Waterbox Marine X 60.2 Build



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Manchester, UK
I Dipped my toe into Marines/reefing 2 years ago, had Tropical freshwater tank and kept Koi outdoor before, so I've a good understanding of basic water chemistry for fish keeping, so after a long hiatus decided to have a go at marine fish keeping.
Went for a visit to LFS explained that I don't have a lot of space but would like a saltwater aquarium, long story short I've a got a aqua one Nano 40 (55 Ltrs) AIO, had fish first but very soon corals caught my eye, tried and lost a lot of softies and LPS, soon realised a 10 gallon AIO has its limitations so after much deliberation I've decided I need a bigger tank (Like you do)
So Here it is..
Decided a Waterbox Marine X 60.2 would just fit into my lounge, (average homes in the UK are quite small), wanted a Peninsular 3620, but dreaming is free apparently, so I've got me a 60.2 with an oak cabinet ( Brand New) and started searching ebay for equipment, this is what I managed to acquire, I would appreciate any feedback regarding suitability of my choices of gear for this build.
Waterbox X Marine 60.2
Kessil X Controller .......(Already Own)
Kessil 360X Tuna Blue..(Used)
Bubble magus Curve 5 (Used)
Vortech Ecotech MP10wqd (used)
Inkbird Temp controller (New)
D&D Titanium heater 250W (New)22
TMC Reef Pump 2000 12v DC(New)
TMC Reef Filter nano 100.... X 2(New)
D&D H2Ocean P1 Dosing pump(New)
EHEIM Reeflex UV UVC Marine 350 (Used)
D&D Aquascape Dry Rock 20KG (New)

That's pretty much it for the hardware, I'm having a go at constructing a NSA with the dry rock, using the superglue & Sand method, which by the way is fantastic, I'm using 2 different viscosity's one really thick (use at work) for initial bond + accelerator and a fairly thin one to dribble into cracks and soak sand turning it to a kind of concrete.
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Finished article...... had to lose the middle support as it was lower than the others and was making it wobble, also added a few pieces at the back to provide caves/ hidey holes for the fish, hope it looks good in the tank.
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