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Old 10-20-2012, 10:22 PM   #1
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29g Biocube reef build

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About two weeks ago I purchased an established biocube. It came with roughly 25 lbs of live rock and sand. I used the water that was in the tank and it has been running that way ever since. I am running 2 36w cf bulbs and it has three royal blue LED light bars. The person also gave me a green button polyp, a blastomussa and a gorgonian. I have the stock pump/circulator and am thinking of getting another one. I am also thinking of getting a media basket for the second chamber from inTank media.
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:27 PM   #2
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Hi all,
About two weeks ago I purchased an established biocube. It came with roughly 25 lbs of live rock and sand. I used the water that was in the tank and it has been running that way ever since. I am running 2 36w cf bulbs and it has three royal blue LED light bars. The person also gave me a green button polyp, a blastomussa and a gorgonian. I have the stock pump/circulator and am thinking of getting another one. I am also thinking of getting a media basket for the second chamber from inTank media.
I also have one cleaner and one peppermint shrimp and three zebra hermits. And snails.
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:33 PM   #3
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Great tank! Love the coralline algae on the rocks and acan(?) or whatever type of LPS coral that is in the 2nd pic. With more corals and some fish, it will be jaw dropping
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:35 PM   #4
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Check out Convicts threads. His cube is amazing!!! I think he has that basket thing too. I don't have a cube, but he has modified his all the way!
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:38 PM   #5
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I saw his videos, I would love to get to that point! Yeah, he has the filter media basket with LRR. I was thinking about half and half.
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The placement is beautiful!!!! I dream of my mixed reef looking like that!
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Looking good
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Old 10-20-2012, 10:57 PM   #8
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I have what is probably a silly question. I measured my salinity and it was about 1.028 to 1.029. I am warming up some RO water, how much should I put in? What if I put too much in? Should I then do a water change?
For water changes, how does the salinity in my tank relate to what the sg of my RO water should be when I add it?
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Yeah, it's really cool.
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I am thinking of getting a RO/DI but there are a lot of different types out there. I've seen 4, 5 and 6 stage units, chloramine units ect. Can anyone tell me the difference between these and offer a suggestion?
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