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Unread 03/03/2002, 12:28 AM   #1
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Tank of the Month - Mar 2002

This month we are featuring Steve Weast's beautiful 500 gallon reef tank.

www.reefkeeping.com/issues/2002-03/totm/index.htm




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Unread 03/05/2002, 12:59 AM   #2
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Awesome! I knew your time would come soon. A well deserved award for not only an awesome display, but a very impressive set-up as well! Plus, its about time i got a hold of some new desktop wallpaper . Congrats!


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Unread 03/05/2002, 01:23 AM   #3
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Beautiful! Really turned out nice.


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Unread 03/05/2002, 01:43 AM   #4
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That's awesome i'm getting turned on just looking at it!!


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Unread 03/05/2002, 04:01 AM   #5
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Absolutely stunning. Your keeping the reef of my dreams.


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Unread 03/05/2002, 04:50 AM   #6
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Cool. You better change the pic that comes up on the main reefcentral page. (www.reefcentral.com)


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Unread 03/05/2002, 05:57 AM   #7
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3 Roses in one tank is awefully too much for them, they get really stressed but not showing sign. Recommended is 2 roses and a carpet at the most in one system. I can help you with that problem. I will buy the one in the back and pay for overnight shipping.


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Unread 03/05/2002, 06:26 AM   #8
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Outstanding Tank!!


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Unread 03/05/2002, 07:31 AM   #9
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Unread 03/05/2002, 07:38 AM   #10
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Steve,
A true work of art and scientific marvel. Great job. I hope you will let me see it in person some time. I have a hundred questions (I'm sure a few can be answered with a pair of clippers) Keep up the good work.

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Unread 03/05/2002, 07:55 AM   #11
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AAAAAARRRRRRRGGGGGGGHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!


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Unread 03/05/2002, 08:17 AM   #12
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What a wonderful tank! I saw your orginal post. I loved the beauty of what you had put together, however, I am just as impressed with the way you have it set up in your home! I hope I am able to follow in your footsteps with my next system!


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Unread 03/05/2002, 08:27 AM   #13
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Wow,

After reading all of your design facts and info, plus the way it all eventually fused together, makes me believe you might have actually known what you were doing

Beautiful tank...I know pictures can't do it justice. I can only imagine what 4 feet of depth looks like..


Amazing...

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Unread 03/05/2002, 09:00 AM   #14
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That is one beautiful tank. BTW, is it true that carpet anemones sometimes eat other anemones, or is it only S. gigantea that does that? Your rose anemones are really cool. Steve, you have made a work of art out of your aquarium.


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Unread 03/05/2002, 09:18 AM   #15
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Noone will wonder how this tank got tank of the month. One of the most beautiful tanks Ive ever seen.

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Unread 03/05/2002, 10:39 AM   #16
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i'm impressed!


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Unread 03/05/2002, 11:51 AM   #17
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Thumbs up

I cant find the correct words to describe how impressed I am.

To me the organization and cleanliness of the filtration system is as important as the inhabitants in the tank. My 75gl. custom made acrylic is 1.5 yrs old and that has always been me focus , to have every thing look as natural, organized and presentable as possible. There are some great reeferes out there with great health in there tanks but looking more like a science project than a piece of ocean in there house...that IS NOT the case with this tank!! Very impressive my friend..

If you don't mind, How much $$ is there so far??

Any tips or advise on how to help our tanks look and progress at the pass your has...(1 year amazing...)

Congrats...


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Unread 03/05/2002, 12:10 PM   #18
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HA! I have the same image on my desktop stilll!
Amazing is right!!!
truely a slice of reef


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Unread 03/05/2002, 01:21 PM   #19
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I hope someone is behind me, because I think I might just pass out.
Incredible tank Congratulations!

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(thanks for the new desktop wallpaper )


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Unread 03/05/2002, 01:23 PM   #20
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Thumbs up tank of the month

Best setup I have ever seen!! I love how everything is so clean and neat . Absolutely the best looking thing around. Good job!!


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Unread 03/05/2002, 03:56 PM   #21
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Awesome tank! My mouth is watering..................That blue carpet is an awesome centerpiece!

I can't imagine how much time, effort, and money you've put into that masterpiece of reefing


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Unread 03/05/2002, 05:52 PM   #22
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Steve,
I can only imagine how beautiful your aquarium must be when seen in person. Congratulations for a well-deserved honor.
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Unread 03/05/2002, 07:26 PM   #23
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Unread 03/05/2002, 10:06 PM   #24
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Looks like the epitome of this hobby to date. Wallow in the praise because you deserve it all. Best of luck in the future.


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Unread 03/06/2002, 08:43 AM   #25
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This is the most amazing tank I have ever seen. Given how much money I have spent on my feeble attempt at a reef tank, I cannot imaging what this one has cost! But I know it will be worth it.


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