TMC V2 Therm 100 Digital Heater

Review: TMC V2 Therm 100 TMC V2 Therm 100 Length of Time In Nano Reef Tank Why? I did not want to break the bank on a heater but I also understood that I would need invest a little extra to get a decent and more importantly stable heater. The reviews I read of the TMC V2 Therm
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Nano Reef Tank Day 16 Saturday

Nano Reef Tank Day 16

Nano Tank Daily Report Caught the 2 Nassarius Vibex snails doing the rounds this morning and they look like they have grown already. I’m starting to get a little niggled over the hair algae in the tank. The CUC are not really making a dent in it and I’m going to start
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Kent Nano Reef Tank Day 10

Nano Reef Tank Day 10

Nano Tank Daily Report First of all, sorry for the reflection of my sofa in the left of the picture. As I only write about a day after the day is done I did not notice and the first rule of Nano Reef Tank is that a picture of the reef has to be from the day in the diary. The
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Nano Reef Tank Day 9

Tank Daily Round Up The clean up crew has settled in well and no sign of any problems. Did the first water change today (9 litres) and all seems well. I thought the best way to add water would be to put it in through the first chamber and therefore avoid disturbing the reef.
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Kent Nano Reef Tank Day 8 Saturday 13-10-12

Nano Reef Tank Day 8

[header 2]Tank Daily Round Up[/header] [columns divider] [/columns] [columns divider] [/columns] [header 5]What is it?[/header] [columns divider] [/columns] [header 5]New Arrivals – Clean Up Crew (CUC)[/header] [columns divider] [/columns] [header 5]New Arrivals –
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Kent Nano Reef Tank Day 7 Friday

Nano Reef Tank Day 7

[header 2]Tank Daily Round Up[/header] [columns divider] [/columns] [columns divider] [/columns] [header 5]What is it?[/header] [columns divider] [/columns]
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NRT D3 06-10-12

Nano Reef Tank Day 3

I’m going to try a slightly new look for the daily blog page and have a round up section and also a thumnail gallery for the some of the pictures: [header 2]Tank Daily Round Up[/header] [columns divider] [/columns] [columns divider] [/columns] [header 5]NeWave 1000
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Fiji Live Rock Rubble and Live Blue Rock Rubble in sump

Nano Reef Tank Day 2 part b

As standard, the Kent Nano Reef comes with the usual assortment of media: plastic ‘bio’ balls, ceramics, activated carbon and two filter sponges. All of which should be put into the sump chambers with the protein skimmer finishing the process. [header 1]Nano Reef
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Kent Nano Reef Tank Day 2

Nano Reef Tank Day 2

Really good result with tank clarity overnight but the temperature seems to be an issue as it’s risen to 28.9C (84.02F). It seems to fluctuate by .4 degrees (I’m measuring with a BiOrb digital thermometer). Have to say I’m not impressed with the interpet heater
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Nano Reef Tank Day 1

Live sand bed and de-ionised RO water (SG 1025ppm) put in tank. Reef constructed using 10kg of live Fiji rock into a semi-horseshoe shape. Temperature seems to be stabilising at 28.2 C (00F). Tank looks cloudy (see image), as expected. No tests on water apart from SG as it is too
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