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Fluval Flex 9-Diving back in

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Well it's been awhile after some circumstances led to my last tank "disappearing", but starting up again. Got a fluval flex 9 with a hydor 425. Running a cobalt 1200 for return pump. Eheim 25 watt heater. Running a small hob refugium using the stock fluval pump to feed the hob. Picked up a used AI prime HD that will be here soon. Made a little rock wall for the back. Will post updates as I go. 

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Thanks! Cant wait to get the new light here and kick off the cycle on this one. Wanted to give the rock wall a few days to off-gas just in case before I drained and filled again and added cycle booster. 

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I have the regular AI Prime and love it so much.  It's a great light.  I bought it after seeing what it did to Gena's 20 gallon Pastel Garden tank.

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On 1/10/2019 at 7:08 PM, Lula_Mae said:

I have the regular AI Prime and love it so much.  It's a great light.  I bought it after seeing what it did to Gena's 20 gallon Pastel Garden tank.

So far I'm loving it and the adjustability of it. Doing a large water change and starting the cycle today. I will keep this thread posted. 

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So, first $10 China skimmer showed up cracked and too big too fit... so they offered to ship me a new one and keep the old one. So...now it fits. Loo

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So things seem to be running well so far. Clean up crew arrived from reef cleaners. Always more than expected, so, sweet! With that being said, trying to keep snails off the floor has been fun. So cut a frame for a lid today and netting is on the way from BRS.  Skimmers chugging along. Added a couple fish, cleaner shrimp and emerald crab as well. Also tossed in a couple sexy shrimp. Also got this super small red star today. Hopefully have time to work on a 9 gallon stand soon.  Will keep posted. 

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Forgot to explain the random jug picture. Waterproof cereal container from target, aka ato reservoir. They're kinda proud of it at 14 bucks, but it does work perfect and it was there when I happened to be thinking about the need. Lol

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