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ABBS

ABBS Reef

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Hi Guys

My system has been running about ten years and has gone through various changes and  extensions. Started with soft corals and metal halides, now have a mixed reef of sps/Lps with Led lighting. Listed below are the tank sizes and basic equipment.

Display tank.

6 foot long X 2 foot wide X 2.5 feet deep.

Ati sirius led lighting.  2 Tunze 6105 streams and Aquamedic ecodrift.

Sump tank.

4 foot X 2 foot X 2 foot.

2 Marine pure blocks ( 8 inche squares )

Reef octopus 5000 cone skimmer.

2  Eheim 1260 return pumps.

2 Deltec reactors, both holding 1 liter of ATI phos remover each.

3 200 watt heaters.

3 head Kamoer doser.

3 head Jaboa doser for vodka dosing.

1 chamber of live rock.

Deep sand bed tank and cheato.

4 foot X 1 foot X 18 inches.

6 inch bed of sugar fine sand with a thick layer of cheato above.

lit by 2 50 watt red led lights on a reverse light time to display lighting.

Frag tank.

4 foot X 2 foot X 14 inches.

Plumbed into main sump.

6 x 54 watt ATI t5 light unit.

2 small tunze streams.

Aquamedic ecodrift on pulse.

 The display tank is in my front room, all of the other equipment including the sump is in my garage about 8 meters from the dt, this is plumbed in via 2 50mm returns from two weirs. All of the pumped water returns are flexible 25mm pipes.

The sump room as I call it also holds my ro/di unit, 400 liters of stored ro water and 100 liters of salt water .

 

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Good to see you on here Martin - I’ve picked up a few bits from you recently!

The tank is looking great!


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15 minutes ago, Liopropoma said:

Good to see you on here Martin - I’ve picked up a few bits from you recently!

The tank is looking great!


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Thank you for the kind words mate, I have had a few people from Basildon buying frags lately. Could you give me a name so I can put a face to the post ?

Cheers  Martin

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Thank you for the kind words mate, I have had a few people from Basildon buying frags lately. Could you give me a name so I can put a face to the post ?
Cheers  Martin


Hi Martin - it’s Tom Hone.


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11 hours ago, Liopropoma said:

 

 


Hi Martin - it’s Tom Hone.


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Hi Tom, thought it may be you. Checked out your tank build on here after I posted.

How are things going ? Anything new in your tank.

Martin

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Hi Tom, thought it may be you. Checked out your tank build on here after I posted.
How are things going ? Anything new in your tank.
Martin


All good here thanks. I added a Multibar angelfish last weekend that so far is behaving itself. Pretty risky addition though!


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Hi Martin . Your tank still looks amazing , one of the first tanks that stunned me when I started marines and is still stunning . Wish I had room for a setup like yours with a separate sump room .

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On ‎16‎/‎09‎/‎2018 at 8:25 PM, Slim said:

Hi Martin . Your tank still looks amazing , one of the first tanks that stunned me when I started marines and is still stunning . Wish I had room for a setup like yours with a separate sump room .

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You will have room one day mate. Thank you for the kind comments.

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