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Old 04-21-2005, 08:42 PM   #1
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Newbie setup.....looking for criticizims and advice

I am creating a 46 gal bf reef tank I have done quite a bit of research but I would like to hear any comments on things I may be missing or any criticizims of the setup.

Tank: 46 gal bow front

Lighting: Coralife lunar aqualight 36" 2x96 compact strip light w/2 lunar lights

Protien Skimmer: Euro-Reef ES5-2 or ASM G1X

Heater: 2 150 watt

Filtration: Live rock (60-80 lbs including rock in fuge) and live sand (3"-4") Live rock and Microalgae in fuge

Sump/Fuge: 29 gal
Lirfereef single slimline overflow box
Mag 7 return pump

Water Movement: Closed loop with Mag 5 and SCWD

Water: RO/DI
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Old 04-22-2005, 12:04 PM   #3
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Looks like you have done your research. Everything looks great. Post pics as you go. It is always nice to see the in -progress pics.
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Looks good,,, Drilled tank or overflow box?
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Overflow. Bow front tanks have tempered glass.
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Looks like a nice setup so far. I have always admired the look of the bowfront. 8)

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thanks. I'm glad it looks good. This is what I came up with after about 5-6 months of research. This site has really helped.
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