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Old 11/01/2015, 06:08 PM   #1
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November 2015 Tank of the Month!!

This month we are featuring Anand Kaimal's (akaimal) 240 US-gallon reef aquarium.





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Congratulations, Anand!


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Old 11/02/2015, 12:51 AM   #2
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I love this tank! Thanks for sharing with us, akaimal


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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 11/02/2015, 03:31 AM   #3
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Congrats! Nice tank!


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Old 11/03/2015, 10:24 AM   #4
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Congrats! Beautiful tank. Thanks for sharing.


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Old 11/03/2015, 04:38 PM   #5
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Congrats


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Old 11/04/2015, 07:54 PM   #6
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Thank you all!


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Old 11/04/2015, 07:59 PM   #7
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I love this tank! Thanks for sharing with us, akaimal
Thank you! Thanks for giving me the opportunity to share my experience.

Thank you Genetics for taking the time to put my article together.


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Old 11/06/2015, 04:10 AM   #8
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Well-deserved!


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Old 11/06/2015, 04:39 AM   #9
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Glad it's totm before it gets remodeled....

Im excited to see the tonga overhaul being planned.
But the stags will be rembered here
Nov2015


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Old 11/06/2015, 11:28 AM   #10
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Real nice tank.


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Old 11/10/2015, 06:10 PM   #11
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What an awesome tank!


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Old 11/10/2015, 08:27 PM   #12
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Nice tank. I love the mix of nice LPS with SPS. Beautiful

Congrats.


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Current Tank Info: 40g Innovative Marine. Mixed reef. Radion XR30 Pro. Vortech 10 Quitedrives. Reef link. Apex controller. 180 gal acrylic. FOWLR. 30g sump. K1 Kalk Stirrer. LifeReef [email protected] protein skimmer. Carbon dosing
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Old 11/10/2015, 09:25 PM   #13
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Congratulations! A well deserved TOTM! Saw this tank in person a few weeks ago and it is stunning! Thanks again for the frags!


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Old 11/11/2015, 05:13 AM   #14
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Awesome reef tank, inspirational


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Old 11/13/2015, 08:57 AM   #15
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Congrats Anand!

I was lucky enough to visit this tank in person, and adopt some frags for my own tank. It's often discussed how few TOTMs are run with LED. Here's a great example of one.


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Old 11/13/2015, 03:57 PM   #16
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Beautiful tank - congrats!


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Old 11/13/2015, 07:21 PM   #17
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Congratulations on a well deserved honor. Glad I got to see tis tank in person.

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Old 11/14/2015, 01:31 PM   #18
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Beautiful tank! I LOVE how it is a fairly simple tank, not tons and tons of equipment.


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Old 11/14/2015, 01:34 PM   #19
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Absolutely gorgeous tank, congratulations!!


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Old 11/14/2015, 04:33 PM   #20
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great tank love the big show pieces of everything ....go to led t5 combo make a huge difference imo not that your tank need much improvement but would be insane difference! i went from radiums to all t5 and wow


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Old 11/15/2015, 02:42 AM   #21
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Congrats on a well deserving tank.
I'll be in Chicago end of the month for a congress appreciate if you could indicate LFS worth visiting.


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Old 11/15/2015, 09:07 AM   #22
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Congrats on a well deserving tank.
I'll be in Chicago end of the month for a congress appreciate if you could indicate LFS worth visiting.
Reefwise in Lisle


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Old 11/15/2015, 08:58 PM   #23
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Congrats on a well deserving tank.
I'll be in Chicago end of the month for a congress appreciate if you could indicate LFS worth visiting.

Thank you! Reefwise and Aquapros are both worth visiting. Thee is also a store in downtown. Forgot the name will let you know.


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Old 11/17/2015, 03:20 AM   #24
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You are probably the first Indian to be named TOTM. Congratulations, great looking tank


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Old 11/17/2015, 03:23 AM   #25
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awesome tank!


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