Aaron's 1,000+ gallon reef build

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  1. dantimdad

    dantimdad Valuable Member R2R Supporter Platinum Sponsor R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award North Alabama Reef Club

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    Very nice! I always dreamed of having a school of yellow tangs.
     
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  2. kgk

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    I guessed offshore oil platform. Lots of guys in Houston do that sort of thing.
     
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    Love this build!
     
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  4. MimicOcto8

    MimicOcto8 Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Added a few tester corals from Coral Collectors.
    Sorry I didn’t take pix of all of them but I got 13 frags.
    Space invader pectinia
    JF Lime light hydnophora
    Blueberry crusher tort
    Smurf acro
    1 of those neon or stunning orange shrooms
    1 Shroom with yellow dots everywhere
    Fruity pebbles montipora
    Green tip euphyllia.
    Pagoda cup coral ( it was one of my first corals I bought when I started the hobby 15 years ago. So I had to get one again)
    JF john deere leptastrea
    Sunny D’s
    Hawaiian Punch zoas
    And this pictured zoa below I can’t remember what it is.

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  5. Ready4Launch

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    Hey - did you stop by Coral Collector tonight, Monday?
     
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  6. Mike.P

    Mike.P Active Member R2R Supporter

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    What kind of frag rack is that?
     
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  7. MimicOcto8

    MimicOcto8 Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Yes I did to pick up a CUC. May have thrown your name out there
     
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  8. ngoodermuth

    ngoodermuth Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    Humblefish is selling QT’d fish now too, FYI. Can’t get any safer than buying from Dr. Fish himself ;)
     
  9. MrObscura

    MrObscura Well-Known Member

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    I lack the money, patience, and ability to make something like this.

    I can occasionally hammer a nail in straight though.
     
  10. MimicOcto8

    MimicOcto8 Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor

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    I honestly can’t remember the name.

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  11. MimicOcto8

    MimicOcto8 Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Added some more frags today from Coral Collectors. My 7 year old daughter Kara is such a big help.


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  12. MimicOcto8

    MimicOcto8 Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Watching BRS live while taking a break from constant projects. Anyway else doing the same.

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  13. sean rand

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    So cool. Did j add any more fish?
     
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  14. MimicOcto8

    MimicOcto8 Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor

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    J? Who’s J?

    I have 4 blue tangs, 1 yellow belly blue tang, 1 Red Sea sail fin desjardini, and 2 royal grammas in my QT with 2 moorish idols and a powder blue tang on order with marine collectors.
     
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  15. mdbannister

    mdbannister Ahh...the Reef Life Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor

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    Great photos! I'm enjoying this build!
     
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  16. MimicOcto8

    MimicOcto8 Valuable Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Powder blue tang courtesy of Marine Collectors. I couldn’t be happier with what I asked for!

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  17. sstanley223

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    Awesome looking fish!
     
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  18. crusso1993

    crusso1993 Valuable Member Partner Member 2019 Hospitality Award

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    Updates?
     
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  19. HexaReef

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    Ya its been like a year since the last update!
     
  20. dnledman

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    Following, great build!!!!!!
     
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