The Gilleleje (Denmark) In-wall Reef Aquarium 

by | Sep 27, 2013 | Advanced Aquarist | 0 comments

The video is filmed and produced by fellow Danish aquarist Dino (excellent footage!)

Peder describes his reef aquarium in his Reefcentral thread:

Tank was started July 2011
140x120x75cm, build-in wall, custom build display tank.
In total with sump and skimmer plus frag tank about 1800 liter in the system

Water maintenance:

Mean midget skimmer(custom build) 220 cm tall, with “old fashion” air stones – 9000 liter of air per hour through it. It contains about 250 liter of water.

Automatic cleaning and emptying of the top. Fed by tunze pump, providing 5000 l per hour.

Lanthanum used weekly, by dosing system 12 ml Seaklear 1 time weekly.
Semiautomatic weekly water change 100 liter
R/O for top off water
Use 2 balling system with aut. Dosing.

Water parameters:
No3 <1
Salinity 1,026
Temp 26-28
Ca 420-450
Kh 8
Ph 8,1 morning, 8,35 evening
Mg 1500
Potassium 400-410
Never measure Po4, I only look at the tank…..

Daily dosing:
10 ml Pohls Xtra
Sometimes kz zeobac

Light:
6 Maxspect Razor 160W 16 k, mounted on af motor-driven base, so I can lift and lower the system – furthermore it gives easy access to the tank.

Water movement:
4 tunze 6095 in each corner to blow away detritus
2 6305 for water movement in the open area.

Decoration:
Mostly Aquaroche and 30 kg of liverock

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