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Unread 02/16/2014, 06:21 PM   #2
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Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Shalimar, FL
Posts: 307
Welcome to the area. I too am in the process of setting up a 180. Mine is cycled now and I have a couple fish in quarantine. Working on my lighting now. Went with the kessil 360. Like you I want primarily a coral tank.

As for getting water out if the bay I would be care full where you get it. Boggy bayou in niceville /valp is usually under high fecal bacteria warnings especially in the summer. If I were to use water from the bay I would drive to the destin pass and get it on an incoming tide or go offshore to collect it. I live on the water in Shalimar and did not want to chance it there either. In my case though I bought an RODI and just mix my own.

Let us know how your setup progresses.

180g Dual Corner Overflow, Dual Herbie w/return over top, 45 gallon sump, Little giant return pump, Vertex Alpha 200 Skimmer, Apex w/ORP, Temp, PH & salinity probes, 3 EB8s, VDM, PM2, Lunar Simulator

Current Tank Info: 180g
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