[sponsored] Project 70 by Elder1945 75g

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  1. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    Here we are again with a new build for my new Elos 70. This will be in my basement with my main display (https://www.reef2reef.com/threads/sponsored-project-reef-by-elder1945-200g.291796/)
    This will be a fun and exciting build so join along for another fun filled build.
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    So much more to do for this build but the tank is in my shop! I will be re launching my YouTube channel with build logs and so much more with this and many more builds.

    (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmiMPXOihc7hDNFR9jECRHw)


    I appreciate comments and criticism as there are things to learn in the hobby every day. If you have a question or a suggestion please be sure to post them!

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  2. HolisticBear

    HolisticBear Valuable Member R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    Excited to follow and happy to see Polyp Labs & Orphek, I'd like to see more from both of them!
     
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  3. siggy

    siggy The more I learn the dumber I become R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 R2R Secret Santa Article Contributor Build Thread Contributor

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    superscribed to your channel and would like to see some of Your company projects not just reef stuff ? BTW am I reading it rite Cerebra Vll ?
     
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    MaddyP 'Til Reefdom Come... R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Build Thread Contributor

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    Following!
     
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  5. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    So 80% of the gear is on its way.. Still need to pick a few things but this will happen over the next few weeks.

    Tank made it! Packed well and arrived safe. First overall impression is just sheer amazement at the quality. Better pic's on the way just needed to check for cracks or breaks :).

    [​IMG]20180419_121515 by Elder1945, on Flickr

    First few issues of this build or things that need to be done right away.

    1. This will be the location of the system. I have some holes to fill in the wall and re paint this should be quick. It may look a little tight in the pic but there is quite a lot of room here for what I am going to do.
    [​IMG]20180419_190443 by Elder1945, on Flickr

    2. My gaming PC is in the way of the view of the system. I am going to be moving it into a wall mounted case.

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    Wall mounted case for my PC I will have to mod it a little :).
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    New location of the PC.
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    This should be all easy to do so I can start this build.

    Now comes the fun part of figuring out what I want to put inside of this system :)
     
  6. Fudsey

    Fudsey Jack of all trades R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor NHFS Member

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    Along for the ride...

    I have that same pallet jack at my work :)
     
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  7. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    Polyp Labs is an amazing company with some amazing products and wanted to share my experiences with them. I have a bunch of there products on the way to help support this system and my others. As for Orphek the lights are just good and run them on this system and project reef.

    Yes! I am working all of this out now... I have ordered a few more cameras and I am working out the workflow with getting footage and so on. I will be making a channel ad soon then a few build videos. It is going to be fun and people seem to like watching me build stuff.. Also considering that aquarium related builds make up less then half a percent of what me and my shop builds there is quite a lot of content.

    :) Thanks!

    Ha! the Eagle 55 is a great Pallet jack so much so I own 2 :p
     
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    Why two Atlantik compacts vs one full size?
     
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  9. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    The overall aesthetic of the system will be better with 2 compacts. It will also help with some testing I am doing with the different Orphek lights as I run V4 over my other system. There are a few other lights that I want to try that Orphek makes as well.

    My main display with 2x Orphek V4
    [​IMG]20180418_210429 by Elder1945, on Flickr
     
  10. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    First steps are done..

    Started out with some good music...
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    and a bunch of screws...
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    What a mess!
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    More on this later including a build video :).
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    Everything is in RGB including the computer :) I think I like blue the best tbh...

    So much more to do but its a start.
     
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    I am totally following along on this build ;) can’t wait !!!
     
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    lbacha Valuable Member R2R Supporter Build Thread Contributor

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    I was just looking at a elos70 I have heard good things about their tanks
     
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  13. Fudsey

    Fudsey Jack of all trades R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor NHFS Member

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    This is my kind of work ! ! ! LOVE it ! ! !
     
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  14. jsker

    jsker Reefing is all about the adventure Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 R2R Secret Santa Article Contributor Hospitality Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Another great build to watch!!
     
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    don_chuwish Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor

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    That Core P5 case is pretty nifty. Are you just leaving it open?
     
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  16. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    Thanks!

    Yes do it they are amazing and well made but the big sell is the overflow and return.

    :)

    No, The case comes with some janky acrylic that I will be re making and doing some extra stuff with.. Still working on a few ideas... TBH i kind want to do a custom loop on this PC but time is never on my side.
     
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    Elder1945 Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    Arggg I hate waiting for things to come in the mail... So much on the way! I have some crazy ideas for this system :)
     
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  18. jsker

    jsker Reefing is all about the adventure Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 R2R Secret Santa Article Contributor Hospitality Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Do we need to get you a Elf on the Shelf, reef build Christmas will be here soon??:rolleyes::D:D:D

    I can not wait to see the toy though.
     
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  19. Elder1945

    Elder1945 Valuable Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019 Reef Tank 365 R2R Secret Santa Build Thread Contributor

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    How I receive Tanks.. :p

    Equipment is starting to roll in! Pic's to follow :)
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    It is starting!... So much still to do...
     
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    Fudsey Jack of all trades R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Reef Squad Reef Tank 365 Build Thread Contributor NHFS Member

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    But you still have to haul it home :p :p :p
     
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