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Old 07-09-2008, 10:39 AM   #1
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Hello to ALL! I'm new to this forum, but not new to the hobby. I've started 2 yrs ago and learned much of the hobby since the beginning. All of my tank have been mix reef. When I first started in this fantastic hobby, my first tank was a 40G Breeder non RR, upgraded to a 75G RR, 90G RR and also had a 24G Aquapod which I had modded. Currently, I am about to setup a 140G Oceanic, that will be close-loop project.

This 140G Oceanic will be setup in appx 2-3 weeks, because my wife wants the floors to be done first....LOL Just pulled the carpeting out and waiting to get wood floors installed in the next few days.

Here is a list of the 140G Oceanic hardware will consist of as followed:
140G Oceanic complete with stand and canopy. The tank will be drilled with 5 holes for the close-loop.
Oydessa 2x250W HQI, 4x65W CF, and 6xBluemoon LED fixture, the bulbs replaced with 14K Phoenix and the ballast replaced with Blueline E-Ballast 250w Dual.
50G Custom Sump built by a fellow reefer, designed with 2 heater holders and one probe holder. Has 2 holders for 1 Phosband Reactor and 1 Carbon Reactor, 2 filter sock holders and refugium area.
ATI BM 200 Skimmer
Reeflo Dart for the close-loop connecting to a OM 4-way
Reeflo Snapper for the return and will be T off to run the 2 reactors and the calcium reactor.
MRC CR2 Dual Chamber Calicum Reactor
AC Jr controller
Tunze Osmolator 5017

I will update you guys in another there on the process of the tank setup.

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Looking forward to pics of the setup as you get going.
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Welcome to AA! Looking very much forward to pics as you progress.
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Old 01-21-2009, 05:52 PM   #6
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My 140 Oceanic
Here is a picture of the 140G Oceanic that I purchase before setting it up.
Measurement of the 140G Oceanic L 48.5 x W 24.5 x H 29. Tank has 2 overflows 600 GPH per overflow.


48" 2x 250W DE HQI, 4x 65W Compact Fluorescent, 6x Dual Bluemoon LED
HQI Bulbs 14K Phoenix

  • ATI Bubble Master BM200
  • 2 phosban Reactor - 1 reactor is for phosban and the other for carbon
  • Custom-built Sump appx 50G Dimension: 7.5 x 8.5 x 21.5 support 2 phosban reactor, probe/heater holder and 2 filter sock holder.
  • Korallin C1502 Calcium Reactor with Eheim Pump
  • Closed Loop Via Oceans Motions 4 Way Magnetic Flow Diverter
  • Sequence Reeflo Dart 3500GPH Water Pump
  • Reeflo Snapper for the return, controlles the 2 phosban and the Calicum Reactor

AC Jr w/ DC 8 & PH probe
Reef Fanatic Level Controller

Drilling the holes! Plumbing the sump & manifold. Filled with regualar water to test for leaks from bulkheads & PVC. Used Schedule 80 for the bulkheads.

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Welcome to AA! Stuff looks good, glad to have you here.

A little worried about the 2 lower holes, what r your plans for them? Concerned they'll suck up sand.

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