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  1. @Christopher Marks, @pj86, and I are excited to announce the next official Nano-Reef community tank building contest... The Creative Container Pico Contest! Sponsored By We've listened to the community's requests for a pico container contest and now we want to give everyone the opportunity to get their creative juices flowing to create unique pico container reefs! What do we mean by containers? We mean any container with a volume of 3 gallons or less (before displacement by rocks and sand) that is not a traditional tank or aquarium. Bowls, jars, and vases are all wonderful options, but your imagination is the limit in terms of the type of container! It just has to be 3 gallons or less in total volume, and not traditionally sold as an aquarium. For this contest, we want to keep things simple and focus on creativity and the wonderful husbandry skills of the Nano-Reef Community. Everyone can choose their own equipment, but we are limiting the allowed equipment to the following items: 1 Container totaling 3 gallons or less in total volume that is not a traditional aquarium. Note: Built from scratch or custom built containers are not allowed. Containers must be purchased and maintained intact with only minor modifications to seal the container, accommodate qualifying equipment, to allow ventilation, or to create a lid allowed. 1 Heater of any wattage. 1 Air Pump with accessories (airline, valves, air stones, etc.) and/or 1 Powerhead Pump for flow. 1 Single PAR LED bulb or Fluorescent bulb with an E26/E27 socket screw type in a light fixture of your choice. Your single bulb may be of any wattage or any color temperature. Note: This rule has been modified to allow a single fluorescent bulb that fits in a standard household light fixture as an alternative to a single par LED bulb. Auto-top off systems and controllers are permitted, but optional. Sumps, mechanical or chemical filtration (internal or external), skimmers, auto-dosing systems, etc. are not permitted. All-in-one modifications and plumbing of any type are also not allowed. We want to keep the equipment simple and focus on husbandry. You do not have to use all of the allowed equipment (i.e. having a sunlit tank instead of using a PAR bulb), but you just cannot use any other, unapproved equipment. Many of you may already own these items or have them available around the house. Your container and equipment do not need to be new, but they must be DRY at the beginning of the contest. There are no rules or budget limits in regards to stocking of your pico container, but use your space wisely! Have fun and let your imagination run wild! Note: Your entry must be a saltwater aquarium. No freshwater entries are allowed. Contest Timeline: How To Enter Official Start Date: October 2nd, 2017 The contest is open to any and all Nano-Reef community members starting today! In order to formally enter the contest, you must begin your pico container build by the end of the month on Halloween! This means that by October 31st you will need to have done the following tasks: Sourced your qualifying pico container and equipment. Started a new build thread here on Nano-Reef.com in our Pico Reefs Forum. Shared a photo of your dry pico container in your journal with your favorite condiment inside. Sriracha anyone? Posted an announcement of your entry into the contest here in this thread with a link to your build journal. Contestants are required to post at least one monthly update to their build thread that will include a full tank shot in order to remain eligible, at the bare minimum. Your build thread must also include the tag "Creative Container Contest", so that they are easy to locate on the forums. There's even more incentive to maintain a detailed build thread because one of the winners will be chosen based on the best pico build journal. More details on winning categories and prizes is below. Qualifying contestants will be asked to post a final synopsis and full tank shot in their aquarium journal within the final two weeks of the contest, which will be used for voting purposes. International entries are welcome with the disclaimer that the sponsors may not be able to ship prizes internationally due to customs and increased costs. In the event that an international contestant wins, we will do our best to see if its possible to ship the prize internationally, but we make no guarantees. Also, additional shipping costs may need to be paid by the international contestant if it is possible to ship their prize(s). The contest will officially end on March 31, 2018 at 11:59:59 PM. This means a 6 month contest from start to finish. We wanted to give everyone time to get their tanks going and headed on the path to maturity before choosing the winners. Community Voting will begin on April 2nd, 2018. Contest Prizes There will be three winning pico containers chosen at the end of the contest by community vote. In the event of a tie, Christopher Marks will cast the tie-breaking vote. The winners will be chosen for the following categories: 1) Grand Prize – Best Overall Pico Container Seneye Reef Monitor Boyd Chemi-Pure Blue Nano (5 Pack) Aqamai KPS Wifi Controllable Wavemaker Pump Reef Glass Nano Protein Skimmer Valued at over $400 and sponsored by: 2) Most Creative or Unique Pico Container Custom Nano Box Pico Tide Light Fixture Sponsored by: 3) Best Pico