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Peekandboo's 4x2x2 TOTM April 13, pic update 21/08

Postby peekandboo » Sat 05 May, 2012 11:16 pm

Introduction:
I have been planning and dreaming about this tank for the last year. I wanted this tank to be right and thought out so it's taken me a while.
All gear is new that I have bought over the months, my wallet has a lot of holes in it :roflmao:

System Objectives: To keep SPS and LPS and have fun

System Type: Mixed Reef

Display System:

Strike up Date: May 2012

Display Tank: 4x2x2 in 12mm glass. Front and sides are starphire glass. All glass edges are bevelled.
Tank was made for me last year by Al from St George :clap:

Display Lighting: 8x54w T5 ATI Power Module

Stand: Custom made 1 meter high stand. Cladding is sprayed in white 2pac :-D

Hood: Naked

Sump: 3x1.5x1.5 in 3 sections. Will also be running 2 x TLF 150 phosban reactor for rowaphos and rowacarbon

Refugium: Will be running rock and macro in middle section.

Refugium Lighting: Bedside lamp for refugium and 2x24w Solarmax T5HO Bar light when have frags in there

Heating and cooling: 600w Schego heater and a Hailea HC 300A chiller. Both are running on a ATC-800+

Monitoring systems: Seneye Reef , Salinity & PH monitor

Support systems:

System Water: Artificial salt water.

Display Water circulation: 2x6105 Tunze with 7095 Tunze controller

Return Pump:Waveline DC5000

Skimmer: Royal Exclusiv Bubble King Double Cone 200 with Vertex Vectra skimmer cleaner

Evaporation Top Up:Auto topup by a Tunze 5017 Osmolator Universal


Chemical Support:

Im using a Kamoer dosing pump

Calcium Addition: 100% Reefsafe Calcium

Alkilinity Addition: 100% Reefsafe Alkilinity

Magnesium Addition: 100% Reefsafe Magnesium

Other Chemical Maintenance:

Current Water Chemistry:
Nitrates:
Phosphates: 0.02
Alkalinity: 9dKH
Calcium: 430
Salinity / Specific Gravity: 1.025
Magnesuim: 1350
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true

Postby Lukey » Sat 05 May, 2012 11:20 pm

Bout time!!!

Here we go, should be awesome. Sing out if ya need a hand with anything. :cheers:
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true

Postby blags » Sun 06 May, 2012 12:59 am

Should be good :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Postby Dan » Sun 06 May, 2012 7:11 am

Looking forward to following this build :clap:
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true

Postby rodneyri » Sun 06 May, 2012 9:03 am

Omg I was expecting to see a tank in here lol still dreaming

Come on! We want to see something clay :)
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Postby pilonstar » Sun 06 May, 2012 2:25 pm

FInally!!! tagging along!!! :clap:
The irony: removing all the nutrients, only to add them all back as high priced supplements.
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true

Postby Sin » Sun 06 May, 2012 2:58 pm

The day has finally come! Well done clayton can't wait to see this beast in action.

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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true

Postby peekandboo » Sun 06 May, 2012 8:07 pm

Ran out of time today to get water in tank but did collect some nsw to cook new dead rock to get any po4 out.
Here is some pics. Thanks to all for your help and support :thumbsup:

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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. Pics added 06/05

Postby muz_z » Sun 06 May, 2012 8:23 pm

Looks excellent mate!!

But will you hurry up :devil:
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Postby reefsecretsaquariums » Sun 06 May, 2012 8:25 pm

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Postby parrdog » Sun 06 May, 2012 10:11 pm

Awesome :).
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Postby locuus » Sun 06 May, 2012 10:20 pm

Very nice :)
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. Pics added 06/05

Postby old_mr2 » Tue 22 May, 2012 4:44 pm

Pics of water mate?
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. Pics added 06/05

Postby peekandboo » Tue 22 May, 2012 8:15 pm

Thank you to all for the nice comments :thumbsup:
As I'm using asw my RO unit is getting a major work out and can only do RO water when I get home from work :wall: . Got another 100 liters to go till all full, I reckon tomorrow night and I'll be right :crossfingers:
I did a full tap water test to check for any plumbing leaks on weekend and was perfect.
I'll post pics in the next couple of days

I would like to thank Phil,Mark,Brett,Ben,Greg,Mot,Angie and sorry if I have missed any names for all there help in answering all my stupid questions on chat forum :bow: :bow:
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. Pics added 06/05

