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Old 09/24/2005, 05:55 PM   #1
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Tank of the Month - October 2005

This month we are featuring Jose Dieck's (jdieck) beautiful reef aquarium:



More details can be found here or by clicking on the picture above.

Congratulations, Jose!





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Old 10/03/2005, 05:35 PM   #2
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Very nice tank!


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Old 10/03/2005, 06:01 PM   #3
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The tank looks better in person. It is one of the best tanks I have seen.


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Old 10/03/2005, 06:04 PM   #4
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Great tank thanks for the look


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Old 10/03/2005, 06:05 PM   #5
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All I can say is wow!!! Awesome!!


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Old 10/03/2005, 06:22 PM   #6
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I thought I had seen everyone's tank here on RC, but this was a surprise. What an awesome tank...mature growth on everything. I think this is what we all strive for in our tanks. Simply amazing!!!


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Old 10/03/2005, 07:37 PM   #7
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VERY NICE! MY FAVORITE TANK OF THE MONTH SINCE I STARTED REEDING THE RK MAGAZINE!


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Old 10/03/2005, 07:46 PM   #8
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Holy acros. Very nice tank, one of the more impressive I have ever seen.


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Old 10/03/2005, 07:49 PM   #9
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I just can't believe how big your acros are! A truly amazing tank. What kind of roids are you giving those things. I need to get my tank some of them.

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Old 10/03/2005, 07:55 PM   #10
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Jose,

Your tank is truly amazing! The proportion of all the corals to one another, as well as the space that you have allowed them to have to grow and mature to the point they are now is absolutely stunning! Congrats!


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Old 10/03/2005, 08:41 PM   #11
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Excellent setup there Jose! You have outdone yourself. What a beautiful mixed reef tank.

My head is spinning from reading your setup. I think I am going to try and sleep now if that is at all possible since my head is swimming in reef heaven after looking at your tank and all the wonderful equipment you have running.

Isn't it funny that we do a lot to maintain our systems and think of it as not much work since it is something we just do as part of our daily routine.


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Old 10/03/2005, 08:49 PM   #12
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Excellent choice RC,, his commentary was down to earth and made for excellent reading..Its good to hear that sucessfull tanks, like this one,, Included some disasters at the start..Beautifull tank and excellently written..


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Old 10/03/2005, 08:49 PM   #13
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I must say that this tank is very, very impressive when visiting in person. Jeremy: next year @ IMAC, you MUST have Jose give you the tour.


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Old 10/03/2005, 10:16 PM   #14
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I was just as impressed with you tank as I was with your write up. GREAT JOB!!


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Old 10/03/2005, 10:53 PM   #15
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It is really part of ocean.. Great.....


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Old 10/03/2005, 10:58 PM   #16
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Asolutely amazing system. I have been fortunate enough to see this in person and it is breath taking to say the least. Jose is the most helpful and generous person I've met in this hobby. Congratulations on the honor of TOTM!


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Old 10/03/2005, 11:14 PM   #17
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Great tank. Huge acro's



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Old 10/03/2005, 11:24 PM   #18
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Jose,

Congratulations on TOTM


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Old 10/03/2005, 11:48 PM   #19
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Jose,

Congrats on making TOTM. A picture of your tank and cabinetry that I saw almost 2 years ago is what inspired my wife and I to start plannig our room divider tank as part of a kitchen remodeling project. I'm still light years behind you, but thanks for getting me started in the right direction.

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Old 10/04/2005, 12:03 AM   #20
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awesome looking tank!


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Old 10/04/2005, 06:48 AM   #21
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Truly an inspiring and amazing tank Jose!! Congradulations!

I have a 150 gal tank that is just starting out. My fans are very
noisy, How did you quite yours??


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Old 10/04/2005, 07:40 AM   #22
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Awesome tank you have, I have a 210-gallon tank that I set up the same way too. You can see from kitchen and the living room. Again awesome tank and the set up you did. Thank you for some ideals you have to share with us.


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Old 10/04/2005, 08:45 AM   #23
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Very nice. Gives me and everyone a reality check of just how big these corals can be if not fragged....

oh - and get to fragging


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Old 10/04/2005, 09:22 AM   #24
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Ditto on all the above! Great tank!

I have to say that I really enjoyed reading the article about your tank. I snickered a few times at your humor (tread mill), and your titles to each section were very funny!

Thanks for sharing...


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Old 10/04/2005, 09:39 AM   #25
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That is an amazing tank. I never knew such a thing exsisted outside of a zoo. The amount of time and effort is crazy but well worth it. Great tank.


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