Whats Up Everybody!? New but not new...

Discussion in 'Meet & Greet Forum' started by HexaReef, Jan 8, 2018.

  1. HexaReef

    HexaReef Member

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2018
    Messages:
    62
    Likes Received:
    38
    What's up everyone..? Name is Brandon, From Olympia, WA, and although I'm not entirely new to the hobby, I have been out of it for the last 9 years. I just started up a small 35 gallon Hexagon reef tank about 2 weeks ago. Looking forward to learning and re-learning things through the knowledge of the users on this forum.
    saltwater-tank-4.jpg

    Cheers
    HexaReef
     
    jsker, Venator, Big G and 5 others like this.

  2. crabs_mcjones

    crabs_mcjones I'm shi-nay! R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

    Joined:
    Jul 24, 2017
    Messages:
    4,207
    Likes Received:
    7,991
    Location:
    Wisconsin
    Welcome to R2R!!! welcome12_af875eaa887ed91c39e4c81c7d4fd966-0ed06ab93ea565647147c6beddbca4eb.gif tenor.gif

    Make sure to create a build thread so we can all follow along :)
     
    jsker, dbl, Big G and 4 others like this.
  3. Tahoe61

    Tahoe61 Moderator Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member Partner Member 2018

    Joined:
    Mar 2, 2012
    Messages:
    10,569
    Likes Received:
    10,823
    Location:
    AZ
    Welcome to R2R and back to the hobby. :)
     
    jsker, dbl, Big G and 5 others like this.
  4. nautical_nathaniel

    nautical_nathaniel Jack of All Trades, Masters in One R2R Supporter Reef Squad R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2014
    Messages:
    2,758
    Likes Received:
    4,051
    Location:
    Pensacola, FL
    Welcome to R2R! :D
     
    jsker, dbl, Big G and 4 others like this.
  5. kschweer

    kschweer Zoas!!! Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award NJRC Member Partner Member 2018

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2011
    Messages:
    10,222
    Likes Received:
    16,375
    Location:
    New Jersey
    Welcome!!!
     
    jsker, dbl, Big G and 3 others like this.
  6. spyder813

    spyder813 Active Member R2R Supporter

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2017
    Messages:
    242
    Likes Received:
    401
    Location:
    Tampa
    !!! Welcome to R2R !!!
     
    jsker, dbl, Big G and 2 others like this.
  7. elisa h

    elisa h Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2017
    Messages:
    161
    Likes Received:
    256
    Location:
    Tampa, Florida
    Welcome! I have a hexagon tank too!
     
    jsker, dbl, Big G and 2 others like this.
  8. hybridazn

    hybridazn Acro killer..... Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter 3RMAS Member Photo of the Month Award R2R Excellence Award Showcase Editor Build Thread Contributor Partner Member 2018

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2010
    Messages:
    7,277
    Likes Received:
    7,764
    Location:
    Grapeville PA
    Welcome to R2R!
     
    jsker, dbl, Big G and 2 others like this.
  9. HexaReef

    HexaReef Member

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2018
    Messages:
    62
    Likes Received:
    38
    Nice.. How do you like it? have any pictures? this is my first hex, as my other tank was a 55 gallon long with a 30 gallon sump..
     
    jsker, dbl, elisa h and 2 others like this.
  10. KJ

    KJ Road Warrior R2R Supporter ETRC Member Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2011
    Messages:
    8,195
    Likes Received:
    14,259
    Location:
    TN
    Welcome to R2R !!!
     
    jsker, dbl, Big G and 1 other person like this.
  11. Big G

    Big G Valuable Member R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

    Joined:
    Jun 8, 2017
    Messages:
    2,395
    Likes Received:
    3,303
    Location:
    Southern, Oregon
    Welcome to R2R! Good to see another PNW reefer joining the group.
     
  12. dbl

    dbl It Takes Less Energy to be Nice Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter Reef Squad Leader R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2014
    Messages:
    7,282
    Likes Received:
    16,399
    Location:
    SW Florida
    Welcome to R2R. That's a hex of a reef! (sorry...couldn't help myself)
     
  13. elisa h

    elisa h Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2017
    Messages:
    161
    Likes Received:
    256
    Location:
    Tampa, Florida
    Here’s mine (sorry for the really blue picture)
    [​IMG]
    I’ve only had it for around 4 months but I’m liking it so far. Only problem is, since the front panel of the tank isn’t very long at all, the sump has to be TINY. It’s really cramped down there.
    [​IMG]

    I didn’t plan on a hex tank but I got this with everything but lights and the algae scrubber I put on it cheap on craigslist for $300. I’m thinking of getting a sca 112 in the future for a bigger sump and to have a longer tank for more fish.
     
    jsker and crabs_mcjones like this.
  14. HexaReef

    HexaReef Member

    Joined:
    Jan 8, 2018
    Messages:
    62
    Likes Received:
    38
    where did you get your sump? I was going to make one because of how small the dimensions would have to be.. Is that a prebuilt or did you do it?
    Looks nice!
     
    jsker likes this.
  15. elisa h

    elisa h Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2017
    Messages:
    161
    Likes Received:
    256
    Location:
    Tampa, Florida
    The sump and plumbing etc all came with the tank so I’m not exactly sure. I think the previous owner made the sump cause I don’t see any brand name on it
     
    jsker likes this.
  16. jsker

    jsker Reefing is all about the adventure Staff Member Team R2R R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor Article Contributor Partner Member 2018

    Joined:
    Apr 11, 2015
    Messages:
    14,627
    Likes Received:
    18,665
    Location:
    Central Florida
    Welcome to R2R Brandon and back to reefing

    @elisa h I had the same Oceanic for my first saltwater tank many moons ago. They are great tanks!!
     
    dbl, HexaReef, elisa h and 1 other person like this.
  17. elisa h

    elisa h Active Member

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2017
    Messages:
    161
    Likes Received:
    256
    Location:
    Tampa, Florida
    Wow what a coincidence! This tank is my first as well
     
    jsker likes this.
  18. Neo Jeo

    Neo Jeo Active Member

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2017
    Messages:
    459
    Likes Received:
    214
    Location:
    East Michigan
    Welcome! This is a great group of people!
     
    Hazenight, jsker and dbl like this.
  19. Hazenight

    Hazenight Member

    Joined:
    Dec 11, 2017
    Messages:
    51
    Likes Received:
    54
    Location:
    Massachusetts
    welcome
     
    HexaReef and dbl like this.
  20. ourcoralreef

    ourcoralreef Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 12, 2015
    Messages:
    824
    Likes Received:
    1,298
    Location:
    New York
    awesome this is a great place to learn Welcome to R2R
     
    dbl likes this.
Draft saved Draft deleted

Share This Page

Loading...