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The Grizz
10-14-2012, 05:02 AM
Ok so here it is the start of my nano thread & one of the last to start there build.

I have not totally decided which way I am going to go with this tank yet. It will be one of 2 ways, 1st would be to go with a built in sump in the tank big enough to hold my tunze 9010 skimmer ( over kill yes but what the hell ) a bubble trap & a small return pump. 2nd would be to use an old HOB filter / skimmer thingy I got with my very first saltwater system I bought used.

Started with this today:
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/IMG_1064_zps0d91724b.jpg

After about an hr. I had this old tank all apart & some what cleaned up. Made a few cuts to get the pieces that I required for the size of the tank I was thinking of building & started to assemble.

Ended up with this so far:
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/IMG_1065_zpsf4ddd8b3.jpg

Tomorrow I will finish up with the silicone and final clean up. I have not decided yet if I am going to build an LED light, use a Marine Land LED that I already have or purchase a SOL or Vaga.

I have a bunch of LR that is in my sump of my 165 with some decent shapes and sizes, going to use some black sand as well in my nano.

As for coral I am going to put some maxi mini's & zoas to start with. For fish I hope to find a few different types of clown goby's, a couple sexy shrimp and maybe a couple of the smaller blennies.

lockrookie
10-14-2012, 06:57 AM
Looks good .... If it makes you feel better I've been sick and haven't got much done myself... Sunday is d day and testing hopefully if the twins let me


Sent from my porcelain aquarium

The Grizz
10-14-2012, 10:40 PM
Looks good .... If it makes you feel better I've been sick and haven't got much done myself... Sunday is d day and testing hopefully if the twins let me


Sent from my porcelain aquarium


Well at least Im not the only one draging there arse!!:lol:

The Grizz
10-14-2012, 10:54 PM
Well I got the tank all cleaned up and beaded the inside with silicone. Also decided I am going to run my Tunze skimmer just for kicks so I moved forward, cut a few more pieces of glass and put in a bubble trap.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/photo1.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/photo2.jpg

Next step will be to put in the divider between the tank and sump/OF section, a little black acrylic and a return pump.

Enigma
10-14-2012, 11:48 PM
Following along. :) this is going to be interesting.

don.ald
10-14-2012, 11:57 PM
Bubble trap?? Skimmer?? Don't get it...can you explain.
R.

Well I got the tank all cleaned up and beaded the inside with silicone. Also decided I am going to run my Tunze skimmer just for kicks so I moved forward, cut a few more pieces of glass and put in a bubble trap.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/photo1.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/photo2.jpg

Next step will be to put in the divider between the tank and sump/OF section, a little black acrylic and a return pump.

The Grizz
10-15-2012, 12:41 AM
Bubble trap?? Skimmer?? Don't get it...can you explain.
R.

Well Rick it's like this, all my tanks have sumps with big ares skimmers & several bubble traps to eliminate any micro bubble that might be caused by the skimmer. I don't think I can run a system with out some kind of sump compartment & skimmer as it helps to clean the water some what as well as add O2 to the water column. I think I might add a small reactor with some carbon as well.

Did that help :noidea:

It will make more sense once I am finished building.

The Grizz
10-16-2012, 02:53 AM
oct15th /2012- empty tank shots:
by this date some pics of your dry empty tanks and what ever equipment you may have is to be provided.

So here is my 16 gal empty nano tank, with my Tunze 9010 skimmer in place. Also going to use a AC Jr. that I have just collecting dust to monitor temp & Ph.I will be putting my heater in the bubble trap on the skimmer side to let the water flow nicely past it. For my return pump I will be using a MarineLand MJ1200, that is if I can find where I put it.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/IMG_1070.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/IMG_1071.jpg

Proteus
10-17-2012, 01:48 AM
Very nice Greg. How much you want for it

Nano
10-17-2012, 01:53 AM
Holy cow is that the skimmer from your old office tank?
Overkill? I think not. ;)
What are you looking for for turnover? I have a nano pump that's rated at 300gph collecting dust if you want it. I think its a hydor. It's quite too and I'm passing through with the famjam this weekend. You could try it if you like, if not no biggie :P

reefwars
10-17-2012, 01:55 AM
dude you cleaned the **** out of that tank shes mint sure!!

