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Old 12-28-2014, 10:13 PM
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You added FSH and coral after only 2 weeks. Don't start to fast or you could mess up.

Take it slow when cycling tank needs to do its thing first. Don't buy anymore stuff to put in.

Lookingreally good tho.!
+1. It's early for a dosing pump setup too. I have an S650 and it's great, just wished I'd thought through the aquascape a bit more. I should have gone with a more minimalist approach. I swapped out the T5s for Radions and added a chiller, turned off all but one of the circulation pumps and now use an MP60 and Gyre for water movement. It's a nice tank concept though, nice clear glass. With the adjustable overflow the only sound I hear is when the chiller kicks in. Apart from that it's ambient sound.
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Old 12-28-2014, 10:31 PM
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Added a arctica 1/10th HP chiller myself. I put some foam under the main return pump
and I am very happy with the reduction in noise.
I am very to happy to hold off on the dosing pump!
I hear you Rob. Next fish is moving from my existing set up over to the new digs after the new year.
It's a drag staring at an empty tank! I know I must wait!!!!
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Old 12-28-2014, 10:37 PM
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Added a arctica 1/10th HP chiller myself. I put some foam under the main return pump
and I am very happy with the reduction in noise.
I am very to happy to hold off on the dosing pump!
I hear you Rob. Next fish is moving from my existing set up over to the new digs after the new year.
It's a drag staring at an empty tank! I know I must wait!!!!



Yes make sure you wait. Cause you can over load if I'm correct with a new tank like yours. You wouldn't want any spikes. . please keep an eye out for any new spikes over the next few. Weeks I would check every 4-5 days.mor if you see any alage blooms.
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Old 12-28-2014, 10:41 PM
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Thanx R and G.
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+1. It's early for a dosing pump setup too. I have an S650 and it's great, just wished I'd thought through the aquascape a bit more. I should have gone with a more minimalist approach. I swapped out the T5s for Radions and added a chiller, turned off all but one of the circulation pumps and now use an MP60 and Gyre for water movement. It's a nice tank concept though, nice clear glass. With the adjustable overflow the only sound I hear is when the chiller kicks in. Apart from that it's ambient sound.
Any pics of your build?
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Old 12-28-2014, 11:17 PM
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Any updated pics?
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Old 04-20-2015, 08:56 AM
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Here are some recent pics. Taken with my phone so they are not great. Tank is doing really well. I used Dr. Tim's one and only along with live rock and cycled this tank in 2 weeks. Yes it worked. No, nothing died. I don't know why everyone does not do this. I will never wait 3 months to cycle a tank again. I have since hooked up my doser to keep the alkalinity where it should be and have added rowaphos and carbon to keep phosphates and nitrates down. My Reef Octopus Skimmer helps free the water of unused or waste
Proteins.
I have numerous fish but my favorites have to be my Yasha Goby and the Blue Spot Jawfish.
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