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Nothing really special. I rescued this off Craigslist it been running since August 2017. It's a 65 gallon bio cube I think my LFS called it. The tank sits on a acrylic stand with is the sump. 48L x 20H x 16W.

I have 2 current ic loop led lights with a cheap set of T5 fixture. I have the current return pump and wave maker. I alsom have the coral box rn1 wave maker. And I run a MS mini G skimmer I believe it's called with the Duetto ATO. And cheap 2 head auto doser that just does 20ml of all and Cal ever other day. Ink bird heat controller.
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Biocube 29
Livestock:
2 frostbite clowns
1 helfichi firefish
1 red mandarin
4 trochus snails
1 fighting conch

Corals:
Wwc og bounce
Pz godspawn bounce
Jawbreaker
Jedi mindtrick monti
Boogie nights blasto
Rainbow crush chalice
Wwc inferno chalice
Various other chalice
Yellow/blue hammer
Zoas: rastas,fruit loops,utter chaos, blue hornets, scrambled eggs, purple monsters, and fire and ice

Acros: purple kush, Walt Disney, home wrecker, fuzzy was a bear, jf solar flare , powerpuff, and bill Murray

Equipment :
Xr15 radion with mount
Vortech mp10
Cobalt mj1200 return
Micro ato( best investment)
Reef link
Cobalt neo therm heater
Cereal container as ato reservoir lol
Octo lid ( top notch ) from @cromag27

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I have multiple tanks. Will go with the two larger ones.
This is my 93 cube. Been running about 1.5 years. Has been an easy tank to work with and maintain. I have two Ai lights on it ( One Hydra 26 and one Prime). Love the combo. The overflows are AquaX making it super silent.
Three Hydor powerheads, Sicce 4.0 return pump, Curve 5 skimmer, Apex controller with ATO, 300 wt Titanilum heater with controller and new Jebao 3.4 wifi doser.

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This is my newest and largest (660g tenecor acrylic) running since late June 2019. Custom made everything with cherry surround, 140 gal sump, Reef octopus 5000 int, 2 BRS dual reactors, clear water algae scrubber, quad 7" socks, twin Finnex 800wt titaniums under inkbird controllers, Vertex CA reactor, Bubble magnus doser system, APEX 2016 with ATK, FMM, Feeder, 5 orphek Atlantk plus 3 OR2 120 light bars, reeflo hammerhead gold return pump, and im sure I missed something.

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Why-Me

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I have 2 tanks:

1. Living Room - 40 breeder
Equipment: radion G4 pro, Mp10, Mp40, Jebao return, Apex lite controller (temp probe only right now), Clari-sea sk5000 roller filter, bubble magus curve 5 skimmer, Eheim jager 200 heater.

Livestock: Pair of clownfish, orange back basslet (our lawnmower blenny jumped 3 days ago RIP)
Corals: Hammer, frogspawn, octospawn, torch, green and pink toadstools, 2 pink/purple gorgonian, Rainbow BTA, Rasta & Armor of God zoas, Miami hurricane chalice, nuclear & aqua green neptheas, Green spongodes, couple random no name chalices.

2. Home Office - 20 gallon Tall
Equipment: no light currently (will have new AI prime16 by xmas), generic crappy wavemaker(barely works), Finnex Digital heater, HOB aqueon 30 filter.

Livestock: pair of longfin clownfish, striped blenny and blackline blenny
Coral: None. Don't plan on putting more than a frag or two in, kinda want a valentini in there instead.
 
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Build threads here:
Finally going "big" - 120G



And here:
25G Cube Reboot



My 120G features a DIY stand and a 40B sump kit from EMS. 2 x R420Rs and 2 x 3ft T5 in a DIY floating canopy.

The 25G Cube in progress also has a DIY stand, will use an AI Prime HD and an eShopps sump.
 