Contest Build Journal $50 Gift Certificate to Reef Cleaners PJ Reefs Latest Product - Mini Seahorses Kit - Valued at $350 Sponsored by: Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors for their generous support of this contest! Monthly Full-Tank Shots (FTS) We will be starting a topic/thread within the pico forum that will contain the monthly FTS's throughout the competition and will be locked for editing so it won't get cluttered with discussion. I will make a post for each month and will post all of the FTS's. Each photo will be linked to the tank thread so you can easily go find more photos and get involved in discussion. For each month, each contestant will get ONE FTS in the FTS thread. In order to make sure your FTS's make it into the thread each month, you will need to PM me your FTS and a link to your build thread sometime before the end of the month each month. The end of the month will be 11:59:59 pm on the last day of the month. Please try to get your FTS and build thread link to me by that deadline each month. However, we will provide a couple days leeway as needed since we know people may have travel or other extenuating circumstances throughout the competition. Resources So you want to enter, but don't know how to set-up a pico container? No worries! Community member @pj86 has written a new library article detailing the set-up and care of a pico container based on his extensive experience keeping pico jars. This is a great place to start for guidance and ideas! Here's a wonderful article that Gena put together about performing a water change in her contest container. Need even more ideas and inspiration to get your creative juices flowing? Read through our collection of featured pico reef profiles! Here are two just to get you started, a bowl and a vase: Please keep in mind our wonderful sponsors when purchasing your equipment, supplies, and livestock. Links to appropriate equipment from our sponsor MarineDepot.com are provided for you below. Heaters Cobalt Aquatics Neo-Therm 25 Watt Aquarium Heater with LED Display Lifegard Aquatics Pre-Set Quartz Heater - 25 Watt Cobalt Aquatics Easy-Therm Submersible Heater - 25 Watt Air Pumps Aqueon QuietFlow Air Pump Tom Aquatics Stellar Air Pump Air Pump Accessories Powerheads/Circulation Pumps Hydor Koralia Nano 240 gph Cobalt Aquatics MJ400 106 gph Hydor Pico Evo-Mag 4W Circulation Pump 180 gph Auto-Top Off Systems Auto Aqua Smart ATO Micro Tunze Osmolator Nano Innovative Marine HydroFill Ti Controllers Neptune Apex System JBJ TrueTemp Digital Heater Controller Hamilton Digital 24 Hour Digital Timer Good luck to all the contestants! We can't wait to see what you all come up with! Contestants Follow along with all of the builds throughout the contest in the monthly full tank shots thread. One FTS per contestant will be posted each month throughout the contest. All photos are linked to the respective build threads. Gena - Gena's C.C. Pico Contest Build vlangel - Dawn's shrimp chalet Lula_Mae - Lula Mae's Creative Container Pico Contest Jar kimberbee - Kimber's Pretty Pico Harrisonbored - The Angler fish...maybe? (pico contest thread) tanacharison - Tana's Pico Tower schgr.cube - Brain Coral Pico - schgr.cube's creative container contest entry Tamberav - Into the Shallows - Tamberav's C. C. Pico Clown79 - Clowns Pico contest build seabass - seabass's contest pico Orangutran - Orangutran's excuse to reef at work Sharbuckle - Sharbuckles Creative Container Pico Contest Tank Farmboyreef - The Joker: Creative Container Pico Build GraniteReefer - Live Free or Reef, a CreativeContainerContest tank GunslingerGirl - Slinger's Ghetto-Rigged Cookie Jar JoeR - Joe's 0.5 Gallon Post-Modern Pico Jar Merthynia - 2 Gal Pico OldManSea - OldMAnSea's Pico Shallow Reef Creative Container Pico Contest Tank Boggers - Boggers CC contest tank Coral_chef - Coral_chefs Mr. peanut C.C. Contest pico Nickmcg - Nickmcg pico Creative Container Contest cnseekatz - Chris' Creative Container Pico! Droy008 - Droy's C.C. Pico Jar-o-nonsense flatlandreefer - Flatland's Pico Contest Tank duderubble - DudeRubble's Test Tube of Rubble, a Creative Container Contest entry dmw913 - Denise's Skull Pico Creative Container Contest Entry metrokat and Mariaface - The Girlfriend Pico: Getting Creative with Dongs... skibum513 - Joe's Icy vase lobster876 - Lobster876's Contest tank TFish77 - Upside Down Pico Reef - Pico Contest Entry fishfreak0114 - Fishfreak's C.C. pico aio.tankhere - Aio.Tankhero's mason-pico-stein ChristopherDido - Midwest Industrial CC Pico Reef SaltyBuddha - SaltyBuddha's Floating Islands Pico Friendly - Cam's Coral Condo Contest Pico Tom@HaslettMI - My Pico Wants to Kill Your Mama reefcrimp - reefcrimp's contest pico teenyreef - Teenyreef's Teenycookie Jar jahnje - Cambro Reef alprejean - Try not to Wine natalia_la_loca - Natalia's Art Project Pico Contest Build spec33 - Spec's Spec Sized Tank New_Here - New Here's Pico Tank MedievalITGuy - The Mad Science Experiment hinnenkm - Classroom Pico ajmckay - Cephalapico - ajmckay's Creative container damianita - Classroom Pico -Creative Container Contest MrNanoReef - Phuong's Micro Atoll 1.5 sofrinat - Lava Lamp Pico "Lover's Coral" Allaboutcorals - Allaboutcorals pico reef boyscountrickybobby - light bulb CCPC
  2. CoralVue Aquarium Products

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    LAST DAY TO ENTER: Win an IceCap Algae Turf Scrubber!

