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Old 01-20-2014, 03:22 PM   #11
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That was done pretty quick and well done. I wish my paint job looked that nice, but gave an 'it'll do' since the tank was running when I did it.
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Old 01-20-2014, 03:55 PM   #12
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I used that cheap flooring I had left over from flooring a bedroom
I wanted it to look like a piece of furniture
got sand in and 1 power-head and started filling about to add a heater
than the rock
I just got the wife and daughter out from under my feet
rodi salt water was sitting in buckets with bubblers
I left them near the fireplace and maintained a steady 78* talk about luck lol



I found a sump I can bury on one side of stand leaving me enough room for another tank 20L cant beat that oh and a 10 g feeder tank stashed on other side
once I get to that point I'll get picts
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Old 01-23-2014, 01:36 PM   #13
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wow what a long hectic three days
finally got all the rock and livestock and coral into the new tank
I was stressing I would see a big swing so far I haven't any sort of swing
been testing 2x a day to be safe
I also used that bacteria in a bottle
the tank has close too 150# of live rock
I have yet to find the sweet spot to get a picture with no glare
even with all the coral I added from the two tanks this tank still looks bare
I need to research how soon I can start dosing 2 part
I'm not fond of dosing but I want to get everything back the way it was nice and full
I still need to break down the two tanks get them cleaned up and list them
I need to find a return pump so I can get the sump up and running so I can 86 the two temporary hobs





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Old 01-24-2014, 01:46 PM   #14
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Ordered tons of macros to add to tank
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Old 01-30-2014, 12:47 PM   #15
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Got the second tank fitted so I can get measurements ,
to fit the wet/dry filter on left I either have to trim 2 inches off each corner the width of the plexiglass tank or make a 2 inch notch in 1 of the studs in the stand ,
if I notch the tank it will slide right in between the 2 studs , after long thought I decided to notch the plexiglass tank it seems to be easier than messing with the integrity of the stand , as for the feeder tank looks as though I have to down size to a 5 gal tank ,
looking at my original plans I must of overlooked a measurement or 2 ,
this is what it looks like now until I get everything setup to fit into place
than I have to remove 20L just long enough to place the 2 tanks inside the stand ,



any thoughts on this before I start cutting into the wet/dry tank ?
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Lookin good! Keep up the good work
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Old 02-14-2014, 02:12 PM   #17
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Are you doing a HOB overflow vs drilling?
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Are you doing a HOB overflow vs drilling?
yes hob over flows
just ordered a new sump since I cut the first box wrong now it leaks lol glad the first one was free
well I just started phase 2 or is this 3 lmao
still need to wrap the stand like the other one
I need to catch up with myself getting to far ahead to fast lmao
will be about a month before i continue the newest tank
scary part is I thought I was consolidating
it's just to dang addicting
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Finally got to add the upright sump along with the auto feed
I got it hooked up to the 90g and also the 20L below
just can't get over how quiet it is now
also adding new power heads to all the tanks
Two 1250 ph to the 90 Two 900 ph to the 40 one 700 and 1 450 to the 20
it was weird every thing went out at the same time guess it was better it did now since I had extra cash this month

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OK a bunch of well needed updates and pictures sorry been just so busy

since my last post I added a bunch of new coral and some livestock

I added a bubble coral


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pict of tank in it's progress



added my bigger 37g tank below



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