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My New 42" Marine tank.

Postby Koushik905 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 2:46 pm

Hello guys ,
After a brief waiting period of 18 days....My tank now in place.
Specification of my Tank:

DP Tank: 42"X 24"X 24"
Sump : 36"X 15"X 18"
Overflow : 2X 1.25"
Return : 0.75"
Return Pump : Jebao DCT 4000
Skimmer : Reef Octupus NBW150.
Wave Maker: 2X sunsun JVP102.
Light: 2X 165W LED fixture. ( 55X3W LED in each Panel, 27 Blue, 16 cool white, 6 warm white, 4 red, 2 green)
Live Rock : 40 KG provided by LFS (Still have some doubt as are those real live rock or artificial).
Live Sand: 50 Kg Rea Sea reef base.

Have some Question :
1. Will I introduce chetau now or wait till my cycle completes???
2. Are 2 light is more ??? As LFS said 1 could be suffice.
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Re: My New 42" Marine tank.

Postby Koushik905 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 2:57 pm

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Re: My New 42" Marine tank.

Postby Koushik905 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 2:58 pm

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Re: My New 42" Marine tank.

Postby Koushik905 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 3:00 pm

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Re: My New 42" Marine tank.

Postby Koushik905 » Tue Jan 26, 2016 3:03 pm

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Re: My New 42" Marine tank.

Postby bullzi » Wed Jan 27, 2016 5:37 am

Nice setup. You are in cycling period for how much duration?
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Re: My New 42" Marine tank.

Postby Koushik905 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:05 am

its 6 days now, so amonia is high as 7-8PPM.

and my skimmer getting full in 9-10 hrs... :)
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Re: My New 42" Marine tank.

Postby bullzi » Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:16 am

Thats great.

Are you from Kolkata? Can you please pm me the source/price of your stuff? I intend to start a marine as well, approx. same size as yours.

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Re: My New 42" Marine tank.

Postby Koushik905 » Wed Jan 27, 2016 2:30 pm

nope I am in bangalore... got Tank,sump, filter media and return pump from LFS. other i bought from ebay and amazon.
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Re: My New 42" Marine tank.

Postby Kalyan » Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:37 am

Try to add a phosphate remover media while cycling is on :)
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