Ayo

Ayo's 120 BB Planet

11 posts in this topic

Well the reefing bug bit me once again and I'm building a 120g Planet Aquarium Cristeline. She started off blue and the wife said "Absolutely NOT" So like a good hubby I agreed and painted it white;)

 

So much has changed in the 10 years that I've been with out a tank. First major component is light. No more  MH /t5s.  Now  we have Beautiful controllable LED. I love the fact that they produce NO heat! Not having to buy a chiller makes me happy.  

 

Here are a few pic of my progress so far. PLEASE, I would love to know what you guys think...Good and bad. 

20190227_085529.jpg

20190310_160705.jpg

20190311_163859.jpg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

For my lighting I went with Radion XR15 G4 pros. I plan to have a total of 3 but I'm starting with 2.  I like the XR15 because I can spread them out.  20190312_165937.jpg.75662710c7e2054d863c97cad72eabe5.jpg20190306_173122.thumb.jpg.6c77732aecab9b7b30af653408d9778c.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A buddy hooked me up with a trigger ruby 39 which I love!  Fits my stand perfectly with lots of Room for gear   Also got my self a Bubble Magus 7 with Sicce 600 pump:))

20190319_191132.jpg

20190318_193131.jpg

20190318_110018.jpg

20190319_191556.jpg

20190318_192620.jpg

Edited by Ayo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I chose to go with dry Reef Saver rock.. Its cost effectiveness plus I love the way looks.  My next project is to aqua scape. Also set up a BRS RO/DI.  After talking to my city water company, I found out that they treat our water with chloramines. So of course i got a 5 stage with 3 carbon blocks. 

20190314_171509.jpg

20190315_163622.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

After doing some research I realized chaetomorpha grows best with a red a blue spectrum. So I added the grow light to my sump.  Apparently it's best to run a light opposit your display cycle for best results..it looks cool too:)) 

20190321_140113.jpg

20190321_140251.jpg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I will eventually add an Apex system but for now I  rigged my MP40 and Radion Power blocks to back off the stand. They are just Velcroed  so if I have to move them it can be done fairly easily. I hope this works to save Room for my Apex in my stand.... Let me know what you guys think about this. I love a clean look.20190321_174635.thumb.jpg.cba7c0a2a1580d51fd3247e86033fca1.jpg

 

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Finally after a month of prepping this tank, I got water in her😁 Now the cycling process begins

20190405_091152.jpg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On ‎4‎/‎5‎/‎2019 at 10:25 AM, ericd000 said:

Nice!

Much quicker from getting it in the house to wet than my build... :D

 

So was the building of the pyramids.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now