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letstry1980
12-26-2014, 03:53 AM
Hi canreef members new to this exciting hobby. I was looking to do something with my kids found this I currently have a hundred thirty five gallon hopefully turning into a reef sump of course 150 pounds of liverock I'm currently cycling my tank excited to get some creatures I didn't realize there's not too many places in town to get any if anyone knows where to get some livestock please let me know

Aquattro
12-26-2014, 04:52 AM
You're pretty much restricted to 2 local stores now. J&L is the next best thing for livestock. Some locals have corals, depending on what you're looking for

Bblinks
12-26-2014, 06:48 AM
Welcome to Canreef! Jl would be your best bet dry and wet goods. Good luck with the tank!

Snappy
12-26-2014, 03:29 PM
Welcome to Canreef!!

letstry1980
12-27-2014, 07:01 PM
Well this is exciting after 3 days but my tank running and the water cleared I was cleaning the glass and noticed a crack / chip in the seam of the glass the glass is one inch thick is this anything worry aboutand I noticed the water lines not level either13630

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Bblinks
12-27-2014, 08:04 PM
Seems to be okay but really hard to tell. As long as it's a chip and not cracked than it should be okay. You also need to level your tank with leveling wedges from Rona or hd.

KevinK
12-28-2014, 03:16 PM
Put wedges under your stand! Not the tank otherwise you end up with a real crack

Once level, even with one wedge, add more to spread the load, as your floor could give in a tiny bit.

reefwars
12-28-2014, 05:40 PM
Most likely that would be 10mm or roughly 3/8" thick glass ,1" glass is rare and for aquariums 25x your size , that tiny chip should be fine from what the pic tells but like most things in life there's never a guarantee:)

Oh and yes level stand not the tank , the tank is only as level as the stand which is only as level as the floor and so forth , floors are often off level over time:)

Welcome and keep us updated with pics :)

Reefmaster
02-14-2015, 10:23 PM
If I could suggest - be careful even trying to shim stand unless you are sure the stand is quite rigid and/or you have foam under tank.