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Old 01-21-2012, 12:07 PM   #291
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I like to put my ugly rock on the bottom and in the back. Before long it will all be purple and look the same. Between the live rock from your other tank and the new stuff I bet you have a real quick cycle. Make sure you test daily so you don't miss any spikes. I tested for over a week in my 90g and never saw any spike even after I added all the fish that I did.
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Old 01-21-2012, 12:08 PM   #292
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Your sump is behind your tank? Didn't it fit underneath?
Haha, yes it is. My tank stand is pretty low, and we did some tests to see how easy it would be to remove things/ fix things etc., and it would have been very difficult. Therefore, I just put the sump behind the tank, .
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ahh i see. lol Well now you have lots of storage area at least.
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Haha, yes it is. My tank stand is pretty low, and we did some tests to see how easy it would be to remove things/ fix things etc., and it would have been very difficult. Therefore, I just put the sump behind the tank, .
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You have been making good progress lately . Is that a store bought sump or did you make that?
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ahh i see. lol Well now you have lots of storage area at least.
Yep definitely! It will leave lots of room for my future automatic top off, lol. That is definitely months away, but I think it is a good investment.
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You have been making good progress lately . Is that a store bought sump or did you make that?
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That is an Eshopps sump that I bought from aquacave.com.
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Whatever works,,good luck
Thanks! The last thing I wanted was to have to take everything apart if something broke or anything like that, so that is why I put it in the back. I also think it will be a little easier to work on back there (as far as adding things to my refugium etc.).
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What do you guys think of these corals? I love them! Any tips as far as care goes?

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