the waterboy's no quibel, slap dash transition tank

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  1. TheWaterboy

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    2 months ago, one of my customers rang me up and told me he was moving and was throwing away his cube.
    nothing special, wood cabinet sump, tank and 250watt mh pendant.
    i must admit im really impressed with the spectrum of light dispersed by the reeftek 250watt , 14000k single ended globes.
    i thought to myself, well im going to set up a new tank really soon, so i may aswell pick this up, set it up outside and use it to house the inmates that i will be stocking my main system with....
    so i set it up and began staright away to run the np pellets with the system to test em aswell.
    set up the tank with synthetic salt, liverock and sump with a few pieces live rock and skimmer and np pellets.
    tank was up and down for weeks with algae and cloudy water, but not once did i loose a piece of livestock.......from last week it cleared up dramatically.....
    thought id show you some pics:thumbup:

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    jaw fish enjoying the mixed substrate
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    np pellets
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    left r.o.unit on to long so water level went up in the sump, causing skimmer to skim to wet...lol...at leat you can see it was skimming awesome when it skimmed dry...lol
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    cool
     
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  3. danimal

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    great stuff marco!
     
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    some nice slap dash work there marco :p
     
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    Nice. What size is the cube?
     
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    Awesome Cube Marco:thumbup:
     
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    Looking lekka Marco. Love the regal and substrate:thumbup:
     
  8. Slummies

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    very nice bud. how many of those fish are local caughts?
     
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    Looking very nice dude!
     
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    Tank is lookin great marco - and i love the regal:thumbup:
     
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    all except the regal....and a pair of mandarins that were hiding.....

    yip the jaw fish is a local ;)
     
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    650 cube
     
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    shot , more comming!!!

    on the hunt for a mauritian king goldi
     
  15. Slummies

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    dammit, i was hoping you caught the regal too:)
     
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    Looking great marco,


    Would you say you have a thing for starfish?
     
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    Nice hope mine turns out just as good
     
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    looking cool marco :thumbup:
    i see you kept some of the zenia frags that we swoped
     
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    very nice marco , how many king goldies in there ?? any agression ???
     
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    3......no aggretion........plenty females to keep em at bay
     
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    Looks amnazing dude, jealous :p
     

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