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Malawi full set up for sale

Description: Hi there I have a large aquarium for sale.
( I actually have two one is a marine set up as it comes with a sump but that would be your own preference to stocking. I'll describe tank one first).
Tank one
It is around 320 litres ( it is alot taller rather than the more commonly seen longer tanks).
It is still currently up and running with live stock which I'll go on to list below.
It runs on a Oase Biomaster 350 filter which has warrenty and box it is a year and a half old maximum, a tetra filter and UV steriliser (which also comes with warrenty and is around a year old). I have proof of purchase for these items. I have linked all three mechanisms through the unit to keep the cycle flow pushing through should any of the motors stop for any reason (although in the two years I've run the tank it has not) this was installed by an aquarium expert who maintains my tank once a year ensuring it is safe.

This tank is extremely heavy and due to its unusual tall feature i would take this into consideration when placing on flooring. I currently have the full unit ontop of mt high gloss livingroom flooring which has probably quite old flooeboards underneath and i would recommend it went on to something more stable with less give such as concrete if you have it due to the weight of it with water and the rockery. The glass is curved on the viewing front which diminishes the chances of a seal breakage.
One year ago I emptied the tank completely to have my maintenance man (with a long record of tank maintenance and repairs under his belt ) to reseal it and ensure it was water tight which of course it can still be seen to be.

It has some wear and tear marks due to mainly cleaning sand which can be touched up or repainted as the unit has been previously or could just change the unit altogether to meet the spec of the tank if you wanted. It is standing strong. It needs some time taken if you want it to visually look good including replace the wee handles and back part of the lid to secure it. Doesn't affect its use at all but to get the best visual this would be beneficial.
It has the middle weight bar at the top of the tank which allows you to have some extra stability.
It has about £150 of various rocks inside it full of good bacteria including two large clumps of live rock and a large coral skeleton (to buffer the ph for my malawis).

It has a uv light with on and off side switch which you could replace if you wanted an open top or something different. It is attached to the lid which has two zones that can open at the front and back.
The glass itself is very thick in terms of the flimsyness we often see in newer tanks and the curved edge allows optimal viewing.

Optionals.
The extras that are optional to come with the tank may include ( if avaliable)
Rock and slate
Ornaments (Greek themed)
Rockery background
Fluval prism 2.0 lights x2 (one of which I find to be temperamental which is annoying as they were expensive and are powerful little lights with great storm effects and can change to multiple colours on the spectrum)
Thermometer which has a built in alarm to alert you if the tank is too hot or too cold past the temp you set it at. This is shown in digital form also for easy viewing at a glance.
Wave maker x2
Which help keep the current flowing towards the waste pipe the way I have it angled to encourage debris to go into my filter and the other is used to break the surface of the water for the fish.
A bubble wall which also has a white backing light and is fairly long covering alot of the back of the tank.
More bubble stones and pump which is equipt with anti reverse flow devices to prevent it backflowing if there is any power issue therefore not draining your tank.
The pump that attaches to these bubble stones are the quietest i have found that cause enough water movement and has two nozzles to run two stones with the pipes to the bubblestones.

Sand currently in use including crushed coral mixture (skeleton) and is a white/opal colour and is fairly clean.

I will list cleaning and maintenance/ foods separately however if you would wish to purchase any of this with the tank and or livestock this would be possible if I still have it.

It's a sad sale as you can see I have spent alot of time and money on my hobby and feel I got the full enjoyment from it. Its time to try something different for myself as learning was part of the hobby. Now that I feel I have accomplished all I can its time to change my hobby and pass this on to someone else who will love it as much as I did hopefully.

Livestock will be sold where appropriate separately depending on the policy of the place listed.
I would be open to single sales of the livestock however would prefer everything to go as a job lot and can say that all fish have established extremely well and there are no current health worries or aggressions that have resulted or point to a fatality at any time over observation of the last 9 months.

Feel free to ask questions full tank can go with contents for 350. An absolute bargain

We can deliver for fuel however would need an extra hand to lift.

Contact Information
Advertiser: Laura
Town: Eastkilbride
County: Lanarkshire

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