you should do a azoox tank too take some of the pressure off me lol :P

The Grizz
10-17-2012, 02:20 AM
Very nice Greg. How much you want for it

Thanks dude but can't sell it just yet :biggrin:

Holy cow is that the skimmer from your old office tank?
Overkill? I think not. ;)
What are you looking for for turnover? I have a nano pump that's rated at 300gph collecting dust if you want it. I think its a hydor. It's quite too and I'm passing through with the famjam this weekend. You could try it if you like, if not no biggie :P

Yep that is the skimmer from the office tank. Sure I will give that pump a go, I still can't find my other one I was going to use

dude you cleaned the **** out of that tank shes mint sure!!

you should do a azoox tank too take some of the pressure off me lol :P

Thanks Denny, I was surprised at how well it cleaned up. There are a couple rough cuts but I have a polishing kit on the way so I can hopefully clean them up. Deffinately NOT going to do a azzox tank, I don't have the time to dedicate to that style ATM. :biggrin:

Nano
10-17-2012, 02:27 AM
Yep that is the skimmer from the office tank. Sure I will give that pump a go, I still can't find my other one I was going to use

Well I am going there and back on Saturday so either am or pm which ever the little baby is sleeping :P just a quick visit ;) and if its no good for you I'll pick it up another time or you can keep it for a power head. Either way is fine.

The Grizz
10-17-2012, 02:31 AM
Sounds good, shoot me a text when you are going to stop by I plan to be home all day.

Nano
10-17-2012, 02:33 AM
Cool will do.

Coralgurl
10-17-2012, 02:45 AM
Well that's a sweet little set up! I like it!

The Grizz
10-17-2012, 03:02 AM
Thanks Sheena, I just hope it will be a stable tank.

Enigma
10-17-2012, 03:04 AM
Sweet! I love how you've turned it into an AIO.

The Grizz
10-17-2012, 04:13 AM
Thanks Shelly, I hope it works like I planned it out.

Salt2Death
10-17-2012, 07:05 AM
Beautiful- love the time n effort you had to have put into it


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fishoholic
10-17-2012, 03:01 PM
looks awesome so far :biggrin:

wmcinnes
10-17-2012, 03:19 PM
A work of art! :biggrin:

nanoreefnewbie
10-17-2012, 03:57 PM
Great job so far

Boxboy
10-17-2012, 06:43 PM
Great job on the tank! How did you make that back AIO wall? Im never able to find one or something to make one lol

The Grizz
10-18-2012, 03:12 AM
Thanks guys, it really wasn't that hard to put together.

Great job on the tank! How did you make that back AIO wall? Im never able to find one or something to make one lol

The back wall started with the 3 baffles for the bubble trap, then a piece of glass that was 2" shorter them the depth of the tank. I then cut a piece of black acrylic, cut the OF teeth & drilled the hole for the return. Ran a little silicone on the edges of the back glass pane, set the acrylic in place & ran a bead of silicone around the edges.

The Grizz
10-18-2012, 03:34 AM
Another piece of the nano puzzle is now in my hands.................

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/IMG_1072.jpg


Decided to go with a black SOL Super Blue with controller......now I just have to find someone to build me a custom support arm :lol:

Skimmer King
10-18-2012, 03:46 AM
Greg its not right to LIe on these boards how can you live with yourself. its not in your hands its sitting on your lap come one mang:mrgreen:Another piece of the nano puzzle is now in my hands.................

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/IMG_1072.jpg


Decided to go with a black SOL Super Blue with controller......now I just have to find someone to build me a custom support arm :lol:

The Grizz
10-18-2012, 03:48 AM
Oh shut up Mike :razz:

The Grizz
10-21-2012, 06:33 AM
I had this old portable dishwasher that my father in law used as a portable work bunch, took the top off & sanded it down.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/81F8D74A-A599-4BFD-9729-F5E9C986FC65-8703-00000962BD37B753.jpg

Then I took the legs off a really old table that my wife had me move all over the house for the last decade until she finally said to get rid of it once & for all. Put them on the freshly sanded top to make a decent table for my tank to sit on.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/39AFCF02-C94D-4349-848E-19E9891998C7-8703-00000962D8DA0050.jpg

And now with the tank on it.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/750733B2-2E0C-4FA8-8A90-EE51F7381445-8703-00000965EB5C930F.jpg

Boxboy
10-21-2012, 12:14 PM
Cool tank. Good job of reusing an old table and dishwaser top :)

fishoholic
10-21-2012, 03:44 PM
Cool Grizz, great way to repurpose the old furniture.

