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The tank arrives...

Posted 09/17/2011 at 09:07 PM by Spaced Cowboy
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So, after a bit of a mix-up with the trucking company (who knew you had to call them to make an appointment to receive a delivery! Why dont they call you ?), the tank arrived a day late.

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It was nicely packaged, strapped down onto a palette, with plenty of foam and wood surrounding it. Given that Id ordered an acrylic sump as well as the tank...
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Standing room only...

Posted 09/17/2011 at 07:36 PM by Spaced Cowboy
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The old tank & stand was sold, clearing the way for the new tank to be built and made ready before the new tank arrived.

Its an 8x 2 x 40 stand, built using a 2x8 box (red & yellow, below) supported by 2x4s (purple) dropping to a 2x4 box (blue and orange) that rests on the ground. It follows the recipe laid down by [URL="http://reefcentral.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1169964"]RocketEngineer[/URL]. The green pieces aren't load-bearing, they are only there to...
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That vision-thing...

Posted 09/17/2011 at 07:28 PM by Spaced Cowboy
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So this is the build-thread, finally . I closed down my old 180 gallon system last November, and started planning and slowly buying (as I could afford) the equipment and parts to upgrade to the larger system. Some of this is therefore already done. The plan is that the build-log and reality ought to converge around the time when I'll be adding water to the...
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Naso Tangs

Posted 08/25/2011 at 06:52 AM by snorvich (System configuration and fish for my two tanks)

The Naso tangs grow to be a spectacular reef fish; they are hardy, eat well in captivity, doesnt bother sessile invertebrates, and rarely quarrels with other reef fish. Sounds like the perfect addition to your reef aquarium, right? The problem is that it grows to an adult length of almost two feet!

Some aquarists such as ones on this thread say they plan to keep a particular fish until it outgrows their home aquarium and then donate it to a public aquarium, another aquarist or their...
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My Current Display at day 82

Posted 08/09/2011 at 09:19 PM by NLreeftank

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