Reefer_NYC - Waterbox Frag 105.4 Shallow Build

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Sup Everyone! Just wanted to get a build thread going for my new Waterbox Frag 105.4
Tank is replacing a Red Sea Reefer 250 which is currently sitting in the middle of my living room. Stay tuned for more!

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Gear List:
Lights - Illumagic X4 with Vitamini Strips
Return Pump - Sicce SDC 3.0
Wave makers - 2x Nero 5
Skimmer - Simplicity 240DC
Controller - Coralvue Hydros 4
Heater - 300W Eheim Heater
Sand - 80lbs Caribsea Fiji Pink Sand
Rock - 40lbs Caribsea Life Rock (shapes and arches)

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Following. I came across your IG when I was first getting started -- def helped me to see that having a reef tank in a NYC apt was possible. I started small w/20g but this is making me feel extra hopeful that an eventual larger upgrade can also be possible. Looking forward to seeing the build!
 
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Following. I came across your IG when I was first getting started -- def helped me to see that having a reef tank in a NYC apt was possible. I started small w/20g but this is making me feel extra hopeful that an eventual larger upgrade can also be possible. Looking forward to seeing the build!
Appreciate you! Yea once the bug hits, it keeps hitting LOL just definitely make sure what kind of floors you have. Once I heard concrete, i was like YEPPPP upgrade. LOL
 
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nice, setup! I would highly suggest algaebarn/pns pro bio for a really diverse dry cycle start up if you are headed in that direction, Pns pro bio really helped with my 6 year old tank dealing with weird issues like dinos, red slime, and bacterial mulm excess so it should really be helpful in starting off a good foundation. Also Michael at algaebarn and Ken at hydrospace llc (pns) are super helpful and will get back to you and want your feedback as well for future products, theyre awesome.
An alternative I havent yet tried would be some sort of reef snow like that from reefbrite or brightwell mixed with aquaforest life source to make a diverse starting bacterial culture.
Sorry for the rant but u seem experienced so i wanted to let you know of some newer products you may noy have used before, good luck with the build, following!
 

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nice, setup! I would highly suggest algaebarn/pns pro bio for a really diverse dry cycle start up if you are headed in that direction, Pns pro bio really helped with my 6 year old tank dealing with weird issues like dinos, red slime, and bacterial mulm excess so it should really be helpful in starting off a good foundation. Also Michael at algaebarn and Ken at hydrospace llc (pns) are super helpful and will get back to you and want your feedback as well for future products, theyre awesome.
An alternative I havent yet tried would be some sort of reef snow like that from reefbrite or brightwell mixed with aquaforest life source to make a diverse starting bacterial culture.
Sorry for the rant but u seem experienced so i wanted to let you know of some newer products you may noy have used before, good luck with the build, following!
yea already got them LOLOLOL
 

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u a smart dude, im experimenting with reef snow from tropic mixed with brightwell reef snow as it is cheaper than yellow sno from pns/hydrospace (dont tell ken, dont want to make him mad at me lol)
 

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im also on long island and been getting in sweet frags cheap and have some stuff to frag, lmk if u want to trade or just get stuff for free. I love how gracious this hobby can be
 
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