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Forum: Tank Journals   09-27-2016, 04:20 PM
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Posted By GDominy
Here is the whole rig put together, from about 2...

Here is the whole rig put together, from about 2 weeks ago

http://i.imgur.com/csehH1Y.jpg

I added a dedicated computer that is directly connected to the Profilux and a Seneye Reef for...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-27-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By GDominy
The first thing I had to do was figure out my...

The first thing I had to do was figure out my overflow and return pump situation.

I was tired of canister filters struggling to keep up with how I do things, so I opted for a sump this time...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-26-2016, 03:36 PM
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Views: 998
Posted By GDominy
I put a few pictures out of order, so this post...

I put a few pictures out of order, so this post will be a catch up on a few things that happened before the canopy build occurred.

This was the tank before teardown. Pretty boring
...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-23-2016, 11:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By GDominy
Still here :wink2: I've been here since the...

Still here :wink2:

I've been here since the board was created. I come and go depending on what crazy things I get up to, but I keep coming back.
Forum: Tank Journals   09-23-2016, 10:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By GDominy
The pictures should all be working now. imgur ate...

The pictures should all be working now. imgur ate my first post for some reason

Bump: Here you can see how the canopy fits over the tank. I took this before I mounted the LED's just to see how the...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-23-2016, 07:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By GDominy
Then I had to wire things. I didn't take a lot of...

Then I had to wire things. I didn't take a lot of photos during this process, as my father had a heart attack (he's ok) and I was focused on other things at the time.
...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-23-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By GDominy
Lets start with Lighting. I had to...

Lets start with Lighting.

I had to completely rebuild my canopy. Previously I had my LED strips sitting on a glass top that was built into a canopy frame. This layout wouldnt work for what I...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-23-2016, 06:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By GDominy
Several things! 1.) I overbuilt my light. I...

Several things!

1.) I overbuilt my light. I will get into this in more detail in subsequent posts, but I had way too much light. I turned it down to about 40%of what it is capable of.

2.) I...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-23-2016, 05:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By GDominy
http://i.imgur.com/xsbx6kP.jpg Bump: ...

http://i.imgur.com/xsbx6kP.jpg

Bump:

Thanks! Weeks two to four were really bad, algae everywhere. It has taken a lot of work to get it cleaned up and dialled in.
Forum: Tank Journals   09-23-2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 998
Posted By GDominy
Gareth's 185 Gallon Robotank

Yes, I'm still around! I've had a busy few months. The 185 gallon had a glass problem so I had to shut it down for repairs. I took the opportunity to completely rebuild the entire thing from the...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-23-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
This is just your run of the mill Red Tiger...

This is just your run of the mill Red Tiger lotus. It's just happy
Forum: Tank Journals   03-23-2016, 03:52 PM
Replies: 125
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Posted By GDominy
There is about 6-8" of height with stone and...

There is about 6-8" of height with stone and substrate, the rest is built up with the wood, and giant masses of plants!
Forum: Tank Journals   03-23-2016, 03:07 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
Its pretty easy honestly. I just built up the...

Its pretty easy honestly. I just built up the hardscape, and placed the anubias around it. Most of those anubias plants are around a foot long so they placed pretty easily. I've been growing them...
Forum: Tank Journals   03-21-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
It has been a while, but here is a quick update. ...

It has been a while, but here is a quick update.

New canopy has been built, and Ive finally got the algae on the run. Had to make a couple of tweaks to my dosing routine and I have dramatically...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-14-2016, 05:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
The flow is simply from the two canisters, and...

The flow is simply from the two canisters, and the 350 gph pump that drives the CO2 reactor.

I've been contemplating adding a few circulation pumps
Forum: Tank Journals   01-14-2016, 07:18 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
New light build is in a holding pattern...

New light build is in a holding pattern currently. Our wedding is in 10 days, so my time has been a bit tied up.

It will be a two part process, first wave will be building canopy and adding a...
Forum: Tank Journals   01-14-2016, 06:51 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewxaEAxJUm8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewxaEAxJUm8
Forum: Tank Journals   01-13-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
Starting to tweak things a bit now.. ...

Starting to tweak things a bit now..

http://i.imgur.com/Z2c3FpE.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/lgcRwgq.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/GDKuCrq.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/bwS9NfZ.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/aNN0LNk.jpg...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-22-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
Just a few more shots ...

Just a few more shots

http://i.imgur.com/oBElHCN.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/yCBEz61.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/BO1EPJ3.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   10-22-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
Currently there is a Rena XP3 on the left (Soon...

Currently there is a Rena XP3 on the left (Soon to be replaced with a Fluval FX6) and a fluval FX6 on the right

Bump:

There is probably about 100 pounds of sand, 60 pounds of Flourite, and ...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-06-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
http://youtu.be/oUCqEaA0xiM I'm getting...

http://youtu.be/oUCqEaA0xiM

I'm getting ready to gut and reshape this beast. I need to thin this out considerably and I want to redo all the stone.
Forum: Tank Journals   08-05-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
http://youtu.be/mnV4pzG2rxM Been a while!...

http://youtu.be/mnV4pzG2rxM

Been a while! got my hands on a few more pieces of wood. Everything is doing very well.
Forum: Tank Journals   06-03-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
Things are finally growing, algae receding, doing...

Things are finally growing, algae receding, doing pretty well!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgw4qbC14K4
Forum: Tank Journals   05-20-2015, 02:06 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
Pearl may move to another tank, I have a small...

Pearl may move to another tank, I have a small group of croaking gouramis on the way from Singapore. We will have to see if they get along.
Forum: Tank Journals   05-19-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 20,512
Posted By GDominy
Yes, The fixtures are already built, but the...

Yes, The fixtures are already built, but the canopy construction still needs to happen. Time has been limited so I havent started that yet.

I will have detailed progress shots as soon as I begin...
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