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  1. LEOreefer

    Check out my build thread!

    Ive been working hard spending hours on this site, I love getting feedback and suggestions on my build. My build thread is in the cube section but I figured maybe I can reach more eyes posting in general forum! Would love for people to check it out and let me know what they...
  2. Reefer805

    Build Thread 29 gallon reef tank build.

    So I'm one week into my first ever build. Equipment Tank- aqueon 29 gallon Filter- Aquaclear 110 HOB, intank media basket Skimmer- Tunze 9001 in HOB filter. PowerHead- 2 koralia 425 nano, 1 aqueon 750 Heater- Hydor 100w in HOB filter Lighting- soon to be ecotech 72DX Media used- floss...
  3. WindBorne

    Building a 40 Breeder display with a 20 long sump

    Long time lurker first time poster. Over the years I kept seeing all these amazing build threads on this site and others. Now, I too want take an empty glass box, and miraculously cause a mini reef of my own to appear. So join me now as I try my hand at this type reef wizardry, lets get...
  4. SoupySteve

    Build Thread 93g cube build - [coming back after 10 years away]

    Howdy gang. 10 years ago I lost my 110 reef tank to a 13 day, 11 hour power loss. I found a 93g Marineland 'cube' with 'CornerFlo' overflow, stand, Eshopps sump, and under-powered return pump for only $200... the day after I put down my 18+ year old best buddy kitty. In an effort to ring...
  5. BigKid4788

    Build Thread Bigkid 280g build

    Hey guys! Wanted to share my current build. Been planning this for a while now. Took some time to try and figure out what would be the best way to go. Your feedback is certainly welcome and appreciated. Just so everyone knows I have a LFS (Aquarium Artisans) doing all the work. I'm not...
  6. spoonspider

    Build Thread Innovative Marine 40 Fusion Build

    Some background: I grew up working with my dad with freshwater tanks, and had wanted a saltwater tank for a long time. About a year ago, I finally bit the bullet and invested in a basic 10 gallon set up. Just some live rock, a hang on back filter, and a power head. I was immediately hooked. I...
  7. A+Aquatics

    AIO Build 28 Gallon Bio Cube named, Michel or מִיכָאֵל / מיכאל?

    #1 - David finally hooked me. This is the beginning of a long journey of the first system put together by a close friend, Chris Boehm. He moved on to other display systems and ended up passing it on to me. It's over 5 years old, but has been revamped many times. I'm not sure if the hardscape...
  8. Mariners

    AIO Build Canopy or lid suggestions for jbj 28g

    Hi Everyone, Im hoping someone has experience or knowledge regarding the jbj 28 g nano. Currently i have the stick canopy w leds 26 w 14k and 1 w blue actinics. I wanted to switch my lighting to the aqualife halo for the following reasons: 1) color pop 2) create more distance between corals (i...
  9. pdiehm

    The Journey - Reboot of the 120

    Having asked what seems like millions of questions, sometimes multiple times, I started down the saltwater journey 2 years ago after seeing someone's SPS tank. Fell in love with it. The colors, the shapes...the fish. Even my wife said it was tremendously relaxing to watch. I got myself a...
  10. Realworldreefing

    Large Build Upcoming 180 Gallon ZEOvit Reef Build

    Hello! In about a month I'll be starting my new reef aquarium build! I'm going to be doing a full build series here and on Youtube. I hope if anyone is interested they tag along. The system will consist of 180 gallon aquarium from custom aquariums. Lighting is going to be ether Orphek...
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