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    redemer123 - Reefkeeper
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    well Im starting a 120 gallon tank because a 55 gallon has proved to be insufficient

    heres a picture of the tank I apologize for the darkness my room is not well lite
    DSC 0236 - A whole new project

    I also got the building materials today
    DSC 0237 - A whole new project

    then I simply couldn't resist the urge to mess around and see what I could come up with

    Im thinking something like this

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    I am currently waiting on a Mp40es and about 80 pounds of aragonite, going to start the plumbing within the next couple days.
    It takes a long long time to build a coral reef. Step by step the reefs survive on partnerships. And the most important partners are you and I.
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    Looks like a great start Andrew!

    You are going to love the 24" width.

    What lighting are you planning?

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    iyachtuxivm - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    Very nice!
    "The beatings will continue until morale improves."

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    Corvette Reefer - Reefkeeper CR Member
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    gona be a cool tank cant wait to see it completely set up
    The names Vette, Corvette. . .

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    redemer123 - Reefkeeper
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    I am going with my current lighting, a 48" 6x54w fixture. the bulbs are overdriven to 80 watts by the ballasts so I figure it would still be plenty of lighting.
    It takes a long long time to build a coral reef. Step by step the reefs survive on partnerships. And the most important partners are you and I.

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    nice rock setup! cant wait until it is up and going!

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    redemer123 - Reefkeeper
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    quick update of the tank: its currently cycling and thats about it but heres a picture so you can see how it looks DSC 0405 - A whole new project
    It takes a long long time to build a coral reef. Step by step the reefs survive on partnerships. And the most important partners are you and I.
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    i like the right side, the left side could use some work

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    What kinda of aragonite did you use and where did you get it from?

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    redemer123 - Reefkeeper
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    yeah planned on working with the left side more just haven't really felt like submerging my whole arm in water lol...and cableguy as for sand I used 40 pounds live sand and 80 pounds dry sand white aragonite from caribsea got it from reef paradise
    It takes a long long time to build a coral reef. Step by step the reefs survive on partnerships. And the most important partners are you and I.

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