The Grizz
10-29-2012, 01:57 AM
Tank full of water & pump running but I think I want to increase the flow a little bit by getting a bigger pump.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/2D5CDC53-D8D6-4BB9-8767-CE487798D089-17441-00001284BB52265C.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/A6115E42-AA29-4303-BF23-4D34BCEF7403-17441-00001284C274E9CA.jpg

Proteus
10-29-2012, 02:23 AM
Looks great Greg

fishoholic
10-29-2012, 02:45 AM
Looks good, I love the pic with the bear with a fish in paw looking into the tank :thumb:

The Grizz
10-29-2012, 02:47 AM
Looks good, I love the pic with the bear with a fish in paw looking into the tank :thumb:
:lol: thats is funny, I never even noticed that.

fishoholic
10-29-2012, 02:51 AM
:lol: thats is funny, I never even noticed that.

:lol: and I thought it was put there on purpose to see if anyone would notice :biggrin:

The Grizz
10-29-2012, 02:52 AM
:lol: and I thought it was put there on purpose to see if anyone would notice :biggrin:

No the wife has bears, eagles and elephants ALL over the house.

Salt2Death
10-29-2012, 05:39 AM
Grizz, I love this set up.....
I hope in the future when I steal this amazing design there's no harsh feelings!

(honestly I am!)


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kien
10-29-2012, 05:58 AM
cute little setup you got going on here :-)

Oilers
10-29-2012, 03:19 PM
Is it time to vote yet? You got my vote, Greg. Love the set up :biggrin:

The Grizz
10-30-2012, 02:50 AM
Grizz, I love this set up.....
I hope in the future when I steal this amazing design there's no harsh feelings!

(honestly I am!)


Sent Via The Pirate Ship...

I would expect nothing less from someone on a pirate ship, steal away!

cute little setup you got going on here :-)

Thanks Mr. Kien :biggrin:

Is it time to vote yet? You got my vote, Greg. Love the set up :biggrin:

Just wait more to come this week, made the hanger for my light but still have to mount it, still have to hook up my AC Jr., get some sand & rock in to it.

The Grizz
11-02-2012, 02:25 PM
Ok so after working in the snow all day in Edmonton ( not a good thing when you are a welder ) & freaking out because your wife txt you to tell you the power is out, I finally get home around 8 pm to find big tank is ok but a little cold. So I start on getting a few thing done on the nano.

First the light hanger for black SOL, I put the control on the arm for a lack of a better idea for now:

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/27ABED96-E626-43E7-8080-9B2523522C9E-592-000000B8E61ECDF0.jpg

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/C9C2DF40-7BA5-4CFF-975E-5D2629521A87-592-000000B8E91CB8E5.jpg

Then I washed some sand & through it in. Moved the tank back to the wall and refilled it. I hope to have time to set the rock in tonight also think the flow is a little low so I might pick up a bigger pump on the way home again from Edmonton.
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/4B5BCFAE-9E19-4B2A-9CB1-7BCAB5F0C002-592-000000B8EBEC6402.jpg

I hope the judges will be kind to me as I am a few days off the time line but I am a busy man and working out of town ATM.

Enjoy and more to come.

The Grizz
11-03-2012, 06:18 AM
Alrighty then, shall we continue.............

Decided to pick up a nano skimmer instead of using the Tunze 9010 (save that for something bigger)

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/FF44B59E-EA07-4B57-B4AD-ACEE5B64616A-1826-000001484E508FDF.jpg

Skimmer in place along with heater, ph & temp probe

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/C6E5AC3B-3BBA-4B36-94C1-A73CCF4692ED-1826-000001485CEFF726.jpg

Found a few nice pieces of rock and came up with this so far.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/9AD5DEAB-44A6-4D72-A0C8-0AB6B390EBC1-1826-00000148543CFBFB.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/E52D5D38-3F3A-4611-88F4-602F7130CB0C-1826-00000148573457B4.jpg

A bit of a side view, you can see the placement of all the equipment except for the AC Jr. power bank which is mounted under the tank.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/96E76088-03ED-4E9F-89F1-05A76C35E93D-1826-00000148606944F0.jpg

The Grizz
11-03-2012, 06:24 AM
Once everything is stable there are a few small pieces of rock that will be added with some Maxi Mini Anemones on them.

