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Old 03-22-2011, 10:26 AM   #21
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Like the low-pro canopy, clean and sleek looking

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Old 03-23-2011, 12:42 AM   #22
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plumbing is all done. tank is still filling up



water comes in on the far right of the sump. have a euro reef skimmer in there and will probably have rock rubble in there.

have a Rio hyperflow 32 return pump (1920GPH) which is split(both sides have ball valves). one side goes back to the tank and the other side feeds into the 30 gallon refugium (on the far left of the stand)..... refugium is drilled and will overflow back into the sump.
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tank is half full, so i added half aragonite and half crushed coral. (dont want sand blowing all over the place from the wavemaker)



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Old 03-24-2011, 12:38 AM   #24
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Everything seems to be well done. Who made your tank? A local or Online?
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:41 AM   #25
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Everything seems to be well done. Who made your tank? A local or Online?
local guy thats been making tanks for 35 years.....

i cant even imagine how much it would cost to ship this thing.... 4 adult men struggled to bring it into the house
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they are pretty heavy..
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:47 AM   #27
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We want more everything looks good, what sort of fish do you want?
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Old 03-24-2011, 12:57 AM   #28
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That's some insane plumbing work. Following.
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Old 03-24-2011, 01:00 AM   #29
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im gonna transfer the fish from my 55 gallon. and i think the first new fish im gonna get is gonna be a blonde naso tang cant wait
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Old 03-24-2011, 01:03 AM   #30
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I look at that tank only half filled and one word comes to mind... SCUBA .

Can't wait to see it filled.

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What light is on there right now?
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Old 03-24-2011, 03:29 PM   #32
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It's just a 5 foot t5 fixture with 4 14000k bulbs
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Looks beautiful man! Must be nice to have such a fine craftsman at your disposal!

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Old 03-25-2011, 10:44 AM   #34
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Really? Looks pretty white for 14K. It is interesting since it is peninsular though, have you decided of what lights you're going with?
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No idea. I have 5 various sized t5 fixtures.

Will probably go with the 4 large white bulbs.
4 36" actinic bulbs
And I have a fixture with 2 48" super blue bulbs. So I'll find a combination that works
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tank is finally full and running.


still adding a little more water to increase the level in the last chamber. but all is working great


have a 200 micron sock in there to help polish the water from the sand. so should be a couple days

the refugium isnt filled yet.... once i add the rock the water will start to rise..... so ill open the valve to the refugium and start filling it with the water that gets displaced by the rock
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started some of the aquascape.... used some of the dry rock that i had.




live rock will probably be added when the tank is cleared up
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started some of the aquascape.... used some of the dry rock that i had.

live rock will probably be added when the tank is cleared up
That's a great pic. You should submit it to the POTM contest.

I for one am excited to what you do with this DT.

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Nice man! Starting to come together!

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thanks

i think this is the lighting combination im gonna use

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