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Cheeko's 800x800x450 Mixed Reef Challenge

Postby cheeko » Tue 22 Jan, 2013 5:19 pm

introduction:

Hi Guys Well it has Finally come time to make a TJ I've had this tank for a While now about 1 now, had a marriage that killed me this tank was Joely116 old old tank i got it for a Bargain so couldn't pass it up.
I have fixed up a lot, and spent a lot on Presentation i removed the middle weir and got corner built Tiled the top of stand. Stand is Covered by 3 3mm Perpex with Fan cutouts on side they are held on by Rare earth magnets does the trick. anyways hope you all like my new challenge.

Reefing Since: 2009
System Objectives: Try to have something visually stunning to my non Reef Mates
Type of reef: Mixed Reef

Display System:

Initial Fill Date: few Weeks away
Display Tank Dimensions: 800x800x450 Rimless Corner overflow Epi Glass (I think its Called)
Edges Beveled
Display Lighting: China Lights 120w Cree 40leds Seems ok so far
Stand: Customer Made 1mx1m Steel stand with Builtins
Hood or Rimless: Rimless
Sump Design: 4ft 3 Chamber
Filtration: LR and Skimmer and others

Support systems:

NSW or ASW: ASW
Display Water circulation: Undecided Tunze or Vortech MP60
Return Pump: 5000ltr Pump 40w
Skimmer: Deltech MC500
Chiller: Hailer HC250a Powered by Return pump
Heater: Eheim Jager 300W
Evaporation Top Up: Auto Top off

Last night i got her WET LOL just to test the Flow LOL

Full Shot
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Engine Room
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Love to Here what you think
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hope you all like
Last edited by cheeko on Fri 01 Feb, 2013 11:12 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Cheeko's 800x800x450 Mixed Reed Challenge

Postby JonH » Tue 22 Jan, 2013 7:22 pm

Looks great mate, can't wait to see it with some stock
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Re: Cheeko's 800x800x450 Mixed Reed Challenge

Postby joely116 » Wed 23 Jan, 2013 7:03 am

Good to see it happening mate
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Re: Cheeko's 800x800x450 Mixed Reed Challenge

Postby indyana1 » Wed 23 Jan, 2013 7:55 am

Looks good, nice clean modern look.

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Re: Cheeko's 800x800x450 Mixed Reed Challenge

Postby cheeko » Wed 23 Jan, 2013 8:28 am

joely116 wrote:Good to see it happening mate


Cheers mate Dennison was glad to see it again

but yeah your memory remains beautiful tank.
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Re: Cheeko's 800x800x450 Mixed Reef Challenge

Postby cheeko » Mon 03 Jun, 2013 1:06 pm

HI Guys

Well a Bit of a Update been a few months

I have added some Premes baby ones so there in the sump for month,
added some corals everything is doing great, I rescued a scollie from Pet store which has doubled in size,

anyways hope you like the pics (ill get them by end of day)
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Re: Cheeko's 800x800x450 Mixed Reef Challenge

Postby cheeko » Mon 03 Jun, 2013 2:32 pm

Hi Guys, here are some pics excuse the algea growing i had a DI Resin fault, only was new batch worked for 2 weeks then went up didn't notice, but my kole tang is loving it,

FTS
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Side Shot peoples

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Before I added some rock

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I don't know what ill do next

thanks for veiwing guys
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Re: Cheeko's 800x800x450 Mixed Reef Challenge

Postby priscacara » Thu 06 Jun, 2013 3:05 pm

Looks like the tang has been having a feast, should keep it in check and I see he claimed the cave :-)
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Re: Cheeko's 800x800x450 Mixed Reef Challenge

Postby jayellul » Sat 17 Aug, 2013 8:23 pm

Hows it coming along?
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Re: Cheeko's 800x800x450 Mixed Reef Challenge

Postby cheeko » Fri 27 Sep, 2013 11:46 am

Hey Jay, sorry for not updating i have been flat out with work,

Ill get some new pics, wow how much i have done now have heaps of coral still only only have Kole tang, Everything Thriving,

Ill get some pics up on weekend cheers guys
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