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Weekly update:

 everything seems to be doing fine all of the zoas are fully extended, the RFA returned to the corner it came from. ( I guess the walk about was short) 😂 the macros I got from @inland_reef are growing (or looks like they’re) the dragon burp and blue hypena are sweet additions. Btw I haven’t bothered on testing water parameters in the V2.501 cause of the daily water change coming from the 160g 

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i have noticed a little “browning” of the rocks guessing they’re just going through the ugly stage soon to be lil furry 💩 turds. 3ECA4ACA-E512-4E67-BC3D-9A9AD631A37B.thumb.jpeg.60dcf43c92655a61ae791c7722779440.jpeg

here is version one of the lid. which I have to redo it, since I finally figured out where the replenishing hose of the AWC is dumping into the tank.  I haven’t decided on whether I should do an etching or make it a screened lid. 🤔C381945C-CE8E-4259-8AC0-E045D02B2209.thumb.jpeg.dd8a8ad6f02f2d3d4fd210f34476e02c.jpeg

finally here it is next to the 160g it is very tiny in comparison. 

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lets put the blues back on 1E57B9FC-0DD3-42F7-8B68-290DA714AB0E.thumb.jpeg.481796c6d0b98ce6facce791a6284763.jpeg

yes I know about the aqua illumination lights party mode and the mini game

which is a very cool feature. No seriously try it if you have the application. 

 

Ok onto future things i have decided on upgrading the 160g lights. I’m going to be supplementing some T5 either a four bulb or six bulb. Which I will have a total of two AI primehds, two “imitation” radions, and T5’s.  But I will be building a canopy out of acrylic to hide all “lights” 

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748S911

Looking good!!

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ef4life

Looks good.

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42 minutes ago, 748S911 said:

Looking good!!

Thanks 🙏

 

the tank is kind of on autopilot right now, I think I may add more zoanthids but Idk 😩

 

2 minutes ago, ef4life said:

Looks good.

Thanks 🙏 

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1 hour ago, This guy is extra salty said:

Weekly update:

 everything seems to be doing fine all of the zoas are fully extended, the RFA returned to the corner it came from. ( I guess the walk about was short) 😂 the macros I got from @inland_reef are growing (or looks like they’re) the dragon burp and blue hypena are sweet additions. Btw I haven’t bothered on testing water parameters in the V2.501 cause of the daily water change coming from the 160g 

87A4CD4F-710F-49A9-A652-B020AED37483.thumb.jpeg.68d7c0edca20d5a83bf1da81019b85ef.jpeg

i have noticed a little “browning” of the rocks guessing they’re just going through the ugly stage soon to be lil furry 💩 turds. 3ECA4ACA-E512-4E67-BC3D-9A9AD631A37B.thumb.jpeg.60dcf43c92655a61ae791c7722779440.jpeg

here is version one of the lid. which I have to redo it, since I finally figured out where the replenishing hose of the AWC is dumping into the tank.  I haven’t decided on whether I should do an etching or make it a screened lid. 🤔C381945C-CE8E-4259-8AC0-E045D02B2209.thumb.jpeg.dd8a8ad6f02f2d3d4fd210f34476e02c.jpeg

finally here it is next to the 160g it is very tiny in comparison. 

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lets put the blues back on 1E57B9FC-0DD3-42F7-8B68-290DA714AB0E.thumb.jpeg.481796c6d0b98ce6facce791a6284763.jpeg

yes I know about the aqua illumination lights party mode and the mini game

which is a very cool feature. No seriously try it if you have the application. 

 

Ok onto future things i have decided on upgrading the 160g lights. I’m going to be supplementing some T5 either a four bulb or six bulb. Which I will have a total of two AI primehds, two “imitation” radions, and T5’s.  But I will be building a canopy out of acrylic to hide all “lights” 

I was thinking about digging out a 4 bulb T5 fixture and hangin it almost at ceiling height above the three tiny tanks I have all on the same dresser. Something about that blanket of light that hits everything...eager to see the hood you make for this one!

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8 minutes ago, MetaTank said:

I was thinking about digging out a 4 bulb T5 fixture and hangin it almost at ceiling height above the three tiny tanks I have all on the same dresser. Something about that blanket of light that hits everything...eager to see the hood you make for this one!

Well you can just hang it about 8-12” above the water for maximum coverage.

 

the hood will be about 10” tall  which the T5’s will be about 9” above the water and the LED combo will be about 8”. I have to dig out an old 4bulb t5 unit which will be taken apart and be made into the Frankenstein fixture.

 

I'm in the process of drawing it on a DXF file so I can have a prototype Monday or Tuesday depending on workload.

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748S911

Intresting...

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So It begins 

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748S911

Custom hood? 

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14 minutes ago, 748S911 said:

Custom hood? 

Yes I’m trying to figure out the mounting options. Cause I’m adding a 4bulb T5 along with two radions and two primes

(let there be light!)

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Sweet new build? or for the 160?

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34 minutes ago, 748S911 said:

Sweet new build? or for the 160?

It’s for the 160g 

 

I have a large build coming down the pipes later this year. 

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asting

Is that a hood?

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3 minutes ago, asting said:

Is that a hood?

Yes  it’s in the early stages

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FTS Friday!

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Im still digging this cespitularia E8362969-A96D-48C0-AE00-4E4778328044.thumb.jpeg.80760e97e58da2e73f9268b2fd7b7827.jpeg

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Wingy

It is really pretty.  

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6 hours ago, Wingy said:

It is really pretty.  

It is I’m afraid it might need to be fragged  or moved cause it’s going to outgrow the 2.5

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Wonderboy

LMAO

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Amphrites

Ai Primes are weird

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I know this is off topic but I’m edging closer to my water station 175316EA-0E3A-40E3-8673-EAC01FABFCBE.thumb.jpeg.7a8848828d46e55e124e376caef08a3d.jpeg

the ole lady wanted a bit of storage before I put in the water storage and “mixing” containers8992964F-D011-4DD5-B472-10D7D6B9AE71.thumb.jpeg.4e73431f94a36fcb503ecdbc26f63129.jpeg

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seabass

Nice storage racks.  Are you weirded out by the electrical socket over the laundry tub?  Is the RO/DI going above the sink?

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16 hours ago, seabass said:

Nice storage racks.  Are you weirded out by the electrical socket over the laundry tub?  Is the RO/DI going above the sink?

Yes I’m extremely concerned about it which I’ll have to make a “backsplash” and cover for said dryer socket

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22 hours ago, This guy is extra salty said:

I know this is off topic but I’m edging closer to my water station 175316EA-0E3A-40E3-8673-EAC01FABFCBE.thumb.jpeg.7a8848828d46e55e124e376caef08a3d.jpeg

the ole lady wanted a bit of storage before I put in the water storage and “mixing” containers8992964F-D011-4DD5-B472-10D7D6B9AE71.thumb.jpeg.4e73431f94a36fcb503ecdbc26f63129.jpeg

That looks great!!

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So after I think it has been a month my 3 gallon ATO container was half way full... I finally got to fill it up

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