    Today is the final day to enter for your chance to win an IceCap Algae Scrubber in the size of your choice!All you have to do to enter is sign up for our email newsletter.* Here's the link to do so: CoralVue Contest: Win an IceCap Algae Turf Scrubber! IceCap Algae Turf Scrubbers use algae as a natural water filter to remove nitrate, phosphate, and other pollutants from your aquarium water. Rather than having algae grow uncontrolled inside your display tank, an algae scrubber allows you to grow algae in a controlled setting where it can be easily removed—thereby removing contaminants from your tank in the process. This all-natural form of water filtration can reduce and even eliminate the need for water changes!*There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. Ends 11/15/19. Winner will be contacted by email on Monday 11/18/19. Open to legal residents of the US age 18 or older. Void where prohibited.
  4. A Uh yeah...it's a thing apparently... Found myself in Petsmart the other day after reading about the contest, and this happened. Current FTS 5/20/19 Current Equipment List: -Subject to change(especially the cheap heater) any time before April whatever-the-cutoff-date is 1x 2.5g Tetra Janky tank 1x AC50 I had laying around. I ordered an AC30, and the next day found my old AC50...oops? 1x 50w Tetra compact preset heater 1x 7.5w Hydor compact heater 2x 40mm PC cooling fans 1x 80mm PC cooling fan 1x Inkbird Temperature controller 1x Asta20 LED... marine version 3x Blue LED 0.5w dusk/dawn 1x Blue LED strip moonlight 3x USB LED strips refugium lights 4x Timer cheapo home depot
  5. I don't have a cool pic yet so here is one that I stole from Spectra
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    LAST DAY TO ENTER: Win a 1-Year Supply of ICP Tests!

    CoralVue has teamed with ICP-Analysis.com and @Marine Depot to give away a 1-year supply of mail-in water test kits! HERE'S HOW TO ENTER: https://bit.ly/2mGCUn9
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    GIVEAWAY: Win a 1-Year Supply of ICP Tests!

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    LAST DAY: Win an Algae Reactor!

    Today is your LAST CHANCE to enter for your chance to win a Reef Octopus Light Reactor! Join our email newsletter by midnight PST tonight—we'll draw and contact our winner tomorrow 9/6! ENTER NOW: https://mailchi.mp/coralvue/reef-octopus-light-reactor-giveaway
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    Win an IceCap 1K Gyre Pump!

    The 1K Gyre Pump from IceCap is the smallest gyre-generating pump on the planet. It's perfect for aquariums from 20-50+ gallons and comes with an easy-to-use controller so you can set up pulsing, random, and other awesome flow modes to get rid of all the dead spots in your tank. Sign up for the CoralVue email newsletter for your chance to win one! https://mailchi.mp/coralvue/icecap-1k-gyre-contest *There is no purchase necessary to enter or win. Ends 8/5/19. Winner will be contacted by email. Open to legal residents of the US age 18 or older. Void where prohibited.
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    And the winner is...

    We've got a winner! Congrats, Carol!Many thanks to everyone who entered the giveaway!We just kicked off a new contest for August for a Reef Octopus Light Reactor!Check it out: https://mailchi.mp/coralvue/reef-octopus-light-reactor-giveaway
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    IceCap 1K Gyre Giveaway - ENDS @ MIDNIGHT!

