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Old 10/07/2007, 10:29 PM   #1
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Old 10/07/2007, 10:29 PM   #2
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Old 10/07/2007, 10:30 PM   #3
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Old 10/07/2007, 10:31 PM   #4
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Old 10/07/2007, 10:31 PM   #5
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Old 10/07/2007, 10:32 PM   #6
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Old 10/07/2007, 10:33 PM   #7
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Nice Scotches.
What are you going to put IN these two tanks? In your well finished basement...


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Old 10/07/2007, 10:37 PM   #8
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Nice Scotches.
What are you going to put IN these two tanks? In your well finished basement...
I forgot I had the booze pics in there

As for the tanks, the long one is going to be primarily a softy tank and the cube tank is going to be primarily a stony tank...but I will mix them up a bit.


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Old 10/07/2007, 10:41 PM   #9
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just those two tanks are 1215 gals. can you tell us about your sump refuge system? What are those 3 white things in the sump? media containers? like the light box/skate board wheels set up!


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Old 10/07/2007, 10:43 PM   #10
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I forgot I had the booze pics in there

As for the tanks, the long one is going to be primarily a softy tank and the cube tank is going to be primarily a stony tank...but I will mix them up a bit.
Are you running seperate sumps? I am assuming no with that Geo beast sitting back there. How will you handle the leather/sps relationship by mixing tank water?

Looks amazing though, you did a first class job


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Old 10/07/2007, 10:45 PM   #11
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Very nice looking basment. When the tanks are set up it will look awsome.IMO


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Old 10/07/2007, 10:49 PM   #12
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Are you running seperate sumps? I am assuming no with that Geo beast sitting back there. How will you handle the leather/sps relationship by mixing tank water?

Looks amazing though, you did a first class job
I am running both sumps plumbed together in series...gives me 8ft of sump and plenty of time to remove microbubbles.

Geo is building my skimmer...going to be a 5ft 18 inch diameter needlewheel skimmer with Sequence pump and Alita airpump....hopefully get that this year

As for the leather/sps problem...I am not too worried about that as my good friend, Stevie Guitar Smiller won TOTM twice here on RC with his 127g ******* tank which had beautiful SPS and one of the largest yellow leather corals I have seen.

Greg, aka capncapo deserves most of the credit for the basement...he has been here helping me for free the last couple of years...I just sit there and watch, drink beer and occasionally run to the hardware store for something


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Old 10/07/2007, 10:57 PM   #13
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Nice pic's!! Looks even better in person Been waiting for years to see water added to these tanks... Can't wait.. Are you going to have a 1st drop party?


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Old 10/07/2007, 11:01 PM   #14
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Nice pic's!! Looks even better in person Been waiting for years to see water added to these tanks... Can't wait.. Are you going to have a 1st drop party?
Every day I am alive is going to be a party I am really looking forward to getting water in these babies...it has been four years now they have sat down there empty.

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Old 10/08/2007, 12:19 AM   #15
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coolest basement ever. you should not ever permit a woman to set foot on such sacred grounds!! man law...


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Old 10/08/2007, 12:21 AM   #16
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Damn nice. I'll have a Rob Roy with a sidecar


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Old 10/08/2007, 06:34 AM   #17
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looking real good, very nice work on basement, can't wait for tank viewing party when there up and running.


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Old 10/08/2007, 09:22 AM   #18
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You are a crazy man. I like it. The whole thing is just perfect. I like the hinges on the canopy and the doors...


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Old 10/08/2007, 09:24 AM   #19
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in his canopies over both tanks there are rollers for lights to roll out to change bulbs, freakin awesome.


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Old 10/08/2007, 10:38 AM   #20
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That phone in the fish room will come in handy. It seems like someone always calls when you have you hands in the tank.


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Old 10/08/2007, 11:02 AM   #21
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I don't know what is going to be more impressive... the tank or the bar.

Nice work Dave and Greg!


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Old 10/08/2007, 12:32 PM   #22
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I was thinking the same thing with the phone.people always do call when you have your hands in the tank or on that day when you decide to do your tank maintenance.You have it right on hand.Very nice setup.I don't think I could have waited 4 years I don't have that much patience.I was looking and I said is that 2 tanks or is it the pic then I realized no its 2 tanks.


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Old 10/08/2007, 01:26 PM   #23
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*drool* Looks like quite the Epicurean den you've got there! I'm almost at a loss of words; everything about your basement is truly amazing! Including the Frank Zappa poster.

I was scanning the bar shelves for a bottle of Absinthe and didn't see one. Is that hiding in the bottom cupboards for private engagements only? :P


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Old 10/08/2007, 04:02 PM   #24
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Looks sweet

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Old 10/08/2007, 05:32 PM   #25
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He did have some water in there. One night there was a little condensation forming.


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