Marine007's 1250l Starfire Ocean (take 2)

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  1. Marine007

    Marine007

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    Been a rough number of months. Separated last year and will soon be divorced.
    Moved to a new house also.

    Cutting down on my tank collection and basically going with my one large tank and a Boyu 550 as a QT tank.

    So - had to take the tank apart and re-silicone to get it moved.
    Tank finally back together again and filled up.

    Hoping to get my hands on some Seachem salt next week to add the salt and then cycling will start.

    Livestock stored with a friend, but his nemmie got caught in the wavemaker while he was away for a weekend and killed everything in the tank. So all my livestock gone also.

    First pic below.

    Down to the details:
    Tank is about 1.8m x 0.93m x 0.8m.
    Pacific Sun LED will help with kick ass corals and clams.
    ATB Skimmer
    Reef Angel (temp, PH, salinity, water-level)
    Couple of reactors
    4x Tunze 6105 will generate flow.

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  3. mornewil

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    Hey man. Sorry to hear about the troubles. Your off to a great start. Keep the pics coming:thumbup:
     
  4. butcherman

    butcherman Moderator MASA Contributor

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    Sorry about your trouble. But Glad to see you soldiering on. Good luck with your tank
     
  5. Ruberto Frazao

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    Nice size tank...
     
  6. Marine007

    Marine007 Thread Starter

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    Got my salt on Friday and finetuning salinity. Was at 1.020 added some more and will see where I'm at tomorrow morning.

    Skimmer, heaters and reactors are in.

    Now - any volunteers to help me setup a Reef Angel?

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  7. LouiseS

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    Looking great - love the size of the tank :thumbup:
     
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    Nice tank. I like.
     
  9. Marine007

    Marine007 Thread Starter

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    Got the salinity at about 1.0245 - let the cycle begin!
     
  10. SeanR

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    awesome man tanks looking good enjoy the cycle
     
  11. Marine007

    Marine007 Thread Starter

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    Finally ... life ....

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  12. CheriS

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    Where did you get that little guy in the 3rd pic? Been looking everywhere for them!

    Looking really nice! :thumbup:
     
  13. Marine007

    Marine007 Thread Starter

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    I took over the corals and fish from a fellow reefer. But I got an idea where you can get one. I'll PM you.
     
  14. dallasg

    dallasg Moderator MASA Contributor

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    looking great!
    glad to see you back
     
  15. devesh.r

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    Tank wail be looking awesome in a few months.
     
  16. Drewton

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    Looking awesome! Love the size. :thumbup:
     
  17. toppdogg

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    Nice one dude
    we all have our ups and downs
    good to see things moving forward good luck with tank
    awesome size dude
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  18. Ruberto Frazao

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    starting to take some shape....
     
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