Express Reef's New Cube Build 500

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    Started with my new build in secret... decided to post it... Not giving much info as yet, all I can say is wait and see :tt2:

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    Really neat build! Looks Great! :thumbup:
     
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    Looking good there.
     
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    Very cool:thumbup:
    Smaller one a refugium with seahorses?
     
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    Nice going
     
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    Like the little pico on the side:thumbup:
     
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    Looking good! Cant wait to see it in real life.
     
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    Looking Good!! Wel done!!
     
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    Thank you @Christo still a lot to be done before I can start

    Thank you @Nsteyn

    Thank you @saaid going to be a refugium

    Thank you @dallasg

    @TaahirS Thank you, nope no seahorses

    Thank you @devesh.r

    Thank you @NickW
     
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    Looks great!! Awesome skills - I am thinking of doing something similar with my RSM 130 and another smaller cube I have. How will your water flow work - both tanks overflowing into one sump? Or from main tank, to refugium, to sump?
     
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    Thank you. Yes both tanks will be supplied with one return pump from the sump, the flow will be regulated with valves, and overflow back to the sump...
     
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    if i may make a suggestion, dont regulate the overflows, let the water in determine the water out via the overflow, rather regulate the 1 return
     
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    Ensure that each tank overflow can handle full flow from the return pump. And have on each line after the split a ballvalve.
    That would give you the option to do tank maintenance on one side without switching flow off to the other tank. Even to be able to isolate one tank to become an quarantine for whatever reason. Who knows what might happen in the future.
     
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    lol that's what I mend
     
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    Looks interesting
     
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    Who's that Building the Tank?............. Hmmmmmmm...
    Looks almost like @Goby
     
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    Making slow progress... Sump done.

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