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I had the fortune to win CaptiveReef's Tank of the Month and postd these photos in the thread about my tank.

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Very nice. Post a pic of the whole tank.
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not sure if I ever shared this pic, its older.


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I cant imagine the maintenance on such a tank.

How much did that cost you including the fishies and reef?
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I cant imagine the maintenance on such a tank.

How much did that cost you including the fishies and reef?

as I told my wife.


it was only $20.


I can pm u rough if you are really curious.
but figure about 10+ SVs

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You have done an awesome job with your tank, thanks for sharing. Yes they are that expensive, I had a 150gal reef tank and a 55gal tank that went thru a couple of different phases (always saltwater though). The hardest part was trusting someone else to maintain it while on vacation, I came home one time and the sump was so low it was just blowing bubbles into the main tank and the skimmer was overflowing not good.
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You have done an awesome job with your tank, thanks for sharing. Yes they are that expensive, I had a 150gal reef tank and a 55gal tank that went thru a couple of different phases (always saltwater though). The hardest part was trusting someone else to maintain it while on vacation, I came home one time and the sump was so low it was just blowing bubbles into the main tank and the skimmer was overflowing not good.
Thats actually what caused my tank crash. was on vaca, guy who was supposed to stop by, didnt.

Tank dosing pump failed for ATO so never topped off the tank so sump ran dry and heaters are in sump... in january.

and of course the most exspensive stuff dies first. Lost around 8-900+$
Now i have so much automation and back up and continuing to add video feeds.

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nice tank man,i just set up my 100g reef.
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Pictures don't do that tank justice. It's amazing. My daughter stared at that tank for hours.
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You're getting better all the time, Rick.
Thanks!! appreciate it allot!

My current issue is rushing sometimes, I need to stay focused and patient for ALL the photos, not just what I really want to photograph.








Recently I did a show in Iowa, MACNA where all the salty nerds go once a year and have speakers and sell corals, thankfully "I only spent 20$!"


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(green in the middle i've had for awhile now)










Then I picked up this gem, The Alternative Reefs pump hiding magnetic frag shelf!



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nice tank man,i just set up my 100g reef.
Nice, document your build so you can see your progression over time! plus we love to see photos.
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Your tank puts everything else I've seen to shame. Bravo.

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Damn, nice setup man. Beautiful tank.
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$20

Nice.

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Your tank puts everything else I've seen to shame. Bravo.
That's saying something considering she used to work on rich peoples tanks.

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Bringing this one back.

What size was this tank and what type of lighting is it?
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120gallon 4x2x2

All DIY LED

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I saw a documentary about fish in a tank called "Finding Nemo".

They were not happy about it.
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I can pm u rough if you are really curious.
but figure about 10+ SVs
It only cost $600 to set up that tank ? Deal.
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