An acroholic’s 750xxl

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Well this was quite a journey to begin with..
First I researched the tank I wanted and the types of corals I wanted to put into it.
I came up with Redsea 750xxl deluxe
Perfect size 200g and came with an awesome sump. Let alone the lights came with it

But first equipment :
Refugium mud
40lbs live rock
7 brightwell biobricks
1 brightwell plate
Bubble magus B10
Jecod dc 15000
Maxspect gyre 250
Jecod wp40
4 AI hydras
Jebao doser

(Warning picture heavy)
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Figured the place I wanted it
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Who needs 4 people when you have two rednecks and a spotter
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Time to level the stand
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Beautiful let’s slide in the sump
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Let’s cleaner her out and fill it up
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Look at this monster skimmer
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Day one of filling
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Let’s start on the aquascape
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Need a little more platforms for acropora
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This is what I decided
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I know I know I hear all of you screaming where is your biological filtration where is the rest of the live rock? I will have to give a shout out to @Brightwell aquatics for posting my image/testimonial to their Instagram
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Yes I KNOW I have about 500k sqft of biological media.. (they’re great for seeding new setups, I’ll get to that later)

Morning of Day three still filling the beast
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Aquascape in all pumps on!
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Fairly plain beginning let’s start that cycle
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With refugium light on
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Got the quarantine setup ready to go
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2 black ice clowns made it through 6 week quarantine (filet & O’fish)
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It was quite a journey to make it here
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Well this was quite a journey to begin with..
First I researched the tank I wanted and the types of corals I wanted to put into it.
I came up with Redsea 750xxl deluxe
Perfect size 200g and came with an awesome sump. Let alone the lights came with it

But first equipment :
Refugium mud
40lbs live rock
7 brightwell biobricks
1 brightwell plate
Bubble magus B10
Jecod dc 15000
Maxspect gyre 250
Jecod wp40
4 AI hydras
Jebao doser

(Warning picture heavy)
4CE3B086-B53F-4E1E-90E2-7E3C3A6E5093.jpeg

Figured the place I wanted it
076E0452-5D97-4449-A66F-1308DB57E6DA.jpeg

Who needs 4 people when you have two rednecks and a spotter
8643B22D-BBEA-42FF-AC4C-B5A46C810C22.jpeg

Time to level the stand
0025FCF9-3F1F-4DDB-91A7-DDA240E4BCDD.jpeg

Beautiful let’s slide in the sump
4652D5F9-2302-4D13-A999-A311DB209E8F.jpeg

Let’s cleaner her out and fill it up
C166F088-FC8E-43A8-923F-C4C69D88EC0A.jpeg

Look at this monster skimmer
41783A60-6BD3-48C2-A40B-B6A0CBB87BAF.jpeg

Day one of filling
EAC0D91D-B99B-49B6-B587-BE064DD211F5.jpeg

Let’s start on the aquascape
A0A9581D-266F-4674-BEF4-5E56CD293AA9.jpeg

Need a little more platforms for acropora
246841E2-45B4-4E90-85C4-453445EB854E.jpeg

This is what I decided
B3BF3DFB-D5EA-48D6-AE36-C0CCDF54082B.jpeg

I know I know I hear all of you screaming where is your biological filtration where is the rest of the live rock? I will have to give a shout out to @Brightwell aquatics for posting my image/testimonial to their Instagram
5059C407-030B-4861-9CD5-EBEFDEF61F6A.png

Yes I KNOW I have about 500k sqft of biological media.. (they’re great for seeding new setups, I’ll get to that later)

Morning of Day three still filling the beast
BC8E1E3F-EA00-4554-9423-B6FAE0DACE50.jpeg

Aquascape in all pumps on!
465CCDD6-E3D8-411E-B293-B7B97ACEA934.jpeg

Fairly plain beginning let’s start that cycle
517BA9B2-442F-47D7-8898-3AC468B14990.jpeg

With refugium light on
3E40DC11-AA5C-4E57-868F-FC35CC2CAB9C.jpeg

Got the quarantine setup ready to go
591B07B7-8E32-4612-8FBE-4C422B998B02.jpeg

2 black ice clowns made it through 6 week quarantine (filet & O’fish)
3D0D4733-87D5-4554-8EFA-9D5420204AD1.jpeg

It was quite a journey to make it here
7FC90D97-FAE2-4047-861A-8D483222E342.jpeg
Very nice! The minimal rock looks fine to me, just looks like potential.

 
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Looks awesome love it!
Thank you! This was setup back in February

Very nice! The minimal rock looks fine to me, just looks like potential.
It has filled out quite nicely over the past couple of months

Here is a teaser of what’s to come..
Another blue (night) picture that you can’t tell what it is!
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I’m kidding, here is with “daylight”
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So I would have to recommend to anyone who has a lot of frags, get the tunze mag rocks(I got the large, holds 8 plugs). They look decent once you get the coralline to grow on it

Here are some pictures with sticks on them
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I put one on each side of the overflow
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Well Christmas has past and another update!
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Everything has been growing quite well with more fine tuning of adjusting alk which is a pain in the *** cause everything is growing..

Now with the bad.. beginning of the month I was doing my maintenance and cleaning my QT and accidentally broke the back glass while I was sliding back the tank to it’s original spot
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Unfortunately I had to take a chance and move a sailfin into the 750xxl (it was a week early)

Ok no more bad, I’m still a bit salty about it.
So I’m going to treat y’all with a couple of side boobs and a teaser ;Drool
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I know nothing is as interesting as seeing some reeftank plumbing
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I don’t really have much of an update except for things are running smoothly and having to up my dosing parameters.. deciding if I should buy or build myself a calcium reactor...

This is what happens when I’m bored at work i built a 3.75 gallon acrylic tank!
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I think I might do an AIO after I build myself a couple of reactors..

Here is a top down shot of my LPS section
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