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Description: Offered for sale is the complete 5ft setup (approximately 18months old) comprising of the following:

Tank by ND Aquatics: 5 x 2 x 2ft. (Approx 500 litres). The tank has been painted at the rear using blackboard paint which can be easily removed with water and a plastic scraper. The tank has a couple of small scratches to the front but not very noticable. The sides have more scratches caused by rockwork placement and sliding during setup and maintenance. The rear will also have some scratches due to the same but are not noticable due to the background.

Cabinet: Marine style 4 door cabinet in Wenge colour melamine finish. The rear of the cabinet has been drilled to allow bolt fixing of the steel lighting uprights.

Metal stand: The metal stand was purpose made to bridge over a redundant hearth but can be placed over any flat surface. It also provides support for the lighting uprights.

Substrate: Coral sand & Cichlid Eco-Complete mix on 1/2" thick polypropylene filter grid/egg crate.

Rockwork: Approximately 60 pieces (250kgs) of Porphyry Platten cobbles (150mm – 300mm diameter).

Metal Halide Lighting: Silver Sun 5ft suspended metal halide - 2x250W 10000k halides + 2x54W T5's + 3x LED Moonlights (on independant sockets). Also included are the steel lighting uprights and 2No. spare Geisemann 54W T5's (1No. Powerchrome Aquablue+ & 1No. Powerchrome Midday)

The Halide unit gives a wonderful shimmer effect to the water. It is from Germany and cost over £450.00. (For more details refer to the Ebay link below)

Filtration: 3No. Tetratec EX1200 external canister filters (total maximum flow rate: 3600 litres per hour). The pipework has been modified and may require some accessories from Tetra to suit your particular needs.

Filter media: Combination of Tetratec biological sponge, Seachem Matrix, and K1 Kaldnes.

Heating: 2No. Hydor 300W inline external heaters.

UV steriliser: 1No. Vecton 600 UV Steraliser

Water circulation: 1No. Hydor Koralia 2 movement and circulation pump. (Offered also is a second pump which has never been used but requires a new cage and ceramic spindle which was broken when attempting to setup.

Accessories: Including Python water changing kit, testing kits, large Mag-float glass cleaner, long handled cleaner, filter wool, 4x large nets, Cichlid Salt, PH Buffer, Fish food ETC.

The complete setup originally cost me in the region of £1500!

For further details, photos and video refer to my tank setup diary (See link below)

This item is for collection only! you will need a van!

The fish are not available as part of this sale. They have already been sold.

Item located in Leicester.

Cash on collection

£950.00 (or nearest offer)

Contact Information
Advertiser: Suhel Bholat
Telephone: 07900 315171
Town: Leicester
County: Leicestershire
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