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Old 12/06/2008, 10:23 PM   #1
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Tank Of The Month - December 2008

This month we are featuring Paul Brun’s beautiful 427g reef aquarium:



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

Congratulations, Reefkeeper2!







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Old 12/08/2008, 09:18 AM   #2
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Only one word comes to mind when I look at your tank and the setting it is set up in.

COOL!!

Well done and well deserved!!


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Old 12/08/2008, 09:30 AM   #3
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Wow nice tank!!!!!! I really like the room too!!!!!


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Old 12/08/2008, 09:36 AM   #4
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Dude.... this has got to be the nicest "reef-room" shot I have ever seen!



Congrats on a well-deserved TOTM!


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Old 12/08/2008, 09:54 AM   #5
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Congrats on the TOTM. One of my favorite tanks on RC for quite some time, glad to see you finally got the TOTM nod.


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Old 12/08/2008, 09:59 AM   #6
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Congratulation, well deserved. The best tank I have ever seen. I wish I have one. Good job.


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Old 12/08/2008, 10:11 AM   #7
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Amazing tank, very well thought out and well deserved.


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Old 12/08/2008, 10:17 AM   #8
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Awesome looking reef, I like the look of the stand. A well deserved TOTM.


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Old 12/08/2008, 10:25 AM   #9
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Amazing set-up. It's very cool to see someone with such an original design. One of my favorite TOTM in a long while. Congrats!


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Old 12/08/2008, 10:27 AM   #10
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Very nice. Love the mixed tank look, and as already stated the room itself is very original. Well deserved.


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Old 12/08/2008, 10:29 AM   #11
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That is by far the best fish room i have ever seen!

Just some quick questions. Where are you located, and how does that factor in with the temperature of the outside air that you draw in for ventilation?


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Old 12/08/2008, 10:33 AM   #12
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Great tank Paul

And I have to agree that the room is just incredible! Another well deserved TOTM!


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Old 12/08/2008, 10:36 AM   #13
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very very nice! excellent tank and thought process!


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Old 12/08/2008, 10:37 AM   #14
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congratulations...You really deserve TOTM! The rockwork looks fantastic. Also Im a big fan of a large anenome I have a few myself...keep up the hard work!
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Old 12/08/2008, 11:05 AM   #15
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Thanks everyone. I have to thank Hop for all the help with this TOTM and for doing such a fantastic job. I live in Bridgewater Massachussetts. In the summer, it can go to the high 90s and right now it's 14F. I have not noticed any effect with the air drawn in and temp outside. The air from outside has quite a few feet of tubing to pass through before it gets to the skimmers. By then the temp is probably moderated to room temp. The orp goes higher when the air is dryer this time of year though. I don't use a dryer on the ozonizer, which would account for that.


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Old 12/08/2008, 11:07 AM   #16
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Gotta say, that is the coolest tank viewing room I've ever seen.


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Old 12/08/2008, 11:20 AM   #17
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Congratulations on TOTM!. This is an amazing tank and a dream fish room. I love the skylight behind the tank.


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Old 12/08/2008, 12:49 PM   #18
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Going forward this will be the target tank I some day hope to rival. I can find little peace in having only 30 years to make that come true.
I don't think a TOTM has ever left me as impressed as yours.
The whole room strikes me as an oasis.

Congratulations and incredibly well deserved.


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Old 12/08/2008, 12:53 PM   #19
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Congratulations!!! I have been waiting to see someone have a tank in a solarium! Beautiful set up!


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Old 12/08/2008, 12:53 PM   #20
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I've been waiting a long time for this one to be TOTM, and I'm really happy that we got to feature it Paul.


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Old 12/08/2008, 01:05 PM   #21
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Absolutely amazing! Oasis is the perfect word to describe your set up. There are really only three TOTMs that really just take my breath away and yours is definitely one of them. Fantastic job!


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Old 12/08/2008, 01:06 PM   #22
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Congratulations! Absolutely stunning. The best I have ever seen. The picture of your clown fish in the H. gigantea - just unreal, like a scene from the ocean.


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Old 12/08/2008, 01:18 PM   #23
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This tank has been a favorite of mine for some time...

I am so glad to see it as a TOTM!!!


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Old 12/08/2008, 01:20 PM   #24
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Dude.... this has got to be the nicest "reef-room" shot I have ever seen!
Couldn't agree more, fantastic work!!!

I love the mixedness of your reef... as you stated you have a tremendous biodiversity in your tank, and the end-product is simply phenomenal.


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Old 12/08/2008, 02:07 PM   #25
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what a great way to end 2008. I am amazed at the setup you have, and hope to one day know as much about the hobby as you do

one of my favs for sure.


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