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Old 03-27-2013, 12:26 AM   #61
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Stand has been given the first coat of shine need to sand and give a 2nd. I dont think I will be able to work on it till Friday.
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Old 03-27-2013, 11:47 PM   #62
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Cant wait to see the final project finished! I just recieved confirmation of paydate from my new job, and the 75 gallon upgrade is coming in two weeks !
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Old 03-28-2013, 12:13 AM   #63
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50lbs of rock and 160lbs of sand are here. Skimmer will be here tomorrow then Friday everything else. Excitement
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Old 03-28-2013, 12:14 AM   #64
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Cant wait to see the final project finished! I just recieved confirmation of paydate from my new job, and the 75 gallon upgrade is coming in two weeks !
Thanks, good luck with the 75
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:47 AM   #65
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Looks like your tank is coming along! Can't wait for the finished product!!!
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Old 03-28-2013, 06:30 PM   #66
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Nwb200 is here and let me say that it is huge. I want to put it together but know that I have got to wait for all if my other equipment. Still needing a sump, trying to find a 40 gallon breeder but don't want to pay $119 at petco.
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Old 03-28-2013, 06:31 PM   #67
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:45 PM   #68
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I just sold my tank for 275 ! The freshwater 90 gallon. Going tomorrow to look at the 75 it has a marineland series 2 sump , with a bio wheel , comes with return pump and all will my 239 w t5 fixture be enough light?
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:47 PM   #69
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What u want it to do
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:48 PM   #70
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I have one sps and a nem right now in the tank i want to transfer over alot of lps and softies,
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:50 PM   #71
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I'm no expert for sure but I don't think so nems need a lot of light from what I have read
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:54 PM   #72
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Its. 6 bulb t5 36" fixture with 10 moonlights, and it would be going over a 4 ft long 75 gallon id hang it, it is braced in the middle thought
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Old 03-28-2013, 09:57 PM   #73
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My current 55 gallon tank is running with 4 bulb 54 watt T5s.I am able to grow some SPS, LPS and a clam without problems. I think you and do it the growth may not be all that great. Here is a photo of it.



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Old 03-28-2013, 10:02 PM   #74
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I would use it for now, then buy some reef breeders or tao tronic leds, might supplement my 6 bulbs fixture with some led strip lights
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About the sunlight coming in the window- I have seen totally awesome tanks that use solatubes for supplemental lighting and they have no algae at all.
Here's a stunning example of someone using natural light-
Tank of the Month - February 2006 - Reefkeeping.com
I don't think it's as much to worry about as people make out.
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Old 03-28-2013, 11:35 PM   #76
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The lazy side of me wants to leave it in that place so I won't need to move my current tank out is the way. But I am going to make the move. I will be asking questions about the move this week. Well as soon as I can find a 40 gallon breeder to make a sump.
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I just got a new 75 gallon tank dtilled with sump, pump and stand for 350
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Sounds like a good deal is your build thread started yet?
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Yes it is it is called new tank transfer theres pics there also picked up a gallon of a bionic and b bionic and x mag pro by kent for 20 bucks on top of the 350
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Order came in from BRS today what I got was two magnum 7 powerheads (huge) a magdrive 12 a digital thermometer and foam pads for my reactor. All I need now is for my lights to show up a 40 breeder and I will be able to get going.
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