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12-05-2016, 03:05 AM
This tank has been running for about 1.5 years now and I just haven't gotten around to sharing it!

- 2 Bagaii cardinals
- 3 Pajama cardinals
- 2 clownfish (just regular ones)
- 1x royal gramma
- Flame Hawkfish
- Tassled filefish

I wanted a really simple tank to take care of while I am in school, so all of the corals are just easy to take care of softies and LPS. I added a bit of seagrass as well, which was starting to take off until I added the filefish.... lets just say that fish is not seagrass safe.

Tank: Concept Aquariums with a custom stand made by a carpenter in Saskatoon.
Lighting: Kessil A360w
Controlling: Neptune + autofeeder, breakout box
Doser: Neptune DOS
Skimmer: Reef Octopus Diablo DC170 (updated the pump)
Return: Sicce Syncra
Carbon reactor
Two filter socks
Use to have an MP10 in there, but it broke down and I didn't think it was critical so it wasn't replaced.
Tunze ATO

Full tank
http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy64/jagraas/IMG_6576_zpsxxy19aaw.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/jagraas/media/IMG_6576_zpsxxy19aaw.jpg.html)

http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy64/jagraas/IMG_6575_zpsfcd0cp1x.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/jagraas/media/IMG_6575_zpsfcd0cp1x.jpg.html)

http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy64/jagraas/IMG_6573_zpshsdikavk.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/jagraas/media/IMG_6573_zpshsdikavk.jpg.html)

Top down
http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy64/jagraas/IMG_6596_zpsu3cvacvd.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/jagraas/media/IMG_6596_zpsu3cvacvd.jpg.html)


http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy64/jagraas/IMG_6602_zpsefnbtthi.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/jagraas/media/IMG_6602_zpsefnbtthi.jpg.html)

ATO section - 20 gallons
http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy64/jagraas/IMG_6603_zps55ath3hu.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/jagraas/media/IMG_6603_zps55ath3hu.jpg.html)

And a few old set up pictures... ended up tossing the ridiculously high ATO. It was hard to fill and only lasted a few days with the completely open top.

http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy64/jagraas/Sump%20and%20refugium_zps06fh6ll7.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/jagraas/media/Sump%20and%20refugium_zps06fh6ll7.jpg.html)

http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy64/jagraas/DSCN1108_zpsqk6war22.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/jagraas/media/DSCN1108_zpsqk6war22.jpg.html)

http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy64/jagraas/DSCN1109_zpsxxlksf4l.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/jagraas/media/DSCN1109_zpsxxlksf4l.jpg.html)

http://i778.photobucket.com/albums/yy64/jagraas/DSCN1111_zpsyoxwbgkx.jpg (http://s778.photobucket.com/user/jagraas/media/DSCN1111_zpsyoxwbgkx.jpg.html)

12-05-2016, 03:29 AM
That's a nice looking setup! Love the clean look of the tank, solid build.

12-05-2016, 04:02 AM
Very cool. What are the dimensions of the tank? Looks to be around 30 gallons?

12-05-2016, 04:47 AM
Very impressive and clean looking display. Excuse me while I add your name to the list of potential TOTQ's.

12-05-2016, 02:48 PM
Looks great as usual! :)

12-06-2016, 05:53 PM
Thanks everyone!

Very cool. What are the dimensions of the tank? Looks to be around 30 gallons?

The tank is about 32 gallons. I have lost track of the dimensions... the foot print is 24"x24" , and I think the height is 16". The tank is inset into the stand two inches however to partially hide a 4" deep sand bed, which was put in there to grow seagrass (the filefish derailed that part of the tank).