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Old 02-25-2013, 05:26 PM   #41
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That is a pretty decent task list you've got there! You're certainly making progress
Lol yeah. That's not even all of it. I try to break it down in pieces or I end up not wanting to do it all hehe.
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:03 AM   #42
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Only new news to update is I registered my domain name. Next is paperwork for the board of equalization. Not sure if I can post this or not but the name is: Keith's Coral Reefs. I know......real creative lol but deciding on a name and getting agreement from outside sources can get tiring. Finally just gotta pick something hehe.
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Old 02-28-2013, 06:15 PM   #43
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New Vega controller arrived yesterday yay! Installed on the DT. Much easier to use than the old AI one!

Received my Eheim 5000 this week along with my Tunze Osmolator 3155. The Eheim 2000 shipped today do ill se that next week.

Ordered 100# of dry reef rock and 80# of sand today for the 55 gal going underneath the frag tank, next to the 125 gal I'm using as a sump.
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What website did you use for the rock?
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I was just looking over your thread and you were talking about painting the bottom. That sounds like a good idea. If you we're still looking for suggestions I would suggest krylon fusion gloss black. I have used it before and the black really makes colors pop. And krylon fusion is paint for plastic so it would work perfect for a acrylic tank.
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:03 AM   #46
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What website did you use for the rock?
I ordered from reefrocks. It's my first time ordering from them but the prices sure are good. $85 for #50 of rock (includes shipping) and for $15 extra you get #40 of sand.
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Old 03-01-2013, 10:07 AM   #47
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I was just looking over your thread and you were talking about painting the bottom. That sounds like a good idea. If you we're still looking for suggestions I would suggest krylon fusion gloss black. I have used it before and the black really makes colors pop. And krylon fusion is paint for plastic so it would work perfect for a acrylic tank.
Thanks for reading over the thread and for the paint suggestion. I actually picked up a can of that exact spray paint last weekend. I'm going to paint the bottom but I have lots if work to do to get it to where I want before painting. I need to remove all the old paper & adhesive that is left on the bottom and I picked up a headlight scratch removing kit but I realize now I need to get something for deeper scratches first lol. Haven't decided if I'm going that route yet or not.
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Old 03-01-2013, 12:43 PM   #48
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I ordered from reefrocks. It's my first time ordering from them but the prices sure are good. $85 for #50 of rock (includes shipping) and for $15 extra you get #40 of sand.
Reef rocks is a great product for cheap,
But the guy is horrible about shipping. So be prepared to wait about a month to get it.

When i ordered my sand got there in a week and it took 5 weeks for my rock to arrive.
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Old 03-01-2013, 01:40 PM   #49
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Reef rocks is a great product for cheap,
But the guy is horrible about shipping. So be prepared to wait about a month to get it.

When i ordered my sand got there in a week and it took 5 weeks for my rock to arrive.
Yeah I'm glad in not in a hurry for it. It's not for aquascape its strictly for resale. Btw I spoke to that guy and he said he is changing his protocol now cuz he picked up some nationwide accounts like Petco and they order like # 300,000 of rock! H
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Got the floor reinforced. Ran the RODI line under the house from the garage to the frag room.
Scraped off all that darn paper and adhesive off the bottom of the tank and painted it. Shots are from testing it again after small accident. Wind blew over tank while paint was drying and cracked it. Ughh. I glued crack and tested tank seems to be fine. :crossing fingers:
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