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Here's my attempt to get back into the hobby.

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Direction with this tank -Coming soon!


Livestock
  • Fish
  • Red Striped Goby (Trimma cana), pair

    Invertebrates
  • Banded Coral Shrimp, Blue (Stenopus tenuirostris)
  • Cerith Snail (Cerithium sp.), 10+
  • Astraea Conehead Snail (Astraea tecta), 4
  • Super Tongan Nassarius Snail (Nassarius distortus), 2

    Coral
  • Rusty Gorgonian
  • Sun Polyps
  • Montipora capricornis, variety of different colors
  • Montipora digitata, variety of different colors
  • Montipora undata, 'white' polyp


  • Marine Algae
  • Dragon Tongue Algae, Dr. Mac
  • Blue Scroll Algae
  • Ulva Sea Lettuce Algae
  • Chaetomorpha Algae
  • Red Gracilaria Algae
Drygoods
  • EHEIM 9.2g(35L) 12.2x12.2x14.2 inch, 5mm glass
    Drilled (2) 3/4 inch *Closed loop
    +GF+ Georg Fischer Sch 80 plumbing Grainger, local
  • Vertex Illumilux I 12" Marino Bianco
    LEDs operating at 750 mA/~2.5W
    3- Royal Blue(450nm)
    3- White(7000K)
  • EHEIM Jδger 50w Heater, inline
  • Sicce Syncra 2.0 Pump(Closed loop) Amazon
  • Milwaukee Instruments SMS120 pH Monitor, inline probe
  • Neptune Systems AquaController Apex Jr
    Probe Module 1 (pH/ORP, Temp)
  • Avast Marine Works Digital Output Top-off Kit
    EHEIM 1048 pump
Water Purification
  • SpectraPure MaxPure MPDI 60GPD
    0.2 Micron Zetazorb Sediment Filter
    0.5 Micron Carbon Block Filter
    60GPD SpectraSelect Ultra-High Rejection RO Membrane
    SilicaBuster Super DI Cartridge

    Salt
    E.S.V. B-Ionic Seawater System

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oooooooooo pretty

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Thats awesome bro!, so we filling it this weekend lol

here is my new project...

http://mraqua.net/pr...glass-aquarium/


let me know if you need anything! txt me tomorrow if you need fish, putting together an order for early next week.

Rob
25 cube
250wt Radium 20k, 4 x 24w giesemann actinic+, 16 x 6wt 420nm leds
asm g1-x
50wt ebo heater
SP 3000 powered by JBJ ATO
Deltec GFO reactor
Deltec carbon reactor
Aquamedic triple reef doser
RKL, sl1, net

any questions?


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oooooooooo pretty


Thank you, wait until my little tank is up an running.

Thats awesome bro!, so we filling it this weekend lol

here is my new project...

http://mraqua.net/pr...glass-aquarium/


let me know if you need anything! txt me tomorrow if you need fish, putting together an order for early next week.

Rob


Haha.. I wish, all of the small items that need to be purchased are keeping me from starting the nitrogen cycle soon.

Not quite sure which fish to get just yet, possibly just one(1) fish for this tank, though.

I need to make a list of everything that needs to be done(Do-It-Yourself). fingerscrossed

Top priority
  • Closed loop plumbing
  • Purchase glue or epoxy for aquascaping, possibly EcoTech Coral Glue

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looks like you have your work cut out for you. good luck

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looks like you have your work cut out for you. good luck


Ha! Believe me.. It sure felt like it would be, but that's the way i like it ;)

Thanks!

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let me know if you need anything! txt me tomorrow if you need fish, putting together an order for early next week.

Rob


I may choose a Blue Fin Watchman Goby by Proaquatix.

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Thank you, wait until my little tank is up an running.



Haha.. I wish, all of the small items that need to be purchased are keeping me from starting the nitrogen cycle soon.

Not quite sure which fish to get just yet, possibly just one(1) fish for this tank, though.

I need to make a list of everything that needs to be done(Do-It-Yourself). fingerscrossed

Top priority

  • Closed loop plumbing
  • Have tank drilled by Aquarium One, $20 per hole
  • Purchase glue or epoxy for aquascaping, possibly EcoTech Coral Glue


Are you getting the PR7?

And get some aquamend or jb water weld can be found at hardware stores. I use loctite glue as you saw no ill problems!
25 cube
250wt Radium 20k, 4 x 24w giesemann actinic+, 16 x 6wt 420nm leds
asm g1-x
50wt ebo heater
SP 3000 powered by JBJ ATO
Deltec GFO reactor
Deltec carbon reactor
Aquamedic triple reef doser
RKL, sl1, net

any questions?


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Are you getting the PR7?

And get some aquamend or jb water weld can be found at hardware stores. I use loctite glue as you saw no ill problems!


I'll check those out.

I am actually in the middle of trying to decide if i want the PR7 or Vertex Illumilux(Provides better coverage area), why do you ask bro?

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I'll check those out.

I am actually in the middle of trying to decide if i want the PR7 or Vertex Illumilux(Provides better coverage area), why do you ask bro?


Wasn't sure if you doing a par 38 type system or not. The vertex would def be better if your going to sps or clams
25 cube
250wt Radium 20k, 4 x 24w giesemann actinic+, 16 x 6wt 420nm leds
asm g1-x
50wt ebo heater
SP 3000 powered by JBJ ATO
Deltec GFO reactor
Deltec carbon reactor
Aquamedic triple reef doser
RKL, sl1, net

any questions?


