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Hi All,

Sold my old 55 gallon tank back in May to my local community due to moving out of state.

I guess the only good news getting rid of a tank you spent a lot of time on is of course, building it bigger the next time.

Just purchased a new Innovative Marine INT 100 Gallon tank with a new trigger systems sump and am very excited to start it up. Really thought hard to decide on EXT vs INT. Chose the INT so that the tank will look nicer and flush to the wall in my dinning room.

I will share pictures later since I know everyone loves those.

Best,

Michael
 
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Hi All,
The tank arrives tomorrow! Started working on some draft rock scapes. Going to be using acrylic rods for extra stability in some sections. Planning on modifying it a bit more. They are currently stacked about halfway up the height of the tank. Not sure if i should make it any taller.

RODI units are running to make all the water.


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I just got the 100G peninsula so probably a similar weight. I had four of us carry it in and it wasn't too bad. Three could probably do it but I wanted the extra hands ha. Good luck, I like the scape so far!
Thanks! Its about 250 pounds. Normally I would move something that heavy alone. I will most likely do the same thing to avoid shattering glass.
Haha. I had six friends help with the move; emphasis on the had part...
Sorry for your loss of friends. I will try to keep them afterwards
 
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Looks very clean. You are restricting your return and not your primary drain?
There is a gate valve on the primary drain. I added one on the return but most likely will leave that open all the way. I need a better pump.
 
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Hi All,

Sold my old 55 gallon tank back in May to my local community due to moving out of state.

I guess the only good news getting rid of a tank you spent a lot of time on is of course, building it bigger the next time.

Just purchased a new Innovative Marine INT 100 Gallon tank with a new trigger systems sump and am very excited to start it up. Really thought hard to decide on EXT vs INT. Chose the INT so that the tank will look nicer and flush to the wall in my dinning room.

I will share pictures later since I know everyone loves those.

Best,

Michael
Hi Michael - I am brand new to Salt/sumps and considering this same tank; IM do a package with their own RFS36 sump; what made you choose Trigger systems over IM? Other than the color and fish cutout im clueless :)
Thanks, Mark
 
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Hi Michael - I am brand new to Salt/sumps and considering this same tank; IM do a package with their own RFS36 sump; what made you choose Trigger systems over IM? Other than the color and fish cutout im clueless :)
Thanks, Mark
Hmm, was not aware of that package. I already had the stand and I liked the trigger systems sump. The IM one looks really cool. For some reason I have not seen them before.
 
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