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Old 12/04/2006, 10:21 PM   #1
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Tank of the Month - December '06

This month we are featuring Manos Foundoulakis's (manosdr) beautiful reef aquarium:



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

Congratulations, Manos!






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Old 12/05/2006, 08:32 PM   #2
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Awesome tank man. In the shot above that pink birdsnest looks like an anemone almost. The one on the right that is


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Old 12/05/2006, 08:48 PM   #3
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very nice.... so how old are some of your biggest corals?


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Old 12/05/2006, 08:49 PM   #4
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Wow! Look at that.. No skimmer? You have a great looking tank there. I guess high priced pieces of acrylic are overrated. Great job!


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Old 12/05/2006, 08:51 PM   #5
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WOW! That tank is absolutely STUNNING...Congratulations on "Featured Tank of the Month" You deserve it! I love your choice of fish...


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Old 12/05/2006, 08:54 PM   #6
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reefez: Yes, he uses a skimmer.

From the article:

"Initially, I used a Prizm skimmer by Red Sea, but soon determined that it was insufficient for the size of my system, so after 15 months of operation I replaced it with an AquaC Remora skimmer powered by a Maxijet 300 gph powerhead; this considerably improved the water quality."


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Old 12/05/2006, 09:01 PM   #7
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Another excellent TOTM!


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Old 12/05/2006, 11:30 PM   #8
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I really like to see the stacked different colored caps. Really great tank, thanks for sharing


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Old 12/05/2006, 11:48 PM   #9
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Awesome tank! Congrats!


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Old 12/06/2006, 01:01 AM   #10
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CONGRATULATIONS MY FRIEND !


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Old 12/06/2006, 01:24 AM   #11
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Congrats - great reef - nice to see a TOTM in a Jewel. Shows its the aquarist not the kit


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Old 12/06/2006, 05:27 AM   #12
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Awesome, Brilliant tank...congratulations my dear friend manos!


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Old 12/06/2006, 05:29 AM   #13
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Sweeeeeeeeet!!!! keep up the good work.


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Old 12/06/2006, 05:36 AM   #14
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Great Job! Welcome to the TOTM Club!!


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Old 12/06/2006, 06:50 AM   #15
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Old 12/06/2006, 08:39 AM   #16
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Hey congratulations on TOTM. I was very pleased to see someone with an everyday down to earth tank win it instead of a I spent $50k on the tank and set-up + another $10k on a equipment room.

Anyways keep it up. The display is awesome.


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Old 12/06/2006, 11:32 AM   #17
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Greetings from across the pond!!!

Beautiful job man!!! I agree with everyones' comments - shows how successful a smart aquarist can be without going crazy on equipment.


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Old 12/06/2006, 01:32 PM   #18
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nice tank good to see t5's for the lights


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Old 12/06/2006, 01:51 PM   #19
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I am one of the few unhappy reefers in Greece, who hasn't seen manos tank by proximity yet .He is a good friend of mine and an excellent reefer .


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Old 12/06/2006, 03:32 PM   #20
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yasou... bravo ... great tank


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Old 12/06/2006, 04:24 PM   #21
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Hello, first I want to thank Reef Central for the hospitality and to Skipper for selecting my tank as Tank of the Month and for his trustiness, thanks Skipper......
I want thank all of you for your comments.
I believe that for create a beautiful and successful reef tank the main is the love for this hobby and not the crazy equipment...
Thank you very much.


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Old 12/06/2006, 04:31 PM   #22
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very nice.... so how old are some of your biggest corals?
4 years almost...


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Old 12/06/2006, 04:55 PM   #23
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Such a heathly and thriving tank, great job!


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Old 12/06/2006, 06:20 PM   #24
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Beautiful!!! Great looking tank manos. Just goes to show ya, Less equipment, less to screw up. Also for skipper, thanks for doing that thing that you do!


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Old 12/07/2006, 07:23 AM   #25
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Wow , great tank and nice to see somthing this beautiful, going against the grain. ( no sump and hob skimmer) I also have a large 125gal tank with just a remora pro and a canister filter. This tank gives me hope . Thanks!!!


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