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Old 03-06-2006, 12:56 AM   #1
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Hello just want to find out what people are using on there tank.


my 90 gallon 60% SPS 40% LPS

lights: 2 250 watt Aquamedic 20K MH, 1 96 watt 50/50 pc, 1 96 watt 10k pc.
3.5 hours of southern sunlight

Filtration: 40gallon refug. no sand with 20-30 lbs of LR.

Skimmer: Coral life skimmer rated for 65gallons.

return system: sedra 900 pump= mini closed loop with spray bar,
1 pengiun 550 p/h, 1 maxi jet p/h, 1 mini p/h.

Chemical additives: daily dose of iodine, kent phos guard, black diamond carbon, coral vite, daily dose kent kalkwasser.
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Old 03-06-2006, 08:19 AM   #2
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tank isn't running yet but i have so far

2 x 250 w HQI MH and 2 x T5 55 w anetics
Euro Reef CS135
Sump (I don't know the gallonage but it is big.
Pacific Coast 1/10 hp chiller

that is all that I have so far.
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Old 03-06-2006, 08:57 AM   #3
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Hmmm...let's see...

Lighitng - 2 x 175 10K XM (soon to be upgrading to 250's), 2 x 110 VHO actinics, 1 x T5 Nova actinic

Filtration - refugium with various macro but mostly chaeto, dsb, live rock

Skimmer - modified sealife systems impact skimmer

Circulation - tunze stream, maxi-jet ph, rio2500 for return
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Old 03-06-2006, 03:14 PM   #4
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On my 75g

Lighting - 260w 50/50 Aqualight

Filtration - 45lbs of LR, 40 more curing right now

Skimmer - SeaClone 150 (it's actually working for me)

Flow - 1 Penguin 1140, 1 somthingorother 802 (400 gph)
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Old 03-07-2006, 10:57 PM   #5
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Nice... Let's get this going....

My current reef tank has a 30 gal tall and a 20 gal long acting as a refugium. I currently run a JEBO protein skimmer that puts out more skimate than most other skimmers I've seen and at $30 shipped it was a steal. For lighting I run a 250W 20000 Kelvin XM bulb with 4 75W ushio actinic bulbs and 6 T5's current USA (3 10000 K and 3 Actinic bulbs.) on the display. A TOPs fixture with 2 65W 50/50 PC bulbs for one fuge and another T5 10000K for the other fuge.

As a return pump I use a Mag 9.5 pump connected to a SWCD (squid) on 1 in plumbing.

I also runa Natureef doser for Alk and Cal and An Current USA 1/3 Hp chiller to cool that monstrocity of lighting that's blaring down on my display. LOL

Oh and I'm using a 25W pentair UV sterilizer also.
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I was under the impression you aren't supose to use a UV sterilizer on a reef. I had posted on another forum that I was going to put one in. Everybody told me not to.
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