Postby kirsto71 » Tue 22 May, 2012 8:47 pm

This looks like it will be a great setup. I would love to do a tank crawl around Newcastle one day and see some of these tanks. I would be happy to host a meet at my house one day if people were interested and willing to travel up the valley to Singleton. I am still a MASRQ member so I need to join up with MASS soon.
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Postby ssbk23 » Tue 22 May, 2012 10:22 pm

Looks like a very neat and tidy setup, well done :clap:
Looking forward to watching what you do with it :)
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Postby MeLLeR » Thu 24 May, 2012 11:48 pm

Looks good mate, cant wait to see something in there ;)
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. Pics added 06/05

Postby blags » Fri 25 May, 2012 11:17 am

it has been a few days come on we need pics of it wet :pirate: :pirate: :roflmao:

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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. It's finally WET

Postby peekandboo » Fri 25 May, 2012 11:20 pm

Well it took me 6 days of doing RO water and flooding the laundry :wall: but it's finally done.
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This is my cloth filter sock after 3 days. I'm going to guy some different filter socks off Pete at 100% Reefsafe to test out soon.
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I'm still "cooking" dead rock as the P04 is at 0.07, once 0.00 i'll put it in the DT.

Thank you to all for helping me get this tank up and going and kicking me and hurrying it up :)
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. It's finally WET

Postby blags » Fri 25 May, 2012 11:28 pm

That can't be water in there it looks photoshopped :roflmao:
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Postby parrdog » Sat 26 May, 2012 4:31 pm

Great stuff :).
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. It's finally WET

Postby MG5 » Fri 01 Jun, 2012 7:55 am

Yo Clayton,

Finally coming good. All that hard work is paying off. Congrats!!!!

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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. It's finally WET

Postby GRK-351 » Fri 01 Jun, 2012 10:39 am

looking good mate! very similar to the tank i am about to setup.

is the glass container under your dosing pump for ro?
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. It's finally WET

Postby bubbleboy » Fri 01 Jun, 2012 11:54 am

About bloody time Mate :poke: :clap: :clap:
Looking good, :thumbsup: now get some goldfish in there !
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. It's finally WET

Postby peekandboo » Fri 01 Jun, 2012 11:53 pm

blags wrote:That can't be water in there it looks photoshopped :roflmao:


Thank Pete, your so kind sir :)

parrdog wrote:Great stuff :).


Cheers Jamie, Hows your tank repair going?

MG5 wrote:Yo Clayton,

Finally coming good. All that hard work is paying off. Congrats!!!!

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Thanks bro . One day It will look like yours but 1/4 the size

GRK-351 wrote:looking good mate! very similar to the tank i am about to setup.

is the glass container under your dosing pump for ro?


Yep it a custom made R/O top up glass tank. Well worth the $30 I paid when I got the tank built. Hope you enjoy the tag along.

bubbleboy wrote:About bloody time Mate :poke: :clap: :clap:
Looking good, :thumbsup: now get some goldfish in there !


Dave you will need to wait 2 months :sleeper: , going to cycle until rock is perfect as 50% is dead rock but I always hav room for more of your zoos :pirate:
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. It's finally WET

Postby Rod the Reefer » Sat 02 Jun, 2012 1:14 pm

A blank canvas, how exciting!

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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. It's finally WET

Postby Seano » Mon 04 Jun, 2012 8:30 pm

That rock has to be getting close :roflmao:
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Postby peekandboo » Mon 04 Jun, 2012 11:12 pm

Seano wrote:That rock has to be getting close :roflmao:


I did a 100% water change yesterday using NSW and tested the water that the rock is in today (24 hours later) and it's 0.07 :grump: , the nsw I collected was 0.02
The reading of the rock im cooking is not to my liking so Ill give it another week for the rowaphos to do it work :crossfingers:
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Postby chromus » Mon 04 Jun, 2012 11:25 pm

peekandboo wrote:I would like to thank Phil,Mark,Brett,Ben,Greg,Mot,Angie and sorry if I have missed any names for all there help in answering all my stupid questions on chat forum :bow: :bow:


Don't thank us, most of our "help" was just heckling from the sidelines :roflmao:
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Re: Peekandboo's new 4x2x2 Dream come true. It's finally WET

Postby ClayLutt » Wed 20 Jun, 2012 10:30 pm

cant wait to see this one full :clap: , great quality build :thumbsup:
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