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Old 02/28/2018, 03:55 PM   #76
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Got my pods today.

Going to get them to increase in population in this 5 gallon bucket for a bit




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Old 03/01/2018, 03:11 PM   #77
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Old 03/01/2018, 03:35 PM   #78
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do they make a cpr hang on fuge big enough for this thing


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Old 03/01/2018, 08:01 PM   #79
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Welcome. Gonna be a slow grind!

Sump in March. Maybe skimmer in April or may

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do they make a cpr hang on fuge big enough for this thing

Haha they may! But a 5 gallon bucket is just the same. A few weeks to get the population up.



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Old 03/02/2018, 05:35 PM   #80
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Veeeeery cool. That basement is awesome. Do you have a final vision for flow and filtration? Hydrowizards?

Are you just going to do a 25% water change weekly to take care of water quality? lol


I imagine you will eventually need a pretty large skimmer and calcium reactor?

I used to be more of a sand fan but with SPS obsession comes massive flow obsession comes hatred of sand blowing around.


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Old 03/06/2018, 03:23 PM   #81
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Finally got sump in place!!



Next step plumbing and get my light rack Friday!


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Old 03/06/2018, 03:35 PM   #82
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Common man your avatar is thrist get it wet soon j/k i will need tovisit you when its done and check out your baller sps collections


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Old 03/06/2018, 03:47 PM   #83
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Veeeeery cool. That basement is awesome. Do you have a final vision for flow and filtration? Hydrowizards?

Are you just going to do a 25% water change weekly to take care of water quality? lol


I imagine you will eventually need a pretty large skimmer and calcium reactor?

I used to be more of a sand fan but with SPS obsession comes massive flow obsession comes hatred of sand blowing around.


Iím not quite sure on final flow yet. For now Iíve got 3 6105s and gyres. Will maintain that I need more flow.

Iím not much into water changes.



This is one of my sps tanks that doesnít get water changes. In fact it resides remotely and so pretty hands off. At first this tank wasnít too happy, but over time it stabilized and now practically runs itself







For me itíll just be about taking things slow.

Yes will need a decent size reactor once I start stocking up the tank.

For now itís just water recirculating


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Old 03/06/2018, 08:37 PM   #84
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very nice scape!


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Old 03/06/2018, 09:24 PM   #85
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Finally got sump in place!!



Next step plumbing and get my light rack Friday!


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How do you plan on reaching the center of the sump? That is quite a far horizontal reach


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Old 03/07/2018, 12:22 PM   #86
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How do you plan on reaching the center of the sump? That is quite a far horizontal reach


Will be building a platform, main to use as steps to reach the center of the tank.


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Old 03/09/2018, 04:55 PM   #87
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Got my light rack!

Itís made of 2 60x42 sections that split in the middle.

If I need to work inside the middle of the tank, I can shift both sections away from the middle.



Normally they will sit together



It fits 3 halide pendants and whatever radions I decide to go with. The radion slots are angled to the middle






Need to figure how to manage the wires when I shift the racks




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Old 03/11/2018, 12:02 PM   #88
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Got bulkheads?



Got the overflows installs




Need to get some 1.5 inch unions

Do people use all 3 drains independently? Or join them together?


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Old 03/11/2018, 08:50 PM   #89
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Got the overflows installs




Need to get some 1.5 inch unions

Do people use all 3 drains independently? Or join them together?


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If I were you do it independently in case of power outage all that water going to 1 pipe it might over flow your over flow box


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Old 03/17/2018, 09:04 AM   #90
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Love the light rack with the tracks and the split in the middle.

Great build so far.


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Old 03/18/2018, 06:35 PM   #91
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Love the light rack with the tracks and the split in the middle.

Great build so far.


Thanks....

Going very slowly.

Just ordered my multiswirls for the return. That will get me motivated to do the plumbing


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Old 03/18/2018, 06:59 PM   #92
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this build is amazing... I am extremely jealous


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Old 03/18/2018, 07:10 PM   #93
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this build is amazing... I am extremely jealous


Very slow though. Limited budget, unfortunately not like others with big tanks who buy the best of the best and immediately. I hope to enjoy the journey and try to be as economical as possible


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Old 03/21/2018, 12:19 AM   #94
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Old 04/03/2018, 04:31 PM   #95
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Hi Lawrence... long time no talk!!

Finally got my miltiswirls!!! Can finally plumb the tank.

Meanwhile was building a bathroom down in my basement. Rocks still cooking and water parameters stabilizing. The frag of frogskin still alive



Still trying to help pods multiply with an ďin tankĒ fuge for now in the orange bucket.



Now that I have my swirls, I hope to finish plumbing in the next few weeks.




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Old 04/03/2018, 04:33 PM   #96
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Sps in my other tanks waiting for home to be ready





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Old 04/17/2018, 10:26 PM   #97
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Wow this is gonna be aweskme


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Old 04/18/2018, 12:45 AM   #98
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Hey Johnny, is there any updates on your tank?


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