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Old 02-11-2019, 03:45 PM
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Mike,
I'd go as big as possible (180) if I were you or you will regret it down the road....see if you can pick up a used tank. I'll keep my eyes posted....
Why "not reef ready" ?
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Old 02-11-2019, 03:52 PM
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Mike,
I'd go as big as possible (180) if I were you or you will regret it down the road....see if you can pick up a used tank. I'll keep my eyes posted....
Why "not reef ready" ?
Thanks - not reef ready because of my set up. I will do a rear drilled overflow and returns.
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Old 02-12-2019, 10:33 AM
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Stands are done. Primer is on. Top coat will be done today.
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Old 02-12-2019, 11:50 AM
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looking good Mike, hopefully I get to see your new set up in person when I come for frags..
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Old 02-12-2019, 12:59 PM
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looking good Mike, hopefully I get to see your new set up in person when I come for frags..
When your ready no doubt!
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Old 02-12-2019, 01:03 PM
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Got the top coat on. Using exterior semi gloss.

Also did some plumbing work for my water changes.

They will be semi automatic. Each sump will have a mag18 for the drain. Drain line goes upstairs to a retractable hose that goes in the storm drain.

Then for refills same but reverse. My SW mixing station is powered by a snapper. I made it so I can just turn the valve to the tank I want to refill.

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Old 02-12-2019, 01:04 PM
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Best part about that is I did it with spare parts!
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Old 02-12-2019, 05:04 PM
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NICE! Your back is going to thank you
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"My BB 140g-rimless-peninsula-build"
"My Tank of the month"

Water quality, Flow, Lighting, Patience lol:
"KISS" (Keep it Siphoned and Skimmed)
this -> "Reefkeeping made easy- what was not explained"

I like this also
http://i.imgur.com/FRWytuv.jpg
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Old 02-12-2019, 05:44 PM
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Ha yeah right! I always had the refill plumbed to my sump, but I still had to drain it with a small pump and hose into a barrel then pump it out.

This way once the hose is in the gutter... I hit the WC button on my Apex, it will kill the relevant pumps and accessories, press the "drain" button to on and once drained open the valve in the WC pump.


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Old 02-12-2019, 11:29 PM
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So stands are done, positioned and leveled. Floor is touched up. Tanks and sump are enroute. They should be here next week.

Balance of plumbing parts are on order. As well as return pump.

Should come together rather quickly.

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