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Old 04/07/2012, 11:30 PM   #26
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Nice tank, Has a real clean look to it. Maybe you could post a few more details like filtration, livestock ect...
Are you local to alamogordo?


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Old 04/07/2012, 11:42 PM   #27
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Nice tank, Has a real clean look to it. Maybe you could post a few more details like filtration, livestock ect...
Are you local to alamogordo?
Hello,
No Im not local to Alamogorda. Idont even know where that is. LOL sorry.

As far as my tank goes others have said the same regarding how its clean looking. Im not sure what im doing special to have acheived this.

Here is what I have.
Fluval FX5 which Ill be selling and installing a sump.
Powerhead
Red Sea Prism Protein Skimmer - I hate it.

Livestock
SNow Flake Eel - I may donate him back to the LFS
Lunare Wrasse
Mystery Wrasse
Coral Beauty
ANother Wrasse I just added and im trying to figure out what kind of wrasse it is. It was an unexpected, knee jerk purchase. Those never work out. LOL

I have 3 feather dusters.
Red Knob Star
Chocolate Chip Star
Bristle Star
2 urchins
Assorted Snails of various sizes

And a very cool Spotted Moon Crab.

I do brush the sides every week and rake (lightly) the substrate once a month.

Ive had the tank for over a year.

Ironically, I hve trouble growing coraline algae. I use purple up but maybe the snalls are consuming it. I dont know.

PS - There are some really amazing set ups on this site. You guys and gals really know what youre doing.


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Old 04/08/2012, 04:34 AM   #28
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Looks like a nice and clean setup you have there.
Maybe you could post some specs.. Live stock, filtration.
Are you in Alamogordo?

Later
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Old 04/08/2012, 11:15 AM   #29
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Sorry it was late and I thought my post didn't take. I missed the fact that it was on the second page


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Old 04/08/2012, 11:17 AM   #30
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We are southeast New Mexico. This is our club forum but you are welcome to post. You should also check the club forums there may be a local club near you. I couldn't check because you profile doesn't list a city.


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Old 04/08/2012, 07:21 PM   #31
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We are southeast New Mexico. This is our club forum but you are welcome to post. You should also check the club forums there may be a local club near you. I couldn't check because you profile doesn't list a city.
Wow what a club. You guysmust be huge because you have a large presence on the net. Congrats on the success of the forum. I updated my profile. Im on Long Island, New York. Pretty far from NM.


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Old 04/26/2012, 08:22 PM   #32
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So how are everyones tanks doing. TPi Demon did you ever get that bulkhead installed?
Anyone done anything exciting lately?


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Old 04/26/2012, 08:56 PM   #33
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Mine is doing very well. I took a chance and added a Belted Wrasse. Hes eating up a storm. I hear they dont do well in captivity but I think this guy has a chance.


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Old 04/27/2012, 09:31 AM   #34
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I have torn down my 90 gallon which is for sale along with the lights (LED) and I am planning a 375 gallon tank.


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Old 04/29/2012, 11:08 PM   #35
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The 375 is for your next station correct? Have you made any equipment choices yet or still completely in planning phase right now?


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Old 04/30/2012, 12:39 PM   #36
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The only thing that I have purchased so far is the "LR". I still need to get rid of the other tank to make room in my garage to store everything for the new tank. I have some ideas on what I want to pick up but we will see.


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Old 05/12/2012, 05:07 PM   #37
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Ok well I got started on my new project today. 220 gallon in the wall with a small room behind it. I decided to add a whole addition on to the house. Im adding a 22' x18' room and the display tank will be visible from there. Any tips or tricks would be greatly appreciated. I will post pics of the progress as I go. The first ones will be up tonight!


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Old 05/13/2012, 12:24 AM   #38
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The best advice I could give you is to sit down with a piece of paper and draw a plan out. It is better to find out possible issues before you have it almost done. Do you already have the tank? Equipment?

You should start a new thread to document the process that way we won't have to go through the other posts to find it and it will keep the progress all together in one place.

And if you need any help let me know.

Spring semester is over and my finals are done so I'll have a little extra time this summer to get some projects done. I've been wanting to try my hand at building an acrylic sump to fit perfectly in my stand and I believe I have everything to get it done accept the gas to flame polish the finished item. Also I want to start a Amano style planted tank for the wifey.
Gonna try to finish my bike rebuild as well.
Later
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Old 05/29/2012, 07:15 PM   #39
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I would love to start a thread but cannot seem to figure it out...PLEASE HELP!!!


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Old 05/29/2012, 07:31 PM   #40
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Ok i started a new thread. Its called "220 gallon in the wall" and here is a link.
http://www.reefcentral.com/forums/sh...1#post20306400


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Old 06/13/2012, 08:49 PM   #41
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ok my wife and i are new to this but are completely hooked. actually bought our tank from mitch almost a year and a half ago. i think this club is a great idea for this area.[IMG][/IMG]


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Old 06/13/2012, 08:50 PM   #42
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Old 06/13/2012, 09:35 PM   #43
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Good to see you finally got registered. Tank is looking good.
Here I'll help you out>





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Old 06/14/2012, 01:12 PM   #44
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Your tank is looking really good, I especially like how the wood looks on your stand!


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Old 07/07/2012, 05:17 PM   #45
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Finally got her up and running (: Well, not really running but up. I definitely need some apoxy.


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Old 07/07/2012, 11:01 PM   #46
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YEA!!!!!

You could drillholes and use zip ties as well to hold the rock together but the marine epoxy would probably be better.


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Old 07/07/2012, 11:02 PM   #47
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I've done alot of cleaning and changing to my frag tanks so I'll try and post pics in the next few days.


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Old 07/08/2012, 10:21 AM   #48
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Was sorta hoping something was alive in that sand because when I was sifting it around I kept getting jabbed at by something but it must have been a shell.

I ended up moving them around and finding a more stable spot. Initially, they were all being held up by each other, so if I moved one, they would have all toppled down.


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Old 07/10/2012, 10:53 PM   #49
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Cycling started today. Salinity crashed ): Went from 1.024 to 1.020. Ammonia is high, phosphates are high, high range ph is good, alkalinity is good, ca is low, and nitrate/ite is at 0.



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Old 08/13/2012, 07:33 PM   #50
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(: One spot. I'm trying to get a better picture but he's in the corner, falling in love with his reflection.




and just for size:
He's gotta be 3/4" to 1", I've seem tomato clowns bigger!



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