S.R. Reefing Shallow Grow Out. Grow SPS Faster, Easier.

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Hi everyone, After being a reefer for 3 years, i am finally building my frag tank. Go big doesn't cost a lot more, so it seems to be the bigger system i got the cheaper it is per gallon.

Tank size 90x36x14 around 200 gallon
Sump 72x22x16 around 100 gallon

Return Pump L2
Skimmer Pump L2
Skimmer Bashsea Twister skimmer 8-30
GFO/Carbon Reactor NYOS
Light 4x Gisman VerVve for SPS (got on a discount when it was on sale)
2x Kessil for Mushroom and Anemone.

My goals are
1. Build a fish room that is clean and simple appealing to the eye. (So i want to come down and do maintenance)
2. System must host anemone, LPS, SPS and provide ideal growth for each.
3. **System must be easy to work with ( Water change, testing, fagging)

Before i go any further, i must say, my spelling and grammar is not the best, so bear with me.

It all start with design. No design that is on the market can achieve #2 of my goal, so i have a idea of my own.
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So the large area is for SPS which is on the left hand side, the right hand side is for anemone and mushroom.
I think this way I can control the flow better and each have different light option. The baffle is removable so I can change to all anemone tank on that side, or full LPS.

Just trying to think out side of the box. If you guys don't agree with me, don't flame. Only here to share.
Then tank got commissioned and build.
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Side of the tank and sump is 3/4" Acrylic. Bottom of the tank is 1/2" Tank was build by Acrylic Creations. They are on time and good communication. It did have some minor imperfection, but over all i am happy with them.

The tank sits in my living room while i start to work on my fish room with paint and electric. I picked mold resistant paint, and 4 home run from my panel box.
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Next up I started the tank stand build. Ok, i was going to build a steel stand, but i went with wood. Reason being that its half the price, and its easier to take it down later if i have to relocate.
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The cut out on the bottom left side is for drain. Right side 2 small cutout is for power head to create more flow if i need it. It could use magnet to stick on the bottom of the tank.

Next up Put the tank on, Connect the light and apex and all equipment.
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My dog came visit, this is the last time he is allowed in my fish room.
Next up if plumbing. This is the Hard part....i think its very hard.
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Water change is then done on the right hand side. 40 Gallon on the bottom for RODI, 20 gallon on top for salt water mix. Also, Reefbot (didn't start using it yet)
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Also add another 2 2x4 Just in case. Hope my coral grow fast, and get some of the investment back.
Hi. Any updates? Would like to see how the system ended up. Found this thread today and it only had 1 page that ended with getting your fish room set up.
 
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Time for some tank picture update.
First I had set up a new Nudi grow out in a AIO tank next to my SPS LPS tank.
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Then nudi lay egg in tank. Kinda cool.

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Mama nudi is over 1.5" big.

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Finally SPS been growing fast and color up nicely. Here are some photos.

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