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Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeovit

Postby Amphibian » Mon 21 Oct, 2013 9:24 pm

Introduction:
To build a mini version of my DT

System Objectives: Frag tank to support main DT

System Type: SPS,

Display System:

Strike up Date: asap

Display Tank: 900MM X 900 MM X 450MM ex galleri3090 thanks Michael

Display Lighting: PACIFIC SUN HYBRID

Stand:timber stand opened all round for easy access

Sump: Sump specs if applicable. L shape Custom built

System Water: artificial salt water

Display Water circulation: 4 x tunze 6055 water circulation.

Return Pump: EHEIM 5000.

Skimmer: royal exclusiv 200

Reactors 3 X DELTEC
Rowaphos , vertex bio pellets , carbon.

zeovit recator Fauna Marin ZeoMatic

Evaporation Top Up:tunze 3155

Chemical Support:

Other Chemical Maintenance: Magnesium etc

Current Water Chemistry: If applicable
Nitrates:
Phosphates:
Alkalinity:
Calcium:
Salinity / Specific Gravity:
Magnesuim:
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with zeo

Postby Amphibian » Mon 21 Oct, 2013 10:24 pm

pic of the stand , the top is of plywood and sprayed top and bottom with 4 coats of clear marine polyurathane

I will cover the top with a thick recycled rubber, one piece tile

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with zeo

Postby Amphibian » Tue 22 Oct, 2013 5:01 pm

tank in position , with temporary leds

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with zeo

Postby chromus » Tue 22 Oct, 2013 5:18 pm

Rowa and Pellets and Zeo?
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with zeo

Postby millotoli » Tue 22 Oct, 2013 5:24 pm

Looks good. How do you like the dimensions? My wife chipped her 3 ft and i am considering building her a 3 by 3.

you must be loving it, two nice tank builds at once.
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with zeo

Postby Amphibian » Tue 22 Oct, 2013 5:42 pm

millotoli wrote:Looks good. How do you like the dimensions? My wife chipped her 3 ft and i am considering building her a 3 by 3.

you must be loving it, two nice tank builds at once.


love the size of the frag tank , would prefer 4 x 4 but this will do until i refurbish the engine room, my mrs calls it the fish room .

im learning a lot as i build the DT and where i have gone wrong, i have made the improvements to the frag tank.

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with zeo

Postby Amphibian » Tue 22 Oct, 2013 5:55 pm

chromus wrote:Rowa and Pellets and Zeo?


i know , what is he thinking . well im experimenting in small scale first before implementing it to my DT.
It will be a strange combo but it may or may not work to plan .
Always wanted to explore the combination.

I realize chemistry composition of the medias and additives is quite complex.

Some one like myself ,a total novice shouldn't explore the boundary's.

I will pursue this method to my madness !!
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with zeo

Postby Amphibian » Tue 22 Oct, 2013 6:08 pm

some of the plumbing under way

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with zeo

Postby Amphibian » Thu 24 Oct, 2013 10:05 pm

I have 2 sumps that i will join together to form a L shape sump.
They will both be joined via 2 40mm im drilling near the base of the back panels.
I will then silicone the two together. i was going to use bulk head fittings , but decided not to as it would have reduced the hole diameter .
I am confident the holes will all line up.
well thats the plan !!!

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with zeo

Postby Amphibian » Thu 24 Oct, 2013 10:15 pm

some of the electrical work under way, will be replacing all the circuit breakers with RCD . I just ran out of stock and wanted to fill in some holes


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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Fri 25 Oct, 2013 8:53 am

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby saltymike » Fri 25 Oct, 2013 10:56 am

so many cool goodies in the "fish cave" lol

love the frag racks!!

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Fri 25 Oct, 2013 11:08 am

saltymike wrote:so many cool goodies in the "fish cave" lol

love the frag racks!!

Mike


yeah i suppose my garage does resemble a fish cave , once i tile the floor i will be painting the walls with a mural of some sort .

It will be ocean orientated

the frag racks were part of the tank i purchased from Michael , the racks were made by The Blue Glow
well built and i have them in a staggered formation.
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby ssscuz » Fri 25 Oct, 2013 12:17 pm

That electrical cabinet is awesome!! Nice work mate
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Fri 25 Oct, 2013 12:24 pm

ssscuz wrote:That electrical cabinet is awesome!! Nice work mate


thanks ,

i try to keep it neat in an event to track wiring down for modifications its so much easier when they are all numbered

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby sparker » Fri 25 Oct, 2013 1:53 pm

looks awesome, love the electrical work!
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Fri 25 Oct, 2013 10:14 pm

Sumps are both joined and water tested , all great and the Royal exclusiv 200 skimmer in position ready for action !

front sump section

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Morgan_1985 » Sat 26 Oct, 2013 10:33 am

That electrical is hectic
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Sat 26 Oct, 2013 12:17 pm

Morgan_1985 wrote:That electrical is hectic


some times i do go overboard .

" its only a fish tank" i have been told that before .

Well , didn't i arch up to that comment.

im sure all fellow reefers would agree its NOT just a fish tank !

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Postby NewyReefer » Sat 26 Oct, 2013 3:03 pm

Looking good mate your doing a awesome job... :clap:

I agree mate its definitely not just a fish tank.....
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Richo66 » Sat 26 Oct, 2013 11:22 pm

WOW!
Sensational job!!
That electrical work must have taken ages!
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Postby xixau » Sun 27 Oct, 2013 12:44 am

Like always love your work Nick :clap:
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Mon 28 Oct, 2013 9:06 am

I have the power supplies installed for the aquaray leds.

tunze 7095 wave maker installed to run 4 x 6055 flow pumps

tunze ph controller for the calcium reactor

tunze mv controller for the ozone generator.

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Postby jayellul » Mon 28 Oct, 2013 4:06 pm

So good!
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Postby xixau » Mon 28 Oct, 2013 4:51 pm

...and this is only the "frag tank". Nick well done with your man cave :thumbsup:
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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Mon 28 Oct, 2013 5:27 pm

Doising pumps installed together with the neat compact containers

tunze 5017 ato connected.

salinity / ph meter installed

im on a roll now .

Some body stop me !!

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Wed 30 Oct, 2013 8:37 pm

Aquaray leds mounted and well and truly under way .
More pic to follow soon .

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Thu 31 Oct, 2013 8:18 pm

front view of the proposed frag tank
i have a few things in there just to test it out for now .
I'll monitor its progress and hopefully all will be to plan

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Sat 02 Nov, 2013 12:25 am

adding some more to the tank , sohal is loving the space .
just testing it all out for now with some new tank mates for the sohal .
this will be the test now...
they say the sohal is a terror in the tank.

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Re: Rebirth of a goodie 900x900x450 monster birth with Zeo

Postby Amphibian » Sun 03 Nov, 2013 9:57 am

skimmer is working hard as it should .
2 of the reactors in position, rowa and carbon .

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