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    (First Reef Tank Ever) **** 600gal Display **** 1300gal System

    So the tank is filled and the salt has been mixed and now he wants to add two more bins each measures 48x48x24 they will be his look down tank. One will fill with softies and the other will be SPS (Not like he doesn't have a 600g tank to put the corals in but hey if the man wants to have more...
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    (First Reef Tank Ever) **** 600gal Display **** 1300gal System

    Goodluck with your build. I hope you don't have a million holes drill all over the tank like this guy :)
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    (First Reef Tank Ever) **** 600gal Display **** 1300gal System

    Not a problem, the plumbing from the pump is 1.5", the chamber is 2" and reduced to 1" at the tank. I try to minimize the back pressure as much as possible. As you notice i don't use much 90's in my plumbing. The reason i have to downsized at the tank because it was pre drilled and i have 12...
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    (First Reef Tank Ever) **** 600gal Display **** 1300gal System

    Plan for tomorrow evening; paint the wood, put plywood over the top, add water and mix the salt. Will do the rock work on Saturday.
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    (First Reef Tank Ever) **** 600gal Display **** 1300gal System

    Tonight accomplishment; got the ceiling cut out for the 3 Sfiligoi exaggerate pendants, it will be 18-20" above the tank for better light spread. We will use Ushio 14K on PFO HQI 400w ballast and 8 Par bulbs around the tank. Will put some molding around the cut out area. 500+lbs of rock...
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    Removing scratches from acrylic tanks

    I am too far from you bro. I'm in Louisiana.
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    Removing scratches from acrylic tanks

    Novus 1,2, and 3 works very well for me. Just finished polish my friend's tank 96x48x30 take less than half a day. His tank has all kind of scratches some you can feel with your finger nail. I ordered 8oz of each, the buffing kit, some cloth and speed adjustable drill set at 1000-1200rpm. If...
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    (First Reef Tank Ever) **** 600gal Display **** 1300gal System

    Try to make it low maintenance so he doesn't have to work on it everyday.
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    (First Reef Tank Ever) **** 600gal Display **** 1300gal System

    Homie, drywall is not my concern bro :). We are planning on cutting the ceiling to mount the pendants. Hope Bart can get it done before the rest of the rock arrive. Everything pretty much done even the leak test. Can't wait to add water so we can fire up the 4 ext waveboxes.
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    (First Reef Tank Ever) **** 600gal Display **** 1300gal System

    External wave boxes finally installed.
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    new 6105 motor block

    You should be able to remove the shaft from the motor block. IMO, i would ship the who pump except the transformer if it still works with other pump.
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    SeanT 's 300 gallon Cube-esque project.

    Sean, i am sorry for talk you into ordering the tank at the same place where i ordered mine. My tank also crached on the brace but all 4 corners. I think it has something to do with the way he build the brace. I try to hunt the dude down, he is no longer own the store. Once i got a hold of him...
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    (First Reef Tank Ever) **** 600gal Display **** 1300gal System

    As mentioned before the shipment arrive with some damage to the skimmer and Calcium reactor. skimmer with broken drain. Calcium reactor broken bubble counter Good thing the remain pvc fit 3/4" valve. Bubble counter back to it original position The twin Finish plumbing the return, will...
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    (First Reef Tank Ever) **** 600gal Display **** 1300gal System

    Shipment arrived yesterday with minimal damages to the skimmer and Ca reactor. All are repairable and i am working on getting it fix today. Will post some picture once i have it plumb.
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