As for finned residence I am going with a host of nano fish, a few different colored clown gobies, a small Starry blenny, a Barnacle blenny and a few more that I have not totally decided on yet.

fishoholic
11-04-2012, 02:07 AM
Love the aquascape kinda looks like stonehedge.

FYI maxi minis eat small nano fish, just ask Doug, he can tell ya.

The Grizz
11-04-2012, 02:30 AM
Love the aquascape kinda looks like stonehedge.

FYI maxi minis eat small nano fish, just ask Doug, he can tell ya.

I like to call it AquaHedge :lol:

I never thought of that, cause all my maxi's are in the big tank.

The Grizz
11-29-2012, 03:43 AM
A little update, as I have been super crazy busy I havn't had a lot of time with the tanks.

Anyways, I knew things where going pretty well with my cycle cause the HA was growing like crazy. So I picked up 5 mexi turbos & 10 hermit crabs last week @ RC while I was in the area. They have done a great job so far with atleast 80% of it is now gone. I switch back to the Tunze 9010 skimmer from the little nano skimmer I bought ( regret that purchase decision ) as the collection cup was way to small.

Also picked up a Yellow Clown Goby, Green Clown Goby & Wheeler's Shrimp Goby to go in with my little clown.

Need to raise my light a little bit & set up an ATO system but all in all tank is going not to bad........so far.

The Grizz
12-03-2012, 01:13 AM
All right then, on with the show..............

I have been completely consumed the last week with just being able to get out of bed from blinding migraine, shoulder pain, muscle tension & a twisted vertebrae that I just about forgot to update my thread so here it is.

Livestock thus far:
5 - mexi turbo snails, 10 - hermit crabs, a false Perc, Green Clown Goby, Yellow Clown Goby, Wheeler's Shrimp Goby & a cleaner shrimp ( just cause I couldn't put him in big tank yet )

Also tossed a few zoa frags, frogspawn, blastos & neon candy cane in from the big tank to see if that would help them grow better.

Need to get some peppermint shrimp in to see if they will deal with the apitasia. I also need to increase the flow a bit with a bigger return pump & going to switch out the ACjr controller with a full blown Apex.

Here's some pics taken with my iPhone.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/E7FF6503-13D7-4DC5-BB43-6424647F256E-5633-0000064A6BAA6905.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/0A008688-8E98-4EB2-BAB2-EAF417642B74-5633-0000064A79F127C6.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/3C15BF79-455A-44A7-B4A4-6274631384EE-5633-0000064A80FF2A64.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/2D70483B-AA5E-409A-A32A-AECE9EA19E81-5633-0000064A66FFD1A7.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/E4F72A75-7DA5-4976-8738-B30A2627A28C-5633-0000064A732DFFB5.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/1279BF05-DCCA-459D-A44D-5D72A432E596-5633-0000064A3F932F9D.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/1B8DEDA5-6F79-450B-8217-035C0C81093A-5633-0000064A45346503.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/E09DD7DA-9126-4454-AFD4-99FFDCAC29A5-5633-0000064A4B9C5E80.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/0A745A9E-0486-4468-A733-3963A8E18707-5633-0000064A530388F5.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/8DA70442-0991-4F12-A561-23E49C45EDE7-5633-0000064A598FC56C.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/3591FAF2-E155-4300-8D13-DCC5CA6BB563-5633-0000064A6051EA9C.jpg

FishyFishy!
12-03-2012, 03:00 PM
Looking good greg! Love the scape.

fishoholic
12-03-2012, 08:25 PM
Wow it's filling in nicely :biggrin:

lastlight
12-03-2012, 10:31 PM
looking nice greg!

how on earth are you running a 6025 in there without it ripping everything to shreds? I tried putting one in my 28g nanocube and I found the the flow was far too strong.

