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Hello,

My new setup is in working progress!

Few specs, plans:

Dispay: 75x55x45h cm - 10mm Full Optiwhite Glass, polished edges, internal overflow Aprox: 47G
Stand: 75x55x90 in iron and electromagnetic painted
Sump: 65x50x40 cm (ATO, skimmer chamber and return) (aprox 16G)

Light:
First step - AI Hydra 26HD
Second step - another AI Hydra 26HD

Skimmer: Aquamedic aCone 1.5 with Jebao DC3000 skimmer pump
Filtration: DIY Zeoltite reactor + 1x DIY reactor for Aquaforest Activated Carbon and Phosphate minus media

Return Pump: Jebao DC6000
Water movement: Ecotech Vortech MP10wes + Jebao RW-8

Other Equipment:

Aqualight ATO 12V
Jecod 4x dosing heads
Led pucks for cabinet light

Whis setup will be powered by full Aquaforest method

How you find this?

Keep'n touch!

Sebastian
 
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What products of theirs are you planning on using? There are several ways you can use their products when you go fully AF.
 
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I will use Aquaforest probiotic method:

Aquaforest probiotic salt;
Aquaforest probiotic: AF Pro BioS and AF NP Pro;
Aquaforest A, V, B, E;
Aquaforest Zeomix;
Aquaforest Phosphate Minus;
Aquaforest Carbon;
Aquaforest component +1,+2,+3.

.... and Aquaforest Stone Fix to create a rock ''bonsai style'' aquascape
There is a small question mark related to use or not to use sand (bad experience with cyano or dinos) ... bare bottom?
 
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How you find to use 4x Aqua Illumination Prime instead of 2x 26hd?
The same power , but the ability to redirect light over the aquarium
 
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I will use Aquaforest probiotic method:

Aquaforest probiotic salt;
Aquaforest probiotic: AF Pro BioS and AF NP Pro;
Aquaforest A, V, B, E;
Aquaforest Zeomix;
Aquaforest Phosphate Minus;
Aquaforest Carbon;
Aquaforest component +1,+2,+3.

.... and Aquaforest Stone Fix to create a rock ''bonsai style'' aquascape
There is a small question mark related to use or not to use sand (bad experience with cyano or dinos) ... bare bottom?

Since I don't fully use AF's complete product line, I may be the wrong person to contribute to answering this, but I myself have about an inch sand bed and thoroughly enjoy it. I do not have cyano or diatom issues on the sand.
 

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I will use Aquaforest probiotic method:

Aquaforest probiotic salt;
Aquaforest probiotic: AF Pro BioS and AF NP Pro;
Aquaforest A, V, B, E;
Aquaforest Zeomix;
Aquaforest Phosphate Minus;
Aquaforest Carbon;
Aquaforest component +1,+2,+3.

.... and Aquaforest Stone Fix to create a rock ''bonsai style'' aquascape
There is a small question mark related to use or not to use sand (bad experience with cyano or dinos) ... bare bottom?
I run mine barebottom but I have Siporax and rocks in the sump.....possibly I will use their new life Bio fil once its available.
 
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I will have Siporax too in to the sump, but I like the appearance of sand.
First photo with the edges ...
 
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Good luck. I'll be following.
Hope you find a way of automating the drop doses.
It's the only thing that separate my tank from AF and other similar methods.
 
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Progress update:

-started to collect water;
-this night I will finish the stand and after that I'll start to cut the pipes for the overflow
- tomorrow I'm planing to think about arranging the controllers, I have a lot of DC controllers: DC3000 - return, RW-8 and MP10WES, DC3000 Skimmer. For this I guess that I will use the space that is free on the furniture next to the aquarium (thinking to be like a Pentagon place :) )
 

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Great setup, I have been using AF for 7 months now and really like the results
AF reef salt
AF 1+2+3+
AF Np Pro
AF Pro Bio S
AF A,B,C Only dosing 3 ml a week until it is gone
 
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Thank you!
I will use:

AF Probiotic reef salt
AF 1+2+3+
AF Np Pro
AF Pro Bio S
AF Bio S - for 2 weeks until I will switch to AF Pro Bio S
AF A,B,E,V
AF Zeomix
AF Carbon
AF Phosphate Minus
... And I've used AF Stone Fix for the rock
 

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