Ady,s 42x30x20 reef

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Hi I picked up this today as I,m downsizing from my 51x48x24 as we need space for a bed. Will post up some pics soon

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Had to take the stand apart to get it in the house . Put back together now and tank and sump in place has xaqua overflow each end and returns will fill tank tomorrow with tap water to test it

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Hopefully this should be easier to manage too

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Pics?

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Have you been kicked out the bedroom


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Have you been kicked out the bedroom


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ha no it's for my daughter . Thinking about it though I would probably be happier down there with the fish lol

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Filled with tap water and have a slow drip on one side of the xaqua drain have tryed to pinch up nut
Inside but still a drip so I will drain everything down and silicone the outside . Will clad probably with b&q kitchen unit parts in grey maybe

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Ahh so it was you who snapped this one up!  :grin:

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Only thing I can spot is the drains not under the surface in the sump.  That will cause bubbles and noise.  If you can wiggle them to get them under the surface, and not sucking in air, then you should find it a LOT quieter.
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Ahh so it was you who snapped this one up!  :grin:
yeah I think it's a nice size for scapping .might tap u up for some cheato soon if that's ok

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Only thing I can spot is the returns not under the surface in the sump.  That will cause bubbles and noise.  If you can wiggle them to get them under the surface, and not sucking in air, then you should find it a LOT quieter.
yeah will extend them if needed gonna have my basket with filterwool under it and then below siporax and biohome before skimmer then cheato in 2nd chamber and carbon in 3rd with return pumps . Thinking of adding miracle mud in 2nd chamber too

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fixed the drip changed the jubilee clip so have left it running for now will drain it down later then start filling with r o water tomorrow

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yeah I think it's a nice size for scapping .might tap u up for some cheato soon if that's ok

Sounds good  :glad:

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Just ordered 10lb of miracle mud and will get another 10lb in a couple of weeks. Tank is slowly  filling with r o water and have added salt will top up with about a third of my old tank water and adding some dr timms bacteria

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