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Old 08-30-2013, 08:10 PM   #21
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Old 08-31-2013, 09:57 PM   #22
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Water taking forever to clear. Hope to be able to arrange the rock tomorrow.
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Old 08-31-2013, 11:11 PM   #23
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Looks good. Following
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Old 09-01-2013, 10:17 AM   #24
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Thanks. What's the best way to get water to clear? Having everything on or off?
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Old 09-01-2013, 10:19 AM   #25
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It was clearer but moved some rock and its really foggy again.

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Old 09-01-2013, 10:21 AM   #26
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You could use a HOB or canister filter to help clear that up.
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Old 09-01-2013, 05:50 PM   #27
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I don't gave a hob or canister I can use. Would it be better to turn powerheads and sump pump off or to leave it on. I guess should have put sand in before rock and would have this issue.
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Either way, the sand will cloud the tank, even if rinsed well. It's inevitable.
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Old 09-02-2013, 08:31 AM   #29
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Well it finally cleared. I forgot I had a filter sock for my sump and once I put it on it started to really clear. Not sure yet if like rock setup yet or not. I still need about 40 more pounds of rock.

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Old 09-02-2013, 09:51 AM   #30
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Looks much better. Is your stand custom made. That's how I want my next set up to look
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Old 09-02-2013, 10:27 AM   #31
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Yeah the stand is custom. My lfs has a local carpenter build them for the tanks they sell. I even made a few changes just for my setup. The doors at top open to make feeding easier and I have a large opening at top that is piano hinged to make easier to get in tank without having to completely remove top.
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Old 09-02-2013, 11:27 AM   #32
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It's a nice set up
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Old 09-02-2013, 11:42 AM   #33
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I'm curious about the wood frame around the tank. I want to build something like that
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Old 09-02-2013, 12:55 PM   #34
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Not mine, but I love it. He used acrylic rods and drilled his rock.
The lighting on this tank looks nice! I used drilled and rodded my rocks. Got the idea for Mr_X! I love my tank now.

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Old 09-02-2013, 09:33 PM   #35
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I like how yours looks too. I want to keep as much rock off sand as possible, especially with the hight of my tank and limitation on length.
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I like how yours looks too. I want to keep as much rock off sand as possible, especially with the hight of my tank and limitation on length.
Thx, that's what I was going for. Just got a 5 head Duncan. So happy
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Old 09-02-2013, 10:13 PM   #37
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Comgrats. I like duncans and most of the flowing corals. Mine is not really going to be reef safe with the fish I want.
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Old 09-03-2013, 07:34 AM   #38
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The lighting on this tank looks nice! I used drilled and rodded my rocks. Got the idea for Mr_X! I love my tank now.
Looks fantastic! I love how they turn out when drilled. I didn't think I will ever do another tank w/out doing that to my rock work.
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Thanks Kristy!
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Old 09-03-2013, 08:52 PM   #40
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Transferred the rock from my biocube to this tank and moved my fish over this morning all seem really happy with all of the room.
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