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Old 08-11-2011, 03:08 AM   #1
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Mike's 29 gallon hqi build

Well as promised It's time for the build begin. The tank is a 29g bio cube hqi. Water testing in progress as of 15:00 hours on wednesday. I have so far:
30lb aragonite sand
Led fuge light 1 bulb
Included skimmer
1- 425 koralia nano ph
Thermometer

Planed stocking is:
Pair of b/w clowns
Goby of some creation
Cleaner shrimp
assorted cuc
Assorted corals to be fraged and moved to the 175g
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Old 08-11-2011, 08:21 AM   #2
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good luck on the new build and we demand pictures!
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Old 08-11-2011, 11:19 AM   #3
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Pics to come once I find a camera
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Old 08-12-2011, 12:50 AM   #4
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well i found the camera (dont you love renos) so here you go. going to lfs tommorow need to get a heater even with the hilide on for 13 hours it still at the same temp as the house 73. leak test passed so i will pump it out, rinse and add sand then lr in the morning
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Nice, good luck!
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Back from 2 of my lfs got a heater and small mag-float. Put the sand in late last night and started to refill with salt this morning LR will go in after dad wakes up I get to steal from the 175g sump
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Well got 15-20lb of LR in going to the lfs this week I hope. The sand storm has almost settled
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Old 08-14-2011, 04:56 AM   #8
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Should I set up the fuge before or after it's cycled
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Old 08-14-2011, 05:15 PM   #10
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Back from the lfs with 10lb of LR grey much uncured came in on Thursday
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