Boun's 120 gallons Journal

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by boun11, Jan 8, 2010.

  1. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    12 t5's?!? Wow. That's a lot. Ais are awesome tho.
     
  2. anathema

    anathema Supporting Member

    Still looks as beautiful as when I saw it before!
     
  3. Kensington Reefer

    Kensington Reefer Supporting Member

    Fine photography skills!
     
  4. jellygeee

    jellygeee Guest

    The tank looks amazing.
     
  5. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    At one point, I was going to convert this tank into a planted tank because my sps were not doing well. Then I agree to host an East Bay Tank tour. Now, I decided to convert this tank into softies and hard to kill LPS :). Here is the current picture of the tank. It is a mess I am still working on to make it looks nice before the tank tour.

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  6. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    updated pictures:

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  7. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    more pictures of my tank from the East Bay Tank tour:
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  8. gimmito

    gimmito Supporting Member

    The tanks looking pretty sweet Boun !
     
  9. monkeybiz

    monkeybiz Guest

    Loving all the rbta's. do yours move around alot?
     
  10. Kmooresf

    Kmooresf Supporting Member

    Awesome!
     
  11. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    I have two that is moving back and forth. From my experience, once they are settled to a place they like they will stay there.
     
  12. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Yeah, for me, they'll stay where they're at unless they are disturbed by other things. For example, my Blue Ochtodes are encroaching on my two RBTAs' territory so one just recently moved into a better location.
     
  13. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    wow! It has been a year since I updated this build. My tank doesn't look anything like that anymore. It doesn't matter since I will be downgrading to an Elos 120 (90 gallons) soon. More pictures to follow within the next few weeks!
     
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  14. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Sweet looking forward to it!
     
  15. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    Here is a list of the equipments:

    Elos 120
    40 gallon breeder for sump
    BK250 Skimmer (I know it's a monster but we will see if it will work for my tank)
    1 Hydra 52 and 2 Vega colors
    Apex controller
    Kore 5th doser with Automatic water changing module (still waiting for this one)
    DC 3500 return pump
    3 Tunze 6055 controlled by Apex (I might switch back to vortech)

    I might need a few hands with the switch just in case anyone is free within the next few week :)
     
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  16. nly04

    nly04 Guest

    I will be free any time to pick up your coral and fish. Let me know.
     
  17. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    Finally starting the tank switch process. Here is what the tank looks like right now. It's a mess!
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    Cycling some man-made rock with some of my live rock from my tank. There are more live rock in there now:

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    Here is a picture of my new tank:
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    More pictures to come as I continue with the switch. I am planning to let the rock cycle for a week or 2 before tearing down my old tank. The corals and fish will be in the rubbermaid container until the new tank is cycle for a week.
     
  18. Anhit

    Anhit Supporting Member

    Looks good Boun11.I had to do three moves with my previous tanks and just recently a tank swap. Each time i told myself it will only take 2 hours and then i would add an hour after each move and now i pretty much came to the conclusion that it takes a whole day. Let me know if you need help with the move. If its an off day for me i can drop by and assist. Always down to help a fellow reefer and learn something new.
     
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  19. bee505

    bee505 Supporting Member

    Looking good boun, can't wait to see it up and running.
     
  20. boun11

    boun11 Supporting Member

    Thanks Anh! I'll let you know when the final switch will be. I definitely need help for sure.
     

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