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My 20l Mantis Tank Build

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Mocking up the internal overflow

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Approximate location of the (yet to be) buried tunnel

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My jig for cutting the acrylic

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The proposed layout of everything

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Front piece of acrylic

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The internal baffle

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In the tank

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Internal eggcrate frag rack

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Tank is wet and leak free

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If you look at the opening at the bottom of the large rock you can see the edge of the pipe tunnel

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Islandoftiki

I like what my eyes are seeing. That's going to be one happy mantis! Following, BTW.

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ccapasso

Nice setup. Couple of questions:

 

What/how are you going to provide light to the chaeto?

What type of mantis are you looking to get? I see you are keeping corals so you'll want to make sure you get one that is "compatible" with them and the lighting.

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AirportFF
Nice setup. Couple of questions:

 

What/how are you going to provide light to the chaeto?

What type of mantis are you looking to get? I see you are keeping corals so you'll want to make sure you get one that is "compatible" with them and the lighting.

I have a submersible led fixgure mounted fo the bottom of the chamber. The chaeto is growing fine there. It also houses my heater.

As far as mantis goes. More than likely a smithii. All the corals are mounted to rocks that would be (I hope) too big for ghe mantis to move around.

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I have a submersible led fixgure mounted fo the bottom of the chamber. The chaeto is growing fine there. It also houses my heater.

As far as mantis goes. More than likely a smithii. All the corals are mounted to rocks that would be (I hope) too big for ghe mantis to move around.

 

 

Good call on the Smithii. They and the N. Wennerae would be perfect!

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AirportFF

Figure I would throw up a current FTS

 

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And the guest of honor

 

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AirportFF

Updated photo

 

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