Baltimore Area Reef Hobbyists

feedback can be seen here...http://www.nano-reef.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=302303

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Wasn't sure if you doing a par 38 type system or not. The vertex would def be better if your going to sps or clams


Yep! And the first frag i want is a purple Montipora Capricornis, placed on one of my Aqua-Mags.

What did you end up ordering today?

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thats a really neat color morph of the watchman goby - scratching beard - where abouts are you getting that fish from?
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thats a really neat color morph of the watchman goby - scratching beard - where abouts are you getting that fish from?


I plan on visiting Dr. Mac's Aquaculture facility to get mine.

Proaquatix may be able to help you locate a buyer in your area.

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I may choose a Blue Fin Watchman Goby by Proaquatix.

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i like :)

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so if i wanted one of these where can i get one? :D

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Thatfishplace.com have them. So does ORA.

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Aquascaping

I never could have imagined of spending $30 on glue, but EcoTech Marine's glue works wonders!

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Earlier today.. I had decided to piece together half of my rock work, other half will be a mixture of Aquacultured Florida Live Rock, Real Reef Live Rock(Used as foundation for caves) and Fiji Live Rock.

There's probably 4-5 lbs of Fiji(Reusing rock from previous aquariums) here.
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Yep! And the first frag i want is a purple Montipora Capricornis, placed on one of my Aqua-Mags.

What did you end up ordering today?



We order wholesale. Ordering Sunday night for tuesday morning delivery to bwi. Oh and premium aquatics has the vertexes on sale :)

I can cut you a piece of my blue rim green tyree cap if you'd like
25 cube
250wt Radium 20k, 4 x 24w giesemann actinic+, 16 x 6wt 420nm leds
asm g1-x
50wt ebo heater
SP 3000 powered by JBJ ATO
Deltec GFO reactor
Deltec carbon reactor
Aquamedic triple reef doser
RKL, sl1, net

any questions?


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We order wholesale. Ordering Sunday night for tuesday morning delivery to bwi. Oh and premium aquatics has the vertexes on sale :)

I can cut you a piece of my blue rim green tyree cap if you'd like


I'll be purchasing my Illumilux from Aquarium Specialty for $147.19, shipped.

I wouldn't mind that at all, how 'bout i give you an Aqua-Mag for one. :)

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Plumbing

Bulk Reef Supply
Savko Plastics
Grainger "For The Ones Who Get It Done"
Mouser Electrics

  • Closed Loop

    Sicce Syncra 2.0 Circulation Pump
    3/4" Loc-Line modular hose -Pressure
    3/4", 1", 1 1/2" Sch 80 plumbing(Bulkheads/Fittings/Pipe)
    3/4" +GF+ Georg Fischer Coloro Ball Valve Type 355
Weld-On Primer & 'Gray' Cement
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Sicce Syncra 2.0 Pump
+GF+ 3/4", FPT Unions(Quick-disconnect for maintenance)
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+GF+ 3/4" x CL Nipples were used to connect PVC fittings to Unions, Unions to Pump
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  • Inline Heater

    EHEIM Jδger 50w Heater
    Heyco-Tite Liquid Tight Cord Grip, 1" fitting (.590 - 1.000 inch Cable Range)

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+GF+ 1 1/2" Slip Socket Tee
+GF+ 1 1/2" x 1" Reducer Bushing, FNPT x Slip
+GF+ 1 1/2" x 3/4" Reducing Bushing, Slip Socket x Spigot
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When is that fixture supposed to arrive? I just ordered one as well lol

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When is that fixture supposed to arrive? I just ordered one as well lol


Good question... I was told by Aquarium Specialty that my fixture would be shipped directly by the US importer, arrival is unknown at the moment.

I wish Vertex would go ahead an release the dimming module, along with their swappable(Supposedly) LED boards/modules. fingerscrossed

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Good question... I was told by Aquarium Specialty that my fixture would be shipped directly by the US importer, arrival is unknown at the moment.


Thats funny, I was told the exact same thing....how long have you been waiting? Do you have tracking info yet? I was hoping to have mine by Friday, but doesnt look like thats going to happen.

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Thats funny, I was told the exact same thing....how long have you been waiting? Do you have tracking info yet? I was hoping to have mine by Friday, but doesnt look like thats going to happen.



looks go so far...let me know when you want to meet up and ill grab the mag from you and start growing your cap :)
25 cube
250wt Radium 20k, 4 x 24w giesemann actinic+, 16 x 6wt 420nm leds
asm g1-x
50wt ebo heater
SP 3000 powered by JBJ ATO
Deltec GFO reactor
Deltec carbon reactor
Aquamedic triple reef doser
RKL, sl1, net

any questions?


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Thats funny, I was told the exact same thing....how long have you been waiting? Do you have tracking info yet? I was hoping to have mine by Friday, but doesnt look like thats going to happen.


I'd say two(2) business days, had ordered the Illumilux on Saturday evening.

Aquarium Specialty should supply me with a tracking number soon(What was told to me).

looks go so far...let me know when you want to meet up and ill grab the mag from you and start growing your cap :)


Yeah bro! Coming along slowly... But i expect to have my tank drilled this week, ordering the plumbing from Savko 'Testing circulation to see if a EHEIM 1250 is sufficient'.

Sure thing, possibly sometime before the end of the month? I'll keep in touch.

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