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Old 06-28-2012, 12:33 PM
jaquesdp jaquesdp ثeu
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: South Africa
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Default Featured Tank . Andrew (V1...rotate) - Hong Kong

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ZEOvit.com does like to thank Andrew (V1…rotate) to give ZEOvit.com the opportunity to showcase his beautiful aquarium.

Please scroll down for more details.

Firstly, I would like to thank those who have given me the opportunity to present my tank ‘A Reef in the Sky’.

It is a great honor for me.


Display Tank: (dimensions & size in Gallons/Liters)
166 cm x 66cm x 56 cm
~145 Gallons or 548 Liters

Sump: (dimensions & size in Gallons/Liters)
111cm x 52cm x 41cm
~40 Gallons or 152 Liters

Total Volume:
~185 Gallons / 700 Liters


Alkalinity: 6.5 -7.0 kh (Hanna)
Calcium: 400ppm (Salifert)
pH: 8.0 ~ 8.4 (GHL Probe)
Magnesium: 1350ppm (Salifert)
Temperature: 26.5 ~ 27.0 C
Po4: 0.00 ~ 0.02 (Hanna Photometer)
No3: 0 (Salifert)
SG: 1.024 (Hanna)
K+: ~390 (Salifert)


ATI T5 Power module 8x80W Dimmbar with ATI bulbs. Timer control by the GHL computer

Current lighting is front to back:
ATI Blue +
KZ Super Blue
ATI Blue +
ATI Blue Special
ATI Blue +
ATI Blue Special
ATI Purple +
ATI Blue +

I recently converted to LED’s: Eco Lamps KR93SP 3 weeks ago.


ZEOvit Products:

Bak – 5 drops x2 week
Food 7 - 3 drops x2 week
Start 3 – 0.4ml x2 daily
K-Balance - 4ml each time if needed

Xtra special - 4 ml twice a week
CV - 3 drops x2 week
Zeospur2 – 3ml when needed
Zeolites 1.3 litres replaced 6-7 weeks
Carbon 400ml replaced every 3-4 weeks

Reefers Best Salt 20KG
25Gallon water change every 1-2 weeks

Experiences with the products:
I have been using the Zeovit method for 3 years now and am very happy.

Clean sump
Change Carbon every 4 weeks
Change Zeolites every 5-6 weeks


Ca / ALK addition: ESV B-Ionic 2-Part via GHL Doser
Reverse Osmosis: Vertex 100Gal

Water Circulation:

x1 Vortech MP40W-ES
x1 Vortech MP20
X2 Tunze 6105
X1 Tunze 6055
Red Dragon 6500 (return pump)

Cooling System:
Arctica DBA250 (Mini RD5000 pump)

ZEOvit Reaktor:
Korallenzucht Magnetic ZeoVit Reactor S

Protein Skimmer:
Vertex Alpha Cone Skimmer 200

Miscellaneous:- GHL Profilux Ex computer (monitors PH & Temp, controls lights, power plugs)
- GHL x4 Dosing Unit
- Hanna PO4 & digitial refractometer
- Various test kits (Salifert, Hanna & La Motte)

Fish Feedings: Ocean nutrition (Pellets/Frozen)


A Reef in the Sky 4 Video

Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjlZiSI4FI4


SPS/ LPS/Others:
Various Acropora, montipora and Seriatopora species
Scolymia australis
Acanthastrea Lordhowensis
Duncanopsammia axfuga

X1 Blue Hippo Tang (Paracanthurus Hepatus)
x1 Yellow Tang (Zebrasoma flavescens)
X1 Achilles Tang (Acanthurus Achilles)
x3 Lyretail Anthias (Pseudanthias squamipinnis)
x1 Bartlett's Anthias (Pseudanthias bartlettorum)
x2 Clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris)
x1 Magnificent FoxFace (Siganus magnifica)
X1 Copperband Butterfly (Chelmon rostratus)

x2 Black Sea Cucumber (Holothuria atra)
X3 Tridacna Maxima
x1 Tridacna Derasa




Other Hobbies?

