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Forum: Tank Journals   09-16-2016, 08:06 PM
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Posted By mot
Been busy with making changes in my office. ...

Been busy with making changes in my office. Decided to sell off my nano planted tanks to make time and room for a reef. So that has been taking a lot of my time over the last couple months. Here...
Forum: Tank Journals   08-13-2016, 01:50 AM
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Posted By mot
No. tank dimensions are 48" x 18" x 18" ...

No. tank dimensions are 48" x 18" x 18"


40 breeder is about 36" long. So Ecoxotic E90 would be a good fit.


Hope that helps.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-12-2016, 01:29 PM
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Posted By mot
They are Ecoxotic E120s

They are Ecoxotic E120s
Forum: Tank Journals   08-11-2016, 08:56 PM
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Posted By mot
Finally got around to putting the new stainless...

Finally got around to putting the new stainless pipes on the tank.

https://c3.staticflickr.com/8/7561/28814266402_f3c83be28d_c.jpg
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Forum: Tank Journals   08-09-2016, 12:16 AM
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Posted By mot
Ill dig this up for u when i get a chance.

Ill dig this up for u when i get a chance.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-08-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 374
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Posted By mot
Thanks All! Here is the uncovered letter. ...

Thanks All!

Here is the uncovered letter. So happy to finally reach the top ranks. Looking forward to revealing my creation in October.
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Forum: Tank Journals   08-06-2016, 10:27 PM
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Posted By mot
IAPLC 2016 results just arrived in my mailbox. ...

IAPLC 2016 results just arrived in my mailbox. So nervous had to have my wife open it.

https://c4.staticflickr.com/9/8617/28734593051_a048edf7f8_c.jpg

Overjoyed!!!! Breaking the top 100!
Forum: Tank Journals   08-03-2016, 01:53 AM
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Posted By mot
My steel pipes came in. The quality is much...

My steel pipes came in. The quality is much better than I anticipated for the price. Ill upload pics when i finish my new PC build.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-23-2016, 11:34 AM
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Posted By mot
Yes. Yes it is. Ive gone to the darkside. No...

Yes. Yes it is. Ive gone to the darkside. No fears though I am keeping my GLA 120p as a planted tank. I am selling all 4 of my nano tanks to make room for the new beast.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-22-2016, 01:52 PM
Replies: 374
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Posted By mot
Got the light fixture in yesterday and it looks...

Got the light fixture in yesterday and it looks awesome. Didn't realize it would need a transformer so that sucks. It came with it but just another thing that can go wrong. And on top of that they...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-21-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 374
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Posted By mot
Yea Bunny. I'm so careful about it to and no...

Yea Bunny. I'm so careful about it to and no matter how I try I still break them.

On to other news. Bought the RedSea Reefer 525 XL and a Geismann Aurora. Arrived at the LFS today. Picked up...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-20-2016, 04:12 PM
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Posted By mot
This is an awesome setup. I just bought a RedSea...

This is an awesome setup. I just bought a RedSea Reefer 525XL. Im debating if I will remove the black vinyl on the back glass? Have you considered it?
Forum: Tank Journals   07-20-2016, 01:05 PM
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Views: 83,638
Posted By mot
This is what I got. ...

This is what I got.

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Forum: Tank Journals   07-19-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 374
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Posted By mot
Sure it is Spiderwood which came from a...

Sure it is Spiderwood which came from a combination of the LFS and a TPT forum member. It took about 7 pieces put together to create the large piece you see.

Thanks about the pipe. At least no...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-19-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 83,638
Posted By mot
Dam, shoot, dang nabbit....broke another skimmer...

Dam, shoot, dang nabbit....broke another skimmer pipe. That's it I'm going steel before I cut a finger off or lose an eye. Its always the intake never broke an outflow.
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Forum: Tank Journals   07-14-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 83,638
Posted By mot
https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7702/27516543723_3b0...

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7702/27516543723_3b04d46b12_o.jpg

This is a week ago. Carpet is having a tough time versus the amano shrimp army. I've increased lighting by 30 minutes a day and...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-14-2016, 04:02 PM
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Views: 7,089
Posted By mot
Hi Just read your journal. Like your scape. ...

Hi Just read your journal. Like your scape. Something is certainly out of wack though with the cloudy water and green algae/cyano everywhere. Curious about what kind of dosing are you doing on...
Forum: Tank Journals   07-07-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 83,638
Posted By mot
Im glad to here it. Tank is doing well...

Im glad to here it.

Tank is doing well still. Lowered the lights a few inches to pick up the growth rate.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-03-2016, 03:53 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 83,638
Posted By mot
Just a quick update...Most of the Neons went in. ...

Just a quick update...Most of the Neons went in. Tank is doing well.

Filter has been good since I made the changes.
Forum: Tank Journals   07-03-2016, 01:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,313
Posted By mot
MC will definitely do what you want. I just...

MC will definitely do what you want. I just pulled out a bunch that was 4" thick and replanted.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-30-2016, 12:47 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 83,638
Posted By mot
Glad you enjoyed the read. Must have taken...

Glad you enjoyed the read. Must have taken awhile!

Bump:

Yea Im probably going to end up with two filters on this tank again. I also have an inline heater and atomizer on the outflow side. ...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-30-2016, 12:21 AM
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Views: 204
Posted By mot
Loved the part of the worm getting eaten.

Loved the part of the worm getting eaten.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-28-2016, 07:34 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 83,638
Posted By mot
I think I may have figured out the issue. I...

I think I may have figured out the issue. I think it was a combination of two of the clips being very loose and air trapped in the filter from the skimmer. I have tightened the clips and removed...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-28-2016, 06:01 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 83,638
Posted By mot
I have been running two but on this latest scape...

I have been running two but on this latest scape I wanted to see if I could get by with just one to lessen the maintenance as filter cleaning is a pita.

Bump:

Im thinking about it but the...
Forum: Tank Journals   06-28-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 83,638
Posted By mot
Quick water change this morning turned into a...

Quick water change this morning turned into a mess.

Turned off my Eheim 2217 and started siphoning water out of the tank. A few moments later the top of the cannister blew off. What the heck? ...
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