Reeftrooper’s Aqua galaxy

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  1. Reeftrooper

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    image.jpg Greetings fellow Reefers. I decided to start a new thread for my Red Sea Reefer 750 that will be delivered tomorrow. :m16:

    I bought 5kg of liverock today and have started cycling substrate and rock in a large plastic bucket with 50L of bought marine water. I’ve added an airstone and a small waterpump to ensure constant circulation and oxygenation. The rock will go into the sump until all equipment is installed and my aquascape has been built. Will be posting pics of my progress. Please feel free to hand out tips and advice.:m106:
     
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    Nice size what do they cost these days?
     
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    Can't wait to see this build! :m04:
     
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    Prices vary according to spec, type of lighting, colour etc. You’re welcome to send pm if you want more info.
     
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    Is it setup yet?

    :lol: :lol: :lol:

    Take lots of pics as you are building the tank!
     
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    Yes please share as you setup the tank
     
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    We are expecting the same when you set up yours! :tt2:
     
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    Hi guys!
    Arrived about 30 min ago. Much confusion as we thought they had wrongfully delivered a black unit instead of white. Turns out framework is black and only side and front panels white... It’s HUGE!!! E16F3BD9-D414-4DA8-BF55-706CD12D3EC9.jpeg C63D7F5A-22A7-4B2D-8531-0D745C522953.jpeg FA6C3567-C4EF-4C5C-AC98-8BD790BAA032.jpeg
     
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    F1790946-ED7F-4225-9FFF-A20C47735135.jpeg DT lifted onto framework
     
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    Thats awesome man. Whats your take on the tank so far? Stand strong enough? Build quality? Looks really nice. I red online some people werent happy with the black inside if the outside is white so they repaint them
     
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    I already know which is your favourite room in the house! :lol:
     
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    4779C2E6-5A54-49FF-A0CA-5449D001BF2C.jpeg C3535969-7F14-47B8-A6D8-3710FE34FF5D.jpeg Lights fitted. 5 hours, 30 minutes into the setup! @Dian6430 so far really impressed an slightly intimidated by the system- will post pic of sump cabinet. Not worried about black interior, it’s completely hidden. Only fault I can find is that footpieces are exposed on the side (will add pic of that too), but I’m sure I can fix that. @tekkengal I might never leave the house again.
     
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    That’s a sweet looking tank! Enjoy the process!!
     
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    Well i just received mine and so far i can say its damn heavy
     
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    Awesome tank man!!
     
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    559D7860-7A90-4C20-A0D4-18B688275CD4.jpeg Lights up and running, illuminating nothing at all
     
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    How about some pics of the sump?
     
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    @Juan27 will do as soon as I’ve added lights, pictures too dark to see what’s going on :confused1:
     
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    Whats your idea around filtration?
     
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    In order of flow- skimmer, filtration socks, next chamber refugium with chaeto and liverock, last chamber biopellet reactor and marine blocks. Want to add carbon somewhere for more chemical filtration. Too many options!
     

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