Waters 105g SPS dominated reef

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CURRENT TANK STARTS AT POST #33

Well since I have been a member here for 5 years, I figured it was time to do a build thread :) Since my current tank has been running for over a year, it will be more of a tank update thread since everything is already in place. I will keep this first post updated as things change (both livestock and equipment).

Tank
105 gallon Deep Sea Aquatics rimless
Bashsea SS-36 Signature sump

Water Flow
2 AI Nero 7s
2 Ecotech MP40s
Ecotech Vectra M1

Filtration
NYOS Quantum 120 skimmer
Aqua Ultraviolet 40 Watt UV
3 Bashsea 4-12 media reactors

Media
Rowaphos phosphate remover (when needed)
Rox 0.8 carbon (when needed)
Soda Lime

Dosing
2 part
AWCs throughout the week

Lighting
2 Ecotech Radion XR30 Pros Gen6
4 T5s (2 Coral+ and 2 Blue+)

Controller
Neptune Apex
Neptune Dos X2 (AWC and 2part)
Neptune DDR
Neptune ALD

Misc.
Finnex 300W heater
Tunze Osmolator 3155
Ecotech Reeflink

Stock list
Coral Beauty Angelfish (Centropyge bispinosa)
One spot Foxface (siganus unimaculatus)
2 Azure Damsels (Chrysiptera hemicyanea)
Black Storm Clownfish
Mocha Storm Clownfish
Flame Hawkfish ( Neocirrhites armatus)
Blue Throat Trigger - Male (Xanthichthys auromarginatus)

Shortspine Urchin
Astrea Snails
Turbo Snails

99% Acropora and Millepora.


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Here are some equipment pictures.....sump sits in my fishroom/furnance room/extra refrigerator room behind the tank :) Please ignore my wife's glasses (I hope she doesn't see this thread) being used for my dosing containers.....DDR is in for repair.

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Finally, for now, a random picture of my gold torch spawning.

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Amazing tank! Looks good :) I'm hoping my red cap looks that good one day :)
Make sure you claim your build thread badge by clicking the link below in my signature if you already haven't :)
 
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Amazing tank! Looks good :) I'm hoping my red cap looks that good one day :)
Make sure you claim your build thread badge by clicking the link below in my signature if you already haven't :)
Thanks Crabs....just did actually. I wish you lived closer....I have more than I know what to do with that stuff. Wants to overgrow all surrounding coral lol.
 

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Thanks Crabs....just did actually. I wish you lived closer....I have more than I know what to do with that stuff. Wants to overgrow all surrounding coral lol.
Mine is pretty small, but that's due to my own stupidity. It used to be about the size of my Samsung S8, but now its almost a quarter that size. It'll grow out though :)
 
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Mine is pretty small, but that's due to my own stupidity. It used to be about the size of my Samsung S8, but now its almost a quarter that size. It'll grow out though :)
Yeah, once they start growing it is pretty hard to get them to stop lol. Mine didn't move for a long time.....then overnight it seemed I noticed new growth on all the plates. Now I have to snap pieces off almost twice a month to control it.
 

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Yeah, once they start growing it is pretty hard to get them to stop lol. Mine didn't move for a long time.....then overnight it seemed I noticed new growth on all the plates. Now I have to snap pieces off almost twice a month to control it.
My uncle, who gave me the frag, has a 45, and one whole half of his tank is covered.
 

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Yeah, once they start growing it is pretty hard to get them to stop lol. Mine didn't move for a long time.....then overnight it seemed I noticed new growth on all the plates. Now I have to snap pieces off almost twice a month to control it.
Here is mine before I broke it
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Great reef!
 
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Unfortunately not........everything is just chugging along......I will post a few pictures this week. I haven't added anything new but all the Acros and Montis are showing strong growth.
 
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You have a really nice tank, I really love your dosing containers.
Lol thanks.....my wife wasn't too happy with them, since they were our new glasses :) I have my Dos containers back in place fortunately.
 
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I snapped a couple of quick top down, room lit pics during a water change. Amazing how much the look of everything changes once the lights go on......
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