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Old 01/09/2015, 05:32 AM   #26
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Beautiful work - an artist in any sense of the term.
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Old 01/09/2015, 09:24 AM   #27
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I am glad to see you here. I definitely can use expert like you to improve mine. Hope you don't mind more questions asked later....

I'm glad I stopped in it's all looking great! And I'm always happy to help in any way possible just ask


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Old 01/09/2015, 10:40 AM   #28
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Looks like it's going to be a super clean build, love everything so far!


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Old 01/09/2015, 01:49 PM   #29
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Beautiful setup. Well planned out. Looking out for more!!


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Old 01/09/2015, 03:51 PM   #30
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Its been mentioned on the ATI thread that there will be a web based ATI control solution sometime soon. I think its some sort of retrofit addon. I think I am going to buy one as soon as its available if the price isnt too bad.

Nice job with cutting the old rocks. Did you treat the rocks in any way?


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Old 01/09/2015, 05:06 PM   #31
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Very nice setup! Looking forward to seeing it come to life


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Old 01/10/2015, 07:00 AM   #32
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Very well thought out and I love how clean looking it is.
If I can't keep it clean, my wife will move my tank out of living room ;-(

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Beautiful work - an artist in any sense of the term.
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Thanks. I probably far away from an artist ;-( ,....but an engineer

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I'm glad I stopped in it's all looking great! And I'm always happy to help in any way possible just ask
Very cool!!!

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Looks like it's going to be a super clean build, love everything so far!
I am almost out of idea

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Beautiful setup. Well planned out. Looking out for more!!
Will try hard....I got many good suggestions from Taiwan reefers and hope get more from RC friends...

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Its been mentioned on the ATI thread that there will be a web based ATI control solution sometime soon. I think its some sort of retrofit addon. I think I am going to buy one as soon as its available if the price isnt too bad.

Nice job with cutting the old rocks. Did you treat the rocks in any way?
A web based ATI control solution? Is it like Apex fusion cloud base control?
For live rock....I only dried out live rock and use epoxy to make shape I want...

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Very nice setup! Looking forward to seeing it come to life
I got brown algae today (day 9th), getting there....


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Old 01/10/2015, 07:01 AM   #33
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Here is my plumbing work

PVC pipe edge tool...


two holes at main pump return pipe, one for Calcium reactor inline, and one optional


air tube option... just in case


overflow section


sump section



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Old 01/10/2015, 07:06 AM   #34
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dry side design

Plan....



Now...









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Old 01/10/2015, 07:52 AM   #35
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When I see such clean installations, I wish I was a perfectionist like you Shih!
My wife wishes I was one also.... Sadly I am not..
Beautiful!
Love the updates.


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Old 01/10/2015, 08:24 AM   #36
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Breaking News...
After initial cycle start 9 days, I start seeing brown algae




brown algae on dead rock


brown algae on fresh live rock (added on day 5th)


brown algae on KZ Aragonite sand


green algae on snail



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Old 01/10/2015, 09:41 AM   #37
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Life!! Woohoo!!


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Old 01/10/2015, 10:49 AM   #38
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Very impressive use of your engineering skills!! I love a clean build like this. Now for the life part!


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Old 01/10/2015, 11:44 AM   #39
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Life!! Woohoo!!
Cycle has not yet completed.... I may take these days work on dosing system

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Very impressive use of your engineering skills!! I love a clean build like this. Now for the life part!
Probably only engineering work worth to document at this moment ;-(


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Old 01/10/2015, 11:53 AM   #40
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This 3D printer made small tool should help me avoid dosing solution travel too long in tube when dose pump far away from tank....(made by my friend, Dr. Bridge Taiwan)




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Old 01/10/2015, 02:11 PM   #41
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Awesome build! I love the use of the 3d printer


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Old 01/11/2015, 04:51 AM   #42
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Speed up documentary part since my initial cycle almost half way done.....

Tank tap water test dry


reach overflow level


water fall into sump... (this US made hydrovalve cost a lot, but I like it since it can adjust in a very small amount of water volume)


water to refugium :em16::em16::em16:


Taiwan special way for chiller... We put titanium tube in sump and air condition machine at porch (guarantee noise free)


failure free double temputure probes to control air condition machine


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Old 01/11/2015, 04:57 AM   #43
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Old 01/11/2015, 05:04 AM   #44
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view from living room


view from dinning room


front side view




Tunze ac adapter place on dry side


Add wireless function to Apex


Apex Fusion with Dlink DCS-5230L IPCam ready....




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Old 01/11/2015, 07:32 AM   #45
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Love it! Looks amazing.
Fantastic details!


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Old 01/11/2015, 07:39 AM   #46
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Your previous tank was one of the best tanks I have seen and from this build, everything is high quality!


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Old 01/11/2015, 05:32 PM   #47
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awesome built and rock scape. can you share more of the DIY chiller?


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Old 01/11/2015, 10:21 PM   #48
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Awesome build! I love the use of the 3d printer
I love 3D printing, but these are made by my friend. I definitely will buy one in 2015

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Love it! Looks amazing.
Fantastic details!
Hope the detail won't let reefers feel boring, but I like to keep thing organized and documented....

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Your previous tank was one of the best tanks I have seen and from this build, everything is high quality!
Thank you. Hope you like this one more ;-)

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awesome built and rock scape. can you share more of the DIY chiller?
Sorry to confuse you. It is not DIY, but use regular home air condition machine (see pic below) to do the work. We put machine outside, and connect to tank with copper pipe in wall, and then connect to titanium pipe to tank with power and control lines.




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Old 01/12/2015, 07:36 AM   #49
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Love the chiller and love the little pin holes you put in the epoxy to make it look like live rock.
Keep the details coming, Shih, not boring at all.


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Green hair algae on snail (day 9)


Green hair algae on snail (day 11)


====Initial cycle log====
Day1 (1/2/2015)
Bak 40ml, Start3 80ml, food7 21ml
(No live rock, only dry rock)
Day2 KH 7.3, NO3 0.3, PO4 0.12

Day3 KH 7.3, NO3 0.3, PO4 0.13

Day4 KH 7.3, NO3 0.5, PO4 0.15

Day5 No test (Add 15 pound fresh live rock)

Day6 KH 7.5 NO3 0.7, PO4 0.165

Day7 KH 7.6 NO3 0.75 PO4 0.198

Day8 KH 7.6 NO3 0.75 PO4 0.18

Day9 brown slime algae happen KH 7.6 NO3 0.75 PO4 0.135

Day10 KH 7.6 NO3 0.75 PO4 0.081

Day 11 KH 8.1 NO3 0.5 PO4 0.027
(more brown slime algae and more green algae on snail shell,air bobble happen)


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