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Forum: Equipment   02-04-2017, 11:53 PM
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Posted By GDominy
Thanks! It's always a work in progress!

Thanks! It's always a work in progress!
Forum: Equipment   02-04-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,072
Posted By GDominy
I just redid my cabinet last night: ...

I just redid my cabinet last night:

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

http://i.imgur.com/q5dBs0p.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/CiF8Nf1.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/s0oN05e.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   12-09-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
I wanted a sealed chamber to trap CO2 instead of...

I wanted a sealed chamber to trap CO2 instead of outgassing it with turbulence. This actually works exactly as intended.

I have been a Profilux user forever (over ten years), and I used to sell...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-07-2016, 08:31 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By GDominy
Most of the visible substrate is Carib Sea Sunset...

Most of the visible substrate is Carib Sea Sunset gold sand. The hills are created with crushed Lava Rock, then capped with Flourite
Forum: Tank Journals   12-05-2016, 10:25 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By GDominy
I actually used to do that on my reef tank. I...

I actually used to do that on my reef tank. I had it set up so that auto-top off would only run when a thunderstorm was running. It wouldnt always rain (if the tank was full enough already), but if...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-05-2016, 06:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvf_XUZhkVE

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvf_XUZhkVE
Forum: Tank Journals   12-05-2016, 06:43 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By GDominy
http://youtu.be/P1oLcizlutM

http://youtu.be/P1oLcizlutM
Forum: Tank Journals   12-05-2016, 05:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
I admit I keep forgetting to post here. I am...

I admit I keep forgetting to post here. I am pretty active in a few facebook groups and reddit as content sharing on those platforms is quite easy/fast. I'll post a few videos up here in a bit. I...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-02-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
I only needed 4 with wide angle lenses, and I...

I only needed 4 with wide angle lenses, and I dont even run them full up. They produce a ton of light.

My only complaint is that they are very blue. I don't mind a bluer tint, but I think these...
Forum: Tank Journals   12-02-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
I ditched it. It stopped working smoothly after...

I ditched it. It stopped working smoothly after just a couple of weeks and became very noisy. It was too annoying to listen to it clattered and sputter along.

Bump:

I use these bulbs:
...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-30-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
The rear chamber of the eshopps box has raised...

The rear chamber of the eshopps box has raised partitions that keep the U tubes submerged at all times. If power is cut the tubes stay full of water and keep the syphon going when water starts...
Forum: Tank Journals   11-30-2016, 08:16 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
My custom Co2 regulator arrived yesterday! Alan...

My custom Co2 regulator arrived yesterday! Alan Le built this for me, and I am blown away at the quality of everything. This thing is a monster.

Built around a stainless Victor SGT 500, Wika Fluid...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-24-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
I use 12-14" tweezers/tongs. The tank was...

I use 12-14" tweezers/tongs. The tank was planted initially all at once, then I pulled out a few plants that were infested with clado. I added new plants in September and it has been mostly hands...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-21-2016, 08:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
My Par is measuring around 60 at the substrate...

My Par is measuring around 60 at the substrate now. Before reducing my lights it was sitting at around 220-300 in parts.

Lighting schedule is a bit complicated, as I have several different...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-21-2016, 05:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
http://i.imgur.com/vQYZtNB.jpg ...

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

http://i.imgur.com/qq7ltby.jpg

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

http://i.imgur.com/1UAT2QK.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/XR8YNmJ.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   10-21-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
That's exactly it. I used frosted privacy...

That's exactly it.

I used frosted privacy film from home depot to do the rear of the tank. I mounted a cheapo set of RGB+W Led's along the bottom of the tank that light up the wall behind the...
Forum: Tank Journals   10-03-2016, 02:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
Those were part of the bracket assembly that came...

Those were part of the bracket assembly that came with my GHL Fan units, I dont think I have seen them available separately.
Forum: Tank Journals   10-02-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
Night and Day http://i.imgur.com/lKoEsWu.jpg

Night and Day

http://i.imgur.com/lKoEsWu.jpg
Forum: Tank Journals   09-30-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
Posted By GDominy
Close, but no. I'm actually a...

Close, but no. I'm actually a designer/programmer for automated AV and Control Systems. I build crazy complicated AV systems for businesses, universities, rec centers etc. Building the aquarium...
Forum: Tank Journals   09-27-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
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, 05:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
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, 04:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
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   09-24-2016, 12:22 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
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, 11:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
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, 08:08 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,904
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.
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