Reef Hobbyist 40B

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by Nav, May 12, 2014.

  1. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    Haha yea! Look how big they've grown :)
     
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  2. rygh

    rygh Supporting Member

    Looking great!
     
  3. T.louderback

    T.louderback Guest

    Any updates on the ATS? I've used them on FW for a few years and I've been thinking about adding one to my tank.
     
  4. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    I personally think my ATS contributes a lot in keeping nutrients in check... Last month I switched to a lower PAR red LED light and since then noticing green growth on one side and brown growth on the other side but still pretty decent growth. I clean it every 2 weeks.
     
  5. Geneva

    Geneva Supporting Member

    Nav - your pictures and tank look amazing! It looks like everything is stable and growing beautifully now! Congrats!
     
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  6. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    Thanks Geneva :)
     
  7. MolaMola

    MolaMola Supporting Member

    What a beautiful tank! I wanted you to know that my afterschool reef club spent some time checking out your photo progression on the first page with great interest. It was easy for them to compare pics and look for changes. We are getting ready to add corals to our classroom tank. We are also getting a nice camera and our #1 camera girl was all over your recent close-ups. Thanks for the great journal!
     
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  8. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    Thank you so much! I feel so good :)

    I forgot to update that progression with the recent ones, will do it soon...
     
  9. Kmooresf

    Kmooresf Supporting Member

    Corals are looking happy man. Nice work!


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  10. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    Last week I was in Ireland and on Wednesday 2am I got an Apex notification that my return pump failed! I looked at my live video feed and saw the water level higher in the sump so confirmed it was not a false alarm. Long story short, I got in touch with @jonmos75 & @wpeterson. Jon remotely analyzed my APEX dash while Winfield went over to my home with a backup pump, swapped my return pump with a DC9000, cleaned the filter sock and made sure everything was up and running fine.

    Can't be more thankful to be part of BAR and to know fellow reefers who are so helpful. Thanks again Winfield & Jon!
     
  11. Newjack

    Newjack Supporting Member

    wow! close call
    Another reason to belong to this great club.
     
  12. Flagg37

    Flagg37 Colorado member

    Simply amazing.
     
  13. wpeterson

    wpeterson Webmaster

    I've had my own close calls like this :-/ We had a return pump fail overnight the morning we were flying out to the east coast for a week. I was able to give the pump a 7am vinegar bath and get it working, but it was a ton of stress.

    I'm happy to help any folks nearby if you have a tank disaster, but it's a reminder how valuable the tank service companies in our club are for everyone else to have someone who can troubleshoot a critical problem to keep your tank alive.
     
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  14. denzil

    denzil Webmaster

    Super awesome that you got help! :D
     
  15. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    FTS time! didn't play too much with light/cam settings... just quick shots :)

    20mm Wide Angle
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    10mm FishEye
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  16. Baykes

    Baykes Webmaster

    Beatiful, just beautiful:)! I love how big that duncan is!
     
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  17. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Nice pics nav! Still got the orange psammacora?
     
  18. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    Thanks! yes, still got it... It encrusted and been growing slowly.
     
  19. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    Awesome. Lost mine. Would love a piece if an when you frag it
     
  20. Nav

    Nav Director of Marketing & Photography

    Sure thing! Pic from today... its not that big that I can frag yet ;)

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