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Old 01-20-2014, 01:42 AM   #511
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Just spent 2 hours reading thru this thread and it delivers! Cannot wait to see it finished. The most well thought out tank build I have ever seen!
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Old 01-21-2014, 11:42 AM   #512
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I just read the whole thread, fantastic work!

Have you started with the apex programing yet? I would like to see your program once done, check out http://www.reeftronics.net for an easy way to share.

You might consider an auto doser for some liquid carbon, with such a large system and a huge amount of water movement you are bound to get a ton of co2 loss. Some Seachem flourish excel would allow you to run lower co2 bpm. http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/catalo...t/view/id/827/ this auto doser is easily controlled by the apex.

Have you checked out the new auto fish feeder by apex?

Last thought would be 2x ecotech radion LED's or 2x kessil a360's and hang them in between your 100w LEDs, although you don't need the extra light, having the control over the colour in the tank might really make your elusive fish pop! In the short term I would go with radios because they are supported by the new apex fusion (soon to be released)
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Old 01-21-2014, 03:37 PM   #513
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just read 3 years in a good 45 mins, feel like I watched the original trilogy to star wars then get to this page and bam! An episode 1 disappointment. lol cant wait
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Old 01-28-2014, 01:56 PM   #514
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Old 01-28-2014, 02:01 PM   #515
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I have three letters for you OCD.
More like A.D.D. ....... lol
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You might consider an auto doser for some liquid carbon, with such a large system and a huge amount of water movement you are bound to get a ton of co2 loss. Some Seachem flourish excel would allow you to run lower co2 bpm. http://www.bulkreefsupply.com/catalo...t/view/id/827/ this auto doser is easily controlled by the apex.
running co2 at 15-20ppm and dosing Excel is part of the plan. I dont want to stress the fish with 30+ppm Co2
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Old 01-28-2014, 02:55 PM   #516
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This is a masterpiece, honestly.

Wow!
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Old 01-28-2014, 03:33 PM   #517
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Is this my dream or Real
Just amazing!!! 1000 :thumbup: For your project "AWESOME"

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Old 01-28-2014, 05:03 PM   #518
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Awesome setup. Will you install a skimmer? And how is the venturi doing from Pentair?


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Old 01-30-2014, 07:56 AM   #519
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any updates mate?
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Old 01-31-2014, 10:18 PM   #520
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Manzanita got lost in trucking twilight zone for a couple of weeks. Picked it up today and got busy laying it on the ground

Imagine this as the back of the tank between the two corner overflows. This is 5' X 2' pile of wood. About 5 pieces total

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Old 01-31-2014, 10:50 PM   #521
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I'm having a hard time visualizing. It would much more helpful if it was in the tank
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Old 02-01-2014, 06:26 AM   #522
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they are fun pieces.........2 of them are really nice.



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Old 02-01-2014, 09:13 AM   #523
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Great stuff. You hooked him up.
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Old 02-01-2014, 01:42 PM   #524
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I'm having a hard time visualizing. It would much more helpful if it was in the tank
Think fake 3D amazon background, but real.

Cutting all the branchy pieces off and turned stump upside down so the branches will now be the roots
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Old 02-01-2014, 03:42 PM   #525
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WoW, that nice, I will have to contact you in March once I get my new tank setup. That would fit nice in my 265.
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