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Old 12-13-2011, 03:59 PM   #1
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Mike's 30 Gallon Build & Progression

Well, I've been around the Forum for a few months now, sharing where I could & figured I would share stage 1 of my tank with you. It's a 30 Gal with 16 Gal sump; mixed reef.

I plan to upgrade in a few months to a 90 Gal, then ultimately to a 180 once I can get a wall down and have the 180 as a room divider with a basement sump.

Started cycle Mid June 2011 here is the progress & pitfalls:

Early stages
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Old 12-13-2011, 04:01 PM   #2
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Adding Fish & Corals
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Old 12-13-2011, 04:02 PM   #3
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Old 12-13-2011, 04:03 PM   #4
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And more - some shots are of the same specimens
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Looks good. What kind of fish is below the wrasse in the pictures?
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some inverts etc
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Aquascaping stages
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