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Andy's 60 Gallon Mixed Reef

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Here's my current tank (60 gal. mixed reef), my first in 20 years. I'm also blogging my progress at my site.

 

Used tank:

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Cabinet too short! Skimmer wouldn't fit (scratch) :

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Okay, add headroom:

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Hood and lighting need fixing up:

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Getting better:

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DIY Plumbing and overflow:

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Ballasts sanded and repainted:

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Skimmer modded to use needlewheel pump:

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ZOMG! Finally setting up!

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Live rock added:

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Full tank shot, horrible exposure:

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Turns out I had more than one Acro crab. I guess this little guy lost the battle for the good home:

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The leather I got from Mike. Polyps retract late in the day:

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The Green Torch is a monster, the Red is working on it:

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Green algae crop almost ready for harvest (enforcer)

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How much flow does that leather like in your tank, Mike? It seems to like the calmer areas in mine....

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How much flow does that leather like in your tank' date=' Mike? It seems to like the calmer areas in mine....[/quote']

 

 

Same here! Not much flow at all.........

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