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Old 08/16/2018, 01:22 PM   #26
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who made the tank ?


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Awesome people to deal with. Although I have not received my tank yet, the communications I have had with them have been awesome. I will do a detailed review on the tank once itís here.


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Old 08/25/2018, 07:32 PM   #27
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The 300G SPS & Angel Tank

An exhausting day putting the stand together. Not really trying to make something beautiful. As long as it is structurally stable I am fine with it since my sump will be in the garage. It is basically a cabinet.



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Old 08/27/2018, 12:24 PM   #28
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Old 09/22/2018, 06:21 PM   #29
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Itís been a while since the last update. Life has been crazy especially right after your boss quit...

Anyway, I managed to get the tank setup and running while working 70 hours a week... Pretty proud of myself. I initially went with minimal rock thinking I could always add more rocks later




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Old 09/22/2018, 06:23 PM   #30
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Then it literally took a week to fill this tank and sump with RODI water. I used a total of two and half boxes of Instant Ocean salt and six boxes of Caribsea Slecial Grade sand.





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Old 09/22/2018, 06:24 PM   #31
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Then comes the waiting period for the water to clear out: another four days.




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Old 09/22/2018, 06:28 PM   #32
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Finally started the cycling process. I used MB 7 because I have used it in the past and it had always worked for me. So 60ml a day here we go.

By the 3rd day I was surprised to see I had 2ppm nitrate via Redsea test kit. Ammonia was 0.
Also decided to add some light under the stand.

However today I found out that the LED strip doesnít really stick to wood very well. Half of the strip has already fallen. Anyone has experience with this?


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Old 09/22/2018, 06:31 PM   #33
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Finally after a week of ghost feeding and 0 ammonia I started stocking the tank. First residents were clean up crews. A cleaner shrimp and 20 hermit crabs. Then after a few days I started moving fish from the WT to the 300G. Today I was able to trap five fish from the 150G SCA tank and move them into their new home.




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Old 09/22/2018, 06:36 PM   #34
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After moving so many fish into the tank I started to worry about aggression so I spent about an hour with the kids in the garage gluing rocks. Here is our product in the tank. A huge bridge consist of five Pukani rocks.


Also I moved some SPS rocks from the 125G into this tank. I am probably crazy but I intentionally picked a rock with 2 big aiptasia on it just to see if the copperband would eat them. Fingers crossed cause itís been 8 hours and he hasnít shown any interest yet.



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Old 09/23/2018, 11:41 AM   #35
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Quick update on the system
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Old 09/23/2018, 07:17 PM   #36
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Finally caught all the angels in the 150 SCA. Now I can move all the LPS!




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Old 10/03/2018, 08:50 PM   #37
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Took some photos this morning before heading to work.





The last one is the 150G SCA



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Old 10/07/2018, 07:41 PM   #38
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Added a clam to the LPS tank



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Old 05/05/2019, 04:43 PM   #39
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I am trying something different after no luck with SPS. Maybe I should have some LPS first?



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