Finally getting my seahorse started!

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I finally started putting together my 54 gallon corner seahorse tank. The equipment arrived this week. Here's what I got:
Aqueon 54 Gallon Corner Tank
Bashsea 3015 Sump 30x15x16 Smart Series
Bashsea 6-24 Protein Skimmer
Coral Box DCA4, 000 1000 GPH
JBJ 15-Watt Macro Glo Refugium Light
Esphopps PF-1200 Overflow Box
Rossmont Mover M900 Circulation Pump
Rossmont Mover M1200 Circulation Pumps - 2
Rossmont Waver Wireless Controller
Green Killing Machine 24 Watt Internal UV Sterilizer w/Power Head
Rea Sea ReefLED 90w Light with Arm
Ultralife Titanium Grounding Probe
AquaEuro 1/4 hp Titanium Apex Aquarium Chiller
Apex 656 pump
I have to figure out how to put pics up, but here are a couple of the tank and the sump!
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I have live rock and sand on the way and plan to use Dr. Tim's method to cycle it, so I hope to have some seahorses soon!

Thanks to everyone for all of their help, advice, and support. It has been amazing!

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I finally started putting together my 54 gallon corner seahorse tank. The equipment arrived this week. Here's what I got:
Aqueon 54 Gallon Corner Tank
Bashsea 3015 Sump 30x15x16 Smart Series
Bashsea 6-24 Protein Skimmer
Coral Box DCA4, 000 1000 GPH
JBJ 15-Watt Macro Glo Refugium Light
Esphopps PF-1200 Overflow Box
Rossmont Mover M900 Circulation Pump
Rossmont Mover M1200 Circulation Pumps - 2
Rossmont Waver Wireless Controller
Green Killing Machine 24 Watt Internal UV Sterilizer w/Power Head
Rea Sea ReefLED 90w Light with Arm
Ultralife Titanium Grounding Probe
AquaEuro 1/4 hp Titanium Apex Aquarium Chiller
Apex 656 pump
I have to figure out how to put pics up, but here are a couple of the tank and the sump!
DSCF0086.JPG
build thread 3.JPG


I have live rock and sand on the way and plan to use Dr. Tim's method to cycle it, so I hope to have some seahorses soon!

Thanks to everyone for all of their help, advice, and support. It has been amazing!

Cassi buld thread 5.JPG
This is going to be cool
 
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I just got my live rock last night. I'm just waiting on my sand now to get it in the tank! Then I can start my cycle. I've decided to go with Dr. Tim's. Any tips?

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Awesome!!
Tips for cycling? Just pick a method and go with it, if your doing dr tims method do that start to finish as directed and you'll be fine. Just dont for example, start with dr tims method and then decide an ammonia test is too expensive and toss in a shrimp instead etc ;)
 
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Awesome!!
Tips for cycling? Just pick a method and go with it, if your doing dr tims method do that start to finish as directed and you'll be fine. Just dont for example, start with dr tims method and then decide an ammonia test is too expensive and toss in a shrimp instead etc ;)
Thanks. Makes sense. I'll be patient.
 

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I just got my live rock last night. I'm just waiting on my sand now to get it in the tank! Then I can start my cycle. I've decided to go with Dr. Tim's. Any tips?

Follow these instructions and you’ll be all set! - Dr Tims Instructions
 
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We got everything set up and running, filled it up, and started the cycle with Dr. Tim's! So far so good. I do my first series of tests tomorrow. I need to figure out my camera so I can take better pictures too when I get more stuff put in the tank. Does anyone know of some good cheap places to buy artificial corals and plants? I am going to eventually add real corals but would like to start with the artificial stuff first just to have some hitching posts.

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(I just noticed I need to change the date and time on my new camera.)
 
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