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Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT - SHUTTING DOWN

Postby titusho » Wed 23 Jul, 2014 3:56 pm

Introduction:

Hey guys, just want to share with you my 5 footer tank. I have been keeping fresh water (still are) for 20 years, had a few marine tanks in between.

This tank was converted from a Discus tank, so no hole drilled, i use overflow box.

I started this tank about 12 months ago, now I am in the process to convert this into Full Zeo tank, finger cross.

System Objectives: a nice looking Full Zeo tank

System Type: SPS only

Display System: 5 footer Cade, 470 Net Water Volume

Strike up Date: July 2013,(converted to Full Zeovit on 08/08/2014)

Display Lighting: Maxspect P module X 4 (replacing with 4 X G3 Radion Pro with Reeflink)

Sump: Yes - 2 overflow from one to other

Refugium: N/A

Refugium Lighting: N/A

Support systems:

System Water: ASW / Red Sea Blue Bucket

Display Water circulation: 2 X MP 40 and 2 X MP 60s

[b]Return Pump:RE Speedy 80W

[b]Skimmer:
BK Mini 200

Other: Avast Marine Vibe for Zeovit and Teco Chiller

Evaporation Top Up: Tunze


Chemical Support:

Calcium Addition: Deltec PF601 (now feed by IKS dosing pump)

Alkilinity Addition: Deltec PF601 (now feed by IKS dosing pump)

Other Chemical Maintenance: Zeo Blue bottlessssssssssssss

Current Water Chemistry:


Ammonia: 0
Nitrites: 0
Nitrates: 0
Phosphates: 0
Alkalinity: 7.2
Calcium: 410
Potassium: 390
Specific Gravity: 33 - 34
Magnesuim: 1300
Temperature:25
PH: not tested at all



Fish:
1 x Achilles
2 X Amphiprion latezonatus (Blue Lipped Clown pair)
1 X Niger trigger
6 X Blue Chromis


Some iphone pictures, [u]can someone recommend me a good value camera?
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Re: Cade 5 footer

Postby NewyReefer » Wed 23 Jul, 2014 5:17 pm

God dam that's a sexy new setup man :clap:

Will be watching as it progresses :thumbsup:
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Re: Cade 5 footer

Postby titusho » Wed 23 Jul, 2014 7:16 pm

Few more iPhone shoots
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Re: Cade 5 footer

Postby izzywitt » Wed 23 Jul, 2014 8:32 pm

Sweet looking tank!! Love the achilles!!! Really nice colours too!
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Re: Cade 5 footer

Postby titusho » Wed 23 Jul, 2014 10:49 pm

izzywitt wrote:Sweet looking tank!! Love the achilles!!! Really nice colours too!


Cheers izzywitt, had her for 12 months and very happy with her!
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Re: Cade 5 footer

Postby titusho » Wed 23 Jul, 2014 10:52 pm

NewyReefer wrote:God dam that's a sexy new setup man :clap:

Will be watching as it progresses :thumbsup:


Thanks, I am hoping it will look sexy when the coral grow a bit, and hopefully once convert to zeo, color will improve :roflmao:
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Re: Cade 5 footer

Postby titusho » Wed 24 Sep, 2014 5:32 pm

been a while since last update. So full zeovit started 6 weeks ago, going great, my PO4 now stable at 0.01-0.02 and Nitrate is 0.1-0.2. Very Very Happy.

Here are some crap phone shot....

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I thought to reward myself with such a good effort by keeping up those Zeo dosing schedule, i brought myself some early xmas presents......and a RE speedy 80W is on the way from Germany!!!! :devil: :devil: :devil: :devil:

So my old lights are up for sale soon....I am waiting for the XR30 RSM mounts to setup the Radion.... Anyone interested my Masxpect P module X 4, please PM me! :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby Bangalang » Wed 24 Sep, 2014 8:32 pm

Not a bad christmas at all haha!
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby pomacanthus » Thu 25 Sep, 2014 7:51 pm

Nice tank,
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby Wrangy » Wed 01 Oct, 2014 12:58 pm

Tank looks awesome mate!! I'm glad I'm not the only one living out Greensy way haha
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby oscar85 » Thu 02 Oct, 2014 12:09 am

love the layout, colours are amazing. cant wait to see how it all goes with the new lights :)
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby titusho » Mon 06 Oct, 2014 12:11 pm

Thanks guys for your kind words.

I received my Speedy 80 pump the other day, 7 days after i placed the order, very quick turnaround, with discount too!

I have also put the IKS and 2 X mp60 on line too.

I can tell the huge improvement since I added the 60s, no more dead spots, and my filter sock collects much more every day! and my tang is so happy and surfing back and forward b/w the 2 pumps!

The IKS works as a wonder for the CaRX, the drip rate is very constant with peri pump.....i think is a good investment for those have trouble fine tuning their CaRX....

O, just got an email my Radion XR30 Mounts are on their way too, so will put the light on once the mounts arrive. Cheers all. Simon.

