Progress on the 300 gal reef.

Discussion in 'Show Off Your Fish Tanks!' started by Blade_Runner, Dec 27, 2005.

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  1. Matt Rogers

    Matt Rogers Kingfish Staff Member

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    COOL. 8)

    I've got skimmer envy. That is huge.
    And how a skimmer should be, a white tube from the bubbles.
    What are your plans for your divided tank?
     
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  3. Blade_Runner

    Blade_Runner Gigas Clam

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    Hi Boys:

    From memory 96l,30w,36h? I'm too lazy to pull out the calculator to check if that is right.

    For fish, not too many more. A pair of Clark's Clowns, a Hepa Tang that is way too big for the 72, and a Blond Naso that is in there too. Some sort of sand stirring Gobi. I have not thought past that. Lots of shrimp. No blue legs hermits or anything along those lines. I think hermits are a waste. Maybe an Emerald or 2.

    Aahh, the corals. That is a good question. Remember, this is my 2nd reef. While I have had Marine tanks on and off since the early 80s, I've just been doing reef since this spring. While I want to work into stony corals, I’m going to take it slow. Currently I like Zoanthids, I may try doing some E-bay frag packs with various colors. I have a Colt in my 210 that I’ll frag and some leather that is growing all over the place. I’ve got to get some pulsing Xenia, I just think they are way cool and then I want to work into Agro. Finally, I want tube worms, clams and scallops. I’ll wing it after that, but it already sounds like a mouthful. :eek:
     
  4. fletch

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    Hi Blade_Runner Very nice tank, I am working on getting my 150 set up, A 300 has to be quite a job!! If you still want some Pulsing Xenia I have some rare Smithsonian supper pulsar Xenia, If you want it I will be glad to send you a frag, Just pay for shipping and it's yours! Just IM me and we can set it up. Here is a picture of some of it............. John

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  5. Blade_Runner

    Blade_Runner Gigas Clam

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    Oh man, that is so nice of you to offer. Way above the call! :clapping: I just may take you up on that, but only after I'm sure I have a stable tank.

    And yes, the 300 is currently a lot of work.

    Thanks,

    Bruce
     
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    Just let me know8)
     
  7. Covey

    Covey Scooter Blennie

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    Hey Blade I might have to stop by and see the tank in person I think I might be in town for IMAC in march.
     
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  9. Blade_Runner

    Blade_Runner Gigas Clam

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    Sure, just call first. By March, it hopefully will be nice and stable. Warning, I'm wayyy NW burb.
     
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    Covey Scooter Blennie

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    I am kinda scouting out the Chicago area anyway.
     
  11. Blade_Runner

    Blade_Runner Gigas Clam

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    OK, lets see if I can add pictures on my first try. ;D

    Here is my new water making station. I finished building it on Monday. It's a Rubbermaid 100 gal stock tank from Meynards for $62. Of course, I went downstairs this morning before work and found a slow drip coming out of the bulkhead and will have to drain and tighten up rubbermaids cheapo fittings. :mad:

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    And the recommended Meynards float valve for $12. Since this is on the freshwater side for $12 I figured I'd try it.

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    I think this should work... Here goes.
     
  12. Blade_Runner

    Blade_Runner Gigas Clam

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