I have about 100 pounds of LR
in my 75. I'm going to move about 25 to the new tank, and buy about another 100 to 150 pounds over the next month (as much as my wallet can handle). Yes, I'll probably pick up some base rock. Hopefully the 25 pounds of LR
and the LS
I move from here will be enough to seed it.
Plus some sand from my current tank.
I don't plan on having any mechanical filtration - except maybe a pair of Rena Filstar xp4's. I don't use anythign now but an XP3, and don't plan to start
Fuge/sump, EuroReef skimmer, 2 sump socks.
No thread about the DSB
mess. It just didn't work, 'trates were constantly out of control. I didn't have enough fauna or sand-stirring critters to make it happen. When I moved tanks a few months ago, the sand, especially what was under/behind the LR
, was a mess. More detrius than sand.
Plus, I'm not going DSB
in the 180, because honestly, that's just more sand than I care to buy. I'll have a small DSB
in my fuge (a 55g long), but not in the main tank.
180G build thread
180G All-glass with dual megaflows in a custom stand
AquaC EV-180 skimmer
250 pounds LR
160 pounds aragonite
Custom acrylic sump from GlassCages.com
2xPCX-40 return pumps
2x250MH 14K, 2x175MH 14K - PFO lighting, 2x65W PC
No-name 36W UV
Water General 125GPH RO/DI