    Our IceCap 1K Gyre Pump giveaway ends tonight at midnight! We're drawing our winner tomorrow so be sure to get your entry in before it's tooooooooooooooooo laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaate! Here's the entry form: Win an IceCap 1K Gyre Pump from CoralVue! | CoralVue.com Good luck! We'll announce the winner tomorrow here on Nano-Reef!
  14. @Christopher Marks, @Cultivated Reef and I are excited to announce the next official Nano-Reef Community contest... An official Acro Grow-Out contest sponsored by Cultivated Reef, who has agreed to start 20 frags of Upscales Microclados Acropora for contestants interested in buying in! Acro Frag Grow-Out Contest Details Upscales Microclados Frag: $35 (Normally Retails on Cultivated Reef for $70) Shipping: $30 Winner’s Pot: $10 Total Cost: $75 The contest will run for 6 months and only requires a photo of the frag next to a ruler, posted once per month in our contest thread. Christopher Marks, Cultivated Reef and I have agreed to judge. $10 from each contestant will go towards a Winners Pot Gift Card to Cultivated Reef to buy even more coral! Contest Timeline: How To Enter Official Start Date: March 1, 2018 The contest is open to the first 20 Nano-Reef.com community members who complete the following: Purchase your frag through Cultivated Reef "N-R Acro Grow Out" product. It's only accessible by following this link: http://cultivatedreef.com/product/nano-reefs-acro-grow-out-contest-coral/. This way only people interested in the contest will have access to it. Your frag must be delivered any time within the month of March - Allow 1 week after ordering before shipment! Once delivered, you must post a photo of the frag within 3 days of delivery next to a ruler to show the exact size and color of the frag as your official entry into the contest here in this thread. That's it! Contestants are then required to post one "ruler-pic" of the frag each month to the contest thread that clearly shows the size and color of the contest frag to remain eligible. Try to frame your ruler shot similarly each month! At the end of the six month competition, your posted images will be used by the judges to determine a winner. The contest will officially end September 30th. The variability of start and end dates is determined by the delivery of your coral. For instance, if you purchase and post your initial photo on March 20, then your end date is September 20. This means it will be a 6-month contest from start to finish. We wanted to give everyone time to get their corals happy in their tank give ample time to grow before choosing the winners. How To Order Your Frag Follow this link to place your order: http://cultivatedreef.com/product/nano-reefs-acro-grow-out-contest-coral/. When purchasing the frag be sure to select "Store Pickup" as the shipping option. The Acro Grow Out frag purchase price includes your shipping so by selecting "Store Pickup" you will avoid a second shipping charge. Also if you want to add other coral to your order you certainly can do so Frags will be created as ordered and held for 1 week of healing time before shipment. Do not wait too long to order your contest frag, order by March 19th at the very latest! Contest Prize There will be one winner chosen at the end of the contest by a panel vote of three judges (Holly of Cultivated Reef, our very own Nano-Reef Community founder Christopher Marks, and me, Nola Bear). The contestants' frags will be evaluated by considering the following characteristics: Overall Growth (Height, Branching and Encrusting) & Coloration. Prize: Winners Pot Gift Card to Cultivated Reef (Dollar amount dependent on the number of contestants) Thank you to our wonderful sponsor CULTIVATED REEF for their generous support of this contest! Monthly Shots Each contestant is required to post a photo of his/her frag next to a ruler once per month for the duration of the contest in this thread in order to remain eligible. You must submit one "ruler-pic" per month, within a +/- 7 day window of your personal deadline. So, if you post your initial entry photo on March 20, then your next month's photo will need to be posted between April 13-27, and the following May 13-27, June 13-27, etc., etc. in order to not be disqualified. This built-in leeway should help with those people who may have travel or other extenuating circumstances throughout the competition. Frag Grow-Out Contestants List @TheBig053 @micoastreefing @LeoB @pal @Figster @dmw913 @Polarcollision @Cannedfish @Okinawa_Reefer @tanacharison @This guy is extra salty @teenyreef Join us! Your name could be here too!
  15. jahnje

    Cambro Reef

    So... the back story. I've got more planted tanks than I know what to do with and want to try my hand at reefing. Always looking for family projects for me and the kids, this seemed perfect. So two of my girls opted in to this project. We looked around and decided that some of my 6 quart cambro containers might make a good pico reef. I already have a bunch.You generally find them in commercial kitchens and can get them for about $6 to $8 a piece. I'm really curious about the idea of combining a recent coral mag article about using them as fish QT system, and combining them with @natalia_la_loca 's pico bowl. The idea being can I use small pico reefs as coral/invert QT system for a larger reef tank, while at the same time giving my girls a chance to really be involved with creating something. After much deliberation: We decided that the ultimate condiment was chocolate syrup. ps. Also using this as an excuse to stop being a lurker....
  16. This will the "journal" for me an my girlfriends 100day nano reef completion tank. We are moving about 10days into the contest as well which will be fun!! ? we will be building this tank as well as a 29gallon oceanic bio cube almost simultaneously. We will probably have some post on that tank in this thread as well. Neither of us have ANY ?experience with salt water aquariums so I'm sure it will be a journey. If you have any advice along the way feel free to share. ?? Plans: Equipment: tunze osmolator ato nano hydor koralia 425. innovative marine 14gal peninsula tank innovative marine aqua fuge light innovative marine filter sock marine land 100w heater(works ok, will probably upgrade) chemi pure blue nano current USA orbit pro LED Fish; Psychedelic madarin dragonette, Black clown 40$~R.i.p. Snow flake clown 50$~R.i.p. inverts: 6 of snails, And 3 hermits for 20$ already lost 2 hermits damn pom-Pom crab. Small sea urchin. Flower anenome if we get clowns corals: recordea floridas, 4 for 50$ 1 for 20$ acans, 3 for 50$ lost one octospawn,30$ hammer coral 30$ green star polyps. 2 for 30$ zoas 5 for 50$ anemone 30$ R.i.p. 400$ total spent FTS 5/11 FTS 5/23 FTS 9/15
  17. We have an official acro grow out contest sponsored by Cultivated Reef, who has agreed to Frag ~20 frags of upscales microclados for contestants interested in joining. So who wants in???? The details: Frag=25 Shipping=40 Winner’s Pot=10 __________________ $75 total cost if we can drum up 20 people, then we will have a $200 winner’s pot Christopher Marks, Cultivated Reef and I have agreed to judge. The contest will run for 6 months and only requires a pic of the Frag next to a ruler once per month. If you have any questions, you can post here or even PM me directly. ——————————————————————— To all of those People Interested in the grow out contest, I have decided not to give up on this so easily. I reached out to Holly at Cultivated Reef and received an email an hour later with some significant interest. We are communicating about the details and she has already sent me a link with two different acros that would be possibilities for the contest, and I don’t think any of you will be disappointed. I just wanted to send a heads up to those interested and see if there is any more interest out there. Let me know if you want to be added to the list or taken off of the list... @Nola Bear @pal @Polarcollision @dmw913 @Okinawa_Reefer @kdcarey @Droy008 @This guy is extra salty @LeoB @DaveFason @jbb_00 @Figster @RotaryReef @TheBig053 @Cannedfish @micoastreefing @spectra @tk3445 @HarryPotter
  18. ERRMAHGERD! @Mariaface and I are super stoked to enter the Pico contest! Here is our o-fish-al entry for a bell jar pico. Not sure exactly what we might end up doing for water movement. The total volume here appears to be about 3/4 of a gallon so it is purretty small. #yourekillinmesmalls BUT WE KNOW WE ARE GONNA HAVE SOME DONGS UP IN HERE!
  19. @jedimasterben and I are super excited to announce 100 Days of Nanos - An Official Nano-Reef.com Tank Contest! We understand your multiple tank syndrome rather well. What better excuse to have another tank than a tank building contest? The contest idea has been brewing for close to two months, we wanted this contest to focus on how creative we can be inside the tank. For this reason we opted for our contestants to purchase the same tank and light combination - apples to apples. We deliberated on what equipment would be best, and even personally tested numerous products to ultimately pick these out of several possibilities. Innovative Marine Peninsula 14G tank with Current USA Orbit Marine PRO light! Our community sponsor Marine Depot worked with Innovative Marine and Current USA to give our contestants an exclusive bundled kit price of just $284.99 (Regularly $329.98)! It gets better! Current USA will send you a free arm mount directly if you want to mount the light on the arm! (optional) (Please PM @metrokat when you have bought your contest kit) We are not done yet! Marine Depot will also give all kit purchasers an additional 1000 rewards points which is $10 cash back on their rewards program! Winners Winners will be chosen by a community poll. In the event of a tie - @Christopher Marks will cast the tie-breaking vote. There will be three prize winners chosen, in three different categories. Prize Categories Best Overall The Grandest Prize of all! From Innovative Marine – the NEW IM Concept Glass Aquarium series! A $400 value! Best Aquascape Amazing Prize From Innovative Marine – One DeskTop Performance Pack Performance Pack includes: (1) Spinstream, (1) Desktop CustomCaddy (1) AccuDrip fish and coral acclimator (1) Desktop MiniMax Media Reactor and (1) SkimMate Ghost Protein Skimmer, a $250 value. http://www.innovative-marine.com/auqa-gadget/performance-pack.html Most Frugal CoralVue Smart ATO Micro $124.99 value World Wide Corals $50 certificate AquaMaxx Reef Welder Epoxy Glue - Purple - 500mL $29.99 value We have many other prizes to give and some category suggestions were awesome: Struggle Bus Best Growth Best Photography Most Colorful Most Enthusiasm Most GHA/pests Additional Prizes! We also have several additional prizes for contestants, so there will be a lot of winners (chosen by the sponsor or Benny & Kat). Listed alphabetically: Reef Cleaners $25 off for one winner with CODE Marine Depot AquaMaxx Coral-Eye 5W CREE Blue LED Flashlight $29.99 value Inkbird Temperature Controller ITC-308 $35 value (from Kat) House of Sticks 20% off for one winner Ocean Box Designs Magnetic Frag racks 3 pack with plugs $60 value sign up to email list and be entered to win https://goo.gl/MoSnH3 Ocean Box Designs Tshirt $24.99 value sign up to email list and be entered to win https://goo.gl/MoSnH3 Ocean Box Designs Mini Magnet Cleaner $19.99 value sign up to email list and be entered to win https://goo.gl/MoSnH3 Nano-Box Care package surprise! NanoBox will be giving away a NanoBox Secret Box containing a random selection of NanoBox products. This could be anything from a one-off LED light to a handful of NanoBox t-shirts. Dave will choose what goes into the prize box but promises to not disappoint! Marine Depot AquaMaxx onPoint Coral Feeder $19.99 value Brightwell Aquatics Reef Code A and B, 500ml for 3 winners $15 value Reef Weeds 3 UV Mini paintings Additional Discounts! House Of Sticks - 10% off with coupon InTank - 10% OFF with coupon CONTEST10 OceanBox Designs - 10% off if you sign up for newsletter and be entered to win one of 3 amazing prizes https://goo.gl/MoSnH3 Thank you to our amazing sponsors! Rules Purchase Contest Equipment Kit from Marine Depot via this link: https://goo.gl/NRpecM Use Coupon code: NANOCONTEST to get the contest price Start a new tank thread in the Aquarium Journals forum. Contestants are required to post a sticky note inside the tank with something Benny comes up with Publish one FTS per week to your aquarium journal thread (we will have an FTS check in thread also) Follow and tag sponsors on their social media (optional- helps to get more exposure for your tank and to get your friends to vote for you) Post a review of the products on marinedepot.com (optional) Official start date of the contest is May 10th (In the event of a delayed shipment from Marine Depot, the contestant will get a grace period to start the tank) Grounds for disqualification Changing ANY hardware except in cases of failure - specifically any item provided in the tank package. Benny (@jedimasterben) is your contact for equipment troubleshooting. FAQ Q - Can I use corals from an established tank? A - Yes, but values must be estimated and verified. Q - Is there a limit to how much someone can spend on livestock? A - Keep it under $500 for livestock. (Rocks and sand are not part of this budget restriction) Q - Can they use the same tank and light if they have previously bought it? A - Yes, as long as it isn't wet. We will have a verification with the first FTS that will be required. @Marine Depot @Oceanbox Designs @inTank @DaveFason @Christopher Marks @World Wide Corals @sangheili @johnmaloney Contestants as of 5/17 (alphabetically) - click for links to their aquarium journals Addinali coral_chef Coralcousins FateX9 lkoechle Luu78 Mariaface MaineReefKeeper MrMikeKim nanoSteve Pjanssen Sabrefencer Seafurn Spectra Stellablue SushiYum
  20. 100 Days of Nanos Contest Tank! Display: Innovative Marine Fusion Peninsula 14 (12” x 20” x 13”) Stand: IKEA Alex Drawer Unit Lighting: Current USA Orbit Marine Pro LED Heater: Cobalt Aquatics NeoTherm 75W Circulation: Stock Return Pump Skimmer: AUQA Gadget Ghost Protein Skimmer Filtration: Chemipure Blue, Purigen, 3 lbs. BRS Pukani Dry Rock, 10 lbs. Fiji Pink Sand Auto Top Off: Tunze Osmolator Nano ATO Established May 11, 2017 Current FTS 6.20.2017: FTS 5.16.2017:
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