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Old 09-11-2011, 07:11 PM   #11
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Very nice stand I wouldn't be able to figure out how to build one
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Old 09-11-2011, 07:15 PM   #12
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sicce pumps are great. theyll save you money in the long run too. and that light fixture is great looking ive seen it in person. not sure about the par ratings though.
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Old 09-15-2011, 09:56 AM   #13
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Update time! Went with the 125 gallon megaflow tank. Got my drain pan built for my stand to protect my floor from any small water problems. Went with the Hamilton Belize sun light 3x250 halide with t-5 and lunar. Also went with the vertex 180 skimmer in a trigger brand sump/fuge. Also picked up a apex jr controller. I am still debating on which brand auto top off to go with.
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Old 09-17-2011, 06:39 PM   #14
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Well the tank didn't make it so no plumbing this weekend. So instead I ran two dedicated power circuits to the new tank location and prewired 12 outlets for underneath the tank. Both power lines have on/off switches and will be on gfi breakers. PROTECTED!! Check
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Old 09-19-2011, 09:51 PM   #15
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Well I recieved 90% of my stuff today. And it's fate I have tomorrow off of work. Plenty of pics to come. Here is new tank on the stand. New trigger ruby sump with vertex 180 skimmer. Talk about a tight fit
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Old 09-19-2011, 10:19 PM   #16
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looks cool! cant wait to see it full of happy livestock!
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Old 09-20-2011, 08:09 AM   #17
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Thanks x. Well I started dry fitting my plumbing only to find out this megaflow tank has flex hose bulk heads. Looks like an early trip to lowes this morning
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Old 09-20-2011, 03:23 PM   #18
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Tank is now set and plumbing is hooked up. Ready for the new sand bed and some water.
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Old 09-20-2011, 03:29 PM   #19
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looks great! Nice and tidy! I like that....
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It's wonderful to be able to take my time and have it all planned out. Got a couple questions for everybody. Will it hurt to go ahead and put in the live sand and put 10 gallons of water in? Then switch tanks this weekend? Other question is should I fill my sump and run the skimmer for the week without the return pump running as a break in time
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