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A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby teagleton » Mon 26 Sep, 2011 7:19 pm

Introduction:
Hey guys well this is my third tank and hopefully my best, currently a work in progress but progressing fast talked to the missus and finally convinced her to put the new project in the loungeroom (winner) :roflmao: also have convinced her for a shed to go on the back side of the tank connected throught a 65 Mil PVC pipe through the wall :clap:
so went to st george and got a custom made 5x2x2 way a good job those bloke do pitty bout the shutdown but all the best to them !!!!

System Objectives: My objective is to create a absolutely stunning tank sps dominated running zeo tank, my insparation is off coarse is reef in the sky, beautiful tank, :-x :-x
hopefully everything that can be automated gets automated and fixing little things i didn't like on my old tank , not do it on the new project.
and with aquascaping i think less is more starting with just base rock so i have more time to play round and get the desired shaping i want

System Type:
SPS domintaed tank hopefully get some really nice tangs amongst the lot :thumbsup:

Display tank:
5x2x2 eurobraced beveled edges right hand top corner weir 4 foot sump black painted background

Strike up Date:
Hopefully soon gonna say end of september :crossfingers:

Display Lighting:
10 x 80 w dimmable ati power module controlled by profilux

Stand:
Getting built atm metal stand powder coated with plastic doors

Hood:
Hoodlesssssssss

Sump:
4x1.5x1.5 guestamate

Refugium:
Running zeo so zeo reactor (vertex zeovit - 15)

Refugium Lighting:
4ft led changes colours to wat i want novelty lol

System Water:
Artificial salt water red sea coral pro, auto water change controlled by profilux

Display Water circulation:
3x mp40wes ecotech marine
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Return Pump:
Dc 5000 waveline six speed

Skimmer:

ati powercone 200i

Evaporation Top Up:
Profilux controlled with dosing pump and level sensor

Chemical Support:
running full zeovit filtration system

Calcium Addition:
Profilux dosing pump controlled by profilux

Alkilinity Addition:
Profilux dosing pump controlled by profilux

magnesium addition:
Profilux dosing pump controlled by profilux

Current Water Chemistry:
Nitrates:
Phosphates:
Alkalinity:
Calcium:
Salinity / Specific Gravity:
Magnesuim:



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Re: teagleton new project 5x2x2 ati zeovit tank

Postby teagleton » Mon 26 Sep, 2011 7:50 pm

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Re: teagleton new project 5x2x2 ati zeovit tank

Postby teagleton » Mon 26 Sep, 2011 8:08 pm

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plumbing to the sump
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Re: teagleton new project 5x2x2 ati zeovit tank

Postby teagleton » Mon 26 Sep, 2011 8:10 pm

feed back would b good, good or bad idk enjoy :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
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Re: teagleton new project 5x2x2 ati zeovit tank

Postby marcus2529 » Mon 26 Sep, 2011 9:05 pm

Yeah buddy!!!

Can't wait too see this thing get full of water and start the SPS stocking.
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Re: teagleton new reef project 5x2x2 ati pm and skimmer ze

Postby teagleton » Mon 31 Oct, 2011 2:23 pm

lights have arrived :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Postby vman » Tue 19 Jun, 2012 4:31 pm

ahhhh Swoooieet.

the saga continues! :clap:
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Re: teagleton new reef project 5x2x2 ati pm and skimmer ze

Postby teagleton » Tue 19 Jun, 2012 6:40 pm

Yes it is hopefully bigger and better new stand getting build atm metal stand with slide out sump
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Re: teagleton new reef project 5x2x2 ati pm and skimmer ze

Postby teagleton » Wed 20 Jun, 2012 9:42 pm

well well my old tank is down and out very very sad but in the same time my new tank is kicking away been busy the last 2 days getting things organised check it out this is the shelfs i have made for the other side of the wall from where the fish tank is goin :Image
and here is the shed that this is goin in :
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and here is a little pic i took of the tank couldn't help myself to put the ati light unit over the tank and have a little look to c way its goin to look like the skimmer will b here nek week then all i goto do is wait for my stand :
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Re: teagleton new reef project 5x2x2 ati pm and skimmer ze

Postby kell » Thu 21 Jun, 2012 3:15 pm

Looking good mate. very professional setup. looking forward to seeing it running
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Postby priscacara » Sat 23 Jun, 2012 4:17 pm

Nice clean lines but needs to get a bit dirty now with some live rock!
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Re: teagleton new reef project 5x2x2 ati pm and skimmer ze

