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  1. Nuclear

    Nuclear Member R2R Supporter Tampa Bay Reef Keepers Build Thread Contributor

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    99354FA8-15BA-4FE7-8533-BABD1913E390.jpeg 0D48589A-A8D7-435B-8178-FC9E5F0EC954.jpeg Hello,

    I’m new here, new to saltwater reef tanks, new to the aquarium hobby. I’ve always wanted a reef tank, I’ve watched tons of YouTube videos, read articles, forums etc. but with so much to learn I’ve always put it off. My wife was finally like, just start. You can learn as you go, but you’ve wanted one for so long so just do it. So, I’m starting. Well, I started. I decided to start with a L.E.D. Biocube 32. It’s currently cycling. Plans are 2 clowns, 1 black, 1 occelarus. CUC... Lots of coral. I live in Tampa, FL so there’s a few really nice lfs around here! Anyway, hello.
     
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    kschweer Zoas!!! Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Partner Member 2019 NJRC Member Hospitality Award

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    Crabs McJones Millepora Maniac Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Hospitality Award

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    Lovemyreef2015 Reefing Mom! R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    NY_Caveman secretly in love with a chunky Lobophyllia R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    Nice start! Welcome to R2R!
     
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    reef lover It's a reef thing.... R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award Hudson Valley Reef Keepers

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    Welcome to the salt life!!
     
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    KJ Road Warrior R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award ETRC Member Reef Squad Leader Hospitality Award

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    samnaz Earthling R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    welcome!

    have you been to the Coral Corral? HIGHLY recommend. it's the best store I've ever seen - clean, huge, awesome prices, great selection...
     
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    dbl It Takes Less Energy to be Nice Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Hospitality Award

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    Welcome to R2R fellow Floridian and welcome to the hobby.
     
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    Nuclear Member R2R Supporter Tampa Bay Reef Keepers Build Thread Contributor

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    I have! It’s an amazing place! I plan to use Coral Corral and World Wide Coral in Orlando as my go to places. Though I’ve never been to WWC, just seen them on YouTube.

    Since I’m just getting started I’m getting my Waters from a lfs in Brandon. Not a bad little place either.
     
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    Fudsey Jack of all trades R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor NHFS Member

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    Welcome to R2R ! ! !
     
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    GoVols Cobb / Webb - 1989 R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader MTRCMember Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Welcome!!

    :)
     
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  13. Nuclear

    Nuclear Member R2R Supporter Tampa Bay Reef Keepers Build Thread Contributor

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    Thanks! But.... Go Gators!!! lol
     
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    GoVols Cobb / Webb - 1989 R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader MTRCMember Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Lol!!
    I get that all the time... :D

    We'll just have to see how Turtle (Mullen) and Pruitt pans out???

    Georgia, will be dragging the both of us, for along time coming... :(
     
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    Nuclear Member R2R Supporter Tampa Bay Reef Keepers Build Thread Contributor

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    Well Mullen has a pretty good past. We’ll see what he can do now. Pruitt... Wait.... oh yeah, the Vols did FINALLY hire someone didn’t they! lol Time will tell in both. Main difference is While Florida just hopes for improvement, and steadily getting back to greatness, Tennessee wants to win the National Title now! We’ll see how much time they allow him to build the team. I think Pruitt needs 3-4 years before he starts being seriously judged.
     
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    GoVols Cobb / Webb - 1989 R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader MTRCMember Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    He does, and he'll get the time.

    Again:
    Welcome!!

    :)
     
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    Nuclear Member R2R Supporter Tampa Bay Reef Keepers Build Thread Contributor

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    Thanks!

    Thanks to everyone for the warm welcome! I’m looking forward to learning and being able to help new people in the future!
     
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    mike werner Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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    welcome,love the name.
     
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    Nuclear Member R2R Supporter Tampa Bay Reef Keepers Build Thread Contributor

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    Thanks!
     
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    Flippers4pups Fins up since 1993 R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Leader Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Hospitality Award

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