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Old 03/16/2013, 09:09 AM   #1
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March 2013 Tank of the Month

This month we are featuring Hershel McAlister's (Ocean View) 280 US-gallon SPS dominated Reef Aquarium.






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Congratulations, Hershel!

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Old 03/16/2013, 10:04 AM   #2
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Looking good!


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She's well over 230 years old, but way too young to die. Her name is 'America'... And I love her and I have always been proud of her.

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Old 03/16/2013, 11:06 AM   #3
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Took some time but I think it all worked out great!!


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Old 03/16/2013, 12:23 PM   #4
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Congrats Hershel!!!! It's been fun!!!!


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Old 03/16/2013, 03:12 PM   #5
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Beautiful tank!


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Old 03/16/2013, 06:59 PM   #6
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Congratulations Hershel, you deserve it.


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Old 03/16/2013, 07:41 PM   #7
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Congrats buddy!


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Old 03/16/2013, 07:52 PM   #8
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Fantastic Tank! Congrats Hershel Well deserved Sir!


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Old 03/16/2013, 08:50 PM   #9
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Beautiful tank, Hershel. Every time I visit I marvel at the growth you get! I wish I had your patience and skill as a reefer


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Old 03/17/2013, 06:55 AM   #10
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Beautiful tank, well done and congrats.


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Old 03/17/2013, 07:28 AM   #11
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Congratulations, tank looks amazing


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Old 03/17/2013, 07:58 AM   #12
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Congrats that's a awesome tank!


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Old 03/17/2013, 08:35 AM   #13
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Congrats! Nice looking tank!


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Old 03/17/2013, 08:50 AM   #14
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Congratulations. Your efforts are a credit to the hobby.


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Current Tank Info: I'm out of the hobby, but used to have a60 gal. reef, refugium in sump, Internal Mag 9 return, SC 302 skimmer, two Maxi-Jet 1200's modded, four bulb T5 Lighting, Reefkeeper Lite Controller with three PC4's, Little Fishes GFO reactor.
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Old 03/17/2013, 09:12 AM   #15
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Congrats. Very impressive setup.


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Old 03/17/2013, 09:16 AM   #16
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Congratulations on ToTM!! Fantastic set up.


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Old 03/17/2013, 09:16 AM   #17
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Way to go Hershel! Amazing tank.

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We need another PN over there, maybe May?

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Old 03/17/2013, 09:23 AM   #18
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Good Job you! Do you have any pics of you new sump?


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Old 03/17/2013, 04:49 PM   #19
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congradulations on ur success...


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Old 03/17/2013, 06:38 PM   #20
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Great tank, but a better person! Well done Hershel!


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Old 03/17/2013, 11:59 PM   #21
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congrats beautiful tank


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Old 03/19/2013, 02:36 PM   #22
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well deserved buddy


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Old 03/19/2013, 03:00 PM   #23
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Excellent tank, I am sorry I missed it during my stay in Saint Louis.

Fade...it is good to see you.


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Old 03/19/2013, 10:47 PM   #24
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Old 03/21/2013, 01:47 AM   #25
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look great

GREAT job man i like your sump room to its running like a engine


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