Red Sea Reefer XXL 750 Build

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My First Red Sea Tank to setup

Equipment List -
Radion XR30 Blue Gen 5 * 3 Units
Octo Elite 150 Int Protein Skimmer (also have Bubble king 250 as back up)
Octo Various 8 Return Pump
Neptune COR 20 Return Pump
Royal Exclusive 75W (Will be used for UV and media reactors)
25 Watt UV
Neptune Wav * 6 Units
Neptune Flow Sensors 1 inch and 1/2 inch * 2 sets
Neptune Trident
Neptune Gro
Neptune Auto Feeder
Neptune Apex
Hydros Control 4
Hydros Wave Engine with WIFI
Hydros Control 2
Hydros Auto top off
Hydros Leak Sensor Rope
ICE CAP CO2 Scrubber
ICE CAP Algae Scrubber
Skimz CM157 Internal Calcium Reactor (this will changed)

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Neptune to control and monitor - PH, Salinity, Temp, ORP, COR 20, WAV, GRO, Auto Feeder, Flow, Trident
Hydros - PH in Calcium reactor, Temp, control Maxspect flow, Various 8, Skimmer, leak detection, Icecap, heater
also RODI and salt mixing station control will be done by Hydros.

Will be replacing filter socks with Filter roller as well.
System will be SPS dominant with mostly Tang fish in there.

Will update as i go... Thank You :)
 
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That’s a lot of lights. I have 2x XR30 and 1x XR15 G5 blues on my 750XXL, and I have great coverage. I think 3x XR30 alone will probably be enough...

Just a note on the Maxpect XF 330’s: the magnets aren’t strong enough for the glass thickness on the 750XXL, and you’ll probably find the gyres slipping in the tank from where you position them. I have the same set (and issue) as backup wavemakers and are looking to get a set of RedSea ReefWave 450 magnets to get around this.

My primary wavemakers are a pair of RedSea ReefWave 450’s, and I can’t recommend them enough. They’re a lot easier to clean and maintain than the Maxpect gyres. The Wifi, scheduling and programming options are also vastly superior.

Is there a reason for a COR 20 and Varios 8 as opposed to two COR 20’s? (I assume you’re running one pump per outlet?)
 
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That’s a lot of lights. I have 2x XR30 and 1x XR15 G5 blues on my 750XXL, and I have great coverage. I think 3x XR30 alone will probably be enough...

Just a note on the Maxpect XF 330’s: the magnets aren’t strong enough for the glass thickness on the 750XXL, and you’ll probably find the gyres slipping in the tank from where you position them. I have the same set (and issue) as backup wavemakers and are looking to get a set of RedSea ReefWave 450 magnets to get around this.

My primary wavemakers are a pair of RedSea ReefWave 450’s, and I can’t recommend them enough. They’re a lot easier to clean and maintain than the Maxpect gyres. The Wifi, scheduling and programming options are also vastly superior.

Is there a reason for a COR 20 and Varios 8 as opposed to two COR 20’s? (I assume you’re running one pump per outlet?)
I have 4 Neptune Wav as primary pumps (2 on top and 2 on bottom side walls, i will take your word and sell XF 330 's before using them up and replace with Red seas may be or something strong enough and can be controlled by Hydros. i wanted this 2 beside the overflow box on the back side.

Since i am using Neptune (Controls COR 20) and also Hydros (Controls Various 8) i am trying to keep them fail safe and each pump will run one return lines.
I will have 2 GFCI outlets for each controllers.
 
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I have 4 Neptune Wav as primary pumps (2 on top and 2 on bottom side walls, i will take your word and sell XF 330 's before using them up and replace with Red seas may be or something strong enough and can be controlled by Hydros. i wanted this 2 beside the overflow box on the back side.

Since i am using Neptune (Controls COR 20) and also Hydros (Controls Various 8) i am trying to keep them fail safe and each pump will run one return lines.
I will have 2 GFCI outlets for each controllers.
I am running 3 G5 XR30s on my 750xxl. Currently thinking of adding a fourth which would be equivalent to op's setup.
 
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I am running 3 G5 XR30s on my 750xxl. Currently thinking of adding a fourth which would be equivalent to op's setup.
3 is not enough for high par? i am doing SPS so maybe i should consider getting fourth one than.
are you using diffusers? i find diffusers reduce par numbers.
 
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3 is not enough for high par? i am doing SPS so maybe i should consider getting fourth one than.
are you using diffusers? i find diffusers reduce par numbers.
Yes using diffusers for spread. I am more concerned with shadowing in the future with colonies. Would like to add T5s or led strips but the wife dissaproves of the look.
 
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Yes using diffusers for spread. I am more concerned with shadowing in the future with colonies. Would like to add T5s or led strips but the wife dissaproves of the look.
I changed from XR30 Blue to Sky on my 24 inch cube tank, it took care of shadowing. due to its wider body it covers more area.

your wife is right In terms of looks it's better to add 4th radion than going with t5 setup (will look bulky)
 

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I changed from XR30 Blue to Sky on my 24 inch cube tank, it took care of shadowing. due to its wider body it covers more area.

your wife is right In terms of looks it's better to add 4th radion than going with t5 setup (will look bulky)
I agree, but I still think the other option will perform better. If I do it my way I'll have to suffer the wrath though .
 
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So how do you like the SKY, and how many did you go with on your setup? 3?
I didn't replace Radions for this build. I replaced only on my 60 gallon cube tank .

I was thinking of selling 3 Radions i have on this build with 3 Sky but selling is not easy even though lights are sealed in the box.
 
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Finally got some time to move tank to its place and level it. Waiting for Caribsea shape rock to arrive.
Will fill with water and check for leaks tonight.
Here are some pictures with equipement.
 

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