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  1. General Reef Discussion
    Over the course of the three-ish years I've had my reef tank, I've been on a pretty wild ride and learned a lot in the process. I've decided to record my reefing journey, to the best of my memory. For my own sake, and also so anyone new to the hobby can learn from my mistakes. 05/2018 I got...
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    Hello all! I haven’t done a build thread in a while but I’m excited to kick this one off!!! I’ve wanted a work nano for a very long time, and I finally have the opportunity to do it! I have a small 2 gallon fresh water shrimp tank on my desk at work that’s been there for about 6 years, and...
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    So after a good bit of time being dormant and licking my wounds from taking down my 300 I can't take it anymore...I have to have a tank so I've been collecting parts and pieces and again spent an enormous amount of money to get back into the hobby. May still be a month or so till I actually get...
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    I'm Back. I’ve been contemplating about building an aquarium for years. I’ve had my on and off days wondering if, as a college student, I could support myself both financially and physically with the extra burden of a fish tank on my shoulders. Back in 2012 I started my first Nano, and my first...
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    I'm starting a 185G build for anyone who wants to follow along. My current 155 bowfront is leaking 2 gallons a day so the clock is ticking. Wife making me replace the square of carpet where the tank is going with vinyl because I ruined the carpet where the 155 is. I will be putting in a...
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    Hi everyone! I plan on documenting the growth of my two year old mixed reef in here for my own records and for the viewing pleasure of others. The tank is 120 gallons with a 20 gallon sump. This will hopefully be a very picture-heavy thread. Please feel free to ask plenty of questions! Here we go!
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    Hello again all!!! My old thread has issues with double posting and slow posting so I decided to make a part Duex to continue with the system. For more info the old build thread may be found here: http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/f6/whiskeys-return-75g-mixed-reef-build-228626.html To start...
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    Hi everyone, I am in the process of getting my first saltwater tank up and running. I am looking for advice, tips, comments, or suggestions on my setup, and have a few questions for you guys myself. I am looking to add a variety of SPS, LPS, softies, zoas, and fish. I don't want to limit my...
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    Hey everyone! After 5 long years living without a fish tank in my home, I've finally decided to take the plunge and get back into it. Growing up I always had fish, starting with some goldfish as a 10 year old and grew into a 55 gallon reef in my 20's which i unfortunately had to piece apart and...
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    This will be my build thread for my Red Sea Max 130. I recently got an incredible deal on the tank from a friend and I decided to transfer the contents from my 29 gallon tank into the Red Sea Max. Since I was able to get the tank for cheap, I had some funds available for a lot of upgrades and...
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    I have been on this great forum almost everyday for quite a while now and I have always been eager to do a tank thread!. Before I start I would like to thank everyone that is a part of this forum. I have learned so much and I am very grateful for all the information I have learned. Thankyou TRT...
  12. General Reef Discussion
    Hey all soo you've probably seen all my posts about my 10G nano that ive been running for almost a year now..... Well i finally had some spare time and recently Re-sealed my 40 gallon long tank and it was successful!!! so now im moving into the rest of the build! I plan on building a complete...
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    Hi Guys, Let me introduce myself first! My name is John Madison, I have recently had the honor to join this community and I thought I would share my build thread from when I started my first Saltwater tank. So lets get to the story. Back in 2001, I started my first Freshwater tank and slowly...
  14. General Reef Discussion
    TRT, I just got a new Current USA Solona 34 cube (20x20x20) and ready to begin build from start to finish. I am downsizing from a 75g and transferring all corals and 2 snow flake clown and a 6 line wrasse. Stay tuned to pics and videos coming soon. Thanks
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    So since my tank is in the final preparation stages before I begin to finally re-build it I've decided to start a build thread :D pics will come soon but for now I can offer some specs. All advice is welcomed and appreciated:thumbup: Specs: Tank- marketed as 10 gal( closer to 11) made by...
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    Build thread for my DIY fixture from Rapid led. Should be arriving in a few days, stay tuned! :beer: Update: 1/2/2016 ***All updates regarding my DIY fixture will be made in this post so check back frequently*** ***If you need help regarding DIY led fixtures check out post #6 or pm me***...
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    So I have decided to completely overhaul my nano set up. I hadn't planned on this complete renovation, however when I placed some new purchases in the holding tank I was keeping all my livestock in, I introduced some type of disease. Within a few days of being gone from the house I had lost all...
  18. General Reef Discussion
    Well Guys and Gal's, I've been planning to build a large peninsula tank for my living room for many months now, and I have been studying and drafting concepts like crazy. I have gotten much inspiration and advice from many on this site, and I believe I have corrected many mistakes in my plan...
  19. General Reef Discussion
    So.. a few weeks ago I posted a thread, or more a plea, for a 75g on my local reef clubs forum, that I was in NEED of an upgrade. Having been searching for months for a decent priced 75g on craigslist was coming up short.. they were either listed for $800- $1000 or up and disappeared before the...
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    so here it goes, i am upgrading from my 75 gallon sump less to my new custom made 100 gallon reef with sump made by AC AQUATICS. the dimensions are 44'X24'X30' high. this is going to be my second tank in the short 5 months i have been into this amazing hobby so i am still a newbie.:p the...
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