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Old 12/05/2010, 08:56 AM   #1
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December 2010 Tank of the Month

This month we are featuring the beautiful 180 gallon mixed reef aquarium of Dan Rigle's (rigleautomotive).



More details can be found here.

Congratulations, Dan!

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Old 12/05/2010, 09:21 AM   #2
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That is an awesome tank, great work Dan!


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Old 12/05/2010, 09:32 AM   #3
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Dan. Congratulations.
I keep following your thread since the beginning.
You truly deserve this title.
All the best.


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Old 12/05/2010, 11:42 AM   #4
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Well done. Welcome to the club!


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Old 12/05/2010, 11:43 AM   #5
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Congratulations Dan!!

I am a big fan of your tank... Well done


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Old 12/05/2010, 12:55 PM   #6
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Thanks everyone.I appreciate it


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Current Tank Info: 180 gal SPS dominated display, 3 X 250 watt Radiums , lumenarc III minis , with VHO actinics, ETS downdraft skimmers, closed loops and 2 Tunze 6105 & 7095 controller,DIY calcium reactors DIY custom built sumps,since 1992
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Old 12/05/2010, 01:00 PM   #7
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Congratulations, Dan! Your reef tank is amazing.


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Old 12/05/2010, 01:06 PM   #8
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Congratulations Dan, I have been following your thread for a while and you definitely deserve it.


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Old 12/05/2010, 03:01 PM   #9
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Congrats Dan.. such a awesome tank..


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Old 12/05/2010, 03:40 PM   #10
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Well deserved. Congratulations!


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Old 12/05/2010, 03:41 PM   #11
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awsome tanks good job


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Old 12/05/2010, 04:13 PM   #12
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Old 12/05/2010, 04:21 PM   #13
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Grats, beautiful tank


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Old 12/05/2010, 04:37 PM   #14
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Just an amazing tank, really appreciate the DIY elements. Just great.


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Old 12/05/2010, 06:05 PM   #15
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Great job with a 'simple' setup. Absolutely amazing mixed reef and very inspiring for us all

Similar sized setup that I'd like to build in the next year...How much two part do you dose currently?


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Old 12/05/2010, 06:29 PM   #16
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Great job DAN!!!! The photo's look amazing... but i always enjoy when i get to see it in person a few times a year!!


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Old 12/05/2010, 06:50 PM   #17
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Congrates Dan, Sweet tank


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Old 12/05/2010, 07:07 PM   #18
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Congrats Dan, great writeup!


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Old 12/05/2010, 07:14 PM   #19
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I need to come over to grab some frags before the prices go WAY up due to TOTM lol!!!


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Old 12/05/2010, 07:59 PM   #20
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Beautiful tank Dan looks great.


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Old 12/05/2010, 08:40 PM   #21
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That is one awesome tank do u have a link to ur tank thread


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Old 12/05/2010, 10:46 PM   #22
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You Da Man! Awesome tank! I remember the early days before reef central... This website has saved more animals PETA! It is a wealth of information for those that are experts and novices alike.

Thank you reef central!


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Old 12/06/2010, 12:36 AM   #23
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Congratulations, Dan! Well deserved!


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Old 12/06/2010, 01:09 AM   #24
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Cheers, Dan


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Old 12/06/2010, 01:32 AM   #25
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Congratulations, well deserved totm and I enjoyed reading your article. How far beneath the water surface do you keep your Palmers Blue?


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