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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby old_mr2 » Thu 09 Oct, 2014 11:01 am

Nicest sump setup I have seen in a long time. Kudos
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby titusho » Mon 20 Oct, 2014 9:51 am

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The mounts are here will be installing the Radions soon!! :) :) :)
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby MitchD » Mon 20 Oct, 2014 11:42 am

I'm a fan, nice work.
How do you find the BB?
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby Brett240 » Mon 20 Oct, 2014 11:52 am

That's a bucket load of ecotech gear there! Looking amazing
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby titusho » Mon 20 Oct, 2014 12:03 pm

MitchD wrote:I'm a fan, nice work.
How do you find the BB?


thanks. What is BB you refer to?
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby titusho » Mon 20 Oct, 2014 12:04 pm

Brett240 wrote:That's a bucket load of ecotech gear there! Looking amazing


Cheers mate. I like your set up, so tidy under the tank, i wish i can do that!
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby titusho » Mon 20 Oct, 2014 12:05 pm

titusho wrote:
MitchD wrote:I'm a fan, nice work.
How do you find the BB?


thanks. What is BB you refer to?



O, bare bottom!

Very nice, no dead spot, i can have my MP all the way down to the bottom as you can see in my picture.

Very easy to clean and good for managing water quality under ULNS. As you can see I have minimum rock as well, I am running full zeovit, it was slow to start off for the bacteria to grow, but once it kick in it work very well for me.
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby titusho » Fri 31 Oct, 2014 1:14 pm

This long weekend I will be installing 4 X G3 pro to the tank.

Just got this new coral.....

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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby titusho » Mon 03 Nov, 2014 10:36 am

Well, 4 X G3 pro are now up, a lot of lights, after 2 hours corals reacted +ve, and show extreme PE :roflmao: :roflmao:

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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby oscar85 » Tue 18 Nov, 2014 10:59 am

very lucky corals ! looks awesome :)
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby titusho » Tue 18 Nov, 2014 12:20 pm

I am sick of the availability of zeovit and carbon here in Australia. So today i received a full year supply of Zeovit and Carbon from Germany for my 500L tank. With postage it still work out about 10% - 15% off to what i pay locally. I ordered the new version of zeovit instead, which is special made for automatic reactor. On close look they don't come with those very fine stone, which is good as it is a pain to separate the small stone and put in a filter bag when change out! :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:

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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby bimborocks » Tue 18 Nov, 2014 12:39 pm

WOW awesome looking tank :thumbsup: and that polyp extension :-x
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby jordan » Tue 18 Nov, 2014 4:06 pm

Tell us more! Where did you get the Zeo stuff from?
Current tank Spec:Current 5x2x2 tank here
Old Tank Spec: Old 4ft tank here
Tank Spec (shut down): 4x3x2 New tank here
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby oscar85 » Tue 18 Nov, 2014 11:40 pm

titusho wrote:I am sick of the availability of zeovit and carbon here in Australia. So today i received a full year supply of Zeovit and Carbon from Germany for my 500L tank. With postage it still work out about 10% - 15% off to what i pay locally. I ordered the new version of zeovit instead, which is special made for automatic reactor. On close look they don't come with those very fine stone, which is good as it is a pain to separate the small stone and put in a filter bag when change out! :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:

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Yeah i wish there was more zeovit representation in stores.
I will be getting the same stones. I wonder if they will just end deleting the range with the shitty pebbles lol nobody enjoys dividing the stones lol
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby oscar85 » Tue 18 Nov, 2014 11:40 pm

titusho wrote:I am sick of the availability of zeovit and carbon here in Australia. So today i received a full year supply of Zeovit and Carbon from Germany for my 500L tank. With postage it still work out about 10% - 15% off to what i pay locally. I ordered the new version of zeovit instead, which is special made for automatic reactor. On close look they don't come with those very fine stone, which is good as it is a pain to separate the small stone and put in a filter bag when change out! :roflmao: :roflmao: :roflmao:

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Yeah i wish there was more zeovit representation in stores.
I will be getting the same stones. I wonder if they will just end deleting the range with the shitty pebbles lol nobody enjoys dividing the stones lol
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby titusho » Thu 20 Nov, 2014 9:05 am

Current Tank Parameters:

KH 7.0
Ca 405
Mg 1280
K+ 390
NO3 <1
PO4 undetectable
Sanlinity. 34

Was using RS blue bucket, find that Ca and Mg are both a bit low to my liking, Ca always make up at 330-350 and Mg 1200-1220. So every water change I have to adjust Ca and Mg to my target level then my Calcium Reactor will maintain the parameters until I do the next water change.

Heard good review on this why not give it a try?

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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby Wrangy » Thu 20 Nov, 2014 10:03 am

Tank is looking awesome mate! I'll be keen to see what you think about the Continuum salt as I just started using ASW and thought about going with that but went blue bucket instead! So keen to hear your thoughts on it :)
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Re: Cade 5 footer ZEOVIT

Postby slavetonet » Thu 20 Nov, 2014 9:03 pm

Awesome tank - so beautiful - eye candy
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