Construction of a 6500 Liter Saltwater tank

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    Hy all

    i am starting to construct my own new saltwater tank in the Dominican Republic. Would be great if you can follow and give me hints how to optimize the proces

    Sasch
     
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    Hello and Welcome!

    Sounds like its going to be a great build! I would start by reading all the articles and stickies
     
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    difinitive! I will! I think in this Forum was also a report of someone from Philipines who build a megatank! learned a lot !,
     
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    Thanks ! :D
     
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    how to add a picture her from my PC ?
     
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    Under the photography forum there should be a stickier thead explaining how to post a photo to here
     
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    Took a while, but here we are !!!

    6 Mtr X 1,20 mtr X 1,10 mtr
     

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    Very nice! Good luck with the build!
     
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    wow...this should be fun!!!
     
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    6500 ltr is 1625 gal. wow. that is the dream tank to end all dream tanks. you are in the dominican. let me guess. natural sunlight, natural saltwater, no heat and you are going to fish for your own stock. saves big bucks if thats how you are doing it. i want to do that
     
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    That will be awesome when you get it stocked! Please, please, please continue to update with pics so we can see this monster come to life:geek:;)
     
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    Welcome and cool!!!
     
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    Thats the Idea. Natural Water. DSB from The Carebean . I will have a 10 Inch DSB

    A bit of Natural Sunlight. Here Are some pics
     

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    DIY LED 100 Watt, 200 Watt Heatsink. Each Chip has 5 channels and colors The will run with 10 Meanwell 240 Watt 36 V, Dimmable
     

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    Here it goes!

    The Skimmer is a Deltec 4070TC with Automatic Cleaning unit !
     

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    ok call me stupid but i have no idea what these pix are. also you are not saving money you are just buying bigger teck stuff. for those of us that dont speck teck- ie- me please explain what these pix are, i understand the colored lights but i dont have any idea what silver canister things are
     
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    Do not know why you are so offensive ... big staff ect ...What kind of lamp I shoul place there in you oppinion ?
     
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    This are a low budget DIY LED (Silver canister = passive heatsink)

    Chip Bought in China
    1 Chip has 5 channel of 20 Watt. Each Channel can be controled individually by a Reef computer. I use the GHl Profilux 3.1ex N.
    I will use 10 Units LED Lamps so I will have 1 Kilo Energy consumption. Because of the sunlight (picture of the terasse) I think it will be enough.

    So each Chip has
    100 Watt
    36 Volt
    700-1200 mA
    5 Cannel with flolliwing colors
    14000 K
    430 nm
    10000 K
    560nm


    I tried yesterday the settings and have problem
    Dimming is reverse. 100% dimming down, 0% dimming up
    Also the Meanwell is getting hot.
     

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    The puctures send before were the Technicroom Tank Inside, Skimmer.
     
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