Woohoo, tank upgrade!

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Vhuang168, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    Sump and ATO are on the way! Should be here next Tuesday!

  2. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Nice upgrade!
  3. MolaMola

    MolaMola Supporting Member

    Wow, very exciting! That picture tricked me - sure looks smaller than 190g. I have the smaller DSA 105 and love it, but even at 20" height I can't quite reach the sandbed - hope you have long arms. Or just good tools. Great length and front-to-back dimensions - good space for bottom dwelling corals and aquascaping options.
    Does your overflow have 4 drilled holes?
    Can't wait to see your sump.
  4. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    It tricks me every so often as well. I see it and it doesn't look that big sitting on the floor. But when I goto Neptune's and see it on a stand, I realize it IS a BIG tank!

    Sump is from Synergy Reef and it's the CL44.


    I got it in the white/red and matching ATO. Gets here Tuesday!

    Electrician is here today and is almost doe wiring in 2 new 20a circuits.


    Everything is slowly falling into place!

    Got my Masterflex peristaltic pump for the Ca Rx. Waiting on a CO2 reg and necessary parts to complete it.

    Light mounts came in last week.

    Gotta start moving the contents in the current tank over to a 40b I'll be setting up temporarily, then tearing down this one and moving it out so I can move the big tank in.

    In the meantime, I'll be cooking rocks in a 58g barrel till the big tank is ready for rocks n water.

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  5. Enderturtle

    Enderturtle Volunteer

    Those heaters gonna be putting out some monster heat but you got a controller :)
  6. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Officer at large

    What are you using to cure your rocks?
  7. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    Going to chk nitrate n phosphate levels of the nsw. Then dose with ammonia n then bio-spira or dr tims. After cycle is complete, chk no3 n po4 levels. If excessively high po4, dose with LC. If po4 cycles with LC dosing, that means po4 leached into the rocks n I'll start gfo right from the get go. If not, then it's ready to go into the tank when it's ready.

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  8. scuzy

    scuzy Supporting Member

    Which masterflex did you get
  9. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    7550-30. Came with 2 77201-60 heads. Stainless rollers

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