My 36gallon reefer cube build thread

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Hi I’ve been away from the hobby for 4 years now and returning with a brand new 20x20x24” height cube 36 gallon with 6 gallon sump.

here’s picture of setting up and final landscape I’m sticking with :D



some equipments are :

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Ladden Tank :
36gallons tank & 6 gallon sump
Lighting :
  • Red Sea ReefLed 50
Controllers :
  • Hydro Controller set up ( planning to get )
Flows :
  • Ice Cap 2k gyre wifi
  • Current USA Eflux 1900

Temperatures :
  • Ink Bird ITC-306A Wifi
  • Hygger titanium 500W heater

Filtrations :
  • Reef Octopus Light Reactor LR150 ( will be last equipment purchase )
  • Bubble Magus 3.5 Protein Skimmer
    Octo Multi Media Reactor ( Red Sea Reef Spec Carbon )
  • Nyo Torq Media Reactor 2.0 ( DVH Bio Pellet with AF Phosphate Minus @ 1:1 ratio )
  • AquaForest AF110 Media Reactor ( AF Life Bio Fil )
  • AquaForest AF 90 Media Reactor ( AF Zeolit )

Doser :
  • Looking for equipments
ATO :
  • Hydor ControllerATO ( upgrading to auto aqua with WC )
  • HydroFill Pump
  • Innovative Marine 5 gallon reservoir

Testers :
  • - Hanna Alk
  • - Hanna Salinity
  • - Hanna Calcium

QT :
  • Fluval 13.5gallon tank
  • Looking for equipments

Refugium :
  • Looking for equipments


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New rockscape and in progress equipment check list.

So I used bio spira and Tim one and only, and added two clown fish but one died next day after I got home from work.. the other one is doing good and eating. Also got 3 chromis and clean up crew package.
 

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A little work put into equipments organized today.

what you guys think about trying to put white sand to make it look separate but kinda failed because it got mixed a little with the black.
Should I remove the white sand and make all black or stay?
 

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Do you have half black sand and half white sand?
Yes I do, I tried to make it look like two separate reef areas lol but some black got mixed in a little.
What you think? Should I just go all black or get another white sand bag and try add thin layer on top to cover all little black ones?
 

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Yes I do, I tried to make it look like two separate reef areas lol but some black got mixed in a little.
What you think? Should I just go all black or get another white sand bag and try add thin layer on top to cover all little black ones?
Very cool. Would look awesome with all black and White fish.
 
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Huge shopping spree and gonna be setting up all controllers and wiring today!!



finally got all the hydros controllers but still missing wave engine ( soon to arrive in mail! )
 

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