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Ok after long over due, I'll be making a thread on my 65g reef build. My tank is about 3months old, All water parameters are great!! Ill be looking for much needed input in my thread and will take all the advice I can get on this reef!!

65g Glass tank middle overflow box,with Canopy and stand
T5 fixtures
3" sand bed with 50lbs of LR
BSM 150 sump
NAC MAC-6 skimmer
2 reactors, 1 ROWA 1 Carbon
1 Heater set at 78F

Corals

1 Green Torch
1 Xenia
1 Brown Hammer

Fish

3 Reef Chromis
1 Sixline Wrasse

Inverts

1 Cleaner Shrimp
25 blue leg hermits
10 tubo snails
10 Mexican Turbo snails

Anyone have any suggest on next fish? I was thinking either Tang or Butterfly...
 

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Sweet, ya I'll keep an eye on my wrasse but so far hes been playin nice

I was thinkin of getting a Kole Yellow eyed Tang, i love the way they graze, idk yet tho
 

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Awesome! Sounds great! Looking forward to seeing pics of the tank too! Were you able to get pics uploaded yet?

* click the "Gallery" tab at the top of the page
* scroll down and pick a gallery you want to upload to. I usually use "Tank Pictures"
* Click the "Upload" tab to upload pics. Click "My Stuff" to view your pictures.
* Click the thumbnail of the photo you want to put on a post
* Scroll down the page to the "direct link code" box
* copy that URL text in the box, go to your post, click the "insert image" button (mountains with a sun or something like that), paste the text in there.

There you go, that'll get your photos uploaded and you can manage your uploads and post them to threads right from here. Hope this helps.
 

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how did you make... in your signature "My New 75g System" ....i wonna do that for my tank

[B]My New 75g System[/B]
[URL="http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/f7/55g-display-reef-tank-164264.html"]- View My Current Tank Specs -[/URL]
The ocean was not filled and stocked in a day, neither can a successful reef tank.
Required Reading [URL="http://www.thereeftank.com/forums/f6/reefkeeping-made-easy-what-was-not-explained-160389.html"]Reefkeeping made easy- what was not explained.[/URL] :fish:


that is what I have in my signature box
 

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how did you make... in your signature "My New 75g System" ....i wonna do that for my tank
Haha your current signature is funny. I just imagined what would happen in that fight, :rotflmao:
 

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Ok i added a sand sifter, but i went with a Goby, hes pretty cool!! He has burrowed himself under the rocks already and made himself right at home. Theyre pretty cool because he puts the sand in his mouth and cleans it for me, great lil helper for the tank!!! Also ive noticed my Xenia is taking off growing, ive heard that they can over populate tanks but man this stuff is growing like weeds!!! Def gonna be fragging some but idk what to do with it. any ideas? and im thinking of doing a Zoa garden in the front left of my tank, ive always liked the look of them, but dont wonna kill my chances of getting a bi-color Angel..what do you guys think?

Ordering my RO/Di 4stage filtration set-up this week from sprectra-pure...gonna be setting it up once i get it in my garage next to my utility sink


Also did a 20g water change today along with some baseline water test and everything is great!!

Sidenote---How do i post pics directly to my post?
 

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Ok i added a sand sifter, but i went with a Goby, hes pretty cool!! He has burrowed himself under the rocks already and made himself right at home. Theyre pretty cool because he puts the sand in his mouth and cleans it for me, great lil helper for the tank!!! Also ive noticed my Xenia is taking off growing, ive heard that they can over populate tanks but man this stuff is growing like weeds!!! Def gonna be fragging some but idk what to do with it. any ideas? and im thinking of doing a Zoa garden in the front left of my tank, ive always liked the look of them, but dont wonna kill my chances of getting a bi-color Angel..what do you guys think?

Ordering my RO/Di 4stage filtration set-up this week from sprectra-pure...gonna be setting it up once i get it in my garage next to my utility sink

Also did a 20g water change today along with some baseline water test and everything is great!!

Sidenote---How do i post pics directly to my post?
I usually just throw out the Xenia when they take over every 6 months or so. Too much of a hassle to arrange for 10 people to come pick it up.

For pics: if you have your pics uploaded somewhere on the net, right click it and copy the image location. Then in your post, paste that address in between img tags. [*img]image address[*/img] - without the *'s
 

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Ok sorry its been a while since i postd, i ve done n got some things for the tank!!!


Ive added some fish
1 sand sifting Goby
1 Reef chromis
2 Orange Anthias

and some Corals
Ive finally started my Zoa Garden
I dont know the name but ive got some pink ones and some green ones...I'll post some pics tomaybe get some ID on them!!!
 

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Ok I'm back sorry it's been a while since I updated, but my wife and I had a baby boy Oct 25 and as many of you know for sure your life changes a bit when a baby arrives lol
Well I have def added some coral and fish since posting

Fish
2 False Perc
1 Blue Hippo about 2"

Coral
2 purple monti frag
1 flower pot coral
1 orange monti
1 orange brain coral, Lobophylia
1 rainbow acan frag about 1" about 4 heads on it
1 Tyree Blue Chalice
1 Season greeting monti
1 green Alveopora
1 Chalice eye attack
1 rose bubble tip anemone

So yes def added a lot of coral over some time


I think my Christmas present is gonna be a LED light from Reef Bliss 120w unit, I hear that will work just fine for my 65g
 
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