FTS- 2012 July 11
16Jan2011- Cabinet concept- Google Sketchup Model, Cabinet construction begins
24Jan2011- Display Sump concept- Google Sketchup Model
21Feb2011- Dry fit of display fuge, cabinet, and aquascape
22Feb2011- BoostLED first light, and wet water.
23Feb2011- Deep Blue Professional Tank starts to lose it's rim... Results in complete system tear down and tank replacement
09Mar2011- Water finally clears for first FTS
16Mar2011- GHA Outbreak begins, CUC ordered, first livestock added (clowns)
19Mar2011- GHA 8" or longer, clowns hosting it, sea hare added before CUC arrives by mail
24Mar2011- ORA "Blue Steel" YWG Added
29Mar2011- Male/Female pair of wild caught Mandarins added. Jawfish home added. Video of clowns hosting GHA.
01Apr2011- All livestock from BioCube 29 HQI moved into this system
20Apr2011- First Live Aquaria Order
04Jul2011- The great Maxi-Mini Die-Off... And this tank's only Water Change.
06Jul2011- Mangrove fuge added, Mr Coral order
22Aug2011- Birthday present to self. Huge livestock order.
10Sep2011- Dogs and cat pics.
20Oct2011- Pic dump
29Oct2011- Traded BC29HQI for massive amount of nice coral. Pic dump.
14Nov2011- Pic dump. Shows how crowded and colorful tank is becoming. Tank pics, viewed from a distance.
30Nov2011- Fishing for mother ####ing bastard YWGs... aaaaaaggggghhhhh!!!!! and a few days later... Finally catching mother ####ing bastard YWGs
04Dec2011- Manhattan Reefs Fall Frag Swap- New coral added
06Dec2011- I finally master the art of Chipotle Chili. (Full recipe and instructions here).
11Dec2011- $1500 Eff in the A. (Cost of tree almost falling on house.) Pics of most disgruntled tenant ever. Then pic dump of tank.
30Dec2011- BoostLED Mu fixtures replaced with EcoTech Radions
12Jan2012- First pic dump of coral under Radions
15Jan2012- New livestock pics
24Jan2012- AquaStyles LED un-boxing and build (fuge lighting upgrade)
FTS- 2011 November 14
FTS/Video- 2011 September 09
FTS- 2011 March 09
Display - 90 Gallon Reef Ready by
Deep Blue Professional All Glass Aquarium
Sump- 40 Breeder AGA custom display sump. See build thread here
Skimmer- Bubble Magus 150 Pro (collecting salt creep in the sump, not actually running)
2x BoostLED's 135 Watt Mu Series fixtures (Boost claims the PAR rating is ~ 250 Watt Metal Halides) 2x Ecotech Radion XR30w
Tunze 3155 Osmolator Universal (Auto Top Off)
ATO Reservoir- 20 High Aqueon (kalkwasser)
ReefKeeper NET Internet Module - Digital Aquatics
Lite L3 PLUS Elite- Digital Aquatics 2 x BRS GFO and Carbon Reactors BRS Delux Reactor- not even hooked up
Eheim 1262 Universal Aquarium Pump 900GPH
2x EcoTech VorTech MP40w ES
(Display) BRS Pukani Dry Eco Aquarium Live Rock 75lbs
(Fuge) Rock wall made with "Great Stuff" with the green label, made for ponds- fish safe. ~15 lbs of dry and live rock in the wall.
BRS Dry Live Rock Rubble in fuge - 7 lbs
60 lbs Aragamax Oolite
20 lbs Nature's Ocean Samoa Pink Sand #0
20 lbs Nature's Ocean Samoa Pink Gravel #2
(15 lbs crushed coral/shells on standby- small amount may be added for Pistol Shrimp and burrowing gobies)
(May add another 30-50 lbs of fine grain sand for true Deep Sand Bed)
2 gallons Refugium Mineral Mud
20 lbs Carribsea Black Aragonite "live sand"
16 gallon HOB style DIY acrylic with "waterfall" into display
30 lbs of Aragamax
1 Bucket Figi Mud
1 Bottle Miracle Mud
10 lbs mixed substrate from a trade
20 or so Red Mangroves from ReefCleaners.org
SpectraPure 90 GPD RO/DI Maxcap with BRS Auto-shut off kit and membrane flush kit
2 x Rubbermade 45 Gallon buckets (RO/DI water reservoirs)
Canon G10 Camera
Edited by kgoldy, 4 weeks ago.