HybridAZN's 180 gallon build

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  1. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member Partner Member 2019 Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor

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    Thank you!
     
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  2. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member Partner Member 2019 Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor

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    A couple pics I just took.

    FTS (boy does it look empty)
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    Happy Blastos
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    Some acan love
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    Oregon Tort with some nice PE
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    A favia from Aqua SD @mdbannister hopefully remembers its name. I'm too lazy to go back thru the thread to find it myself lol

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    AV99 Orange Crush being happy
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    Reef Raft Pink Cadillac recovered and is happy
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    Thats all for pics today!

    Thanks for looking!
     
  3. mdbannister

    mdbannister Ahh...the Reef Life Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    I think it's the "burning gem favia." It's looking great!
     
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  4. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member Partner Member 2019 Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor

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    Thank you good sir! You are correct!
     
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    prsnlty Jackie R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Even though it looks a tad empty it is looking very healthy and happy George! Love it!

    ....wish I could say the same for mine
     
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    GoVols Cobb-Webb 1989 R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader MTRCMember R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Jackie,
    Is your 180 still struggling?
     
  7. Brew12

    Brew12 Electrical Gru Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor North Alabama Reef Club

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    He's probably going to show off and actually grow things in his.... ;Blackeye
     
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    prsnlty Jackie R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Yes, but I'll talk about that on my thread ;)
     
  9. prsnlty

    prsnlty Jackie R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Lol yeah, I suspect the same thing!
     
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    GoVols Cobb-Webb 1989 R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader MTRCMember R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    I figure... :confused: Hybird's going to whip out a Giesemann Spectra MH/T5 :)
     
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    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member Partner Member 2019 Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor

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    Thanks Jackie! Things def seem to be doing better now that I've stopped messing around with things


    Yup that's the plan! I'm working toward a losing this acro killer name I've got lol




    :(

    Haha I wish! I could splurge for that fixture but I would rather buy corals! Lol

    Besides, my hamilton/reefbrite led/reefbrite t5 concoction is working it seems lol
     
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  12. prsnlty

    prsnlty Jackie R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Yes I believe that's the key. I used to be an Acro Killer too! Well technically I still am but I did get them to grow quite well for a while until the tank crashed.... You got this! Can't wait to see what your brewing up :D

    And no, I'm not going to put my long-winded explanation as to why my tank is doing badly on your thread LOL it'll get better I'm sure.
     
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  13. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member Partner Member 2019 Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor

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    There is a frag swap coming up and I got some gems rolling in :)

    That will be a fun update
     
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    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member Partner Member 2019 Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor

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    So this weekend I decided it was time to part ways with this old girl...

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    Here it is all loaded up ready for the long trip.

    And here it is at her new destination..

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    It's here where the skimmer will be.....










    For a couple weeks or so lol :p


    @geo at Geo's Reef let me bring it to his shop to repair the leaking valve on it. He has to basically redo about half of the hard plumbing on it. He will be adding a couple unions to it so if this ever happens again I can just swap the valve out myself.

    The family and I had the 3 hour trip to his shop, while we were out that way we stopped at a LFS rivers to reefs. It is a pretty nice store I felt. We then drove a bit further to Easton to do some shopping. It was rainy and cold so we didn't do much shopping lol, but we did get some Jenny's ice cream! That's some of the best in the biz if you ask me.

    I can't wait to get this skimmer fixed and back online lol

    Thanks again @geo !
     
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  15. GoVols

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

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    Dang Hybird...
    I just about choked ;Dead on that update :confused:

    Glad your fixing her up :)
     
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  16. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member Partner Member 2019 Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor

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    It's an oldie but a goodie hahaha. With the dual ehiem 1262's it pulls out used motor oil type skimmate haha.
     
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    Fin Tank Status: Still Dry R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Louisiana Reef Club

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    I bet Geo's shop would be a neat place to visit. Nice skimmer.
     
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  18. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member Partner Member 2019 Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor

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    It was an experience. I was hoping @geo had a sump in stock to try and sell me while I was there lol. He was working on a what looked to be a decent sized CaRX order for a vendor.
     
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    Fin Tank Status: Still Dry R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Louisiana Reef Club

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    His sumps are pretty sweet. I already had mine by the time I had noticed the ones he is making now. Too bad I only have room for one sump. :)
     
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    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award 3RMAS Member Partner Member 2019 Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor

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    They are pretty sweet. I'll see get one if I ever upgrade displays, or if I can convince my wife into letting me ditch my current sump for a new one hahaha
     
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