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I’ve got a mixed reef. 40g tank. In the middle of building and plumbing another tank as a show tank for living room. Although I love all of my LPS and SPS, I love growing zoa colonies from single polyps to large colonies
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IM 25g lagoon
Mp10
Radion xr15
Tunze ato

Current inhabitants are 2 Yasha gobies, candy pistol shrimp, and 3 blue leg hermits.

My plans for this tank are mostly a zoa garden covering the lower half of the rock work with a few stags up top/coming out of the zoas.

Fish wise I’m not sure what I’m doing at this point but def peaceful easy going inhabitants. I do love gobies so I’m sure they will play a big part in the stock list.
 
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125g Reef fully stocked with fish.

I have a mated pair of Clarkii clownfish that lay eggs every other week. I have raised them periodically. They are hosted by a carpet anemone. I have had both the fish and anemone for almost 6 years now.

2x MP40
Still using Halide lighting with 3 x 175w 20k hamilton bulbs supplemented with 2x radion XR30 G3 Pro
Most everything is automated. I built an electrical panel, so most things are on their own GFCI and I use wifi outlets to control most everything.
Some palys I got are overgrowing one side, but the SPS seems to be doing ok. Random losses here or there, but most of it is staying alive and growing well.

I love inverts and have everything from starfish, shrimp, feather dusters, sponge and even a pretty good size long spine urchin.
 

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Tank Specs:
40 Breeder
2x AI Prime HD
Aquamaxx HOB 1.5 Protein Skimmer
Tunze ATO
ApexEL
200Watt Cobalt NeoTherm

Current Stocking:
2x Occ. Clownfish - formally named "Mama Clown" and "Male Clown"
Royal Gramma - "Purple Guy"
Yellow Not-so-coris Wrasse - "Yellow Guy"
Mcoskers Flasher Wrasse - "The Red Guy"
Bangaii Cardinal - "Stripes"
Orange Spotted Shrimp Goby - "The White Guy"
Longnose Hawkfish - "Lance"
 

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120 with 40 breeder comming up on 5 months old end of the month.
6 bulb ati 3c+ 3b+ 4" off water
Tunze 9410 dc skimmer
7" filter sock
Tunze ato with bashsea 10 gal res
2 tunze 6095
2 jebao ow-25
Alk 8
Ca 420
Mg 1350
K 410
Strontium 8
Iodine .04
Temp 78-80
30lbs live 30lbs caribsea dry
35+ sps
1 frogspawn for clown
1 cherub angel
1 neon dottyback
1 pajama cardinal
1 lawnmover blenny
6 blue green chromis

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I have a 120 that is currently fighting green hair algae and have some softie corals in it, mainly kenya trees and xenia with some zoas. Stocking wise i have:

Purple Tang
Tomini Tang
Dwarf Lionfish
Foxface
Pair of Clarki Clownfish (hosting a rbta)
Orange Timor Wrasse
Cleaner Wrasse
Longnose Butterfly
Pyramid Butterfly
Copperband Butterfly (yes i know i love my butterflies <3 )

I have an ice cap 3000k gyre, Ai 26s lights, and going to be changing my sump very soon to a custom sump. If you have more questions please feel free to ask or pm me :)
 

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I have a 120 that is currently fighting green hair algae and have some softie corals in it, mainly kenya trees and xenia with some zoas. Stocking wise i have:

Purple Tang
Tomini Tang
Dwarf Lionfish
Foxface
Pair of Clarki Clownfish (hosting a rbta)
Orange Timor Wrasse
Cleaner Wrasse
Longnose Butterfly
Pyramid Butterfly
Copperband Butterfly (yes i know i love my butterflies <3 )

I have an ice cap 3000k gyre, Ai 26s lights, and going to be changing my sump very soon to a custom sump. If you have more questions please feel free to ask or pm me :)
Try vibrant for the hair algae it works.
 
