the start of the 120

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Well I guess its time I start a build thread to keep track of the 120's progression.:) I'll keep it short and let the pics do the talking.;)

First I'll start with a pic of the sumpless 55 gal that most of my critters started in.
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Then starts the building of the stand,plumbing ,and filling of the tank.
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Slowly moving over to the 120...
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Finished the stand. All sides are magnetized for easy access.
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Built a canopy for the lights.
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And some pics of the finished product and some inhabitants... Thanks for looking!
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Hey @reef lover how's the reef going? Any updates? :D
 
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Hey @reef lover how's the reef going? Any updates? :D
sorry not sure how i missed this!:confused::rolleyes:not much going on at the moment busy time of year for us landscapers but heres an updated ft shot and a few new critters....definately time to prune the gorgs back again!:eek::eek:
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hard to get a pick of the red xenia...but truly a rare speciman..
 
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New squammy is here and all settled in!! And all gorg frags are healed over nicely...
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Wheres waldo?? Can you spot the tiny maxima in this☝️pic...
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The tank is looking great! I found it finally (I think), but I will not give it away.
thanks!! Not sure why i don't get notifications for this thread...:confused::confused:that little maxima is 3 inches...really gives a good perspective on the other clams size!
 
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A few updated pics of the reef ....
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Next time ill scrape the corraline off first i promise..
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Stopped at the lfs today...you know for fun:rolleyes:...and i scored big! They had just gotten in a blue squammy!! ... this one with the more traditional spotting on the mantle opposed to the solid blue like i got in last year.:D:D
So oooffff course i bought him up!:cool:
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here he is getting dripped with some natural.sunlight hitting him in the bucket...almost teal or aquamarine...
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and a couple in tank pics! Looks little next to the gold squammy!
 
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