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  1. Josip

    Josip Member

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    hello everyone
    Just saying hello to everyone here, i am new to the world of tropical salt water tanks and i am sure i will soon have tons of silly questions for u all.

    To make this short and sweet this is my new work in progress in new house i am building.

    Tell me all that u think is appropriate to make it better.

    Two lights used and actually just installed are Orpheks V4 consoles.
    Tank is 243 gallons, drop off tank.

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    dbl It Takes Less Energy to be Nice Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Welcome to R2R. I love drop off tanks - looking forward to watching this one come together.
     
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    Beautiful setup! I would add some more plate rock off the center column for horizontal surface area to add corals.
     
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    Welcome to R2R!!! welcome12_af875eaa887ed91c39e4c81c7d4fd966-0ed06ab93ea565647147c6beddbca4eb.gif tumblr_o3y4pherIa1s3h43ko1_500.gif
     
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    Welcome to R2R! Can't wait to see this tank continue to come together, very cool!
     
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    Welcome!!!
     
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    Welcome aboard!
     
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    Lovemyreef2015 I love Acans! R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Welcome to R2R
     
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    Welcome to R2R!!!
     
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    Welcome
    Very nice setup
     
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    Me and few others lift this monster up from floor to that pedestal. Tell you it is heavy. Nice to see it coming alive.
     
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    jsker Reefing is all about the adventure Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Welcome to R2R, this build is going to be a nice one to see it progress.
     
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    Welcome to R2R! Sweet drop off!
     
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    Oh wow! That's awesome looking! Welcome!
     
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    Man ... if I ever have a Drop Off system like yours, I think I already have an idea of what I wanna arrange and keep ... depthwise. Welcome and you've picked the right forum for this hobby ... :D
     
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    Thx guys i will be updating this thread with a lot more details and pictures of tank and its system as i progress. Wanna do it right so if anyone has any remarks or suggestions i am all ears.

    Thx for the support in advance
     
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    So it is about that time to start adding life to my tank, please if you have any suggestions what to introduce first would be of great help... tank has been cycled, all looks good, passing the ugly stage now, no increased parameters anymore... been like that for 2 weeks now.

    Now i would love to start adding things, corals, fish, clean up crew but the order in which to do it properly would be nice to know.

    My daughter wants some clown fish so i might get a pair of false clownfish, tank bread.
    and with that would love to start on some corals, pls if you could let me know which ones you recommend would be great.

    Thx
     
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    start off with clownfish (for your daughter's sake & love ...) and then slowly add a starter coral. Slow and Patience is the Word to this hobby! Have fun!!
     
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    thats a nice tank!
     
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    Any ones in particular. Not sure which are starter ones. So many to choose from. Been researching all afternoon. Thx for the help
     
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