights and home when dark should be ok tonight
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 5:01 pm

Got a Quick Pick of Daylight

Got a few Photos Camera doesnt give it justice as you would know

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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby mattgreen » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 5:23 pm

looks super bright!
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 5:54 pm

Xenia Doenst Extend asmuch as it used to nor the acan maybe its not searching for light now
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Re: 18" Starfire, Braceless, Led, Cube

Postby cheeko » Thu 17 Mar, 2011 6:39 pm

hey matt isok for hammer to over hang likt that looks like its getting real big and extending to the ground looks weird
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