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I have 2 tanks and have just moved to a new house. Smaller tank is a 37 gallon with mushrooms, zoas and euphylia for coral and a midnight clownfish, couple chromis and a target mandarin. Tank has fully recovered from the move and the loss of my female clownfish. The other tank is a 65 gallon tank that had major issues with the move and a pair of clowns that had just had their first eggs a few days before the move. It currently has my extreme lightning maroon clown that survived and chromis, target mandarin, yellow tang, a few scoly and blastomusa corals. After this guy fully recovers I can focus on the upgrades to both tanks that was planned for the new house but taking it slow to get everything back to normal.
 

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I have a 40 b that I put together in an emergency tank transfer after a crack formed in my 32 biocube. My dad came over to my house to help me build a stand out of some t1-11 and get the tank in place. Since making the transition, I drilled the tank (half emptied) so that I could plum a sump, and transitioned my nanobox duo into a diy led/t5 hybrid. Since upgrading my lights with additional leds and running the t5s I've been able to keep SPS and have been having lots of success with this tank. I'd like to plan my next tank out and do it right... Take my time, build my lighting fixture, build my stand, plum the sump properly, add a nice manifold with reactors, the whole 9.

For now, it's definitely more sps than LPS, but I'm trying to make the transition into sps dominated. I keep some fish that may be a bit risqué for my size tank, but they're very small specimen and they honestly seem very happy, if they didn't I'd rehome them.

I'm really happy with the progress I've made in the tank, and think it's beautiful. I love the hobby because of the thought that goes into. It's an awesome learning process, and really fulfilling.

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80g deep blue rimless
Kessil ap700
Clearview tsunami lid
Ai Nero 5 pump
Homemade 40b sump
Reef Octopus 152s skimmer
Sicce 5 return pump
BRS heater ans controller
Battery powered air pump as a power outage solution

Currently waiting on those black Friday sales to drop for ghl so I can pick up a controller. I already have a ghl doser but don't have it setup right now. I am looking forward to a controller to monitor ph and help with maintenance and especially peace of mind.

As far as livestock I have mostly lps and softies. I have a small but growing collection of toadstool leathers and cyphastreas which are 2 of my favorite types of coral. I only have 3 fish right now, as I prefer to buy fish that are fully quarantined and disease free.

Right now my tank is struggling with dinos and it's starting to hurt my corals. I am planning on possibly a blackout for a few days and adding bacterial products like waste away, and I've already brought my nitrate up. I'm hoping to do this in the next week or 2 so that things will improve enough for me to feel comfortable buying a nice piece of coral or 2 during the Thanksgiving sales. I have a specific list of things I will be looking out for, like a space invader pectinia and a riterri anemone. I had an anemone but the heater malfunction a few weeks ago led to its decline and I couldn't save it. I would love to try another.

Beyond that I am really just hoping to let my corals grow. I might eventually add another powerhead, either another Nero or an icecap 1k. I hope to dial in my numbers and get everything stabilized and automated as much as I can so I can just enjoy the tank. I would like to also set up a frag rack on the back wall to test out some sps, I have tried a few times with this tank but it hasn't worked out so far. I would need to do some rearranging first though so I'd prefer to have a rack for sps in the meantime to make sure I could give them enough light and flow.
 

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I currently have a 6' 125 gallon reef tank and 4 FW tanks. The reef has been running for about two and a half years.

Reef equipment:
4 no-name black box LED's
Crystal 36 sump w/fuge
Simplicity skimmer
Jebao and Koralia power heads
Bubble Magus doser
Osmolator 3155 ATO
2 BRS Titanium heaters w/contoller
Clear Water Algae scrubber
BRS Carbon reactor
Setting up a GHL AWC system

Livestock:
1 Hippo tang
1 Yellow tang
1 Yellow eye Kole tang
1 One spot foxface
1 Melanaurus wrasse
1 Flame hawkfish
2 Bengai cardinals
2 Engineer gobies
1 Pink rose urchin
1 Tuxedo urchin
4 Rock flower anemone's
? Emerald crabs
Various snails

Corals:
Too many to name them all.
Fairly even ratio of Acro's, SPS, LPS, and softies.

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