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Been doing som eprep work.

Cleaned my office out to get ready to slide the existing tank down this weekend hopefully.

Also some infrastructure prepping.

I currently have a mixing station in my garage that has one 65G freshwater tank and a 100g saltwater tank. These also are connected to the Genesis Reef ATO and water changer. These are fed by a 100GPD BRS 6 stage RO unit.

I bought a 150GPD BRS 6 stage from another reefer and plan on swapping these two and upgrading the 150 to 200GPD system . I also picked up the 3 stage DI upgrade to add to it. I am also going to add 2 300g poly tanks for fresh and salt and worst case scenario I'd have more than enough water on hand to replace all of it in a pinch.

The tank had been sitting at my house so I got some help from my son for a a good cleaning, plus he fit through the top and I couldn't.

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Been doing som eprep work.

Cleaned my office out to get ready to slide the existing tank down this weekend hopefully.

Also some infrastructure prepping.

I currently have a mixing station in my garage that has one 65G freshwater tank and a 100g saltwater tank. These also are connected to the Genesis Reef ATO and water changer. These are fed by a 100GPD BRS 6 stage RO unit.

I bought a 150GPD BRS 6 stage from another reefer and plan on swapping these two and upgrading the 150 to 200GPD system . I also picked up the 3 stage DI upgrade to add to it. I am also going to add 2 300g poly tanks for fresh and salt and worst case scenario I'd have more than enough water on hand to replace all of it in a pinch.

The tank had been sitting at my house so I got some help from my son for a a good cleaning, plus he fit through the top and I couldn't.

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Let me know when you get ready to get rid of the old water storage tanks. These would be great for our tanks.
 
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So I built the light rack today.

Trying to decide on layout of the orphek bars.

I have 6 36" bars.

Should I go to left to right or front to back?
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Depends on your radion layout but I'd do the long way but with 6 you might be fine either way
 
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Depends on your radion layout but I'd do the long way but with 6 you might be fine either way
Radions will be 3 across the front and 3 across the back.
The bars are just supplemental for some color and any dark spots hopefully.

I won't know for sure until I get it over the tank most likely.
 

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Radions will be 3 across the front and 3 across the back.
The bars are just supplemental for some color and any dark spots hopefully.

I won't know for sure until I get it over the tank most likely.
Id do them the long way then. It'll mix nicer
 
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