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Old 07-11-2012, 10:27 AM   #31
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I run a sixty five gallon no skimmer no power head just a bunch of rock gravel a new filter new heater and a used light... If I had the money I woulda gotten the extra stuff but I was fifteen when I started it young an poor (I'm now sixteen not much change but that's beside the point) I'm just saying if ur low on$$ ur best to start with the basics ::food for thought::
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:00 PM   #32
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So got my light in today! Here is how it looks with the light and the black backround. I am going to have custom aluminum feet machined at work so I can open the glass top too.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:17 PM   #33
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Looking good. Your almost there
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:20 PM   #34
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Where's the water. U need to get started on your first cycle lol.
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Old 07-12-2012, 10:21 PM   #35
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Before you set up and its no longer an option have you considered sanding down that stand and re painting to match the tank?
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Old 07-18-2012, 09:08 AM   #36
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The tank is the cheapy....The stand I bought to match every other stand I have in that room....I know the wood and black clash but its more important for me to match the stands in the room then the one tank. I placed a good sized order today with brs in the group buy and its due to come in friday....I can not wait!
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Old 07-23-2012, 08:47 PM   #37
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ok, so I got some more stuff in the other day! My reef octopus bh1000 hob skimmer, a refracto, rodi unit, instant ocean reef crystals and a maxijet 1200 for mixing up sw. I also picked up another 150w heater for mixing water. I am closer then ever now! All I need to do is order up some rock and sand....live rock from lfs and a brute garbage can and Im ready to go! Well a test kit wouldnt hurt, haha. Plus the little stuff like net, magfloat....... I will keep the updates comming.
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Old 07-24-2012, 03:58 PM   #38
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I think you will love the Reef Octopus ....good choice.
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Old 08-11-2012, 02:53 PM   #39
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So I am mounting the rodi today and purchased a 32gal. brute to mix sw in and a 5gal. bucket for top off water. Monday I am ordering up sand and dry rock Slowly but surely I'm getting there!
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Old 08-18-2012, 08:03 PM   #40
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Ok RODI made....sw is mixing and rock and sand is in the tank.....I will add one chunk of LR from the lfs when I get the water in! Let me know what ya'll think!!!
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