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Old 03/13/2011, 12:57 AM   #601
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Glass,
Hows the tank going, and are there any new pictures, updates, or new equipment?


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Old 09/16/2011, 12:58 AM   #602
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Any new pic. I love the build


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Old 10/26/2011, 08:22 PM   #603
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Hope to see more soon. Your build has provided me with a tremendous amount of information, ideas, and inspiration.


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Old 02/09/2012, 09:44 PM   #604
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Always wondering how this is going? Probably my all time favorite reef build!


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Old 07/18/2012, 02:40 PM   #605
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just went through all 65 pages!
is this tank still up? updates??


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Old 08/12/2012, 11:31 PM   #606
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Just read this whole thread over a period of a week. Thanks for all the info!


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Old 08/13/2012, 08:18 PM   #607
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Fts!


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Old 08/14/2012, 09:57 PM   #608
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not sure Tom checks this anymore... here is his web-site.

http://www.glassreef.com/


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I'm not sure FOWLRs actually exist, I think they're like unicorns or platonic girlfriends. A FOWLR is just a reef tank that doesn't yet hold any coral.

Current Tank Info: 180g display, 150gallon sump in-wall 4-side viewable sps dominated tank, ATI Powermodule, MRC MR-4 skimmer, GHL controller, Baling Method, Ultralith Reactor, Carbon & Phosphate Reactors, and general time consuming money pit that I live for.
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Old 08/17/2012, 01:46 PM   #609
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Old 08/23/2012, 03:16 PM   #610
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In honor of my split thread, I thought I'd post a little index so that you can quickly find particular topics, that might interest you, in the first 40 pages:

Page 1 - System Specs

Page 1 - RO/DI Setup

Page 1 - Tank Stand

Page 2 - RO/DI ATO

Page 3 - Light Rack

Page 5 - Changing a Dart NeedleWheel

Page 6 - First Tank Pics

Page 7 - More Tank Pics

Page 8 - Cooling Fans and Fan Boxes

Page 9 - Sump Water Test

Page 10 - Sump Details

Page 10 - Tank Arrival

Page 12 - Overflow Plumbing

Page 13 - Skimmer Placement

Page 14 - Sump Area Electrical

Page 14 - Controller Electrical

Page 16 - Skimmer Installation

Page 17 - AquaControler Utility

Page 23 - New Model 6205 Tunze Streams

Page 24 - Frag and Fuge Tank Stand

Page 24 - Marco Rocks Arrive

Page 24 - Acrylic Rock Platforms

Page 25 - Beginning of the Aquascape

Page 27 - Rock Blower

Page 28 - Fish Room Plumbing and Setup

Page 28 - Water Change Equipment

Page 30 - Tunze 7095 Controller Hook Up

Page 32 - Dual Skimmers Running

Page 33 - Supplement Dosing Setup

Page 36 - Supplement Installation

Page 39 - Probe Holder and Controller Installation

Page 40 - First Fish Pics

Just read this entire thread....absolutely amazing!!! so much information in one place

I can't even begin to tell you how much of a relief it was to see this index for when i want to reference certain topics.

Thanks to everyone for all the information

Happy Reefing


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Old 10/18/2012, 09:48 AM   #611
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Providing a bump for this awesome system but I doubt we'll hear anything. He hasn't been on in months.


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Old 05/16/2013, 06:28 PM   #612
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This is one impressive build. Your woodworking skills are solid.


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Old 06/09/2018, 11:22 PM   #613
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Havent read this thread in years.... was looking for info on something and came across it. Still the cleanest build I have ever seen...


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Old 06/10/2018, 10:05 AM   #614
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Hey! Thanks for thinking of my thread and thanks for your praise. I haven't been on the boards much for the last 7 years. Picked up a bit of the colon cancer and it wandered over to my liver. I'm mostly empty now - the surgeons cut almost everything out. They seem to have done a good job because, though it's taken years, I'm feeling pretty decent now. They've been looking around, inside me, for a number of years but haven't found anything new. Takes a good while to climb back out of the hole that was dug by all that radiation and chemicals. Somebody has definitely been watching over me.

