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Old 10/01/2017, 07:29 AM   #1
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I bought this yesterday

From an old RC Lounger friend yesterday and drove up north to pick it up.
Gorgeous SPS ranch with close to 40 pieces, some 14". In a 180 along with a few monster LPS pieces included a near dinner plate size Chalice and a near footbal size Maze Brain.






Everything is in a 300 temporary trough for now, didn't break a stick moving it.
Thanks Billy (President of our Illinois Valley Reef Club) for the help.

Will be joining my stuff soon, maybe in the 180, maybe convert my 240 back to a reef, who knows...





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Old 10/01/2017, 07:35 AM   #2
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Looks good! Frag sale?? :-)


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Old 10/01/2017, 07:56 AM   #3
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Looks good! Frag sale?? :-)
That's what everyone who helped move it was hoping.




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Old 10/01/2017, 08:08 AM   #4
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Congratulations! Hell of a tank!


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Old 10/01/2017, 08:43 AM   #5
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Wow you got everything? Score! CAN you send some close up shots of the colonies?


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Old 10/02/2017, 03:59 AM   #6
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Wow you got everything? Score! CAN you send some close up shots of the colonies?
Thanks, will do.


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Old 10/03/2017, 03:00 PM   #7
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What a great assortment of colonies. More pics once settled in. What lighting did they use?


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Old 10/04/2017, 03:15 AM   #8
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What a great assortment of colonies. More pics once settled in. What lighting did they use?


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The only lighting that will grow coral, 3 400W SE MH's
I have them hanging over them now.


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Old 10/04/2017, 05:35 AM   #9
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The only lighting that will grow coral, 3 400W SE MH's
I have them hanging over them now.
Them's fightin' words!


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Old 10/04/2017, 09:05 AM   #10
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Nice acquisition, John Keep a close eye on the tank for pests...new environments can allow something evil to take over. I had this happen with a few majanos many years ago, then bam they were everywhere. Those LPS on the sand are beautiful.


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Old 10/04/2017, 05:25 PM   #11
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Thanks, here's some pics...













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Old 10/04/2017, 05:44 PM   #12
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Old 10/04/2017, 05:49 PM   #13
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Old 10/04/2017, 06:07 PM   #14
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Old 10/04/2017, 06:09 PM   #15
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Wow, that's quite the come up!


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Old 10/04/2017, 07:56 PM   #16
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WOOWWWWWWWW! That's what I call a good day


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Old 10/05/2017, 04:31 AM   #17
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Thanks guys, pretty excited to say the least!


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Old 10/05/2017, 09:32 PM   #18
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I am nominating you for sump of the month.


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Old 10/06/2017, 03:27 AM   #19
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I am nominating you for sump of the month.

Lol Jim, thanks.
Everything is doing well, thanks again.



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Old 10/10/2017, 02:34 PM   #20
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wow great view! congrats


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Old 10/13/2017, 01:51 AM   #21
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I'm so jealous, I'm ofiicly a hater now.. I'm so jealous, wow great...wow..

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Old 10/13/2017, 03:14 AM   #22
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I'm so jealous, I'm ofiicly a hater now.. I'm so jealous, wow great...wow..

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Old 10/13/2017, 03:14 AM   #23
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Everything is going in my 240 in a couple weeks after I sell all my big fish.


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Old 10/13/2017, 09:01 AM   #24
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240, is that big enough? Don't you think you probably need a little bigger tank now?


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Old 10/16/2017, 03:55 AM   #25
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240, is that big enough? Don't you think you probably need a little bigger tank now?
I made an offer on a 7'x5'x30" 650, but the got got greedy and wanted too much Chris.


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