Rags2Riches - The Learning Curve. 125g

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@RichtheReefer21 I thought your test showed 90 ppb? That's .276 PO4. Am I missing something?
My brain is melted. I read the chart wrong somehow. So thanks for that heads up. So I was at .27, I am down to .24 as of last night cuz it showed 81 ppb.

Thanks for that catch fuds
 
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So busy this weekend. Rototilled the veggie garden, rebuilt the edging, and getting ready for yet another dcf meeting in my home. Tired of it.
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Also did some bbq with my nephew. Had him all weekend. Did a slow roast grilled 5lbs chicken cut open to lay flat and it came out phenomenal.

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So big changes are coming... I may be moving... to the eastern edge of the Rocky's. Wyoming, Colorado, or northeastern new Mexico.

I dont wanna get all into the details. But if I move... the tank isnt coming with me. I may be selling all my coral, very, very soon. Then the lights, and go fowlr until the move. I'm taking as little as possible with me when I go.

Tank updates:

6 line was found on carpet.
Po4 isnt going down.
Anthias and firefish come out of QT next week. They are going through prazipro now.

Random nem pic:
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Bah humbug.
 
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Nothing like a spatchcocked chicken on the grill!
Rocky’s , Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming? Man that sounds like a list of choices from the witness protection program....
Will suck to see ya head out kinda liked a neighborhood reefer to hang with now and again.
I wish you well wherever your feet and life take you my friend. Just remember to get salty and post about it here wherever you settle down. And save the best stuff for me lol ;)
 
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Nothing like a spatchcocked chicken on the grill!
Rocky’s , Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming? Man that sounds like a list of choices from the witness protection program....
Will suck to see ya head out kinda liked a neighborhood reefer to hang with now and again.
I wish you well wherever your feet and life take you my friend. Just remember to get salty and post about it here wherever you settle down. And save the best stuff for me lol ;)
Thanks. The dendro will be fragged in weeks or sooner.

You, @Fudsey , and my friend @thejuice24 , will all receive a free head. And I'll sell the rest. The gold tipped torch is going, every zoa I just got, rainbow acan, all of it...

Then the light, fish, rock, and equipment... inverts will go last. And then Until Next Time.

I will stay awake and alive on r2r. Ever learning. The next tank I do will likely be a nano, 30gal or less. And that will keep me happy and I'll grow out the corals for the Dream Build.

Gotta get priorities straight, and buy a house and do it right.. it's been a heIIuva ride.. r2r will always be home.

Cant get rid of me that easy :)
 
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You going to take everyone with?
Huh? Take who?

I'm waiting for DCF to release Alianna back to mom. Then I'm gone. Kalisha is likely coming with me.

Methodically going to sell off everything in the tank and when the light turns green for the baby going home, I'm gone.
 

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Sad news, brother, but feeling very positive for your future nonetheless.

 
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I've spent the last 20 years chasing sever weather all over new England, with dreams of becoming a field meteorologist and researcher. "Storm chaser" nothing gave me goosebumps like last year, I took the dream trip of a lifetime.

On 2 days notice, I bought round trip tickets to Omaha Nebraska after 3 days of crunching numbers, plotting wind forecast diagrams and pressure models and pinned the tail on the donkey for my location to land in.

3 days later, and 1400 miles, I chased from Omaha to Oklahoma City and back again to catch my flight. 48 tornados touched down over those 3 days across the plains. I saw 3, but due to inexperience I found myself on the wrong side of the storms most of the time, too afraid to do a core punch to the other side.

The tank means nothing to me in comparison if that gives u a clue to my passion. Here are some photos from the trip, I have timelapses as well.

This is the root of my move, plus I want to explore the rocky mountains and its gems and treasures of national parks. I will be out of the threat zone for tornados and sever weather, nestled right next to the Rockies.

Enjoy. I literally would leave tomorrow if I could. I mean it.

Last map I studied before leaving Logan for Ohare, chi.
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Me at the base of silos in southern Kansas.
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Twin funnel clouds.
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My heart races as I post the pics and the nostalgia hits home. I cannot describe the intensity of anticipation. My dreams, I gotta give it a go before I cant anymore.
 
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