FarmerTy's 215-gallon SPS Tank

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  1. xaflatoonx

    xaflatoonx Active Member

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    its absolutely STUNNING Ty.
     
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  2. FarmerTy

    FarmerTy Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Thank you! He was fun to chase!
     
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    First and foremost, I admire your previous and current aquariums and most of all your unique skills! I will be following a similar methodology as I will be starting a reef aquarium! Second, where did you get those gloves? :)
     
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    FarmerTy Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Thanks Fedeuma! I appreciate you following along. It was funny to see your progress while reading through the build thread over the last couple of days based on your likes along the way.

    Gloves:
    https://www.marinedepot.com/Coralif...ter_Aquariums-Coralife-ES09505-FIMTPG-vi.html
     
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  5. bubbaque

    bubbaque Never enough SPS R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    I love the gloves but holy moly do they STINK!
     
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    Greenstreet.1 Valuable Member

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    stop letting water in
     
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    FarmerTy Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    I was going to say, did you check if there was a dead fish in one of them? Mine never stunk.
     
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    bubbaque Never enough SPS R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    I mean out of the box. They are a little less stinky now but they smelled like straight chemicals. The reviews on them say the same thing and I didn't think it could be as bad they were saying but they might be worse, lol.

    The wife got them for me on Christmas and after I opened them she made me put them outside.
     
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  9. FarmerTy

    FarmerTy Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Ahhh, makes sense. I was thinking the whole time you might have a dead chromis in the thumb section.
     
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    What a gorgeous fish!
     
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    FarmerTy Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Drop dead gorgeous! Its beauty is unparalleled! I wish I would have gotten one a long time ago!
     
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    MAN! I've read some build threads before but how can I put it... the inner peace, tranquility, immense knowledge, and your unique methodology left me speechless. The tone of voice throughout the thread was nothing short of magnificent! You revived a somewhat dormant or suspended love for reefing! You give novice/amateurs like myself hope to one day come close to having a beautiful reef aquarium as yours! I read your thread while at work when things got slow. Every time I got busy I will rush to finished the job at hand so I can go back and keep reading! LOL! All I can say is THANK YOU!
     
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    FarmerTy Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    You are too kind and I'm glad to hear you're back to a love affair with reefing again! Thanks for following along!

    [​IMG]
     
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    Buahaha!
     
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    FarmerTy Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Installed a light lift for my ATI fixture to make it much easier to pull it up and out of the way while working in the tank.

    Thanks to @Sierra_Bravo for the idea and on top of that, offering to help install it when he came to pick up frags. I say I helped but I just stood there, handed him tools, and viola, 20 mins later it was installed.

    I accidentally ordered two but I'm liking it so much that I'm going to install the extra one over my frag tank.[​IMG][​IMG]
     
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    FarmerTy Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    ORA Chips acro... A classic coral having fun whipping around in the current.

     
  17. bubbaque

    bubbaque Never enough SPS R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    Looks to be pretty darn happy!
     
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    zachxlutz 120 Gallons of FUN R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    I think something is wrong with your tank... your polyps are trying to escape.
     
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    FarmerTy Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    , get us out of here!
     
  20. ihavecrabs

    ihavecrabs Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Absolutely awesome.

    Can you tell us a little more about your flow? How often is it that strong, is it always random, etc.
     
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