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Old 08-27-2013, 06:33 PM   #101
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I have about 2 gallons a week of evap from my 30g system and it really bites that I don't have an ATO
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Old 08-27-2013, 06:36 PM   #102
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No LEDs mix with t5's 12" off the water line LEDs only ramps up to 50% max 75gal DT 30gal sump/ref. no trend here lol.


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ok eye see, nice tank im sensing with bigger tanks, regular 1 or 2 gallon top offs are not an option lol thats the trend im sensing, i guess with a smaller tanks its easier to manage fluid wise.
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Old 08-27-2013, 06:38 PM   #103
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I lose a gallon a day out if my 210 gallon display with 55 gallon sump lol and I don't use an ATO. I just add a gallon every morning when I wake up for work.
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Old 08-27-2013, 06:41 PM   #104
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Well I also have a 20 and a 55 gal QT I top off once a week. So I would say yes smaller the tank less top off with what I see with my tanks.
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Old 08-27-2013, 06:46 PM   #105
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I lose a gallon a day out if my 210 gallon display with 55 gallon sump lol and I don't use an ATO. I just add a gallon every morning when I wake up for work.
good god, talk about a morning ritual lol

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Well I also have a 20 and a 55 gal QT I top off once a week. So I would say yes smaller the tank less top off with what I see with my tanks.
i dont mind, i just throw it in with my fw tank pwc and call it a sunday lol
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Old 08-27-2013, 06:50 PM   #106
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good god, talk about a morning ritual lol

i dont mind, i just throw it in with my fw tank pwc and call it a sunday lol
I can go three days before my tanks gets low but its easier to just dump a bowl of rodi in on my way out the door when I give my dogs food and water.
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I can go three days before my tanks gets low but its easier to just dump a bowl of rodi in on my way out the door when I give my dogs food and water.
now it sounds more reasonable, i just thought you would fill a bowl with rodi while brushing your teeth then dump it in the tank as you snag some toast lol
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Old 08-30-2013, 08:50 PM   #108
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**Update 8/30/13**

Alrighty guys, I know its been a while but I finally settled on a clean up crew and ****** they do good work!

I also settled on a piece of live rock that I liked from the second shipment from my lrs, I didn't like any from last weeks but I found a perfect fit this week! Ill snap some tank pics when it clears up a bit I rescaped my tank and I'm digging it!

So far my tank stock is:

2 Caramel Clownfish
2 Skunk Cleaner Shrimp
2 Peppermint Cleaner Shrimp
3 Turbo Snail
3 Nassarus Snails
3 Cyrith Snails
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9 Blue Leg Hermit Crabs

So far so good my parameters are very stable and I couldn't be happier with my tank so far I love it.

Here's some before and after pics when I was adding the clean up crew and some pics when I added the hermits too, enjoy!
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Old 08-30-2013, 11:46 PM   #109
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Looking good! What other fish are you thinking?
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Looking good! What other fish are you thinking?
I've been pondering what my next fish purchase will be, any suggestions?
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