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  1. I am about 30-40 minutes from Kenner and can meet around LaPlace one evening.
  2. Looking to clear some things out Bubble Gum Digi frags $40/ea (3 available) ultra discosoma $30 for a baby Large green rhodactis $30 green hammer $20 orange setosa $25 “Teal colored” marbled discosoma $20/ea
  3. Changed out a hydor return pump (warranty) installed a second doser for acropower
  4. Got the tank filled last night, finished up the wire management some more and got the scape the way I like it. now the wait begins. what is your favorite way to cycle a new tank?
  5. So I decided I wanted to put a tank in my lobby at the office, and what perfect timing with the gallon sale going on at Petco. I started piecing stuff together starting with the tank, then found myself switching from a HOB overflow to drilling. Keep in mind I’ve never drilled glass before and who knew, with a little patience it’s pretty easy. I chose to utilize 2- 1.5” bulkheads, one for the main drain and 1 for an emergency ( cannot be having no floods in the office!) So here are the parts for the build I chose to go with everything DIY was done by me: Aqueon 40B DIY 20G high sump (glass baffles) w/refuge Reef Creators 1000gph low profile overflow DIY Stand 2- AI Prime HD’s Bubble Magus Curve 5 Jager 150w heater IM Mighty Jet 538Gph return 2- Jebao OW-10 wavemakers AutoAqua SMART ATO micro Spent the last two days finishing up the stand and planning out the plumbing, installing surge protectors and pump controllers etc. Got it knocked out. Will be adding the rock back this week and filling the sucker up! I will be using fritz turbo bacteria to help aid in the cycle. I’m going to be running a thin sand bed so far, Fuji pink but I may add in some black also. My plans for this tank are the pretty much the opposite of my larger tank which is 96% SPS and Zoas. This tank will focus on LPS; such as hammers, leathers, plate coral and mushrooms etc. Anyways enough talk here are some photos.
  6. Several things to update. I changed the hanging arms I built to L-brackets off the wall. I picked up some fire sticks from RAP Chicago I mapped out my par using an Apogee par meter using their 1.12 correction factor only for the LED’s. I’ll post a brief par map of coral placement readings. I haven’t finished the spreadsheet yet for the full tank map of t5’s only. I’m still running 48” -4bulb (b+,b+,c+c+) And two lumen bars. I’ve been seeing good growth (for a new tank) and great color so far. Enough talking, here are some pics.
  7. Tank just made 5 months old. Battled some aggressive cyano during the ugly stage. Stayed at it with good husbandry and the tank is looking great. Params are staying stable Nitrate - 5ppm Phos- .02ppm Alk- 8.9dKh Calc- 450 I did change the fish stocking up a little. I lost my copperband to infection/bacteria which also took out my flame angel. I decided not to go with the royal gramma. I went with a high back wrasse over the leopard and I got rid of the mollies for harassing my wrasses. Stock list: Snowflake eel Yellow tang Hippo tang Midas blenny Black ice clown 2 chromis 2 bar dartfish High fin wrasse Tri color wrasse 63BA899D-0654-4268-AD75-92E320353EDB.MOV
  8. I am selling my 20 gallon IM NUVO Drop Off Panorama AIO. Tank has been up and running with success for almost 10 months. I just no longer need it, my 90 gallons is up and running great. The tank is in excellent condition overall. Return pump works great. Included with sale: Tank Asking Price: $200.00 Also trade for 40 breeder setup.
  9. Sorry guys! Here is a small update. I finally got almost all of my coral moved over from the 20 gallon drop off I had into this 90 gal system. Mill try to get better pics next week once everything settles in. Also here is the stock list so far. Current frag list in the tank: Fire and ice zoa Blueberry pie zoa Fruit loop zoa Radioactive dragon eye zoa Bam bam Zoas Gatorade Zoas Rasta Zoas Sunny D Zoas Pink ring of death Zoas Ultra red discosoma Marbled discosoma Orange rhodactis Neon green rhodactis Green and orange Yuma Neon green Alveopora Pink Goniopora Neon green cabbage leather Rainbow acan Green star polyp Neon green toadstool SPS Purple Stylophora Bubblegum Digitata Mystic sunset monti Green and Purple Milli Sunset Milli Ponape Birdsne st Pink Lemonade Rasberry Limeade Cornbread Purple Planet
  10. Been a while since I updated here. Sorry Tank has been going great and smooth. Everything in my opinion has been a perfect start. This is the tank as it sits. Almost 2 months since it was filled. Taking it slow and wont be adding coral until it’s stocked with my fish. So far the stock list is Midas Blenny 3 blue/green chromis 2 molly ( were honestly suppose to die in the cycle process lol) 2 zebra bar dartfish flame angel copperband tricolor fairy wrasse only fish left to add are yellow tang leopard wrasse Royal gram