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Old 01-08-2012, 11:02 PM   #1
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Ziggy's Nano Build (again)

Hey everyone!!

It has been a while since I was in the SW scene but it is now time to get salty again!

I have been kicking the idea around of starting up my Nano Cube as a mini reef and I just kicked the idea into action.

I've been on the hunt for some components and thought I would go ahead and start up a thread to chronicle the journey.

What I have so far:

1 - 24g JBJ Nano Cube
2 - Salt mix
3 - RO/DI system
4 - Test kits
5 - Sand
6 - Heaters and misc other items


Need:

Refractometer
LEDs for another custom built LED lighting system
MP10 for flow
Small return pump (Don't think the MAG18 will work for this application)
Stand for the tank to sit on (might build might buy)
Other stuff I am sure that I cant think of right now...


So let the journey begin!

Talk to you soon!

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Pics? I just started my 29 bio cube this week end.
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Right now the tank is sitting in my garage. I have pics of it somewhere, trust me, nothing to look at right now...this is in the super early stages.
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Good to see you back on the salty scene. You are one of the first threads that I read on this site about your tank that broke. I have finally started a 29 gallon saltwater build, partially because of you. I cant wait to see yours come to fruition. Welcome back to the salty side!
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Good to see you back on the salty scene. You are one of the first threads that I read on this site about your tank that broke. I have finally started a 29 gallon saltwater build, partially because of you. I cant wait to see yours come to fruition. Welcome back to the salty side!
Thanks a lot! Congrats on getting a tank going!

I'm looking forward to having a SW tank again!!
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Ok so here is the question I am facing.

Do I use the 24g Nano Cube or do I use the 29g drilled tank that I have??

What do you guys think?
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A 280 cube sounds good to me.
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A 280 cube sounds good to me.
You are little to no help....grrrr!
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Why don't you just set up both? If I had to choose, I'd probably go with the 28 just for cost purposes.
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Hmm...well that still doesnt help since I didn't say anything about a 28g. Did you mean the 29 and what do you mean about cost savings???
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