Jeff's 30L AIO mixed reef build

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Hello... I'm Jeff in San Antonio, TX. After years without a system up due to regular moves I've bought a house in 2020 and am now ready to get wet again. After lengthy consideration I'm putting a Nuvo Fusion Pro 30L AIO reef tank in my living room. My goal is for a very high finish top of the line Nano and plan to stock for a high movement and very colorful LPS system. At the same time I'm setting up a 40g frag tank as well to cater to my collectors itch.

The 30L AIO hardware:

30L Nuvo Fusion Pro AIO tank
Comline DOC Skimmer 9004 DC-Tunze
2 x Radion XR15 G5 LED Light Fixture - EcoTech Marine
2 x RMS XR15 G5 Tank Mount Systems
Apex Controller System – Neptune Systems
IceCap – Battery Backup v3
VorTech MP10QD – Mobius Ready Quiet Drive Propeller Pump – EcoTech Marine
Helio PTC Aquarium Heater w/ Controller – Innovative Marine (New item but love the mount!)
Osmolator Universal 3155 Auto Top Off – Tunze
Auqa Gadget 5 Gallon Hydrofill Reservoir – Innovative Marine
DOS & DDR Dosing System Package – Neptune Systems

The 40g Frag tank hardware:
40g breeder tank
Reef Octopus HOB 1000 Skimmer
XP Aqua Sumpless ATO system
Seachum Tidal 110 HOB Power Filter
Reef Keeper Elite Controller w/ PH, Temp and Salinity probes
1 x MP40
2 x Radion XR15 Gen 3's
4 x Eshopps Alpha Rack Giga racks
1 x Bashsea Mad Rack 11-22 rack
2 x Smartreefing table frag racks
2 x Fiji Cube 32 hole frag racks
 
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Location of the 30L AIO will be located on this piece of furniture that has been reinforced to hold the roughly <400 pounds of the system (48"w x 16"d x 39"t). The ATO reservoir will be in the left side under cabinet and the electronics and controls in the right side under cabinet.

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Finally settled on my plan for the 5 back chambers of the 30L AIO.

1. Left overflow chamber - Tunze 9004
2. Left Media Chamber - inTank Fuge Basket with a custom cut block of Marine Pure
3. Sump Chamber - Return Pump, Heater, Monitor probes and place to toss a media bag of Chemipure or similar if needed
4. Right Media Chamber - inTank Fuge Basket with a custom cut block of Marine Pure
5. Right overflow Chamber - Media basket filled with Marine Pure Gems in lower 2 chambers and top chamber/tray reserved for situational use of floss.

Trying to max my biological filtration with the high efficiency of the Marine pure blocks and gems along with a solid skimmer. Tank will have a conservative amount of live rock and a 2" sandbed.
 
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The IM AIO 30l’s are fantastic tanks. We went with two mp10’s, and two ai hd primes. I swapped out there pump for two Eheim compacton 1000’s.
I was considering a 2nd mp10 but I'm worried it might be too much flow for the tank being mostly an LPS/Softy/Zoa tank. Will never have an SPS in here. How do you find your 2 mp10's work with your tank and your comp?
 
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