My 75 gallon build

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Nothing exciting here yet,
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I'm still piecing together gear, I bought a used tank, stand, sump, and return pump, repainted the stand and cleaning things up.

Planning for a mixed reef starting but starting slow.

So here's the list so far
75 gallon corner overflow
Eshopps RS100 sump 3rd generation
Octo classic 100-INT skimmer
Danner 9.5b pump 950gph

2 Viparspectra 165w lights
Jebao MCP 120 and 70 cross flow wavemaker
80 pounds of Macro rock
Instant Ocean Reef Crystals

I run RODI for my planted tank so that's covered.

Tank isn't set up yet, cleaning it, and deciding on aquascape. I'm not much on the rock pile or minimalist. Trying for in-between. But pictures because everyone wants pictures.
 
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I started the cycle with Brightwell MicroBacterSartXLM and dosed ammonia 5 days ago.

I just bought some live rock from the LFS and added it to the sump to help since it's all dry rock and sand I started with. There are some coralline algae, green algae, copepods and what I think are mysis shrimp on it.

It's just dry rock they cure in house in a vat, but should be much more biodiverse than the bottle.
 
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Installed a ATO, now this is a game changer. I would say it's one of the most important pieces of equipment. Winter coming my freshwater tanks loose water like crazy in my home.
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