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AkvarieGalning
09/13/2016, 03:28 PM
Hi there.
I´m Jörgen from Sweden.
Im just about to start a new coral reef aquarium.
I´ve had saltwater aquariums before, for 20 years, and 6 years, ago.
But now i´m back in business.

Im active in Swedish forums but it would be nice to get to now international reefers also. So i thought i start i thread here also =)

English is not my main language, so hope you´ll understand what i´m writing :P And also i use the metric system, so hope you´ll get it :P

I have just made the hole i the wall and built a bench for the aquarium to stand on.. Now i´m waiting for the glass and the equipment..

But this will be my setup:

Aquarium:*200x70x80 cm, optiwhite glass, in-wall, 1120 liters (aprox 300 gallons)
Sump:*160 liters, for all equipment..
Refugium: 160 liters refugium to breed pods in, also with cheato and mangrove, with reversed photo period.
Total volume:*1400 liters (370 gallons)
RO unit:*Spectrapure 90 gallon
Auto topof: Level sensor + profilux + solenoid valve + RO.
Mechanical filter:*Theiling Rollermat
Skimmer:*Tornado 250
Return pump:*Ecotech Vectra VM1
Lights:*4 x Ecotech Radion XR30 G4 LED – PRO
Circulation:*2 x Ecotech Vortech MP40wQD
control system for lights and circulation:*Ecotech Reeflink
Aquarium computer:*GHL Profilux
Battery backup:*Ecotech battery backup
Biopellet reactor: Grotech Bio Churn 150-INT
Phosphate and carbon filter:*Deltec FR-509
Calcium reactor:*DaStaCo2 T3*, complete kit
Kalkwasser stirer:*Deltec KM-500S
UVC:*EVO 110w
Cooler:*Aqua Medic Titan 500
Dosing pump:*GHL Doser 2

AkvarieGalning
09/13/2016, 03:30 PM
My nickname AkvarieGalning means Aquarium Maniac..
And thats the name of my webpage and youtube channel about my aquarium..
Here is the links, but it is in Swedish though:

http://www.akvariegalning.se
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcP4vQ9ZBAEQEGpRfnB_urw

AkvarieGalning
09/13/2016, 03:38 PM
Some pictures from the progress right now

rockworm
09/13/2016, 10:15 PM
Looking good. Nice equipment list. Looking forward to contonued progress.

m0nkie
09/14/2016, 01:13 AM
very nice. how do you plan to plumb the theiling rollermat?

AkvarieGalning
09/14/2016, 03:10 PM
Looking good. Nice equipment list. Looking forward to contonued progress.

Thank you.. i will keep you updated =)

AkvarieGalning
09/14/2016, 03:11 PM
very nice. how do you plan to plumb the theiling rollermat?

I will plumb it directly from the overflow with 40mm plumbing, and then from the theiling to the sump, is my plan =)

AkvarieGalning
10/06/2016, 04:50 PM
Things are starting to happen =)

AkvarieGalning
10/08/2016, 03:20 AM
Progress

biodegraded
10/09/2016, 03:20 PM
Are you gluing it together yourself? What glue are you using?

AkvarieGalning
10/14/2016, 12:11 AM
Are you gluing it together yourself? What glue are you using?

I got help to glue the aquarium.. Its regular black aquarium silicone

AkvarieGalning
10/14/2016, 12:13 AM
More pics

AkvarieGalning
10/14/2016, 12:16 AM
more pic

AkvarieGalning
10/14/2016, 01:20 AM
More pics

AkvarieGalning
10/14/2016, 01:22 AM
Even more