Tapouts 90G radion pro mixed reef

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  1. tapout

    tapout Active Member

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    I had a previous thread while I was upgrading to this tank https://www.reef2reef.com/forums/member-tanks/83005-upgrading-50g-cadlights-artisan-90g-custom.html but now I would like a thread dedicated to this tank.

    Here is my current set up

    Lighting:
    2 radion pros (using the ESL radiant template)

    Flow:
    2 ecotech mp40esw (synched in nutrient transport)
    1070.02 tunze for the return

    Dosing:
    Handled by bubble magnus doser brs 2/3 part

    Whats in the sump
    ATO: tunze osmolator
    Chemical: two little fishies reactor w/GFO
    Biochemical: SRO biopellet reactor w/ Dr. tim's biopellets
    Mechanical: 2 filter socks

    Current FTS:

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    tapout Active Member

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    Now pics from the beginning to the current setup:

    3 side starphire just built
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    Tank being filled up custom stand, tropic eden miniflakes for sand, and a few pieces from the alternative reef
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    Trial of a sump setup
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    Mounting brackets for the radions from modular LED
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    Tank set up cycled and livestock being added.
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    Upgrade on the G1 to the TIR lens
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    TIR lens on the right
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    An aquascape trial
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    [video=youtube_share;qdNb9us2im0]http://youtu.be/qdNb9us2im0[/video]
     
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    My current look as of 3-9-2013

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    Looking good Jared!
     
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    tapout Active Member

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    Recent upgrades:

    Added an apex lite system/w ph probe
    Added this just to be able to monitor my tank while away. It took a little bit for me to figure out exactly how to have remote access since I just upgraded my modem/router to a motorola surfboard but it was worth it. The apex app and new dashboard are great!


    (I need to tidy up the wires a little)
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    tapout Active Member

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    radion pro upgrade

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    Photos are Left: G1 w/ TIR lens Right: radion pro

    5k (yikes need to clean the glass)

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    7K
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    RED The new yellow leds are tied in to the same channel on the pro
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    UV

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    tapout Active Member

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    Thanks Ben!! The tank is coming along :)
     
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    tapout Active Member

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    Some old livestock photos that I really like:

    Vampires:

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    How much liverock do you have in there?
     
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    revsgirl Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award

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    Looks great thanks sharing!


    Chasing the Dream Giver, not the dream! Tonya
     
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    Great looking setup!! What are the dimensions of this tank?
    Also. How are your chalices doing under the radian pros
     
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    Well including the structures my guess if 55-60lbs

    Thank you very much!

    Dimensions are 48x24x18 The chalice seem to be doing fine under the pros, when I had gen 1s the chalices morphed a bit i.e. colors were not right in some crazy fox had alot of blue in it my miami was a blueish red same went with my acans their colors were not the same when I had them under t5s. Under the ecotech radiant template with g1s I saw the color look better and now with the pros the color I see in pics with mh and t5s are coming back. I will post a few of my old pics under the G1s and in a month or so ill post how they have done under the pros.
     
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    mengs mummy eye

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    crazy fox
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    pnoy watermelon
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    purple erkle
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    strawberry orange sherbert
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    These are old pics under the G1 radions with 20k setting as you can see there is some morphing in crazy fox and the SOS. The others look fine. Under the radiant template of ESL I saw some improvement to the original colors I am still running the template with the pros and will post some pics in a month for comparison.
     
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    Here are a couple more pics of frags under G1's forgive some of the saturation on some they were taken at different phases of the radiant template.
    cb flaming bugatti
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    my miami ( notice a hint of red in it)
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    Inferno
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    bpc flamethrower
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    The lights.look good the way you have them mounted
     
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    Do you ever have a problem with maintaining pH or filtration problems since you have less than 90lbs of liverock? I'm assuming you have very porous rock
     
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    Thank you! The hanging rails were not out yet when I got my G1 radions but I think the way these brackets look more then the rails anyways :)

    No not a single problem with ph always between 8.0-8.3. I do have a moderate bioload but I have an overrated skimmer for my tank, run both chemical and mechanical filtration along with biopellets so it lets me get away with less rock. I contemplated putting some in my sump but I didnt want it collecting detritus. I did have a little more live rock in my display but when I added two socks to the drains I changed my scape without any ill effect to my livestock and my sps actually improving(color pe extension) from the added mechanical filtration.
     
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    That's interesting going the biopellet way to control nitrates..thanks man
     
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    Yes pellets are an excellent way to control nitrates with minimal rock work:) of course any more questions ask away, answers here on R2R are always a post or pm away :)
     
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    Tapout, amazing chalices! Killer tank, thanks for the color temperature comparisons. I just got 2 radion pros, and run a very similar system to yours, do you mind if I ask what your tank dimensions are and what the settings and %'s your running on the Radion Pros? I just got mine about a week ago and am trying to get my chalices in my 24" deep tank (chalices on sand bed) all acclimated correctly. Thanks!!

    I started a thread about the radion pros also....
    https://www.reef2reef.com/forums/equipment-lighting-hardware-diy-discussion/117151-radion-pro-settings-schedule.html
     
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