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Old 12-12-2012, 10:58 PM   #1
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Kio 4.0 (the repair)

So, if you keep up with my other thread, you know I bought a new reef ready 180g. Well, while moving it my buddy dropped it. I got an idea to put another piece of glass over the cracked bottom. (Thank you Gregcoyote). But here are the pictures... Crack is in bottom left away from the overflows.
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Old 01-09-2013, 10:25 AM   #2
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This is no longer a repair... I will have this new 180g up and running next week. I will post pictures soon.
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:18 PM   #3
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Doing water test now, everything seems to be ok. On Wednesday I'll be ordering some rock from reefcleaners and Thursday the pump and plumbing will be done. Plan on seeding the tank with rock from the reef tank. I'll disperse the reef rock when it comes in. Plan on the puffer, Koran, Pakistan, and the two true clowns to go in for now. Other additions will be raccoon, snowflake eel, tusk, and dwarf lion. Anyone see any issues with that list? Or suggestions?
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Old 01-27-2013, 03:48 PM   #4
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New tank on truck while I'm doing a leak test.
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New tank on truck while I'm doing a leak test.
Glad it worked out! Did you try to drown your friend in the tank afterwards? Lol
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:12 PM   #6
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No. This is a whole new tank anyways.
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No. This is a whole new tank anyways.
Ah ok. I stilk woulda drowned him for scaring me lol
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:04 PM   #8
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Awesome Kio. I will be following. Reef or FOWLR?
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Awesome Kio. I will be following. Reef or FOWLR?
Never mind, missed the post where you listed the stock you want.
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Old 02-20-2013, 10:32 PM   #10
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Well, kio 4.0 is off... Not the 180g I wanted, but a nice 150g. It's my old tank... Lol. My buddy got outta the hobby, so I picked it up. Adding water later.
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