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    75G startup

    Today I finally filled my 75g with 50g of ro-di water after hours of rinsing the sand! Water still has a merky color to it. Salt was added as well. HOB skimmer has already started puling junk from the water.
    The live rock that's in the tank now has to re-cure as it was previously dried. -I'll let things cycle for the next week or so, do a water change and add more cured live rock.
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    After seeing this after three hours of running time had to adjust the height of the collection cup
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    congrats on the tank startup Jason !
    looking forward to some more pics etc :b2:

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    This AM the waster hasn't cleared up much at all. Had about two inches of green tea lookin muck in the collection cup.

    How do I get the water to clear up?

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    either some filter socks or that water buffing media works well..
    else.. let it sit with no pumps until it settles.

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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    Quote Originally Posted by liv View Post
    either some filter socks or that water buffing media works well..
    else.. let it sit with no pumps until it settles.
    Water is clear and cycle has begun. Now the waiting game!

    Now I need to find some heaters!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jason1985 View Post

    Now I need to find some heaters!
    jager. Hook them up to a good quality temperature controller, or reef controller.
    120g AGA~145 lbs Haitian LR~DA Reef Keeper 2 Controller~Dual 14k 250 DE MH's~Dual Overflows~Dual 250w Jager Heaters~Dual 96W Actinics~30g Sump/Refugium~Mag 12 Return~140 lbs Reefgrade Caribsea Aragonite~BubbleKing 180 Skimmer~Phosban Reactor~GEO Kalk Reactor~Powerheads:MP40w/Seio 820/modified Powersweep 270 with Hydor rotating deflector~Digital lighting timer for moon/fuge lighting~7 stage RODI filtration~Quarantine: modified 12.5g Marineland Eclipse

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    if u can.. skip the rke.. go with neptune's apex.
    or those won brothers controllers are not bad either.
    but they end up costing more then a real controller ( when you buy the same type of controllers seperately )

    moving.. so temporarily out of SW :b8:
    planning next tank, possibly 60x30x20 on 2x plasma.
    updated: 2011/05/30

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