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Sahin
10-26-2016, 08:30 AM
Tank:
Evolution Aqua 1200S - approx 48" x 24" x 18"H - roughly 95G including sump.
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv217/Sahin_UK/IMG_1621_zps5paiogii.jpg

The cabinet/stand is nothing special. But the display is really nice. The work on the glass and silicone is excellent.
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv217/Sahin_UK/IMG_1623_zpsygkrro62.jpg

Sump area.
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv217/Sahin_UK/IMG_1625_zpswpyn9crr.jpg

Return:
Ecotech Marine Vectra M1

Skimmer:
Deltec SC 1456 - rated for 1000litres

Light:
ATI Hybrid - *still to purchase*. Will be 8xT5 and 3x75watt LED clusters

Flow:
1 x MP40
1 x Tunze 6095

Filtration:
Undecided...likely keep it simple so will be mix of Seachem Matrix and Siporax

Dosing:
ATI Essentials. This is a new offering from ATI; it is essentially similar to balling lite.

This will be a very slow build. I have literally no time. :headwallblue: 3 kids...4th on the way...and work being ever so busy. In fact I was forced to accept delivery of the tank several weeks early as the LFS is sadly closing down and my tank had already been sitting in the store over 4 or 5 weeks. :eek:

The current 47G tank was moved across the room a few weeks ago so that I could accept delivery of the new tank and could transfer the stock over slowly. Both tanks will be running until I am satisfied the filtration is ok and the parameters stable.

Photo of the 47G:
http://www.canreef.com/photopost/data/3100/medium/IMG_1477-001.jpg

Fish stocking:
The fish stock will be kept low-moderate. One of the reasons for the upgrade was so that I could keep a Regal Angel and a Convict Tang.

Latest photo of new tank:
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv217/Sahin_UK/IMG_1636_zpsgg843t6a.jpg

Wheelman76
10-26-2016, 08:39 AM
Wow Sahin !! beautiful new setup , I look forward to watching it progress.

Bblinks
10-26-2016, 05:46 PM
looking good Sahin, makes me almost want to set up a new tank....:redface: Keep them pictures coming and thanks for sharing.

Sahin
10-30-2016, 11:18 AM
Thank you for the nice words. :)

A bit about the sump: currently there is only the Deltec 1456 Skimmer and 2 trays containing 4 litres of Seachem Matrix stones. I bought 10 litres of Siporax which I'm going to over today. I think I will leave it at that for the filtration. I will add 1/4 dosage Biopellets later if the filtration needs a little help.

The plumbing consists of:
2 x Oceanlife Overflows. The Ecotech Vectra M1 is split using a 1inch Y splitter and returns the water to the display via 1inch soft pipes. The drains are 1.5inch.

http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv217/Sahin_UK/IMG_1641_zpsgakbvrsg.jpg

dino
10-30-2016, 02:15 PM
I wouldn't mind seeing more pictures and info on the overflows?

FishyFishy!
10-30-2016, 03:44 PM
Whats with the turkey baster and holder? Dosing?

GoFish
11-01-2016, 07:38 PM
Clean looking setup, nicely done! And yeah what's up with turkey baster? Throw some corals in that already

Sahin
11-22-2016, 10:47 PM
Whats with the turkey baster and holder? Dosing?

Clean looking setup, nicely done! And yeah what's up with turkey baster? Throw some corals in that already

Oh thats just for feeding the fish. When I feed frozen I squirt a little amount at a time for the fish to eat so nothing is wasted. The holder keeps the turkey baster in convenient place and is also helps hold any tubes etc during water changes.

I wouldn't mind seeing more pictures and info on the overflows?

Oceanlife Overflows. Here is a link:http://aquanerd.com/2011/12/oceanlife-overflow-masters-the-minimalist-look.html. I replaced the standard overflow that came with the tank to these as the Oceanlife handle more water flow.

Latest on the tank:

Have decided on filtration and currently this is what I have.

Sump: Just a skimmer and Siporax (10 Litres)/Matrix (4 Litres). My 2 year old was following me around trying to take photos with his own camera lol
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv217/Sahin_UK/IMG_1647_zpsgjn9aih9.jpg

Most recent FTS. I transferred across my prized corals and cut down large colonies and transferred smaller ones as I like my corals to grow into the tank.
http://i685.photobucket.com/albums/vv217/Sahin_UK/IMG_1657_zpsxcdmd8ex.jpg

gregzz4
11-23-2016, 02:41 PM
Nice looking tank
Where'd you get the turkey baster 'holder'?

Sahin
11-23-2016, 05:05 PM
Nice looking tank
Where'd you get the turkey baster 'holder'?

Thanks. I bought that thing off ebay. Came from China. I find it very useful.

Bblinks
11-23-2016, 06:58 PM
We are hungry for pictures my good sir...:wink:

gregzz4
11-24-2016, 04:32 AM
Thanks. I bought that thing off ebay. Came from China. I find it very useful.
Have a link for us? A quick Google image search comes up with nothing ...

GoFish
11-24-2016, 06:22 AM
Have a link for us? A quick Google image search comes up with nothing ...
"aquarium hose holder"
An example here (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Aquarium-Fish-Tank-Filtration-Water-Pipe-Filter-Hose-Mount-Holder-Hanger-/121965016344?hash=item1c65ae7518:g:zbUAAOSwlfxXGrV q)

Myka
11-24-2016, 02:25 PM
Hey Sahin, what did you put between the tank and the stand?

Sahin
11-24-2016, 05:01 PM
Hey Sahin, what did you put between the tank and the stand?

The tank package comes with foam mats to go under the display and under the sump.

I had to do a lot of work getting the stand levelled. I made a platform with 12 adjustable feet to balance the tank and get it perfect tly level.

Sahin
12-05-2016, 09:22 PM
Quick video. Apologies for the blown highlights etc.

https://youtu.be/NDu5KdaE25M

michika
12-10-2016, 12:56 AM
Very nice. Everything is so sharp and clean.


Sent from space riding a T-Rex

catchandrelease
01-05-2017, 04:24 AM
Very clean. Looks awesome. Curious to see how it will progress into the space.

DKoKoMan
01-06-2017, 05:22 PM
Your original tank looked really nice, with the extra length I think everything will fill in really nice. Looking forward to more photos and the progression of the corals / fish in there! :biggrin: