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JamesHolt
08/04/2017, 08:59 PM
12x12x12 Deep Blue Cube.
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-Z92fpDg/0/2b3d9d31/L/IMG_0096-L.jpg

Will be using the same frame work and light from the 8 inch cube I had up previously.

https://photos.smugmug.com/Deep-Blue-Pico/i-Qbndx7S/0/a5511da3/L/20160504_134815_zpse28jerup-L.jpg

Still to do,
Either mod HOB filter to skim or make micro sump.
Mount light.
Level platform.
Monitor temp to see if heater is needed..

JamesHolt
08/05/2017, 08:00 PM
Was going to work on it today but ran out of time, there are a few snails, asteria, and bristle worms crawling around in it. The were in the bucket of old sand I used from my 40AIO...
Gonna look online for some tiny shrimp to put in it...

JamesHolt
08/07/2017, 05:40 PM
Feed some Elos sv.M2 pellets to the cube today, brought out all the snails and bristle worms....lol

Seattle_Reef
08/08/2017, 09:11 AM
It's looking great!

JamesHolt
08/10/2017, 10:12 PM
Got the timer for my light, I should have it lit up in the AM
and of course, I have one rock with aiptasia on it...Lol

JamesHolt
08/11/2017, 07:15 PM
And we have light...

https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-dDDmv5Z/0/7db7bd03/L/IMG_0109-L.jpg

JamesHolt
08/12/2017, 01:08 PM
Had to put a heater in it, room isn't staying warm enough.
Using the Finnex 100w with digital controller..

Equipment on the cube so far...
12x12x12 deep blue cube.
DIY extruded aluminum stand.
Aqua-Tech HOB filter
Kessil 160 light.
Finnex 100w heater...

JamesHolt
08/13/2017, 06:39 PM
Moved one of my leathers over, looks ticked off.
Also shortened the siphon for the HOB filter...
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-mgJGR3t/0/232bb5b2/L/IMG_0117-L.jpg

JamesHolt
08/22/2017, 03:05 AM
Had a flare up of dinos, looks like the tank has beaten them back on its own, doing a water change when I get off work, guess I will see then...
Getting two peppermint shrimp this payday to get rid of the aiptasia...

JamesHolt
08/26/2017, 07:11 PM
Neon Cleaner Goby added today
https://photos.smugmug.com/Fish/i-Xx67DSk/0/635ff0d6/M/neoncleaner-M.jpg
picture from http://biogeodb.stri.si.edu/caribbean/en/thefishes/species/4152 mine is still hiding...

Also moved my smallest Blue Damselfish from the hex tank to this cube, the others were picking on him...

JamesHolt
09/14/2017, 03:57 PM
Well the dinos returned, I moved livestock to a bucket for now, between that and the aiptasia I am bleaching it all and starting over....

JamesHolt
10/11/2017, 02:44 PM
A few pics of the cube before the water change today...
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-hWxGf4L/0/161c5629/L/20171011_152614-L.jpg
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-VQvtwLq/0/1754f3a7/L/20171011_152823-L.jpg
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-qJP8Gg8/0/bb2375b3/L/20171011_152817-L.jpg
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-zgX3xw6/0/0ab0b2e6/L/20171011_152809-L.jpg
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-ZH95SXz/0/8a4deb24/L/20171011_152804-L.jpg
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-67mQKmj/0/fe6cd5aa/L/20171011_152800-L.jpg
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-223T93v/0/361a7c3a/L/20171011_152746-L.jpg
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-4VzWgbG/0/8630a6bc/L/20171011_152739-L.jpg
https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-sRNGDSG/0/27697457/L/20171011_152732-L.jpg

murphreef
10/11/2017, 02:47 PM
Looking pretty cool for a small tank.

good work

JamesHolt
10/11/2017, 02:50 PM
Thanks, I only found 1 aiptasia this go round....You can barely see it in the toadstool picture...

JamesHolt
10/28/2017, 02:14 PM
Haven't found any more aiptasia, just a bit of algae on the glass and sand...
Todays pics, have added my bubble coral, 1 more mushroom, and some yellow polyps...
Added a fire shrimp also..If you follow that acrylic rod I am target feeding him...

https://photos.smugmug.com/12x12x12-Deep-Blue/i-zG7mMjH/0/497c1504/L/20171028_150725-L.jpg