The Grizz
12-04-2012, 12:53 AM
Looking good greg! Love the scape.

Wow it's filling in nicely :biggrin:

looking nice greg!

how on earth are you running a 6025 in there without it ripping everything to shreds? I tried putting one in my 28g nanocube and I found the the flow was far too strong.

Thanks guys/gals

The 6025 is actually not running any more, I plugged it in for about 10 mins & pulled the plug. You are correct that it's way to much flow for the nano. I have a couple smaller pumps I am going to try out to see if I can get the flow rolling a little better.

The Grizz
01-07-2013, 02:20 AM
Well a few days late on my update but here it is anyways.

Not much new for fish livestock but added a few zoa colonies, some hammer & frogspawn heads. I thought I would see if I could get a few neat shots with just my blues on & they turned out not to bad, not professional shots but cool.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/4140173E-0835-4265-8FD9-54DB6D4199F7-135-000000033A957D1E.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/22B5015B-7E32-4CD4-8D89-77B34E5C819E-135-00000003411C877B.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/02502781-B9AF-43B3-95D3-8B24D0CC1497-135-0000000342BB200F.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/D45F2570-55B3-4B56-9262-3FD3A2B1083B-135-00000003461E4D79.jpg
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http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/D0FDAEC2-E7DE-4EA8-A2EB-2DB53E9696CF-135-0000000346C36CFB.jpg

The Grizz
01-14-2013, 02:39 AM
All right lads & ladies here is my Jan 15 update a few days early as I have no idea when work might take me on the 15th. Sadly due to a major fluctuation in my Salinity while I was away working for 3 weeks I lost the 4 fish I had in the nano but that issue has now been addressed with a proper ATO system & salinity is has been holding steady @ 1.025 for over a month now.

I will be looking to add some peppermint shrimp ( if I can find any in Edmonton ) as well as a few fish. I think I will add a few fire fish, a red scooter blenny and whatever else I find that catches thy eye.

So with that said on with some pics:

FTS
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130076.jpg

Top Down
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/E1222B32-753B-4EEF-BA07-94C754BF0598-8544-000008715EF7CEB8.jpg

Some Close-ups

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130089.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130092.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130087.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130077.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130095.jpg


More in just a few minutes.............

The Grizz
01-14-2013, 02:42 AM
Some more close-ups......

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130079.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130078.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130093.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130099.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130094.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130091.jpg

The Grizz
01-14-2013, 02:45 AM
These 2 colonies are very hard to get the colors just right

these have a very small ring of green between the shirt and mouth
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130080.jpg

and these are a super nice pink color with very thick skirts
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130085.jpg

The Grizz
01-14-2013, 02:55 AM
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130084.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130083.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130097.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/P1130098.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/3AE151AF-B2E6-47B4-9DC4-9C4C117423D8-8544-0000087156EF9BEF.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/3DDC31C5-C5F5-4B2D-9987-435C9A7F1D2A-8544-000008714DC9FE0A.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/759E9D33-4723-4A63-BC14-6523EBECE546-8544-0000087143D7A542.jpg

SpikeJones
01-14-2013, 05:55 AM
What are those purple and yellow zoa's and what is the running price ?

yellowworld
01-14-2013, 09:18 AM
looking great gregg!!!

MMAX
01-14-2013, 12:47 PM
Good job Greg, that second top down picture is amazing. That's too bad that you lost your fish, especially the green coral goby. I love those little guys.

fishoholic
01-14-2013, 02:27 PM
Sorry to hear you lost your fish :sad: The pic's look good though :thumb:

The Grizz
01-14-2013, 04:29 PM
What are those purple and yellow zoa's and what is the running price ?

They are supposed to be Blue Hornets & I dont have enough to frag yet so......priceless

looking great gregg!!!

Thanks Jamie, not at involved as your nano though. :biggrin:

Good job Greg, that second top down picture is amazing. That's too bad that you lost your fish, especially the green coral goby. I love those little guys.

Yes i was a little POed when I got home to find my Salinity @ 1.035 cause the wife was topping up from the big tank display just cause it was easy for her. but now that the problem is solved I will add a few fish and shrimp this week.

