120g Reef Savy - Dreams Do Come True!!

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I still can’t believe my eyes. A few weeks ago while at Reefapaloosa Orlando the family and I decided to stop by WWC after the show and there it was for sale. Basically my dream tank build with all the bells and whistles included. 120g Reef Savy 3/4” glass, custom Geo sump, full Neptune apex system with a trident unit, 2 - mp40s, 3- g4 radions / 4 bulb t5 light, Vectra return pump, 3x battery back up, Royal exclusive 200 mini bubble king skimmer, 2 - dos pumps and more…. To say the least, it was a heck of a deal I couldn’t pass up.

After careful negotiations with the wife (an easy sell honestly, I was shocked she said yes) we decided to purchase our first large tank and take the plunge. Up to this point in my reefing hobby we have only had/ have a 30g AIO tank and this is our first large system. Kinda feel like we went from a Toyota Corolla to a Rolls Royce. Wwc came out this week and set everything up, so we are up and running!!

All my photos are a little cloudy from the fill but it’s starting to clear up. We are beyond excited and can’t wait to watch it grow!

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Here are my parameters today…I was recommended by my LFS to dose 2 bottles of Fritz 9 and 5ml of Ammonia yesterday to the tank to start my cycle. This is now 24hrs later.
 

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Things are starting to clear up nicely! Can’t wait for my cycle to complete to at least add a fish or two in the next few weeks.

End goal for this tank will be a mixed reef tank and I plan on trying my luck with some SPS eventually.
 

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Things are starting to clear up nicely! Can’t wait for my cycle to complete to at least add a fish or two in the next few weeks.

End goal for this tank will be a mixed reef tank and I plan on trying my luck with some SPS eventually.
That’s an amazing looking setup. Happy to see you get your dream setup.
 

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Congrats on that beautiful tank!!
 
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Quick update on my cycle. Nitrates, Nitrites, Ammonia all testing zero 12 days after adding my Fritz & 5ml ammonia dose. Today, I dosed another 4ml of ammonia (day 14). I plan on testing my water parameters tomorrow, 24hrs later and see where we’re at. Hopeful the cycle has started and back to zero again.

I plan on adding a pair of clowns as my first fish to the system once ready. My lfs has a pair of mocha storms that I would love to scoop up, but don’t want to rush anything. Slow and steady is all I keep telling myself.
 

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Thats a great looking tank! Thats awesome wwc hooked you up, even set up, I hate to say I'm really curious about the price, thats allot of tank and parts and services. You don't have to say it doesn't matter, its a great looking tank and should last you a very long time, did you get the stand with it, I love the oversized stand.
 

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Quick update on my cycle. Nitrates, Nitrites, Ammonia all testing zero 12 days after adding my Fritz & 5ml ammonia dose. Today, I dosed another 4ml of ammonia (day 14). I plan on testing my water parameters tomorrow, 24hrs later and see where we’re at. Hopeful the cycle has started and back to zero again.

I plan on adding a pair of clowns as my first fish to the system once ready. My lfs has a pair of mocha storms that I would love to scoop up, but don’t want to rush anything. Slow and steady is all I keep telling myself.
You should actually be seeing SOME nitrates...
 
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Thats a great looking tank! Thats awesome wwc hooked you up, even set up, I hate to say I'm really curious about the price, thats allot of tank and parts and services. You don't have to say it doesn't matter, its a great looking tank and should last you a very long time, did you get the stand with it, I love the oversized stand.
Thank you so much. Yes, it’s was a lot of parts, service, and price…. but it was wayyyy cheaper that buying it all new to say the least. Yes, custom oversized stand was also included in the purchase.
 
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Well after 24 hours after adding the 4ml of ammonia - ammonia - 0, nitrites - 0, nitrate - maybe a 1 or 2 hard to tell.

Any opinions on fish to add? I would love to hear suggestions and “do’s and dont’s”.
 
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I can’t seem to find my camera lenses so apologies for the blue photo. Picked up 2 mocha storm clowns and ready to start stocking some more fish.
 

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