HybridAZN's 180 gallon build

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  1. fabutahoun

    fabutahoun Fadi Abu Tahoun R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Reef Tank 365 Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor

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    Nice !!!!

    I have the same rack for more than a year, me and my frags are very satisfied :D. it is now full of coralline algae and some coral encrust. looks like that I'll need to soak it with vinegar to clean
     
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  2. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    They are not enclosed, but it does look like there is a thin layer of epoxy or something over them.


    I'm liking the rack as well so far, but my goody desjardini keeps swimming by knocking frags out of it. I have a plan for that so stay tuned lol
     
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  3. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    @fabutahoun here is what I am up to with the frag rack

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    I ordered the 40 long building an obsession frag rack by itself. I'll be mounting this to the n52 to utilize this instead of the egg crate style the n52 has. I'll be using Weldon to secure the new rack to the old and obviously I'll do some trimming to make it look clean. Hoping to get this done this weekend.
     
  4. fabutahoun

    fabutahoun Fadi Abu Tahoun R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Reef Tank 365 Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor

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    Nice !!! Great Idea. I was thinking to order some stuff from building an obsession, I got a top down camera box from them and I like it, defiantly will give it this rack a try.
    Sorry to high jack, I needed to make a quick frag rack, and where I live it needs few weeks for things to arrive from the US and my quick solution for a frag rack was some egg-crate tide with zip ties and held by a mag float

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  5. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    I just got home a little bit ago from the Lear swap!

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    As you can see from this quick picture, I should have a decent update coming in the very near future.
     
  6. justingraham

    justingraham Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018 NJRC Member

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    Looks like someone met up with Tim

    Hey how are you liking the Reefbrite t5 retro?
     
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    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    So far so good. It still occasionally trips the gfci but it's few and far between. When I rip out the sump to clean that area I will probably swap out the gfci with a new one. I'm almost certain that's my issue at this point.
     
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    So my plan is to get two of the singles and make a xho t5 halide t5 xho sandwich since you are running pretty much the same thing what bulbs would u recomend? My halide is a 14k I beleive
     
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  9. bkhunt

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    Looking good! I am jealous of the zoas! I have stupid majanos and a few aptasia that I brought in on a frag or two somewhere along the line. I have a filefish to keep them in check but also ate all my zoas and most of my palys except for the 2 ugly ones I wish it would eat.
     
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  10. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    I love the ATI blue+, gives great par and keeps that par even after months of use. The color it gives to corals is also a plus.


    Thanks! It's been a long road but things are doing good now. Most of the zoas aren't mine in the pic, I picked them up for a local friend who couldn't make the swap. I did get a few zoa frags though.
     
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  11. hybridazn

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    So my acclimating is complete for tonight. The rack is now beyond full

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    And here is a quick teaser pic, and by quick I mean cell phone haha. The SC Orange Passion I picked up from @Big E instantly got PE as soon as I put it in the tank.

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    More pics to come later, right now I'm exhausted.
     
  12. fabutahoun

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    Nice Frags !!

    Can you share the list of coral names ?
     
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    Lookin good George..............that's quite a haul.
     
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    how far away is your t5s from the tank?

    We pretty much got the same corals from Tim except looks like u got the beach bum and I got the home wrecker
     
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  15. hybridazn

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    Thanks! I picked up the following

    Jason Fox beach bum (my original piece I gave to Tim a while back)
    Citr red dragon
    Diabolic pacman
    Reef Raft Skittles
    Ora pearlberry
    Bubblegum milli
    Sunset envy
    Pc superman
    Ora turquoise staghorn
    Crt delight
    Reef hero Canada blue demon
    Sc orange passion
    Mantis drop the Mic acro
    Mantis plum crazy acro
    Ora Hawkins
    Reefshine guys rainbow milli
    Asd yellow efflo
    Another milli I can't remember lol
    Cherry corals white walker zoa
    Sc playboy bunnies

    There are a couple others that are escaping me right now haha.

    Thanks Ed! Yea man I'm excited to get this tank full again. Thanks again for the great pieces!

    They are close, within 6" from the water surface.

    I almost pulled the trigger on the homewrecker since I almost my last piece of it that I got from @Renton777 last year, but I decided that getting a few other pieces in place of that made more sense at this point. I really want to fill this tank up again lol
     
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    I got a nice pice of that Plum Crazy for my "Office Tank", was pretty looking and got a killer deal. Maybe we can do a grow out ;).
     
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    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member R2R Excellence Award Photo of the Month Award Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Nice! I picked up one of the $20 frags, I couldn't pass it up
     
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    George,
    Are you still going to use your "Building an Obsession" frag rack?
     
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    psh is that all lol. Ok I might a little jealous because I thought I brought home a bunch, but I think you have me beat;). Erin and I sat on my living room floor sorting all of the corals out of our coolers like it was halloween candy, she still managed to go home with my goni somehow lol. That mushroom I got off of you is absolutely massive, I might have to move it out of the shroom tank and put it in the 90 lol. I had to giggle when I noticed the name last night haha.
     
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    Nice picks!! Beach Bum was one if I went I would have picked up. I go Steve’s tomorrow to pick up the one coral I did spring for - Walt Disney Acro. Can’t wait to see it in person as the photo the seller sent me it looks great.
     
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