My little piece of the reef

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by nanoguy, May 4, 2009.

  1. nanoguy

    nanoguy Guest

  2. Eight

    Eight Guest

    Wow... this is an impressive setup! Love the stand and custom sump. Looks like you managed to really replicate the Elos tank style DIY.
     
  3. so beautiful.. *sheds tear*
     
  4. Rick778

    Rick778 Guest

    Awesome project!
     
  5. DurTBear

    DurTBear Guest

    Looking good! I love all of the custom parts. Looks very professional. Beautiful and colorful pictures of your coral as well!
     
  6. Lyn

    Lyn Guest

    Fantastic set up and beautiful corals Durwin! I love how you made the sump out of cardboard first. What a great idea! :)
     
  7. DurTBear

    DurTBear Guest

    Hey Sherri! I wish this was my tank but it's actually Nanoguy's tank!
     
  8. Lyn

    Lyn Guest

    Oops!, Haha. :bigsmile: I guess I just read your post before mine, so your name stuck in my head. Sorry Nanoguy. Everything I complimented Durwin on, I send to you. :)

    BTW Durwin, Your tank is great too! :D
     
  9. Elite

    Elite Guest

    Great job on the stand man.. I wish I can build stand like that...
     
  10. nanoguy

    nanoguy Guest

    Thanks for the kind words everyone :)
     
  11. mike1962

    mike1962 Guest

    Jimmy,

    Wow! I wish I had those kinds of DIY skills! Very nice, very clean!

    Noticed the mixer behind the ATB, your other hobby? Mine as well.
     
  12. CookieJar

    CookieJar Guest

    Wow, what a professional job, all the way around! I like your lighting setup, that's some serious PAR and color pop. It's a 1st rate setup.
     
  13. Really great looking tank :O
     
  14. nanoguy

    nanoguy Guest

    Mike.....I did some audio production/remixing work when I was younger. What kind of audio work do you do?
     
  15. mike1962

    mike1962 Guest

    Jimmy,

    I've been playing keyboards since I was a young lad. My musical style is somewhere between Keith Jarrett and world music with some classical thrown in for fun. I just sequence my own music for kicks. With my current setup I'm using a Duo - Quad Core Mac Pro with 10GB of RAM running Logic Pro. I was using a Digi002 but found Pro Tools to have latency issues with my large plug-ins from EWQL. After making the switch to Logic Pro I now port everything through a Lynx Aurora 8 AD/DA converter and don't have those kinds of problems anymore. My next goal is to eventually set up a nice sized tank, film it, and put music to it. I did this with my current 28G tank in this thread:

    http://www.bareefers.org/home/node/7164

    But I only spent about an hour putting together the music as I wanted to see what the video would actually look like on Youtube and was a bit impatient.

    Sorry for the drift into another hobby...Back to your Tank and Stand, which looks really good.
     
  16. JAR

    JAR Supporting Member

    SWEET!!!!
    More sweet in person though!
    Jimmy has very good DIY skills.
    He renovated his basement and did a top notch job.
     
  17. Apon

    Apon Volunteer

    Very nice!
     
  18. mobert

    mobert Guest

    Wow! Beautiful workmanship. You are really tallented.
     
  19. Gomer

    Gomer Honorary Member

    So sweet, that I have thoughts of duplicating this :p
     
  20. Lyn

    Lyn Guest

    Copying is the highest compliment you can give. :)
     

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