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Old 01-07-2014, 11:59 AM   #451
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As of now I have one system plumbed together that is those tanks on the blue shelves. So far its 7 tanks but more are added on that system. Also there is one 6'x3' frag tank on its own independent system. I will have the other 6'x3' frag tank on its own system once transferred from my house. The two 180 gallons are each their own systems. I will add more independent tanks and cubicles with their own systems over time also.
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Old 01-10-2014, 11:04 PM   #452
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Finally got the 180 plumbed in today. Going with two sumps and two return pumps. First sump will house a Reef Octopus Diablo skimmer and the refugium. The second sump I plumbed in an algae scrubber. Never ran one before but I really can't go wrong if it gets the Gregcoyote seal of approval. I plan on adding a second skimmer to that sump down the line. Tomorrow will be fill it with water day!
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Old 01-12-2014, 01:57 AM   #453
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180 filled & running! Just need to attach the doors and the front part of the canopy. Also need to add fuge light and algae scrubber lights. On to the next project....
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Old 01-12-2014, 02:23 AM   #454
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Moved a rock from my home frag tank to the store tonight. Noticed this guy shortly after being added to the tank. Started spewing stuff for a few minutes.

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Spawning. I want to say X ran into that whole maintaining the anu fitness tank.
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Old 01-12-2014, 11:43 AM   #456
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Spawning. I want to say X ran into that whole maintaining the anu fitness tank.
Yeah I had something similar with worms about 20 yrs ago and it happened with hundreds at once. I'm not sure though of spawning this time as it was just put into a recently setup tank and it was within 10 min of acclimation.
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Old 01-12-2014, 07:21 PM   #457
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Took two weeks and switching to new gaskets but finally this big mutha is skimming!!!!!!
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Yeah I had something similar with worms about 20 yrs ago and it happened with hundreds at once. I'm not sure though of spawning this time as it was just put into a recently setup tank and it was within 10 min of acclimation.
I'd still think it was the case in terms of a "last ditch" effort. Drastic changes and stress has caused inverts to try to breed to keep the gene pool going before.
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I'd still think it was the case in terms of a "last ditch" effort. Drastic changes and stress has caused inverts to try to breed to keep the gene pool going before.
Excellent point!
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Took two weeks and switching to new gaskets but finally this big mutha is skimming!!!!!!
Glad to see the big mrc chugging along.., what did you use for pumps?
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