3reef.com Zetlight Cup 2012

Discussion in 'Marine Aquarium Video Contest' started by Joeogio, Sep 26, 2012.

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  1. Joeogio

    Joeogio Plankton

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    hello everyone! below is my entry for the contest i hope you enjoy!
    I would like to thank 3Reef and zetlight for the chance to win!

    My current setup is a 40gb and a 125 which is still a work in progress. it all runs off of my custom sump that i built thats 48"x15"x13" i have a dart return pump and a dart for a closed loop on the 125. i have a xs-200 for a skimmer and will eventually have a reef dynamic biopellet reactor and a apex controller. i love diy and i currently plan to build my own leds but hey if i win i may not need to^^

    I had a hard time limiting myself to a 5 minute video i love to talk and i love reef tanks so combine the two and you get a fiery explosion of yaber yaber yaber reef tank yaber par yaber yaver protein skimmer yaber yaber yaber......
    anyways its the best i could do in five minutes i hope you enjoy!

     
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  3. Joeogio

    Joeogio Plankton

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    the video is still being processed by youtube it should be live soon
     
  4. Joeogio

    Joeogio Plankton

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    anyone have questions about my build?
     
  5. Biocube

    Biocube Giant Squid

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    Nice build, I can't wait to see them get plumed together.
     
  6. Joeogio

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    they are plumbed together now i will upload some pics
     
  7. Joeogio

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    i finished up the plumbing of the closed loop and got the tank filled with water and have only the closed loop running right now in a few days if the parameters are stable i will open up the valve and start running the water from the 125 through my established sump and 40gb. since my rock was mined out of the ground and my sand is dry there really wont be a cycle of the tank it will essentially like adding 100 or so gallons of water volume to the system. once bacteria has colonized in the system i should be able to start moving my live stock to the tank.

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    and a pic with the tank filled and my heat sinks sitting on top for my led build

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  9. Joeogio

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    heres a fts gah i need a real camera lol

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  10. Joeogio

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    today i was able to move all my fish from my ond 55g build to my new 125g reef tank now just to get some leds on the tank
     
  11. budsbunny

    budsbunny Bristle Worm

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    yep i hear ya that's what's holding up my 150 build ......6 feet of led's is a nice chunk of change
     
  12. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    Nice work with your sump build Joe!