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Adding RO/DI & trying not to flood the house!



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This week we install an AquaFX RO/DI system and started making water! Make sure to tag along for the adventure! "Let's go, now to...something something or other..." :)





AquaFX RO/DI Unit: https://pafish.me/AquafxRODI

HM Digital Triple TDS Meter: https://pafish.me/HMDigital3TDS

Spectrapure Quick Coupler: https://pafish.me/SpectrapureQuickKit



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Plumbing the Bashsea 48" Sump



This week, although we had technical difficulties with the sound and I could have thrown my camera into the ocean after finding out...we got this beautiful beast plumbed up and officially started moving water!



Stay tuned for the first round of equipment we'll be running on this system!



Bashsea 48" Smart Series Sump - https://pafish.me/Bashsea48SmartSump

Eshopps Pro Blue Plumbing Kit - https://pafish.me/EshoppsBluePVC

Seapora Poly Pad - https://pafish.me/SeaporaPolyPad

Dura 1" True Union Ball Valve - https://pafish.me/Dura1BallValve



 
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Finnex Heaters....or....Light Sabers??



Who can resist...the dark side.....? =D



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Finnex Heaters: https://pafish.me/FinnexHeaters

Finnex Digital Controller: https://pafish.me/FinnexDigiController

Lifegard Digi Temp Alert: https://pafish.me/LifegardDigiTemp



H2Pro Heaters have not arrived yet, we'll be doing some testing with this 50 watt unit, so sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of the Premium Aquatics Homepage to get the latest updates on new products arriving!



 
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Which Rock is the Best?



We're looking at 3 different types of rock...which one will conquer the ring?! :) Who remembers where Sonic Boom is from?



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Nyos Reef Cement: https://pafish.me/NyosReefCement

Dry & Live Rock: https://pafish.me/ROCK



 
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Say Goodbye to those Socks!!



And this could all be yours....for the final price offffffff...... :) Avery could have cared less about my bowl of cereal getting knocked over, he was just loving that he got to eat some, lol.



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Klir Filter Roller & Access.: https://pafish.me/KLIR

ReefBrite Live Rock Enhance: https://pafish.me/LiveRockEnhance



 
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Time to show that algae who's BOSS!



Let's take a look at the Live Rock Enhance while we dream of BBQ ribs. Oh, maybe not, BUT let's take a look at ReefBrite's Live Rock Enhance and see what it does for my system that is currently developing Diatoms (Brown algae).



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ReefBrite Live Rock Enhance.: https://pafish.me/LiveRockEnhance

Nyos Quantum Skimmers: https://pafish.me/NyosSkimmers



 
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Tank Series - Let there be Life!!



We are putting some crawly creatures in the system from Algagen! Can't wait to be able to look in the tank and see the new copepod life in the aquarium!



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Algagen: https://pafish.me/ALGAGEN

ReefBrite Live Rock Enhance.: https://pafish.me/LiveRockEnhance



 
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My Bubbles! Hooking up the Nyos Protein Skimmer

After we pause for a quick beard straightening HOW TO =) let's get this beautiful Nyos 120 Quantum Protein Skimmer hooked up! Make sure to stay tuned as we gain more feedback on this skimmer and see how it performs on this 80 gallon setup!

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NYOS Quantum Skimmers: https://pafish.me/NyosSkimmers

 
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Your FAVORITE Host, PLUS another toy for the tank!

While Ella helps us clean up the Klir and replace the filter fleece, we're going to put on Aquarium Current's 1" SeaSwirl onto my return!! And make sure to listen to the girl's instructions at the end of the video!! :D



 
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Finally adding Invertebrates!

We FINALLY we able to get some inverts in the system this week. Before we know it we'll have fish and coral!! Make sure to stay tuned for more equipment and updates on this system!



If you're local to us in Edinburgh, IN, or even if you're far away, we'd love to have you visit us! We're open for appointments through the week, and every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 12-3! We'd love to see you!



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Reef Octopus VarioS 6 Return Pump



We're taking a look at the Reef Octopus VarioS 6 pump that I've been utilizing as my return pump since the beginning of the tank. Go over to Premium Aquatics to check out which pump will work for your setup!!



Reef Octopus VarioS Reef Pumps: https://pafish.me/VariosPumps

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Hog Roast....or Algae Roast?



As much as having kidney stones are a blast, we're back at it on the tank and getting ready to set up this Santa Monica Hog1.3 Algae Scrubber! Next week we'll get the other parts to finalize setup!



Santa Monica Algae Scrubbers: https://pafish.me/AlgaeScrubber





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