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  1. CBfromMO

    CBfromMO Member

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    Hello all,

    Andy here from Butler, MO. I have been in and out of the hobby for 15 years due to military life. I am retired, so now I have plenty of time for my aquarium.

    Current Aquarium (2015-Present) Basic kit that BRS had going in 2015.
    IM 20G NUVO Fusion: Ocellaris Clownfish and Neon Dottyback.
    Filtration: Custom Caddy with Purity Pack Filter Media.
    I did buy a ghost skimmer, but it was the wrong size. I didn't want to deal with it, so it has sat in the bottom of my stand for 2 years.

    New Project Reef Aquarium
    125G 5ft long aquarium. Absolutely nothing on it, or cut yet. Intentions are to cut for a sump.
    I did just buy the 16" Shadow Overflow.

    I am all ready for suggestions on what to get from this point if you wish to indulge me.

    I have had a 100G aquarium before, so I have some experience with a large tank.
     
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    NY_Caveman Troglodyte R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Welcome to R2R! And thanks for your service!
     
  3. Crabs Mcjones

    Crabs Mcjones Millepora Maniac Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Welcome to R2R!!!! welcome12_af875eaa887ed91c39e4c81c7d4fd966-0ed06ab93ea565647147c6beddbca4eb.gif tumblr_lpbdl1Z8te1qjhjdwo2_r6_250.gif
     
  4. dbl

    dbl It Takes Less Energy to be Nice Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Thank you for your service and welcome to R2R and your new reefing family.
     
  5. CBfromMO

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    Thank you.
     
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    Thank you.
    Andy
     
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    jsker Reefing is all about the adventure Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Welcome to R2R, Thank you for your service:) Hey a 125 is a nice upgrade.
     
  8. KJ

    KJ Road Warrior R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award ETRC Member

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    Welcome to R2R! And thank you for your service!
     
  9. Tahoe61

    Tahoe61 Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member Moderator Emeritus Build Thread Contributor

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    Welcome to R2R Andy. :)

    What lighting is on the IM 20?
     
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    nautical_nathaniel Indecision may or may not be my problem. R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Welcome to R2R! :D
     
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    DSC reef Coral wasted R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Welcome to R2R Andy
     
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    reef lover It's a reef thing.... R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Hudson Valley Reef Keepers

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    Lovemyreef2015 Reefing Mom! R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Hospitality Award

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    Welcome to R2R, and thank you for your service.
     
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    GoVols Cobb-Webb 1989 R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader MTRCMember R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Thank you for serving our country and welcome to Reef 2 Reef.

    Freddie
     
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    Susan Edwards Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    welcome. Hope you start a build thread. I just upgraded, or rather, added 125 tank. Have coral and fish in qt for it. This is a great place to share your journey.
     
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    Fudsey Jack of all trades R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Welcome to R2R Andy ! ! !

    Thank you for your service :)
     
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    XNavyDiver Insightful answer loading... please wait. R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    P-Dub Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Welcome! Thank you for your service! We just retired out of the Navy as well. Just started my build thread and am in the process as well. Looking forward to your updates and posts. You'll find this particular forum very helpful and, most importantly, full of great folks with little or no ego, eager to help. Quite a refreshing change from the "other" forum.
     
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    LadyMac Well-Known Member Build Thread Contributor

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    Welcome and thank you for your service :)
    I’m excited to see this upgrade!
     
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    4FordFamily Tang, Angel, & Wrasse Addict Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor

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    Welcome home, you will love it here!

    Thanks for your service, but now you need to post some tank pics! :)
     
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