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Old 02/07/2012, 01:03 PM   #1
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February 2012 Tank of the Month!

This month we are featuring the beautiful Reef Aquarium of Brad Syphus (BradleyJ).

More details can be found here.

Congratulations, Brad!

Also check out the Reefkeeping Blog!

If you'd like to nominate a tank for Tank of the Month, click here or use the button to the right.

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Old 02/07/2012, 01:11 PM   #2
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Stunning, stunning, stunning.

Always strive for the optimum environment, not the minimum environment.

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Old 02/07/2012, 01:31 PM   #3
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Congrats, nice to see someone's totm with the same 14k Phoenix bulbs that I use. Gives me confidence I'm heading in the right direction.

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Old 02/07/2012, 02:11 PM   #4
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About time this tank is amongst the TOTM
Sooo many beautiful wrasses and corals
Great going

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Old 02/07/2012, 02:26 PM   #5
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What a Heck of Reef Tank!After viewing his Mine looks like a real piece of crap lol!

I'd rather Die on my feet, than Live on my Knees.

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Old 02/07/2012, 02:41 PM   #6
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I am honestly shocked he hasn't been TOTM already.

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Old 02/07/2012, 02:43 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by anbosu View Post
I am honestly shocked he hasn't been TOTM already.
Me too.
I've loved your tank for a while, Brad! Your Euphyllia is inspiring. I can't wait till mine is that big.
Congrats on the TOTM! You deserve it!

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Old 02/08/2012, 08:15 AM   #8
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Awesome tank. Congrats. I couldn't believe the size of that fish list. Impressive.

It is what it is!

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Old 02/08/2012, 08:25 AM   #9
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Wow... amazing tank. Congrats!

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Old 02/08/2012, 11:10 AM   #10
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Sweet tank!

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Old 02/08/2012, 12:25 PM   #11
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Awesome, congrats, Brad!


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Marine tanks since 1989.

`.. , . .`.. ><((((>

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Old 02/08/2012, 12:32 PM   #12
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Amazing buds have a Corona for me sitting in Front please.

Doesn't matter how much you have been reading, until you take the plunge. You don't know as much as you think.
Moved from the WEST to the EAST. Stay tuned for the net cube build.
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Old 02/08/2012, 12:32 PM   #13
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Congratulations.. Awesome tank indeed..

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Old 02/08/2012, 12:39 PM   #14
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awesome tank Brad!

375g Envision FOWLR + 125g sump
40g Reef

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Old 02/08/2012, 12:41 PM   #15
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WOW.. Congrats man

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Old 02/08/2012, 12:42 PM   #16
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Love your collection of wrasses!

Looking back, were there any wrasses you wish you would've stayed away from? Or wrasses you still want to get?



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Old 02/08/2012, 12:42 PM   #17
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Very Beautiful, Congratulations!!!!

They were all in love with dying, They were drinking from a fountain, That was pouring like an avalanche, Coming down the mountain

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Old 02/08/2012, 12:53 PM   #18
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Old 02/08/2012, 12:55 PM   #19
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Very Beautiful congrats.

I noted your parameters with some PO4, and hight Mag

What have you found are the most important parameters to monitor and keep stable.

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Old 02/08/2012, 12:59 PM   #20
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Amazing Brad. Congrats!

a.) I believe... The curse is a reality
b.) Fish poop is your friend
c.) Why chase numbers?
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Old 02/08/2012, 01:04 PM   #21
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My all time favorite tank without a doubt.

Have dominion over the fish of the sea

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Old 02/08/2012, 01:05 PM   #22
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Holy wrasse Batman!

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Old 02/08/2012, 01:06 PM   #23
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This is something to aim for , I think you have an awesome display!

Thank You,

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Old 02/08/2012, 01:06 PM   #24
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That's awesome you got so many wrasses to live together in harmony! Congratulations on TOTM!!!

Sorry honey for spending so much time with my tanks :(

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Old 02/08/2012, 01:11 PM   #25
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Congratulations that is one beautiful tank!

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phucking awesome

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