I've been working on getting the tank back up. Should be done around August.


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Old 06/10/2018, 12:10 PM   #615
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Tom , It's great to see you are doing much better . What changes if any have you made , to that awesome system you have ?

Hope to see you soon after we move back up that way .

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Old 06/10/2018, 05:17 PM   #616
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Hey! Thanks for thinking of my thread and thanks for your praise. I haven't been on the boards much for the last 7 years. Picked up a bit of the colon cancer and it wandered over to my liver. I'm mostly empty now - the surgeons cut almost everything out. They seem to have done a good job because, though it's taken years, I'm feeling pretty decent now. They've been looking around, inside me, for a number of years but haven't found anything new. Takes a good while to climb back out of the hole that was dug by all that radiation and chemicals. Somebody has definitely been watching over me.

I've been working on getting the tank back up. Should be done around August.
Well I guess your surgeon did as "clean" a job on you as you do on your fish!

I am going to build a canopy with aluminium light racks on a switch to move them up and down. I am going to use your design and two others as a basis.

I actually go through WW every month or two on business...nice bedroom community. If you are ever going to be in Tampa, dont hesitate to drop me a line, I would love to take you to lunch and show you my systems, so you can tell me how to improve them!...(2-500 gallon tanks).

Anyway glad to see you back!


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Old 06/10/2018, 05:35 PM   #617
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I always wanted to make my light rack move automatically up and down. Just never got around to it. What are the specs on your tanks? Either of them happen to be around 96" long?


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Old 06/11/2018, 04:57 PM   #618
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92l 30h 40 w

Currently have Pacific Sun Leds/t5 combo. HATE them.

Going with either GHL Mitras lx7 or Ophek V4. Once I figure that out I am staring on the rack.


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Old 06/13/2018, 06:59 AM   #619
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Hey! Thanks for thinking of my thread and thanks for your praise. I haven't been on the boards much for the last 7 years. Picked up a bit of the colon cancer and it wandered over to my liver. I'm mostly empty now - the surgeons cut almost everything out. They seem to have done a good job because, though it's taken years, I'm feeling pretty decent now. They've been looking around, inside me, for a number of years but haven't found anything new. Takes a good while to climb back out of the hole that was dug by all that radiation and chemicals. Somebody has definitely been watching over me.

I've been working on getting the tank back up. Should be done around August.
Good to hear they got it all! You have been on one heck of an adventure it sounds like. Glad you are ok! Can not wait to see your tank up and running again!


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Old 07/01/2018, 06:32 PM   #620
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Hang in there Tom!

Great news on being clear for a while.


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Old 07/20/2018, 12:07 PM   #621
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Hey! Thanks for thinking of my thread and thanks for your praise. I haven't been on the boards much for the last 7 years. Picked up a bit of the colon cancer and it wandered over to my liver. I'm mostly empty now - the surgeons cut almost everything out. They seem to have done a good job because, though it's taken years, I'm feeling pretty decent now. They've been looking around, inside me, for a number of years but haven't found anything new. Takes a good while to climb back out of the hole that was dug by all that radiation and chemicals. Somebody has definitely been watching over me.

I've been working on getting the tank back up. Should be done around August.

I'm so glad you hear you're on the road to recovery! I always think you when I'm in my fish room there is no way I could've made my set up this automated without your help
Best of luck,
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Old 07/20/2018, 05:18 PM   #622
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Donkin, Robb, Ed & Sandy,

Thanks so much for your well wishes! I am convinced that someone was watching over me and I feel very, very lucky.

I'm running a little behind on my tank project but, what the heck. I look forward to posting about some of my new DIY projects:

- a custom dosing center
- an ATO with alarm and data recording
- a water flow metering system for up to 8 pumps
- a DIY stream pump sweeping mechanism utilizing a model airplane type servo
- a controller for a RODI storage tank where initial product water from each fill
is directed to a waste line so that contaminants are cleared from the DO
membranes before the tank is filled.


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