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Old 06/02/2004, 05:38 PM   #1
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Tank of the Month - June 2004

This month we are featuring Andy Bajc's (Andy) awesome reef tank:



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

Congratulations, Andy!


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Old 06/02/2004, 08:35 PM   #2
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Beautiful tank!!!


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Old 06/02/2004, 08:43 PM   #3
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Great tank, love the look of the radiums.


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Old 06/02/2004, 08:48 PM   #4
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wonderful system, outstanding.


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Old 06/02/2004, 08:49 PM   #5
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fantastic. Simply beautiful.

The patchwork colored brain is simply amazing!!


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Old 06/02/2004, 09:37 PM   #6
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One of the best TotMs yet, very Beautiful! By the Way, wonderful looking tang, how old is he/she?


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Old 06/02/2004, 09:43 PM   #7
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What they said ^^


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Old 06/02/2004, 09:46 PM   #8
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Thanks very much guys. The tank is still adapting to the lighting system and probably will be for the next 6 months or so. The Powder Blue tang has been with me for about 2 years now. Very healthy and seeing that it is the only tang in the system, hasn't showed any signs of stress.

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Old 06/02/2004, 10:44 PM   #9
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Outstanding! Definately in my top 10 favorite tanks seen here on RC and elsewhere. Very Nice! Oh, did I mention I like it.
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Old 06/02/2004, 10:44 PM   #10
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Very inspiring system, congrats on being selected, very well deserved!


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Old 06/02/2004, 10:50 PM   #11
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that's one of my dream tank...
I have just started trying out sps... still waiting for it to color up...
hope it do color up...

I believe when the tank first started out.. you should have face some problem on n03 and p04.. care to share how u control it and bring it down...

thanx thanx..


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Old 06/02/2004, 10:50 PM   #12
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Absolutely GORGEOUS tank Andy ! I love your PBT. They are such beautiful fish and you have a wonderful specimen. That Open Brain is stunning too. I'm especially amazed by all the plumbing you crammed into that 70g sump. Congrats on a job well done. A deserving TOTM!


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Old 06/03/2004, 02:07 AM   #13
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Awesome tank!!

question: prior to the switch to halides, was everything in your tank living under VHO's only?


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Old 06/03/2004, 04:17 AM   #14
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What a beautiful tank ! I'm still fairly new to the hobby, and still on softies and LPS, but after looking at your tank, I definately want to try my hand at some SPS in the future. I can only hope to have such an awesome tank one day !!!
Congrats on being chosen for TOTM - You deserve it !


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Old 06/03/2004, 04:38 AM   #15
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Thumbs up

Wow, what a great tank! The variety of coral species you have is truly impressive. Nice job!
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Old 06/03/2004, 06:06 AM   #16
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Beautiful tank Andy.


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Old 06/03/2004, 09:30 AM   #17
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Super job! Keep us posted, the growth is amazing!


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Old 06/03/2004, 09:47 AM   #18
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Very nice indeed.

I am one also that believes in not feeding my corals directly, there is so much life in my tank there is plenty macro food floating around for them. I do as you do in feeding DT's once a week, or twice a week every now and then if it looks like they could use it.

Periodically I take a plastic surynge full of mysis shrimp and direct feed some of my polyps and gorgonia's to give them a boost you could say. Do you ever do anything like this?


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Old 06/03/2004, 09:59 AM   #19
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Truly inspirational...thank you. I too am amazed at the amount of plumbing and equipment you have managed to "cram" into that stand. MH's in a 12" hood must have been a challenge.


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Old 06/03/2004, 11:24 AM   #20
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awesome tank. how much did the set-up cost, the whole nine yards? my dream tank is fairly close to the type of set-up u have, so im just wondering how much i should save up


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Old 06/03/2004, 12:19 PM   #21
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Congrats Andy !!

Very NICE tank


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Old 06/03/2004, 01:51 PM   #22
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Nice Tank

I would like to say that you have a very nice tank. Is it possible to get some more pictures of the sump, stand, cabinet and canopy. I have a new tank I am setting up with a steel frame and was going to cover it with wood. Pictures of yours would be helpful.

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Old 06/03/2004, 01:54 PM   #23
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Beautiful tank. Great set up. One of the best TOTM. Amazing photography. What camera did you use?

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Old 06/03/2004, 02:00 PM   #24
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I'm also from a small Ontario city! Congrats on Tank of the month! You deserve it! I would really like to know where you go for your equipment!


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Old 06/03/2004, 02:08 PM   #25
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Wow Andy - your tank looks incredible! I hope i get a chance to come visit sometime!

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