Postby teagleton » Sat 23 Jun, 2012 6:01 pm

Soon but im starting with base rock so i have to sus out how to use zeo start and all the other zeo products stand will b built by end on july so im super excited skimmer comes friday will order dosing pumps next week its all happining YEAH BUDDY :clap:
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Re: teagleton sps reef 5x2x2 ati pm ati skimmer zeovit

Postby teagleton » Thu 28 Jun, 2012 1:36 pm

another little update reorganised shed drilled hole through wall skimmer comes today dosing pump next week I'm all on track just some little pics of wats goin on
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tank getting designed and built next weekend :clap:
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Re: teagleton sps reef 5x2x2 ati pm ati skimmer zeovit

Postby wmackay » Thu 28 Jun, 2012 3:51 pm

Wooo :)
Can't wait to come have a look mate!
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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby teagleton » Fri 29 Jun, 2012 4:20 pm

AND YES IT WAS CHRISTMAS THIS MORNING I WAS OVER THE MOON THANKS DAZ
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Postby bradw6860 » Fri 29 Jun, 2012 7:00 pm

good stuff!
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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby underwatergarden » Sat 30 Jun, 2012 2:21 am

Looking VERY impressive. Any idea of fish stock list?
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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby Daz the reefo » Sat 30 Jun, 2012 12:44 pm

Very nice ty, very nice indeed! :cheers:
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Postby teagleton » Sat 30 Jun, 2012 2:50 pm

Cheers guys fish list mmmmm really havent thought of 1 brad reccomended bout 10 anthias that sounded good to me deffinatly a archilis 2 clownys a must hopefully hosting an anenome and if i can get a hold of anothet nice tang c how i go mayb a pacific Sailfin tang
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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby reefsecretsaquariums » Sat 30 Jun, 2012 5:19 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap: very very tidy unit mate .. :cheers:

the tank looks very well made .. who ever did it did a great job.. :clap: love the clean euro brace .

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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby dav30 » Wed 04 Jul, 2012 2:21 pm

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Postby teagleton » Wed 04 Jul, 2012 9:02 pm

Not much to update ATM just purchased my Rlss dc5000 and a vertex probe holder from daz :clap: I will b paying for my zeo reactor in 2 weeks from the classifieds zf-15 vertex and hopefully profilux doser wen tax comes in :pirate: tank stand buildings happening this w/e just the metal work but work in progress ATM I just want to get everything neat tidy,simple and very accessible :crossfingers:
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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby terbit » Wed 04 Jul, 2012 9:30 pm

Looks like a great set up mate :thumbsup:
Your can of Coke might get the crap shaken out of it but if you turn the skimmer on :roflmao:
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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby teagleton » Wed 04 Jul, 2012 10:18 pm

Cheers terbit yeah I'll have remember to take it out lol
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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby terbit » Wed 04 Jul, 2012 10:24 pm

Hi mate
On your stand for the skimmer in the sump what will the water level be compared to the mark on the skimmer?
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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby teagleton » Wed 04 Jul, 2012 11:23 pm

Well I had it made so the skimmer would sit right on the maximum water level just measured it and it sit 1 cm under should work out good :cheers: gonna pull the end section out in the sump where the water returns to the sump so I can plum it better and have the 3 returns coming straight down instead of coming out and down if u know Wat I mean :konk: proberly add some filter socks to :thumbsup:
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Postby terbit » Wed 04 Jul, 2012 11:33 pm

teagleton wrote:Well I had it made so the skimmer would sit right on the maximum water level just measured it and it sit 1 cm under should work out good :cheers: gonna pull the end section out in the sump where the water returns to the sump so I can plum it better and have the 3 returns coming straight down instead of coming out and down if u know Wat I mean :konk: proberly add some filter socks to :thumbsup:


Mate that will probably work out better mine sits right on the mark, I'm looking at raising it up a bit will wait and see how yours goes at that height.
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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby teagleton » Wed 04 Jul, 2012 11:40 pm

No worrys I will let ya know how it goes ya like te skimmer there a sexy make ay
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Re: A REEF IN THE RAIL 5x2x2

Postby terbit » Wed 04 Jul, 2012 11:45 pm

teagleton wrote:No worrys I will let ya know how it goes ya like te skimmer there a sexy make ay


Not sure I'd get that excited about it :roflmao:

But yeah there not a bad skimmer.
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