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Old 01/08/2008, 01:18 AM
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Thumbs up The Modern Nano, of sorts

I have always dreamed of a simple, minimal nano tank. This is my attempt at minimalism, but with rationality. The tank's stand and canopy were designed to hide equipment and at the same time, not be visually obtrusive. I decided to make it hide the ugly black tank trim. I am working on hiding the heater and pumps behind the main penninsula.

as for tank design, I'm not using much equipment. I am also not stocking any type of fish or invert. My idea is that by simply not adding larger life to the tank (organisms larger than bacteria and microfauna, like fish, snails) I won't have to deal with nutrient problems. And I shouldn't have to deal with algae. the tank is bb, so I can easily get rid of any detritus with waterchanges.

its a work in progress and I will keep updating progress, enjoy!





Specs-
aga 10gallon
50 watt heater
small tunze pump with phosphate remover media
maxijet 1200 with prop, soon to be sureflow mod.
150 watt aquamedic space light
110 v cooling fan
Dual stage temp controller

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Old 01/08/2008, 01:26 AM
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Very nice tank. Love the clean cut look of the tank and stand. Dose it not recieve any direct sunlight being so close to the window?
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Old 01/08/2008, 01:52 AM
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It gets indirect sunlight during the morning, but the window is southfacing, and has an awning over it. I love the look of indirect sunlight + the 14k bulb.
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Old 01/08/2008, 03:37 AM
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did you build the stand ???
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Old 01/08/2008, 03:45 AM
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Looks good!
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Old 01/08/2008, 04:25 AM
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where did you get the feet
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Old 01/08/2008, 02:14 PM
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Won Digity check this thread out http://archive.reefcentral.com/forum...7#post11550627
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Old 01/08/2008, 03:17 PM
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Cool! The stands a total DIY.
I used feet from Ikea, lol. Theres a couple of different ones they carry.
The stand has a 2x2 lumber skeleton, skinned in 1/4" ply to keep things less bulky. I really like those tanks you posted, drool.
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Old 01/08/2008, 03:33 PM
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Looks great. I love that clean look. I'm shooting for something like that with a rimless 18" cube. Good Job!
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Old 01/08/2008, 05:33 PM
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thanks! You should go for it. Just keep it simple and clean.

Here are some more pics, just because pics are fun. I am working on getting shots of the livestock.

a shot showing the environment



one day I want to have a mangrove tank on this window ledge.

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Old 01/12/2008, 12:50 AM
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nice
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