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Old 11-24-2011, 03:03 PM
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Brooklyn Jack's JBJ 28G LED

Sup Guys,

Finally, I got myself to start a thread on my experience as beginner in this hobby. I have always wanted to get into saltwater fish but was intimidated by all the work and care that was required.

I decided to start out with a nano cube thinking it would be easier and less cost affective. It has been three months now since my tank was started and I already wish I had something bigger . My tank is doing well now other then a few issues that I have yet to resolve such as some brown algae problems and Micro Bubbles coming from my skimmer.

Since this tank has consumed all of my time, my girlfriend now regrets getting me this tank as a birthday present.

Thanks to 9kin and Zuska who have been a great help with getting my first tank started.

Equipment:

JBJ 28G Intermediate LED - I modded the hood and added three blue LED strips to get a little more actinic color.
Vortech Mp10
Aquamaxx Hob-1
InTank Media Basket - Filter Floss, Purigen, Chemi-Pure

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Two Ocellaris Clown Fish
1inch Hippo Blue Tang
Yellow Watchman Goby
Tiger Pistol Shrimp

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GSP
Candy Cane
Acan
plate
Frog Spawn
Hammer
Zoas

Dont remember the rest of the names.

I am not allowed to post pics yet until I get my post count up.

Thanks for looking.
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Old 11-24-2011, 03:14 PM
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Welcome, and can't wait to see picks, we love pics.....
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Old 11-24-2011, 03:42 PM
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Congrats but get that tang out of there...
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Old 11-24-2011, 03:47 PM
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Congrats but get that tang out of there...
Eventually I will. Planning on upgrading to bigger tank.
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Old 11-24-2011, 06:49 PM
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This was a pic taken about a month ago just to give you guys an idea. Now that nano is packed out with pieces
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Old 11-24-2011, 07:19 PM
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Thanks for putting up th pic Mike.
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Old 11-24-2011, 09:27 PM
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Very nice,
I love my 28 JBJ. But you are right when you will upgrade. My 28 is now in my daughter's room and my 75g rimless is right behind me in my family room
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Old 11-25-2011, 02:09 PM
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Here is a pic of the 60mm fans


4 blue LED strips I added.
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Old 11-25-2011, 02:45 PM
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Pictures I took on my iPhone. Latest ones.






I glued it to the back of the tank hoping it would grow into a nice background.










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Old 11-25-2011, 05:10 PM
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looking good! how did u wire/hook up those extra leds. looks real good.i wouldnt mind adding a strip to my hood
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