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I know it's been a bit but I'm glad to say the tank is doing well and want to give everyone an update. I've added an Aquamaxx cheato reactor to the line up. Im going on almost 4 weeks and the cheato looks like it's doubled in size. Im give it a couple more weeks before I do my first harvest. I've also added a @Bulk Reef Supply deluxe reactor to run my Rox 8.0 carbon in. I love the build quality of the deluxe reactor and it looks good to boot. Since adding the cheato reactor I no longer run anything for phosphates. The reactors are both in anticipation of an upcoming upgrade. Im slowly removing the live rock from the front of the display and adding Brightwells Aquatics Xport biobrick media to the rear sump. I want to replace the live rock with some pieces from http://westmariculture.com/store/index.php?rt=product/category&path=76_98
Got pics of the reactors and the pieces I want from west mariculture. Please let me how you think of the bonsai pieces would look.

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By far the biggest upgrade to the SR80 is the lighting. I've gone from 3 AI Prime HD to 2 HD Hydra 26's on the two arm/rail HMS mounting system. Im really loving the new look and can't wait to see how the corals will respond. The next upgrade in the near future will be to setup my jeabo 2 part doser and some wire management.

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Wanted to show the progress so far. I think the coral really lime the Hydra upgrade. IMG_20190919_144552_326.jpg IMG_20190919_144552_338.jpg IMG_20190919_144552_340.jpg VideoCapture_20190919-143344.jpg VideoCapture_20190919-143333.jpg VideoCapture_20190919-143324.jpg
 

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Love the ‘scape. Creates all that interesting space underneath. I’m gearing up to get an SR 80 (have a RS nano currently.) Curious what your fish stock is and what skimmer you’re running. I may have missed the skimmer notation? Thanks!
 
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New toys for the SR80 Apex EL BRS special edition and a Milwaukee salinity tester. I love coming home to new toys for the reef tank.

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This is awesome! I just ordered a new SR-80 direct from Innovative Marine, can't wait to get it. Love your tank!
 

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Are you still using the Eshopps PSK-100H with the CO2 scrubber? I just ordered the same scrubber to run with mine.
 

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