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Old 08-08-2017, 04:03 PM
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goodness gracious this is sick
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Old 08-10-2017, 12:25 PM
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goodness gracious this is sick
Thanks boss! I had Chris local MR reefer finally teach me a bit about taking photos of the tank so I will post some more pictures for you guys soon.
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Old 08-10-2017, 12:48 PM
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My buddy Chris on MR was showing me how to use this Nikon 5500. Still learning but here are a few shots of the tank.

MIKE NY & Vio - Thank you for those SPS's fellas! They are coming along after some serious man hours to find the right spot for them ha. Also huge shout out to my boy Luis who gave me that flower anemone and yumma. Look out for this upgrade coming soon.

Happy Reefing Fellas!
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Old 08-20-2017, 11:25 AM
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Tank looks great!
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Old 08-25-2017, 12:41 PM
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Old 08-26-2017, 11:05 AM
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Did you got any sponges ? for refuge.
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Old 12-13-2017, 11:37 AM
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Here is a video of the tank guys! Enjoy!

Please post any suggestions and subscribe

https://youtu.be/fzgH7hdVTOA
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:33 PM
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Super, i love it ,finally you got the right water flow on Display Refuge.
I think you still need some sponges , very help full for your healthy tank .
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Old 12-20-2017, 08:59 AM
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Super, i love it ,finally you got the right water flow on Display Refuge.
I think you still need some sponges , very help full for your healthy tank .
Vio!! I lost it all man! ALL in a move! Even those awesome SPS you gave me which were really coming along. Here is a thread and pictures I just posted about the experience....

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Hey guys, so I thought I would create this thread for any beginners or experts that want to share their experience with moving a fully loaded coral reef tank. Well my experience this time around did not go so well! I under estimated how bad the weather was going to be. Don’t get me wrong, I planned for over 3 weeks but now I’m kicking myself in the butt for not just letting someone hold my corals while I made the damn move! WRONG move on my part. Here is a video I literally took 4 days before the move and then the aftermath pictures :/.

https://youtu.be/fzgH7hdVTOA

Facts:
I moved this past Friday from Astoria Queens to Stamford CT.
I moved two tanks. A 220 mixed reef and Display refugium. I did not move any furniture that day.
I broke down the tank Friday morning.
All fish survived with the exception of a few shrimp and anthias
Just about all my corals by Sunday were wiped out!

Game Plan:
I had oxygen, heater and flow for the fish
I had a heater for the corals during the 35 minute ride
I had 200 gallons of premade water waiting for me in Stamford

Issues:
One of the movers accidently knocked off the power supply in the truck for the corals so they were in pretty much freezing weather for over 3 hours because the movers I got from NY decided they didn’t want to make the CT trip so I had to scramble and find someone.
The powerhead I left in the coral buckets when I got to the apartment made the water super warm.

Anyway I can go on and on but this has been an absolutely dreadful weekend and I even considered leaving the hobby after seeing corals I have spent over 3 – 5 years growing perish away within 48 hours. The smell of death in my apartment was also something else but my wife said no way are we leaving the hobby so we will do what we can to slowly rebuild again. After my buddies Vio and Mike NY hooked e up with some nice beginner SPS frags, I started working towards having a mixed reef and potentially a SPS dominated tank. Maybe now this is the opportunity for me to change the aquascape and flow so I can work towards that!

Please share your experiences so everyone can learn and not make some of the mistakes we have made!

Happy Holidays everyone!
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Old 12-20-2017, 08:25 PM
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Sorry for your loses man... that was real close to worst possible scenario. Glad to hear your staying in the hobby though.

Good opportunity to try some new things. Good luck.
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