The Grizz
01-14-2013, 04:30 PM
Sorry to hear you lost your fish :sad: The pic's look good though :thumb:

Thanks Laurie :mrgreen:

ensquire
01-14-2013, 09:50 PM
Amazing zoa garden you have there.

reefwars
01-14-2013, 09:57 PM
They are supposed to be Blue Hornets



supposed being the key word;)


looks good though buddy great garden you got there:)

The Grizz
01-14-2013, 11:01 PM
Amazing zoa garden you have there.
Thanks Mr. Mike, I hope to have the same thing going in my 60 gal cube when its up and running with the 300. :biggrin:

supposed being the key word;)


looks good though buddy great garden you got there:)

I do see some alternating skirts in there, the heads are really small but I still really like them. If someone had some REAL ones that I didnt have to take a second mortgage out on my acreage...............:lol:

denny_CC
01-14-2013, 11:04 PM
Thanks Mr. Mike, I hope to have the same thing going in my 60 gal cube when its up and running with the 300. :biggrin:



I do see some alternating shirts in there, the heads are really small but I still really like them. If someone had some REAL ones that I didnt have to take a second mortgage out on my acreage...............:lol:

haha your zoos wear shirts?? neat i guess:P:P:P

The Grizz
01-14-2013, 11:07 PM
haha your zoos wear shirts?? neat i guess:P:P:P

ARSE!!!:razz:

DiverDude
01-14-2013, 11:55 PM
Must be nice to have the equivalent of a LFS in your house in terms of other tanks to pull livestock from !

The Grizz
01-14-2013, 11:57 PM
Must be nice to have the equivalent of a LFS in your house in terms of other tanks to pull livestock from !

Nothing in this tank came from my 165 gal. It was all bought from Marine Experience, Big Al's & Denny specifically for the nano. The fish I had came from Blue World before Xmas.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

The Grizz
01-23-2013, 02:16 AM
A few new tenants in the nano, picked up in Calgary yesterday. Excuse the dirty glass, really need to clean it.

Scooter Blenny
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/4D60F227-A3A2-4AFF-90D8-F98C104F5973-17613-0000122D04B552B8.jpg

Mandarin
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/2A2F9C21-B4C7-44A8-A276-F66DC7292A7B-17540-000012260060EFF2.jpg

Also a Dottyback & 3 peppermint shrimp where added.

The Grizz
01-23-2013, 04:04 AM
I have been thinking of maybe adding a few SPS frags to the nano but unsure. Need to build a little egg crate deck before my return pump to hold some filter floss & increase the flow.

Thoughts?

Nano
01-23-2013, 04:58 AM
Start with something easy and low maintenance, like birdsnests. I've found millipora (ime) is fairly forgiving to my poor husbandry as well. Acros IME have given me the most grief so far out of all ive tried. Your definitely skimming enough to keep sps with your tunze, but stable parameters will be your saving grace in that little tank.

The Grizz
01-23-2013, 05:17 AM
Was some what thinking the same way.

The Grizz
02-16-2013, 06:01 AM
All right so after 10 mins of taking photos and 3 hrs of uploading to photobucket here is my update.

Had to do a little rearranging to accommodate the newly acquired frags & have a jam packed nano. The dottyback is doing great, hasn't touched one of my 3 peppermint shrimp, which I was afraid of, scooter blenny is so fun to watch as he scoots around the tank, Bangii card was a great addition as well. I don't see the mandy that often as he has a few new pieces of rock to hunt through.

So on with some pics

FTS & a top down:

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150136_zpsed842233.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150135_zpsec0026ef.jpg

Some close ups of some of my favs:

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150138_zps81fb7fdb.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150134_zpsfc1597f2.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150132_zpsec91b17e.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150131_zps4a9c8b68.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150130_zpse401a3cd.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150129_zpsda799257.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150128_zps674876d3.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150126_zpsff1c9bdf.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150125_zps6aaa5ee7.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150124_zpscf8b07f2.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150123_zpsba5c2ee4.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150122_zps0bce0fb6.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/E8DA485A-71D7-4D65-91FB-E105FB1FEB0E-2169-0000032346C07A70_zps205b2187.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/196DC85A-D9D0-4A62-8A3D-9B7E561DB0D0-2169-0000032340BFA692_zps10d33b19.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/C729E18A-D033-4444-A364-0C203956B4F3-2169-000003233A768F3A_zpsd77f7f12.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2060118_zpsd0016ea6.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2060114_zps435382db.jpg

The Grizz
02-16-2013, 06:03 AM
Well Photobucket really sucks, I adjusted the exposed on most of my shots but only a couple actually show up properly.

kien
02-16-2013, 06:04 AM
Well Photobucket really sucks, I adjusted the exposed on most of my shots but only a couple actually show up properly.

