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Old 02/23/2014, 08:10 PM   #51
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Amazing build ! Tagging along. Excited to see such an incredible build close to home !


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Old 02/23/2014, 08:23 PM   #52
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Man, it's days like this I'm happy the Steinhart Aquarium is a local attraction I might be too tempting to convert my garage into a massive tank However the building aspect is what usually fascinates me the most.


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Old 02/23/2014, 08:35 PM   #53
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Ok. Not too far. When it's together id love to have you


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Old 02/23/2014, 08:40 PM   #54
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Hey maybe I'll have a whole NY thing bklynreef.


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Old 02/23/2014, 10:10 PM   #55
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OK... we need to make a road trip and come out there.


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Old 02/23/2014, 11:02 PM   #56
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Hey maybe I'll have a whole NY thing bklynreef.
Maybe I'll share the ride with bklynreef Then you can come see my build which isn't big enough for a water change in that ocean Subscribed!


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Old 02/23/2014, 11:32 PM   #57
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I simply want to come play where's waldo with the wheelers goby whenever I'm up north at one of our branches :-P


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Old 02/24/2014, 08:33 AM   #58
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Guys. Everyone is focusing on the big boy but i think a 3 k gallon sps system will take up more of my time and more challenging. I will be taking pictures of that frame after blue paint is done. Its sitting in my garage. The larger tank will pose different kind of challenges. Like what size quarantine system needed to introduce tons of fish. .?.. We thinking of several 180s stacked. One for copper one for prazzi. One for antibiotic and or just examining F anyone has any good ideas on nutrient control for either system. Nitrate or phosphates id love to hear. Been going back and forth with large reactors of gfo and biopellets Or just going for sulphur denitrator. Not looking foward to changing all that gfo.


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Old 02/24/2014, 11:33 AM   #59
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my 265 gallon display is barely big enough for a dosing container!!!

this will be awesome!


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Old 02/24/2014, 11:36 AM   #60
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Forgive me if you mentioned it, but what are the dimensions of the two tanks? Sitting in the cheap seats, I agree that while the big fish-only tank may be the more "exciting" one to watch get built, 3,000 gallons of SPS goodness will certainly be a more demanding task to maintain. Looking forward to all of it.


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Old 02/24/2014, 12:04 PM   #61
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Wow 1000 gal water changes...ouch...subscribed .. .you must be a airline pilot lol


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Old 02/24/2014, 12:11 PM   #62
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Well I hope you have your PADI certs, you will need it to clean out the nooks and crannies.


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Old 02/24/2014, 12:28 PM   #63
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Here guys look the new 2200 gallon



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Old 02/24/2014, 12:30 PM   #64
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Old 02/24/2014, 12:49 PM   #66
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Dimensions of sps tank are exactly 12ft x 6ft wide x 4 ft high


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Old 02/24/2014, 01:06 PM   #67
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Here is one of three water change holding vats 3 plus



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Old 02/24/2014, 01:14 PM   #68
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Wow. Exciting. I wish I knew more to come and help lol.


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Old 02/24/2014, 05:27 PM   #69
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Benjc. Smaller tank is 12ft by 6 ft deep by 4ft high
Larger tank is just about 16ft by 15ft by 9ft high.


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Old 02/24/2014, 06:25 PM   #70
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drooling...


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Old 02/24/2014, 06:27 PM   #71
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Can you tell us more about what the tanks are made of, who made them...etc. I couldn't even imagine where to begin with some thing like that!


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Old 02/24/2014, 06:32 PM   #72
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Don't worry. Ted. If I don't electricute myself or break my back, I may drown with the comprised air and regulator.


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Old 02/24/2014, 06:48 PM   #73
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Shawn from elegant aquarium in Ohio built tank. I bid it out with atm and coastal aslo. At the end of day atm was cheaper but didn't buid to this spec and safety ratio. Ie 4 inch thickness. Plus those guys at atm are all about the tanked show and I didn't want that. So here we are. Its fiberglass frame and back. Wiyh honey comb composite in middle of 6 inches of rail frame. Then it's 4 inch acrylic Window on 3 sides.


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Old 02/24/2014, 06:57 PM   #74
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Not much more I can say than just - WOW!

Impressive build

I may have missed it while I was drooling at the photos, but will the 3k sps (seems wierd to type that) tank be on its own system or will it be plumbed together with the big boy?


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Old 02/24/2014, 07:52 PM   #75
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Benihana. 2 separate systems!! Will share only an industrial size ro di system. May even use different salts.


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