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Old 07-27-2012, 10:02 PM   #1
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My 220 build

After a lot of planning and waiting, my build is officially under way Just ordered a tank and stand from my lfs. 72" long x 24" wide x 30" tall. Should be here in 3-4 weeks.
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Old 07-29-2012, 09:32 AM   #2
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Ok. First question. Please tell me if I am on track here..

I am planning on buying 100 pounds of dry rock from reef rocks. It is the cheapest I have found for dry rock.

I am also planning on buying about 50 pounds of dry tonga branch rock from BRS and maybe 10-20 pounds of dry shelf rock from BRS for some nice variety.

I will add some live rock from my established tank and maybe a few pieces of Tonga branch rock I've been eyeing at my lfs.
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Old 07-29-2012, 10:34 AM   #3
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Sounds good to me post pictures when you get it
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:02 PM   #4
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Anyone have any opinions on this sump setup?

http://www.marinedepot.com/Precision...FIRFER-vi.html
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Old 08-04-2012, 09:15 PM   #5
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Wow! Save a few hundred and build your own lol
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Old 08-05-2012, 01:39 AM   #6
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I figured most the cost is in the skimmer, but I just might go the DIY route.

The wife doesn't trust me much with the DIY part. She is afraid of it leaking.
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Old 08-05-2012, 02:31 AM   #7
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I figured most the cost is in the skimmer, but I just might go the DIY route.

The wife doesn't trust me much with the DIY part. She is afraid of it leaking.
Sounds like my ol' lady. .. wont even let me plunge the toilet.
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And whos live rock? You have a link?
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Old 08-05-2012, 03:53 AM   #9
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I ordered 100 lbs from here.

I was going to get more dry rock from bulk reef supply, but I guess I waited too long, it's not on their site anymore.

Haven't decided on the live rock yet, the tank is still 2 weeks out.

http://reefrocks.net/index.php?page=...emart&Itemid=1
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That's a good price....post pictures of what you get please?
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