My new 42g reef build

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  1. nanomania

    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    Hey guys, after a wait if 2 yrs, got back to reefing.

    Here are a few pics to start with, need advise also..

    Got some lr from a 10yr old fowlr and added some old dead rock in sw at 1.024 salinity
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    Tank is 24x24x18
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    2 holes for overflow, 1 extra for sos failure.
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    It has 2 rings, shud i attach on both the sides?
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    Planning to use this as strainer, can i attach it with silicone?
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    Leak test
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    Will use this for return
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    40w 15000k led cob
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  3. Swisswiss

    Swisswiss Caribbean Reef Squid

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  4. nanomania

    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    Thanks
     
  5. cody3819

    cody3819 Bubble Tip Anemone

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    Looks good so far.....
     
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    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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  7. nanomania

    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    Will this small strainer be enough to handle the overflow of 700lph?

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  9. nanomania

    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    Need inputs guys. ..
     
  11. nanomania

    nanomania Vagabond Butterfly

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    Added lr and dr 50/50. this setup is just temperary.. soon will scape them and add sand. Will fill water once the sump comes.

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    Can't wait to see this puppy up and running. Looks good so far!
     
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