Rocky's 280g Peninsula Reef

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  1. sfboarders

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    I guess I'd be in my late 30's. :D I went to Hoover High School.
     
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    Mad props for the spotlight on R2R, Rocky! You have the tenacity of a bulldog to have put in the weeks of blood, sweat, and tears buffing the acrylic to a perfect finish. Any chance you have a photo of the tank in its original state when you purchased it from the guy who kept it in his backyard?
     
  3. Kmooresf

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    What a great article! Congrats Guy, you did such a nice job.

    I love the final pic showing the tank in the room. Very cool. I am building a very similar canopy at the moment. Nice to see one that looks so good.
     
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    Everything looks great! I'm happy to hear that you don't do any water changes with great results. :)
     
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    Here's a pic I had taken after getting back and rinsing it out with a water hose. The guy in the photo is Brent Jenson better known as Oats in the reefing community. http://i1358.photobucket.com/albums/q772/GuyWalker1219/72x36x24-2_zps9b1fbfa9.jpg
     
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    Hard to believe that is the same tank featured in the spotlight... Kudos for all the elbow grease that went into turning it into a show tank!
     
  7. JAR

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    has the LED been on this tank to grow out all that SPS?
    Nice work!
    Inspirational, and a single parent. Your making us all look bad! :)
     
  8. GuyWalker1219

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    I've never had the kind of growth I get under these ToaTronic LED's. Crazy but true China Cheap LED's really work well how long they will last now thats the real question.
     
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    Very nice write up Rocky...you should be proud how far your tank has come along.
     
  10. JAR

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    Who cares! If it lasts 3 years (through the warranty) you are way ahead of the cost to run and replace MH.
    150 bucks! buy another one. :)
     
  11. GuyWalker1219

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    My thoughts exactly.
     
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    Tanks and the corals look really sweet. Nice build.
     

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