Are you a happy ZEOvit user?

What/Who got you into the reef hobby?
I have always had an interest since I was young

Last coral or fish acquired?
Copperband Butterfly fish

Is energy saving a concern for you when purchasing equipment?

Who do you call for help when you have problems with your aquarium?
Usually refer to Alexander or Bob here on the Zeovit forum

Have you ever dived or snorkeled and seen an open reef?
Yes, Maldives, Hawaii, Great Barrier Reef

Which is your all time favorite aquarium(s)?
There are many great aquariums that I enjoy following. Two of my favorites are Krzysztof Tryc and Keith Berkelhamer http://www.reefbum.com

To my wonderful wife who takes great care of the aquarium while I’m away and to all of you here on the Zeovit forum for following along in my journey.


Canon EOS 550D 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Macro EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM

CANT GET ENOUGH?? One last photo

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Old 07-02-2012, 05:25 AM
Harari Harari ثeu
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Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Poland
Posts: 71

Beautiful tank
Greetings Kate & Robert G.
Main tank 140x70x60 (cm) + sump == 790 gross litres of water.
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Old 07-02-2012, 05:26 AM
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Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Italia
Posts: 17

hey!!! It's beautiful!

Acquario Marino: dal Mediterraneo al Tropicale
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Old 07-02-2012, 05:47 AM
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Location: Dublin Ireland
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Well deserved long over due Andrew
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Old 07-02-2012, 08:09 AM
Schaun Schaun ثeu
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Join Date: May 2010
Location: Pretoria
Posts: 3

Picture Perfect.
Video is inspiring.
Thanks for sharing
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Old 07-02-2012, 08:18 AM
gromero gromero ثeu
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Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Hertfordshire - UK
Posts: 78

Congrats Andrew. Everything about your system in stunning.
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Old 07-02-2012, 08:39 AM
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Andrea 80 Andrea 80 ثeu
ZEOhead in Training
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Italia
Posts: 17

how old is tank?

Acquario Marino: dal Mediterraneo al Tropicale
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Old 07-02-2012, 09:09 AM
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Zeo Dabbler
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Spring, TX
Posts: 46

As said before, long overdue! Setup looks awesome, and I am insanely jealous of how clean your equipment area is and how well your electronics are managed and arranged.

Planning Next Upgrade, until then:
Current Tank
90 Gallon SPS Dominated Reef, 2 MP40's, 6 X 54W PM, ATI Bubble Master-200
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Old 07-02-2012, 09:43 AM
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: 51stState
Posts: 2,847

Congrats, I love this tank system from top to bottom.
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:16 AM
tyuksel tyuksel ثeu
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: İstanbul
Posts: 319

Well deserved!

You have a great job and a great tank. Can't say i am not envious
Wish you the very best my friend.
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:18 AM
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Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Bangkok Thailand
Posts: 35

Andrew. Congratulation!
Truly well deserved.
" Life is too short to drink bad wine! "

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Old 07-02-2012, 10:19 AM
shannonpayne86 shannonpayne86 ثeu
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Location: Australia
Posts: 92

This is my greatest inspiration. Thank you so much Andrew.
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Old 07-02-2012, 10:28 AM
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Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Other
Posts: 250

Heyyy Andrew.....a well deserved recognition buddy!!
An inspiration to millions of reefers all over the world.
Happy Reefing my friend
SPS dominated DIY Rimless ZEOvit Tank 165cm L x 60cm W x 50cm H.....Build in progress
Please visit my homepage for build thread http://www.zeovit.com/forums/showthr...395#post245395
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Old 07-02-2012, 12:16 PM
Reef Supplies Reef Supplies ثeu
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Location: Montreal
Posts: 35

Been following your build from day 1. Beautiful set-up man!

Please keep us updated on how the Eco Lamps KR93SP work out for you.

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Old 07-02-2012, 12:49 PM
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Location: Sammamish,WA USA
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congrats,,,,very beautiful tank,,,cheer
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