Ed's 195 LeeMar build.

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  1. drdoolittle

    drdoolittle Guest

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    Hiep, luckily.. my wife support my hobby..she just doesnt know the cost of equipments or corals...haha

    I took my time on getting it set up, but that wasnt by choice. If it was up to me, it would have been completed a long time ago. But looking at it now, i'm glad i took my time.

    hows your little boy? bet he's all grown up..
     
  2. gimmito

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    Ed,

    Can you show more pic's of the "guts" of the system ? And a list of equipment ? CaRx reactor, top off, etc.
    How you liking the BK by the way ?
     
  3. drdoolittle

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    Updates..


    Got a few coral and started the coral hunt..

    True Simplex, still brown out, but coloring up.
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    New Aussie Acans.
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    more Aussie Acans
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    Full Frag tank Shot
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  4. drdoolittle

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    here are equipment update.

    Left side.. MP40es

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    Added a Neptune WXM and linked all 6 vortechs into it.

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    Skimmer at work.. along with Avast Swabbie and Davy Jones.

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    One of the first live stocks.. i could not pass it by... 2 1/2 GoldFlake Angel.. I just hope he leaves my coral alone..

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    Tight!
    OMG! sweet set up
     
  8. gimmito

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    Nice additions Ed !
     
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    Cool fish and set up looks clean.
     
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    If I could only get the outside of my stand to look as organized as the inside of yours.
     
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    I apologize for late response and up date, work have been killing me lately.. here are some updates.

    I recently took down my Sfiligoi fixture and replaced the stock magnetic ballast with an Electronic ballast, in which i chose to use Lumatek Selectable 250 to 400 watts.

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    transformers that i removed out of the fixtures.. total weight my be at least 20+ lbs.
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    Here are the replacement Ballasts. Etremely happy with the selection. I was running 400watts on the stock fixture. I assumed that i would be running the same wattage after the swap. I set the ballast at 250 using Radium bulb, and to my surprise. At 250 watts, it was much brighter than the stock 400.
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    Also added a few more hardware inside the sump area.

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    PM Phosban reactor using one leg from the return pump monifold.
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    Also added Bubble Magus pumps, plan on some some supplements.
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    NOW for the corals!!I finally added some of my corals from my frag tank. Poor guys been sitting in my frag tank for a while.. lost half of my Acan colonies.

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    Wow, what great chalices & acan colonies. Still in awe of your clean, organized sump.
     
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    also wanted to thank Robert@Neptunes on great deal of some of my equipment and live stock. thanks Robert
     
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    in the last set of pics the first two a cans OK familiar and look sweet.....
     
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    Wow Ed...amazing attention to details in the build. I love the use of those cable trays. Makes all the cabling looks so neat.

    Good stuff man. Can't wait to see the tank mature.
     
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    Thanks Robert..i think Erik is rubbing into me. His attention to every little thing in his tank amazes me. :) Hopefully i could get my corals to look like his...

    Hit me up when you have some nice wild stuff.. thanks.
     
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    love the rockwork
     

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