They look properly exposed to me Greg and they look sweet to boot ! Very nice!

The Grizz
02-16-2013, 06:07 AM
Cool that is good to hear & thanks Mr. KIEN :biggrin:

I think I am going to have to remove several of the hermit crabs though as they are starting to pester the zoas as well as a couple of the big mexi turbos.

kien
02-16-2013, 06:08 AM
Cool that is good to hear & thanks Mr. KIEN :biggrin:

Seriously, now I want a zoa nano too!!

The Grizz
02-16-2013, 06:12 AM
Hopefully the judges and my fellow canreefers agree come judgement day :pray:

The Grizz
02-16-2013, 06:22 AM
Manged to catch the Dottyback and the Cardinal in the same shot.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/EC879093-78C2-4DEA-99D9-DC24F2FB6984-2169-000003231D04274C_zps84a5eac7.jpg

My frag rack is full as well.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150137_zps7b3faed0.jpg

yellowworld
02-16-2013, 09:45 AM
Wow Gregg your nano looks amazing!!!!! i wish i could make some progress on mine but life gets in the way so for now ill admire yours and day dream!!! :biggrin:

Skimmer King
02-16-2013, 04:12 PM
Grizz the tank looks really good i cant wait to summer going to hit ya up in the summer

fishoholic
02-16-2013, 04:12 PM
Grizz I think someone threw up zoas in your tank! :lol: Looks good :biggrin:

fishoholic
02-16-2013, 04:34 PM
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/P2150122_zps0bce0fb6.jpg

Are these your Rastas? Mine don't look anything like that :neutral: Not sure if its just my led lights (Eco pico) aren't the best (I know my zoas look very dull under these light compaired to Doug's radions) or if I got the wrong coral :sad: What do you think?

http://i261.photobucket.com/albums/ii53/Laurie_Morin/0a4a3cff-89e2-435b-8d0f-b1e58e2fcb1c_zps92ff3abd.jpg

The Grizz
02-16-2013, 04:45 PM
Yes those are my Rastas, Laurie. Mine are under a sol & pic was taken with an under water camera though as well but you can deffinately see the different color rings by eye on mine. Maybe your have to grow some more yet.

fishoholic
02-16-2013, 05:22 PM
Yes those are my Rastas, Laurie. Mine are under a sol & pic was taken with an under water camera though as well but you can deffinately see the different color rings by eye on mine. Maybe your have to grow some more yet.

Showed the pics to Doug and he's pretty sure they aren't the same. This has happened to me before with Ken (sold/bagged the wrong ones) but he was good about exchanging them for the rights ones so hopefully he will again. I pm'd him.

ensquire
02-16-2013, 05:23 PM
That is a packed little tank there Grizz. Never seen a Nano with a frag rack in it before.
Good job...

The Grizz
02-17-2013, 02:01 AM
That is a packed little tank there Grizz. Never seen a Nano with a frag rack in it before.
Good job...

I do love my Zoas that's a given :lol: thanks Mike.

Nano
02-17-2013, 04:22 AM
Nice to see some of my frags made your "favs" list that favia will look killer once it colors up. Should be green, purple, and bright red I found it colored best in medium light in my tank.


Looks great buddy

The Grizz
02-17-2013, 04:38 AM
Wow Gregg your nano looks amazing!!!!! i wish i could make some progress on mine but life gets in the way so for now ill admire yours and day dream!!! :biggrin:

Thanks young lad, your nano is pretty wicked to dude. Some major planning & work in there.

Grizz the tank looks really good i cant wait to summer going to hit ya up in the summer

Hit me up for what now? A free tour. :lol:

Grizz I think someone threw up zoas in your tank! :lol: Looks good :biggrin:

:puke:zoas (wish I could make the word zoa flash) :biggrin:

The Grizz
02-17-2013, 04:40 AM
Nice to see some of my frags made your "favs" list that favia will look killer once it colors up. Should be green, purple, and bright red I found it colored best in medium light in my tank.


