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Unread 02/07/2009, 01:50 PM   #1
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Tank Of The Month - February 2009

This month we are featuring John Ouverson’s beautiful 380g reef aquarium:



More details can be found here or by clicking on the picture above.

Congratulations, Double-J!







If you'd like to nominate a tank for Tank of the Month, click here
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Unread 02/08/2009, 08:07 AM   #2
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Congratulations, very well deserved.

Probably one of the most natural looking aquariums out there, just like looking into a reef flat.


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Unread 02/08/2009, 08:51 AM   #3
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Congrats to an EX neighbor from the Omaha Marine Society! I'm glad to see you have had great success with your Volcano. I wish I could have gotten a chance to talk to you about my Volcano before I pulled the plug on the hobby. Your tank is a true inspiration and wish you continued good fortune.


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Unread 02/08/2009, 08:56 AM   #4
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congrats JJ..!!!

Here is a shot of his tank that shows the depth of it better in my opinion....




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Unread 02/08/2009, 09:08 AM   #5
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congratulation for TOTM,,your tank and the set up is impressived.


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Unread 02/08/2009, 09:22 AM   #6
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Congrats JJ. Well deserverd. Your tank and setup is top notch!


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Unread 02/08/2009, 09:39 AM   #7
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wow, what a piece of art! truely an inspiration! congrats on the well-deserved totm!


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Unread 02/08/2009, 09:41 AM   #8
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Awesome tank. Congrats!


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Unread 02/08/2009, 09:46 AM   #9
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All of the automation is incredible. I have a Reefkeeper but it does not do half the things your controller does. Maybe time for an upgrade. BEAUTIFUL tank. Amazing what can be accompished in just a few years. Congratulations on a well deserved honor.


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Unread 02/08/2009, 10:25 AM   #10
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Unread 02/08/2009, 10:25 AM   #11
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Unread 02/08/2009, 10:44 AM   #12
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Congrats JJ, truely an amazing tank.


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Unread 02/08/2009, 10:45 AM   #13
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wow! what a spectacular reef and setup. Trying to get there myself one day. Congrats, a well deserved honor. Keep up the good work!


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Unread 02/08/2009, 11:07 AM   #14
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Re: Reef ceramic

Hi!!

Just wanted to tell you Congratulations!!! Wow you're take is absolutely breathtaking!!!!

Do you know where i can maybe purchase the reef ceramic?

Any help would be greatly appreciated - i have a 200 g reef tank.

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Unread 02/08/2009, 11:24 AM   #15
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Thanks for all the compliments!!!


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Unread 02/08/2009, 11:25 AM   #16
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Re: Re: Reef ceramic

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Hi!!

Just wanted to tell you Congratulations!!! Wow you're take is absolutely breathtaking!!!!

Do you know where i can maybe purchase the reef ceramic?

Any help would be greatly appreciated - i have a 200 g reef tank.

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I purchased from captive Oceans, not sure if they are still in business or not.


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Unread 02/08/2009, 11:27 AM   #17
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Very inspirational!


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Unread 02/08/2009, 11:30 AM   #18
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congrats JJ..!!!

Here is a shot of his tank that shows the depth of it better in my opinion....

+1 Agreed!!! Congrats again JJ and I'm happy to have such a fine specimen representing our fine state. The only sad part about your TOTM is I feel (that while looking AMAZING in the photos) that your system is even more breathtaking in person(I know everyone always says it, but it really is the case). Maybe a video or virtual tour...
Regardless of the delay or anything else JJ, major Kudos and thanks again for your openness to a geek like me, letting me tour this MONSTER, and answering all my countless questions about it! PS sorry for the drool on all the glass, I'll bring a bib and towel next time!

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Unread 02/08/2009, 01:21 PM   #19
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Congratulations on a well deserved TOTM award. Great looking reef!


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Unread 02/08/2009, 01:28 PM   #20
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Your m.s. Cyphastrea is amazing!
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Unread 02/08/2009, 01:45 PM   #21
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Congrats J! What an inspirational tank!!!!


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Unread 02/08/2009, 02:08 PM   #22
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Well deserved JJ! The growth is incredible!

I was hoping to see an animation of growth over the months. If you would be interested I could probably put one together.

Any chance you have some top down shots so we could see the layout?


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Unread 02/08/2009, 02:36 PM   #23
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The planning behind the system is nearly as impressive as the reef itself! Incredible!

Question: what is that circular black device with flow going through it? Is that some sort of solenoid?


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Unread 02/08/2009, 03:04 PM   #24
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Absolutely amazing tank. Thank you for the inspiration and sharing your tank.


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Unread 02/08/2009, 03:09 PM   #25
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amazing!

JJ, questions... What time/s you use to feed your stony corals and how often? Do you turn off the skimmer when feeding?


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