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Old 11-21-2016, 10:57 AM
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Looking good E! Youve always had nice tanks...im surprised you dont have a RBTA in there...
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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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If you didn't replace the foam with any other type of foam you should really contact SCA or do some research on a tank that size without any foam underneath. I think you are taking a big risk, seriously. Did you order their sump and skimmer along with your tank. If so, I might be interested in it as I only purchased the tank. I plan on making my own stand.
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Old 11-21-2016, 12:33 PM
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I did place the tank on the black leveling mat. No worries. I tore the corner of the mat because I thought it was just packing material. I taped it back together and it's good as new

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Old 11-21-2016, 12:36 PM
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I didn't get their sump I took up too much space. I wouldn't have any room for anything else in the stand. I did get the sca-302 skimmer and it was actually working well. I just think it's not really rated for a 150. I passed that on to a family member with a smaller tank.

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Old 11-21-2016, 01:53 PM
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Thanks Tony! No more anemones in my tank. I'm tired of them taking walks and me moving coral.

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Love the minimalistic scape. Tagging along.


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Love the minimalistic scape. Tagging along.


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Thanks. I'm actually getting used to it. I have to tell my self no to a lot of coral purchases. I dontt want to crowd the tank. My girlfriend has a plan for each area. Also it seems like I have so much more fish.

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Reef Frenzy food for this tank is getting expensive!!!
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How's your Double cone doing? I haven't pulled the trigger on a new skimmer yet. Considering Bubble king or ATB.
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How's your Double cone doing? I haven't pulled the trigger on a new skimmer yet. Considering Bubble king or ATB.
It took me about 3 weeks to Really get it performing. There are a few variables to get it tuned in, Sump water level, wedge pipe, bioload, and whatts on red dragon pump.

In te beginning it was difficult because I had a low bioload. Now that I have more fish and feed more its performing well. One problem I have with the skimmer now is that my living room STINKS!!! The skimmer is really pulling some potent stuff. I put some Kalk in the collection cup and that keeps the smell down.


Best skimmer Ive ever owned and Im still satisfied with my purchase.
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