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Old 11-19-2016, 08:49 PM
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Tank looks great. Your sump and skimmer selection are pretty impressive.
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Old 11-19-2016, 10:42 PM
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Like your tank looks very sharp. How's the Quality of the glass it looks good and solid. Good luck... that's one of the tanks I looking to buy. How did shipping go I see they often free shipping.
The tank is well built. The silicone and seams are clean and well put together. I tried finding a flaw with a flashlight and could not. The glass is very clear and i have no complaints.

The only problem I have with the tank is the way the overflow was designed.
When my tank is running as designed the water level is a few inches from the top of the tank. The supplied canopy is not that tall so I have it setup as high away from the top of the aquarium it can go to accommodate my lighting. I would either have to mod the plumbing to allow a higher water level in the display, or get a different canopy.

I havent decided yet but I would have to just deal with the "GAP" for now.
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Old 11-19-2016, 10:47 PM
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The shipping was pretty Good. It was 600 Pounds in 2 pallets and delivered in 7 days from California. The delivery company was prompt and came on time. Your will have to pay $40 extra for liftgate service to bring it down from the truck. My driver brought the tank into the backyard for me.
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Like your tank looks very sharp. How's the Quality of the glass it looks good and solid. Good luck... that's one of the tanks I looking to buy. How did shipping go I see they often free shipping.
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Old 11-19-2016, 10:57 PM
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Are you using two of 1" bulkhead fitting for drain. I heard they 3 1" drill for filter. How do you have the filter ?
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Old 11-19-2016, 11:00 PM
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Tank looks great. Your sump and skimmer selection are pretty impressive.
Thanks. This build is a result of all my experiences, Upgrades, and failures as a Reefer! Over the years I wasted a lot of money taking shortcuts.
With all that I wanted to buy everything 1 time without regret.
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Old 11-19-2016, 11:07 PM
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Are you using two of 1" bulkhead fitting for drain. I heard they 3 1" drill for filter. How do you have the filter ?
This tank came with 3 1" bulkheads on the bottom of the overflow. I have it setup as a herbie overflow. Its dead silent. The only noise on my tank is the sound of the ehiem pump on my calcium reactor.

The full siphon drain has the gate valve and goes to the filter sock section.
The emergency overflow drain goes to the return pump chamber.
the third is the return from the return pump
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Old 11-20-2016, 03:11 AM
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I don't know what you paid for it. But ti'll the end of this month just the tank. They having a deal $777.77. Free shipping included except $40 if you need the lifted gated truck. It got my interest for that price. It's a nice looking tank. Enjoy yours...
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Old 11-20-2016, 08:19 AM
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Yea it's a great deal. October was 888 so even more savings for you

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Old 11-21-2016, 08:50 AM
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Did you use any foam under your tank? How's the skimmer doing. I've had a bubbleking skimmer before and I'm very tempted but it's hard to justify the pricing
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There was a thin foam sheet that is in the shipping box with the tank. I kind of tore it because I almost threw it out.
The skimmer is not performing that great yet because of my low biology. I could have went with a smaller version but with my plans I decided to go larger. I am planning to have over 20 fish with a few of them being tangs and 2 trigger fish and also to carbon doser to keep nutrients in check. I won't see the performance I'm looking for until my bio load gets larger. It did pull some pretty dark skim mate but, I completed a water change, now it's tea colored. I'll have a better opinion after my next batch of fish get out of qt

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