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Old 12/07/2017, 12:26 PM   #1
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Ollieís 50g SC build

Here we go folks. Iím doing an upgrade from 30g cube into 50g SC. Due to space limitations Iím only able to upgrade to 50g. Got a good online Thanksgiving Black Friday deal from scaquariums.com and decided to pull the trigger.


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Old 12/07/2017, 12:27 PM   #2
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Got this in a week......


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Old 12/07/2017, 12:34 PM   #3
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Brought this upstairs ..... open box ...







Comes with skimmer, return pump, sump and all plumbings ......



















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Old 12/07/2017, 12:39 PM   #4
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This is what Iím going to transfer......


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Old 12/07/2017, 02:25 PM   #5
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Decided to upgrade into a thicker rubber seal. Thought about upgrading the bulkheads as well but my local store donít carry slip/slip bulkheads so I stick with the ones that come with it......


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Old 12/07/2017, 10:40 PM   #6
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What are you putting in the sump?


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Old 12/07/2017, 10:41 PM   #7
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And if you don't mind me asking, how much did you get it for during Black Friday? I'm looking at the same tank...


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Old 12/07/2017, 10:49 PM   #8
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Skimmer, GFO reactor , bio filter, HOB calcium reactor and algae scrubber. All these are transferred from my existing tank.


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Old 12/08/2017, 01:06 AM   #9
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$599 for their BF deal. Now itís $695 on their site. Wait for Xímas. I paid extra $40 for liftgate.


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Old 12/08/2017, 03:08 PM   #10
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Plumbings are done at the overflow ......








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Old 12/08/2017, 03:13 PM   #11
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2x2 raceway duct with cover was ordered to hide the cables......


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Old 12/08/2017, 03:16 PM   #12
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Decided to install LED lights under the cabinet and 4Ē sock holder ......









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Old 12/09/2017, 04:44 PM   #13
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Ordered the orange pipes and sch 80 fittings from BRS......





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Old 12/09/2017, 04:46 PM   #14
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Old 12/10/2017, 12:59 AM   #15
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Finishing touch on the plumbing......






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Old 12/10/2017, 02:10 AM   #16
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If you flip the sump around, you can straighten the plumbing up better. I have the 80G pnp system.


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Old 12/10/2017, 12:05 PM   #17
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Oh well. Too late now. Maybe on my next build.


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Old 12/10/2017, 01:21 PM   #18
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Good job on that plumbing. Looks cool


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Old 12/10/2017, 07:36 PM   #19
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Old 12/14/2017, 01:28 PM   #20
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Running leak test this morning......PAST without any leak










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Old 12/14/2017, 02:20 PM   #21
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Wow looks great. Can't wait to see the transfer and good luck with everything.


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Old 12/14/2017, 02:58 PM   #22
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Will work on aquascape tomorrow and transfer over the weekend. Itís going to be a bare bottom tank. Using majority of my equipments from my previous tanks so will have the new SC return pump and skimmer for sale later.


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Old 12/15/2017, 06:07 PM   #23
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Drained the excess and left 26g of water. Mixed it with Aquaforest probiotic reef salt. Will transfer the rest of the water from my existing tank.... considered as a big water change.






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Old 12/17/2017, 07:59 PM   #24
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30+ lbs live rocks were introduced......complete transfer should be done by Tuesday.






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Old 12/19/2017, 03:27 AM   #25
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After couple hours of aquascape this is what I got so far. Stay tuned.









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