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Old 08/07/2011, 07:37 AM   #1
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August 2011 Tank of the Month

This month we are featuring the beautiful 65-gallon NPS reef of Mike Cao (uhuru).



More details can be found here.

Congratulations, Mike!

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Old 08/07/2011, 09:52 AM   #2
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Wow...very nice... beautiful!


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Old 08/07/2011, 10:26 AM   #3
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Magic, fairy-tale tank . I congratulate you Mike .


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Old 08/07/2011, 03:06 PM   #4
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Old 08/07/2011, 03:19 PM   #5
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Beautiful tank, very nice!


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Old 08/07/2011, 05:17 PM   #6
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Uhuru! I knew your NPS tank was headed straight for TOTM. Congratulations, you deserve it!


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Old 08/07/2011, 05:29 PM   #7
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What a beautiful tank. Congratutions


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Old 08/07/2011, 05:51 PM   #8
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Very nice setup. I tried nps corals a few years ago but I obviously didnt have the right equipment or knowledge to succeed. I didnt feed near enough or have the right filtration for the tank. You definitely have the talent and patience to properly run an nps tank. Congrats on TOTM.


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Old 08/07/2011, 07:03 PM   #9
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This is such an amazing system. The planning and execution have really added up to make a breathtaking display.

I've wanted to try my hand at an NPS tank for so long. Your tank is serving as a very strong inspiration for my next upgrade, especially when you explained that automation on the level you've dialed in is possible.


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Old 08/07/2011, 08:03 PM   #10
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absolutely beautiful... very well thought out!


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Old 08/07/2011, 08:44 PM   #11
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I can not add nothing more than ... wow


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Old 08/07/2011, 09:01 PM   #12
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Beautiful tank uhuru and congrats!

We at that small reef web-site are proud of what you've done!


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Old 08/07/2011, 09:16 PM   #13
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Thanks again everyone, I'm truly honored.

I hope this does inspire people to give this emerging part of reefkeeping some serious consideration. We have come a long way and as more people become involved we will continue to find more success.


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Old 08/08/2011, 06:39 AM   #14
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Non-photos are the best!!! You are a REAL reefkeeper.


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Old 08/08/2011, 07:54 AM   #15
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Beautiful tank Mike, very unique!! Congratulations.


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Old 08/08/2011, 11:22 AM   #16
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Nice Mike! Congrats on TOTM. Quite an honor for a well deserving system that I've seen in person!


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Old 08/08/2011, 03:53 PM   #17
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Your tank looks great! I love NPS reefs...so unique looking. Congrats!


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Old 08/08/2011, 04:24 PM   #18
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Congrat's Mike and very well done




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Old 08/08/2011, 11:56 PM   #19
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Truly inspirational. I thought I had my automation down, but your reef shows me new levels that I can now strive for. Thank you for sharing your story with us.


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Old 08/09/2011, 04:50 AM   #20
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Beautiful marine setup. Excellent writeup as well with some major tips to pick up.


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Old 08/09/2011, 07:58 AM   #21
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beautiful tank! for sure well deserved, i keep looking at it and finding new things.


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Old 08/09/2011, 10:24 AM   #22
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Very nice tank, Mike....I knew this tank will get it title TOTM... Congrat.....
It is well-deserved the title...You must have spend alot of time and dedication on the tank....BEAUTIFUL TANK!!!


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Old 08/09/2011, 05:20 PM   #23
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Glorious. I really like your fish choices, too. The amount of planning that went into this setup--not just the display tank, but the refugium, pest control, and feeding system--is mind-boggling.


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Old 08/09/2011, 06:51 PM   #24
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One of my favorite TOTM ever. Great work!


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Old 08/09/2011, 10:37 PM   #25
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Killer tank Mike. I tell locals all the time that yours is one of my all time favorite displays. Congrats!


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