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Old 07/31/2014, 10:00 AM   #1
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August 2014 Tank of the Month!!

This month we are featuring Valentina Frugoni's (valentina84) 50 US-gallon aquarium.

More details can be found here.

Congratulations, Valentina!

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 08/01/2014, 12:51 AM   #2
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Congratulations, valentina! Beautiful tank, thanks for sharing

There's a lady I've known forever. She's taken ill as of late.
On top of that, she's being abused by those to whom she has given everything... Lies about her abound, and seem to come from all sides. Just breaks my heart. Maybe, if we join together, we can help her heal.
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 08/01/2014, 01:57 AM   #3
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congrats. Awesome looking tank.


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Old 08/01/2014, 05:57 AM   #4
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Congratulations Vale...........very beautif Tank!!!

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Old 08/01/2014, 06:10 AM   #5
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Good job Valentina! Wonderful tank!

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Old 08/01/2014, 06:10 AM   #6
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Very nice, congrats.


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Old 08/01/2014, 06:33 AM   #7
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Simply stunning. One of the most beautiful tanks I've seen. 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 08/01/2014, 06:38 AM   #8
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Congratulations Valentina, your tank is stunning!


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Old 08/01/2014, 02:10 PM   #9
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Hi all, i'm very happy to have this opportunity . and thank you so much for compliments
I appriciate it !!!!!!
I want to thank also nat and my husband Alvaro (zon here ) for helping me ...

New tank is running and i promise you that will be better !!!

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Old 08/02/2014, 05:37 PM   #10
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Congrats valentina. Its beautiful. Good luck with next one. I'm sure you'll be sharing it soon.!!

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Old 08/03/2014, 12:39 AM   #11
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Beautifull setup and goodluck with the new tank

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Old 08/03/2014, 05:06 AM   #12
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Simply gorgeous.

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Old 08/03/2014, 06:22 AM   #13
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A lot of nice and brightly color corals. Congrad.


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Old 08/03/2014, 07:39 PM   #14
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Great looking tank. The bright colors are amazing!!

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Old 08/03/2014, 08:38 PM   #15
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Very very nice tank, is there a tank build thread for this ? Id love to see how it was created.

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Old 08/04/2014, 02:58 PM   #16
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Congrats valentina
Tank is awesome!

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Old 08/05/2014, 08:26 AM   #17
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Awesome tank! Do you have any pictures of the sump?

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Old 08/06/2014, 01:01 PM   #18
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Congratulations Valentina!
Very nice!

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Old 08/11/2014, 04:22 AM   #20
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Awesome tank Valentina, very well deserved!

Congratulations Scotty

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Old 08/12/2014, 02:18 AM   #21
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well deserved!!

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Old 08/13/2014, 08:50 PM   #22
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Good looking cube. congrats!

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Current Tank Info: 300 Gallon Marineland DD Reef - SPS Dominant 2- Radion G2's and 4- Radion G3's, 4 MP40ESW, AquaMaxx Cone S CO-5 Skimmer, Apex gold Package, etc.
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Old 08/14/2014, 07:30 AM   #23
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very nice indeed! i have one question. how do you keep the glass clean especially behind the corals? dont the corals get broken whenever you scrape the glass?

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Old 08/14/2014, 11:38 AM   #24
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Beautiful tank! What is your light schedule?

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Old 08/14/2014, 04:25 PM   #25
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Congratulations to Beautiful tank
Can you speak little more about the zeovit routine ?

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