Tapmorf's 75 Gallon Reef

Discussion in 'Tank Journals' started by tapmorf, Sep 22, 2008.

  1. tapmorf

    tapmorf Guest

    75 Gallon All Glass Aquarium
    20 Gallon Sump / Refugium with Chaeto
    Current USA SunDial T5 HO 4x54w (want to upgrade to 6x54 or add 2 more)
    AquaC EV-120 Skimmer w Mag5
    Mag5 Return Pump
    2 Koralias (may add a Reefkeeper Jr or Wavebox)
    1/10 HP Chiller (gets hot up stairs in the kitchen)
    JBJ Auto Top Off (5 Gallon Reservoir)

    Sorry for the bad pics, but here it is.

    Photo from 08.12.2008
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_22_09_08_10_31_34.jpg[/img]

    [img width=750 height=1000]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_22_09_08_10_32_27.jpg[/img]

    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_22_09_08_10_32_55.jpg[/img]
  2. Mr. Ugly

    Mr. Ugly Past President

  3. LeviT

    LeviT Guest

    Looking good!
  4. Elite

    Elite Guest

    Cool.. I like it :) ...
  5. tapmorf

    tapmorf Guest

    Thanks everyone.
    I have been thinking to add 2 more T5s, so I can dabble in more beginner SPS. :D
  6. xinumaster

    xinumaster Guest

  7. Gomer

    Gomer Honorary Member

    There is a certain wild density to this tank that is pleasing to the eye.
  8. mike1962

    mike1962 Guest

    Very Nice!
  9. Raddogz

    Raddogz Guest

    Good Job Joyce - one fantastic looking piece o reef
  10. Apon

    Apon Volunteer

    cool tank
  11. iani

    iani Guest

    Yup, nice job. Tank looks really good.
  12. tapmorf

    tapmorf Guest

    Thanks everyone, not as impressive as all of yours :)
    I will try to get some coral growth pics posted soon.
  13. tapmorf

    tapmorf Guest

    Growth Pics
    Green Montipora (not sure what species) from yourreef.com at BACFM
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_23_09_08_8_34_31.jpg[/img]
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_23_09_08_8_35_03.jpg[/img]

    Regular Montipora 03-25-08 (acquired from trade with a bit of bleaching)
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_23_09_08_8_30_50.jpg[/img]
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_23_09_08_8_31_27.jpg[/img]
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_23_09_08_8_32_07.jpg[/img]

    Apon's Neon Green Toadstool
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_23_09_08_8_33_21.jpg[/img]
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_23_09_08_8_33_56.jpg[/img]
  14. sfsuphysics

    sfsuphysics Supporting Member

    Wow Joyce, I don't know if it's because the tank is full of corals, or the diminutive size of that yellow tang, but that tank looks way larger than 75 gallons in the picture.

    Good job there!
  15. tapmorf

    tapmorf Guest

    Thanks Mike, To me it feels like a 50 or smaller. The tang is about a medium size (a large small if that makes sense).
  16. jellygeee

    jellygeee Guest

    Wow, great tank, Joyce.
    Your tank looks fully stocked =D
    I like the pic where the mystery wrasse was resting.
    How many #s of live rock you have in your tank? Do you like the Glass tank better than acrylic? (I recall your old tank was the 400+ gallon acrylic)
  17. tapmorf

    tapmorf Guest

    Thank you Rudy.
    I believe I have over 160+ lbs of live rock, which includes the sump area. The old tank is 225 acrylic that another BAR member has made awesome. Check out this thread http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/index.php?topic=3553.30 on page 3
  18. Roc

    Roc Guest

    Great Tank Joyce, I really like the sense of depth
  19. tapmorf

    tapmorf Guest

    A few more...

    Green Pocci 04-08-08
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_24_09_08_8_35_08.jpg[/img]
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_24_09_08_8_35_41.jpg[/img]

    Tyree Neon Green Toadstool from Perry
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_24_09_08_8_39_58.jpg[/img]
    [img width=1000 height=750]http://www.bareefers.org/discussion/gallery/939_24_09_08_8_40_39.jpg[/img]
  20. A_Lee

    A_Lee Guest

    Ahhh, I love that green Montipora!

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