Ivory's NSW DD Reef Pro 900

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after lurking in the background for the last 5 months i have decided to start a build thread ,i started this tank on new years day 2019 ,its a DD Reef pro 900 which is 290 litres and the size is 3 foot by 2 foot deep by 18 inches hgh ,a shallow reef

i will add what i have done so far over the next few days bringing the thread right up to date now

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i decided to put two cabinets either side to house all the electrics and controllers ,so decided to make two uv bonded glass cabinets to sit inside these (as i work in the glass industry) and also wrapped the sump in a blue film

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i decided to put two cabinets either side to house all the electrics and controllers ,so decided to make two uv bonded glass cabinets to sit inside these (as i work in the glass industry) and also wrapped the sump in a blue film

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@Richard Ivory Looks great, keep the pics coming. Might want to replace the main drain ball valve with unions and gate valve.
 
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@Richard Ivory I can't get over how great that glass looks!

What is the plan for the bottom cabinets? Maybe a custom glass ATO reservoir and multi-chamber dosing containers?
this was all started in january so been up and running for 5 months now ,but just started this thread, there is a ato in the sump but its only lasting 3 days ,so i will be looking for something like tat in the future
 
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now was time to get in wet and finish off the cabinets added the sand after the water big mistake on my part ,which i am still doing lol ,have since moved the dosing containers ,and planning bigger ones to put back in the cabinet

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slowly added some corals and changed a few things over the last few months i try to do a video each month for my record to look back on in a years time

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Beautiful tank! Thanks for sharing.

So...apparently you have the exact same light that we call a "Reef Breeders Photon V2" over here? But, it's different in the UK. Interesting. Do you mind me asking what the light goes for over there $$?
 

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Beautiful tank! Thanks for sharing.

So...apparently you have the exact same light that we call a "Reef Breeders Photon V2" over here? But, it's different in the UK. Interesting. Do you mind me asking what the light goes for over there $$?
 

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Beautiful tank! Thanks for sharing.

So...apparently you have the exact same light that we call a "Reef Breeders Photon V2" over here? But, it's different in the UK. Interesting. Do you mind me asking what the light goes for over there $$?
 

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Beautiful tank! Thanks for sharing.

So...apparently you have the exact same light that we call a "Reef Breeders Photon V2" over here? But, it's different in the UK. Interesting. Do you mind me asking what the light goes for over there $$?
 

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Beautiful tank! Thanks for sharing.

So...apparently you have the exact same light that we call a "Reef Breeders Photon V2" over here? But, it's different in the UK. Interesting. Do you mind me asking what the light goes for over there $$?
 

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Beautiful tank! Thanks for sharing.

So...apparently you have the exact same light that we call a "Reef Breeders Photon V2" over here? But, it's different in the UK. Interesting. Do you mind me asking what the light goes for over there $$?
 
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Beautiful tank! Thanks for sharing.

So...apparently you have the exact same light that we call a "Reef Breeders Photon V2" over here? But, it's different in the UK. Interesting. Do you mind me asking what the light goes for over there $$?
it cost me £309 which is about $392 i think
 
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struggling with nitrate at the moment 50ppm so added the bio pearls about a month ago so hopefully they will start to kick in soon all other parameters are fine
 
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Beautiful tank! Thanks for sharing.

So...apparently you have the exact same light that we call a "Reef Breeders Photon V2" over here? But, it's different in the UK. Interesting. Do you mind me asking what the light goes for over there $$?
about 392 dollars for the 2 foot version
 

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