Zacks 65 gallon Corner Reef

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  1. Zack Klabunde

    Zack Klabunde The LPS Guy R2R Supporter R2R Excellence Award Build Thread Contributor

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    Today marks the 1 year anniversary since l have taken the reigns on this bad boy and well, it has changed a lot. Figured l would throw together a progression post.

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    Just a quick update. The Pink skunks came in and are now in the big reef. And it took them literally 5 seconds to find their home. IMG_0302.JPG IMG_0310.JPG
     
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    Your nitrates have steadily been at 160 for a year?
     
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    Yep. Probably well over 5
     
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    Lots of growth. This is 10 days after the last cleanout. IMG_0419.jpg IMG_0420.jpg
     
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    Can you take some close up pics of your tank? I'm curious to see everything.
     
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    I will see what I can do. More challenging with the curved glass. Maybe bows a good time to test my underwater skills.
     
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    Oh yeah. I never thought about that. My pics are not good, but I don't have a reason.
     
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    Let’s see how these look @Katrina71. Really wish I had @Robin Haselden ‘s skills at the photography part of it.
    These are some Raw photos
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    These are some with a little basic editing
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    And to end this update off on a Tank note. My skimmer is doing work! IMG_0439.jpg
     
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    Wow those pics are nice!
     
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    Lots of pretty fish and coral:)
     
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    Thanks. Think their is still more work to be done
     
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    Does anybody ever look at their tank and think it's done? If you do, do you think bigger tank? I've been wondering that myself.
     
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    Done? What is that?
     
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    I don’t think their is ever a tank that’s ever “done”. I may have a 180 in the works. Shh
     
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    A 180? Wow. You could takes pics from inside the tank!
     
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    My dad currently has a 220 FW tank that I would live to have. But I don’t think it’s moving anytime soon. MF is heavy and we built the house around it
     
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    Take some pics. I have some spaces that I could do a large tank, but I'd need help to maintain it. My son has to get a little older.
     
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    The tank is nothing fancy Going through a nasty bacteria bloom at the moment so a bit cloudy. It has 8 pleco’s inside at the moment ranging from 7” long to 16” long. These guys are monsters! Pics when the lights come on.
     
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    I used to have a 30g hex tank with an over grown pleco. He was probably 14" and needed a bigger tank.
     
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