Acanmans red sea reefer 250

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I'm back after about a 10 year hiatus. And more than excited to get this tank going!! Currently on day 4 of live sand and live rock cycle. Red sea reefled lighting,red sea reefwave 25,platinum pump DC blue 800,eshopps axiom x-120

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@acanman It's great to see a fellow reefer with a Red Sea 250. I've got one too check out my build thread. These are great reef systems and a lot of fun!! Take it slow and you'll have a lot of success. Following.
 
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I just stack my rock incase plans change and I need more space for something or I wanna change change scape up.. as for plans so far I'm thinking about a shroom/zoa tank with some lps
 
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Definitely a few shrimp gobies I absolutely love them prob a yasha and prob a Randall's. A pair of designer clowns,6 line wrasse,midas blenny,longnose hawkfish,and maybe a jawfish.
 
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One thing I did a little different on my sump department I switched the skimmer and fuge spots so my fuel could be bigger and my skimmer fit in the smaller spot, I've already got some live rock in it, gonna wait till the cycle is totally finished to pick up some seed algae.
 
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Picked up a bonded pair of Picasso perks from SA aquatics there local to me and have amazing deals on clowns. Also picked up one of there captive bred Mandarinfish. And scored a ton of florida ricordia's for 20 a frag and half the frags had multiple shrooms on it.
 

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Sorry haven't updated but tanks got tons of frags and a my fish list is almost full ill update pics tomorrow. I have a bonded pair of randalli gobies,flame hawkfish,Longnose hawk,the clown pair,captive bred green mandarin. Beem working on my few 250 gallon I just scored off Craigslist with a 55 gallon acrylic sump
 

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Sorry haven't updated but tanks got tons of frags and a my fish list is almost full ill update pics tomorrow. I have a bonded pair of randalli gobies,flame hawkfish,Longnose hawk,the clown pair,captive bred green mandarin. Beem working on my few 250 gallon I just scored off Craigslist with a 55 gallon acrylic sump
@acanman Are you QT’ing your fish before you put them into your display tank?
 
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No I dont quarantine unless its a tang or something that is known to not do well then I will, I put all those fish in st the same time besides the clowns I just added a whole bottle of Dr Tim's at the same time and that was it
 

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