Gribbliest's Reefer 750 XXL Build

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  1. Gribbliest

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    Good advice thanks, it's got plenty of room around but I will double check that before I finalise!

    I wasn't sure if I could get it floating like that, but the aqua scapefix is amazing!
     
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  2. Gribbliest

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    Better safe than sorry...

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  3. Gribbliest

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    And time to find out if it's water proof..... Wish me luck!

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  4. Gribbliest

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    11 in
    0 out

    Long may it continue! 7AB73DFA-CE41-4993-9CE6-CFE1ECFFD640.jpeg
     
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  5. dbl

    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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    Ah...one time when 0 is a good thing!!!
     
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    Looking good! I bet the jack stand will give you a lot more peace of mind. I have parallel joists too.
     
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    Looks good! I just got my 750 set up this weekend! You'll love it!
     
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    Yeah, not sure if it's 100% needed, but I don't want to risk it. Not used to these houses made of twigs - I read the three little pigs as a child..
     
  9. Gribbliest

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    Nice - do you have a thread sharing any of what you are doing?
     
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  10. Gribbliest

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    Does the colour at the bottom mean my DI resin is being worn out??!

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    Everything is looking good!

    Yes that does mean that, how many gallons have you made with it? What is the TDS going into the DI?
     
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    It's 11-13 in. I've made around 140gallons so far. Just ordering a replacement cartridge! My old DI resin didn't change colour!
     
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    does ur skimmer fits ? coz i m also getting the same.
     
  14. Gribbliest

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    That was my worry also! It fits with the Fuge set to the larger size - It's as though it was made for it :)
     
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  15. Gribbliest

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    Oh how things change... I remember striving for Zero NO3 and PO4 - seems this isn't so much of a target anymore???

    Any recommendations for SPS/LPS - If I want to keep both, probably more SPS than LPS, what should I be aiming at?
     
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    Very true. I actually had to stop doing water changes because the water was too clean. It's tough to find a balance for both. I run a mixed reef and shoot for around 3-5 NO3 and .05 on PO4. But to be honest my PO4 creeps up to .1 and the LPS love it, and the SPS just so of tolerate it!

    And as a side note, I really don't pay any attention to the color changing resin. I pay attention to the water pressure and the TDS readings, and change when pressure starts to drop and I notice anything other than 0 on the TDS meter. I would recommend getting a hand held TDS meter to verify the inline model. I believe the hand held's are more accurate.
     
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    Well, DI done, just crept up to 1PPM after ~150gal. Completely orange too. Need some more resin, but should hopefully be enough water once the rest of my rockwork and sand are in there...
     
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    Wonder if there are any beasts in the murky depths!!!
     
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