Discussion in 'Reef Aquarium Spotlight' started by mdbannister, Jan 1, 2018.

R2R Reef of the Month Spotlight: Rob's 300g Deep Dimension - January 2018

I have been in the reefing hobby since 1996 close to 22 yrs. I've had freshwater aquariums since I was 7 yrs old, so I'm considered an old hand...
  1. Dogtown

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    Wow, that’s definitely a mature and stunning tank you have there. And at 300 gallons, that’s more of a bohemonth, as you put it. Very nice!

    What is your water regimine in detail? What % of you water do you change a month? Do you dose aminos? Iodine? Iron? Potassium? Strontium? Carbon? Anything else?

    Thanks
     
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    Thank you for sharing your tank with us Robert , just so awesome to see a sps tank with so many large colonies .There are so many beautiful ones you have but i was wondering about the pink one , lower left in the 3rd picture down just above system profile ,could you please give us the name of that coral. Looking forward to seeing your new tank.
     
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    glb Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

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    Great tank!
     
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    All I can say is WOW!!!
     
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    robert s b. Active Member R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Build Thread Contributor

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    New tank coming in next month, 84x48x25.5"
     
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    robert s b. Active Member R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Build Thread Contributor

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    I do 10% every 2 weeks, just use Geo 818 Calc Reactor, don't dose anything else
     
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    robert s b. Active Member R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Thank You, believe you're talking about JF Fox Flame
     
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    Mark Gray Valuable Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018 Partner Member 2019

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    Amazing Tank wow
     
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    4FordFamily Tang, Angel, & Wrasse Addict Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018 Partner Member 2019

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    I am completely floored by the beauty of this tank!! Well-done!

    -Feeling tank-shamed :D
     
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    That seems simple enough. Thanks for sharing!
     
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    robert s b. Active Member R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Build Thread Contributor

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    You're welcome
     
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    Impressive tank and corals. why the miracle mud?
     
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    Insane320 Active Member Partner Member 2018

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    That is an awesome grow out, great job.
     
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    robert s b. Active Member R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Thank You!

    Here's my 1st tank I started in 1996, and the set up I bought from Exotic Aquarium in Sacramento included a kit, with this Refugium Sump with Miracle mud and I have been using it in every system I've had, don't think I ever started a tank without one. I just stuck with it and it works for me.[​IMG]
     
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    robert s b. Active Member R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Here's a progression pic, started when I did a reboot in 2016[​IMG]
     
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    robert s b. Active Member R2R Supporter Reef Spotlight Award Build Thread Contributor

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    What it was before, when I did a reboot in Dec. 2014[​IMG]
     
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    Even looks better in person !!
     
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    Oh now I'm so jealous .... ;Facepalm;Yuck
     
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    Truely awe inspiring and certainly inspirational.
    Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Brew12 Electrical Gru Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Reef Tank 365 Article Contributor Partner Member 2018 Partner Member 2019 North Alabama Reef Club

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    Love it! Giving me hope for 2020! :p
     
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