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Good day.
My names Gareth and its been 4 years since my 1st custom DIY build. My 100L system has well and truly grown out, so off i go again on the build train! This time around 200L, im making everything but the tank on this one, my previous build i made the tank but lockdown meant i couldnt buy the glass, and i fell in love with a tank maker here in the UK whos work is exceptional! Im looking at install on the 30th of june fingers crossed.. Heres a few pics to get you going first.
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Hey Gareth! I take it you know your way around metal fabrication ;) Can't wait to see this 200L come together!
 
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yeah this isnt my first rodeo Andrew ; ) 25 years in the buisness, the metal works the easy bit.. This was my first and current setup. I have a build thread on here somewhere?
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Powder coating the frame in the morning.
Then ive got the daunting task of breaking down my current tank and rebuilding it in the next room, not looking forward to that task!
Builds a go go go for the weekend : )
 
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So last night got fresh sand in and some new dry rock. I added a piece of LR in and fed with a thumbnail size of reef frenzy.
Test this evening..
0 ammonia
0 nitrite
10 nitrate.
I will add some more reef frenzy tonight and test again tomorrow.
I have nothing else in the tank or sump, but as ive never done a tank cycle before. Ide be happy to take any advice or criticism.
 

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