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Old 08-23-2004, 12:39 PM   #11
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For a control system I was looking for something to monitor the PH, and temp as well.

I thought my fishlist was kinda overstocked, I thought the rule was 1" of fish per 5 gallons. So for a 120gal tank I have room for 24" of fish. The current total for what I posted earlier was 30".

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Old 09-16-2004, 09:01 PM   #12
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Well its starting to come together. The stand is done. The overflows are installed. I have 4 maxi-jet 1200s in temporary positions.

The Mag7 will drive the Aqua EV 180 skimmer while the pair of Mag9s will be return pumps.

I had no clue arrange the powerheads and return lines. I aimed the return lines so they will graze over the sides and bounce off the front. I'm afraid the current may push sand out of the front corners. 3 of the powerheads are aimed to agitate the the surface. The forth I put center tank mid height, Once I get the LR I'm hoping to have a large cave in this area and move water from the rear of the tank forward.

I have a 30Gal for my sump. I'm hoping to have it plumbed and ready so when my RO/DI unit arrives Monday I can start a-fillin-er-up.

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Old 09-16-2004, 11:08 PM   #13
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baby whale shark?
30gal / 2: maxijet 600s / 150w heater / CPR Bak Pak2 (maxijet 1200)/FOWLR

30lbs base rock
6lbs Brazilian LR
35lbs sand (20lbs of lfs ls i think it cycled my tank faster)

3 blueleg hermits
4 turbo snails
royal gramma
gold stripped maroon clown
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Old 09-17-2004, 12:34 AM   #14
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Yeah, Nevermind, I guess I didn't add that up right.

Your fish list looks good. allthough I don't know a thing about Chromis. Are they peaceful? your Banghai Cardnial could get stressed out otherwise.

You wont need to have 3 PH agitating the surface. One large one will probibly be fine. I have my Magnum 350 agitating the surface and it sure makes waves! (at aprox. 275 GPH) Aim a couple of your powerheads at each other to create turbulance. Fish like two things. Lots of waterflow, and Lots of turbulance. I hear one of the more important things to worry about is eliminating dead zones in your water. You will get a better Idea of what needs pointed where once you get it filled up and water starts flowing!!!

Hardware: 37 gallon SW tank and stand by Oceanic Systems, Magnum 350 Pro Canister Filter (half carbon), CPR Bak Pak 2R skimmer, Maxijet 1200 Powerhead, RenaCal 150 W heater, Compact fluorescent lights with moonlights. 40 lbs of liverock, 3" sand bed.

Software:2 Tank-Raised Ocellaris Clowns, 1 Purple Firefish, 1 Electric Orange hermit crab, 18 Blue Legged hermit crabs, 8 or so Nassarius snails, Xenia, Blue, green, and Green Striped Mushrooms.

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first sw, setup

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