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Old 01/25/2011, 08:56 PM   #51
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Now I wanna see more pics of your cabinet. You cant really see it in the ^^^^pics. By the way it was nice meeting your and your wife over the weekend.
This picture shows the cabinetry work for the stand and the canopy. I made the cabinets and hood out of red oak, stained with Rosewood, and I made raised panel cabinet doors.
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Old 01/25/2011, 08:58 PM   #52
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I will soon. I haven't got all the bulbs replaced and all working right yet.


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Old 01/26/2011, 12:45 PM   #53
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Hello one and all.
My name is Trever (Trev). I have had my tank for about 1 1/2 years now. This is my first saltwater tank (not sure how many freshwater tanks). It has been quite a learning experience. I am still learning (and asking lots of questions).

I have a 120g tank, 10g fuge, canister filter, HOB protein skimmer, T5 lights...
Here is a photo of the "whole thing" from a couple of months ago (note to self, need an updated picture, I have added several fish, rock, coral since this was taken).
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Here are some youtube videos my wife took / posted:

Full tank:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFSDGV0hBJc

The "camera hogs" kept getting in the way of the corals, but it has some good close ups:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbWP1c2RKL4

And my "smoking" crab:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GwfuR7ukrTk

Looking forward to meeting all of you, and learning more (hope not to get flamed for asking too many questions).


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Old 01/26/2011, 03:28 PM   #54
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Welcome Trever
Feel free to ask away


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Old 01/29/2011, 04:34 PM   #55
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Hello tucsonians. My name is Ray and i have been in tucson for 30 some years. I've been keeping aquariums for most of them and saltwater since 2000. This is a pic (maybe first time i've tried) of my soon to be retired 110.




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Old 01/29/2011, 05:21 PM   #56
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Hey Ray, welcome to RC. Your tank looks pretty awesome! Why will you be retiring such a nice setup??


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Old 01/29/2011, 08:17 PM   #57
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hey ray, welcome to rc. Your tank looks pretty awesome! Why will you be retiring such a nice setup??
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Old 01/29/2011, 10:00 PM   #58
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Thank you for the kind words. The tank has a cpr overflow which has failed me for the last time. Also i have really destroyed the glass over the years. So my plan is a new 120 with hopefully a more open look. If the glass on the back looks usable I'll try drilling the tank if not my bearded dragons house is getting bigger.


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Old 01/31/2011, 09:12 PM   #59
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hi im mike i dont really have any good pics of my tanks but ill post some up when i get them. i have a 24 gallon cube a 3 gallon pico and a 10 gallon half moon i've had a bunch of different fish but the one im most proud of is my 7month old mandarin who happily accepts frozen food i have a few different corrals but nothing impressive
oh also im way out in vail



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Old 02/02/2011, 08:03 PM   #60
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i took some pictures and have a correction i no longer have the mandarin he passed earlier today of unknown causes


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Old 02/02/2011, 09:57 PM   #61
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Welcome to the forum. Sorry to hear about your mandarin. Was your tank well-established when you got him?


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Old 02/02/2011, 10:06 PM   #62
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my mandarin story is kinda funny i actually got him when my original 10 gallon was only like 2 months old and i made every single mistake a new reefer could possibly make, and he lived thru it all. he ate brine shrimp and mysis like it was candy. tuesday morning i got up and when i turned on the light for his tank the purple pysdochromis which was one of his tank mates was dead stiff and he was floating with one eye out of the water being pushed by the the water current but still breatheing. i put him in a nursery box in my 24 gallon, now whats weird is i tested the water and every thing was in near perfect and the engineer goby in the tank is still alive


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Old 02/03/2011, 09:23 AM   #63
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Hmmm. Has anyone in your household used any cleaning products or solvent-based compounds near the tank? If you haven't already, I'd do a pretty good water change. Even if your chemistry looks good, there are so many things we can't test for. A water change will dilute any bad stuff and replenish good stuff. (Sorry if this is obvious but I don't know how long you've kept saltwater.)

BTW, I couldn't find my mandarin last night. He was in the overflow. So midnight last night, my husband and I were fishing him out. He seems a bit subdued but not too much worse for the wear...


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Old 02/03/2011, 02:37 PM   #64
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Hey all, I'm Marc. I'm down in Sierra Vista so I get the pleasure of driving 70 miles every other weekend to feed my habit :-).

Tank is a one year old RSM 130D



Everything in the tank is doing well, but not as well as I would like :-). That Monti nearly bit it, but it seems to be coming back from the brink!


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Old 02/03/2011, 06:48 PM   #65
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Nice looking tank you got there


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Old 02/03/2011, 10:07 PM   #66
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nope standing rules in my house you dont do anything to my tanks unless told otherwise

mabey my engineer goby kicked up the wrong pile of sand or something


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Old 06/08/2011, 07:13 AM   #67
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Bump for anybody new or anybody that wa nts to update. Keep the pics coming Tucson.


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Old 06/08/2011, 10:28 AM   #68
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Wow, lots of great tanks hanging around the Old Pueblo.

I suppose I should post mine here...






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Old 06/08/2011, 11:32 AM   #69
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My name is Mike and I just moved to Tucson approximately two years ago and set up my 75 gal a little over a year ago. I bought my stand and light unit (4bulb T5) from a local reefer. I've met a few people on this forum when purchasing frags and everyone has been extremely friendly and helpful. There are some beautiful tanks here locally. For fish I currently have a CBB, bristletooth blenny, tomato clown, sleeper goby, and a single chromis that has survived from the beginning. Most of my corals I've bought are from people on this forum. I currently have blue clove polyps, kenya tree, various mushrooms and ricordea, a RBTA that has since split (thanks Gary), frogspawn, trumpets, various zoas, GSP, green slimer acropora and thats about it. I'll try to post some pics if I get a chance.


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Old 06/08/2011, 09:39 PM   #70
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Here is our current 90 gallon. The pictures are not great but hopefully they'll look OK.




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Old 06/08/2011, 09:44 PM   #71
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Old 06/08/2011, 09:47 PM   #72
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The focus and the colors are much better in person.


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Old 06/09/2011, 09:08 AM   #73
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The focus...much better in person.
That depends if I have m contacts in or not...if not, it may not be any better in person.


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Old 06/09/2011, 11:11 AM   #75
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Hey Guys and Girls,

Long time stalker, first time poster. I wanted to say hi and come out of the closet.

My name is Juston, and I am a reefaholic. I have had many Fresh water tanks, but recently jumped into the saltwater side. So much more satisfying. My girlfriend and I just bought a 100 gallon with a 30 gallon sump. Currently we just finished cycling the live rock, other then a diatom bloom which makes the tank ever so exciting, there isn't much inside yet. Dying to put more in now, but have been put on a budget freeze by the woman who wears the pants.

Here is the current setup.

Hope to meet you guys and add something like cool frags to the community soon.

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