Looks great buddy

Thanks Ken, the Favia looks better in person as do most thing.

Nano
02-17-2013, 04:42 AM
Yeah I could never get its color.on camera it grew great in my tank, pretty well the only thing that did well lol

The Grizz
03-10-2013, 03:46 AM
Well second to last update on my little nano. Battling some hair algea again for some reason on some of my Zoas frags so I'm going to give them a little dip in a peroxide solution tonight.

Current contents in my little glass box

Scooter Blenny
Mandarin
Dottyback

Samosa Clam
Orange Plate
Fragspawn
Octospawn
2 types of Hammer
Frag of Purple Haze
Frag of Monti Danae
Frag of Green Haze Blastos
Frag of Green Acans
Neon Green Candy Canes
Coco worm

And..........about 75 different Zoas.

denny_CC
03-10-2013, 03:55 AM
Well second to last update on my little nano. Battling some hair algea again for some reason on some of my Zoas frags so I'm going to give them a little dip in a peroxide solution tonight.

Current contents in my little glass box

Scooter Blenny
Mandarin
Dottyback

Samosa Clam
Orange Plate
Fragspawn
Octospawn
2 types of Hammer
Frag of Purple Haze
Frag of Monti Danae
Frag of Green Haze Blastos
Frag of Green Acans
Neon Green Candy Canes
Coco worm

And..........about 75 different Zoas.

sounds like shes coming along buddy , how are you handling nutrient export on this bear cub?:razz:

The Grizz
03-10-2013, 04:23 AM
Until about 3 weeks ago I was doing a 5% WC every 3 days but have been slacking due to work & just plain crappy things that keep happening that gets me side tracked. Amazingly my Tunze 9010 skimmer has been pulling a good amount of stuff out of the tank.

claymax
03-10-2013, 04:51 AM
i still think you should dose a bit of vitamin c. it would help with nutrient export and give all youre zoo's a boost. just my $0.02

The Grizz
03-10-2013, 04:52 AM
i still think you should dose a bit of vitamin c. it would help with nutrient export and give all youre zoo's a boost. just my $0.02

Started on Friday :biggrin:

claymax
03-10-2013, 05:04 AM
nice. i usually see results about a day or two after. that stuff works like a charm.

The Grizz
03-10-2013, 05:54 AM
Started with 500mg a day, not sure if that enough or to much but I read a couple threads on a few tanks the same size gallon wise dosing 500 mg / day.

fishoholic
03-16-2013, 01:43 AM
Update please :mrgreen:

poke poke :razz:
http://i252.photobucket.com/albums/hh14/jillipagan/ptb.jpg

http://sd.keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk/i/keep-calm-and-poke-the-bear.png

:rofl2:

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 01:49 AM
Hang onto your saltbucket Laurie its coming, photobucket is taking for ever to upload pics

fishoholic
03-16-2013, 01:57 AM
Hang onto your saltbucket Laurie its coming, photobucket is taking for ever to upload pics

:lol: I fully understand

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 02:09 AM
Alright, well the time has come for my final update on my nano. It has been a bit of a challenge over the last couple weeks as I have been so damn busy. Battling a bit of hair algea and a bit of dino as well, so I have been dipping a few frags in revive every couple days & making sure I get my water changes done in a timly manner.

Here's a FTS, top view & a closer shoot from the front split in to photos.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3789_zps2faa578e.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3770_zpsa7168d1a.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3797_zps0700ae7b.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3798_zps9c8265b9.jpg

More pics coming shortly.........stay tuned...........

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 02:56 AM
Alright here are some close ups, they are not the greatest due to my underwater camera crapping out on me so I had to resort to my other camera & Iphone for the last update pics.

Cooter the Scooter
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/C84B8C0B-72C5-499A-A67D-6AC6A140F489-13832-00000F83994E5FE8_zps89ea9c4e.jpg

Purple Haze
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/e087642e-0536-4e0a-be95-aaf2bb6f6305_zpsafe3dfc7.jpg

Frog, Octo & Hammer - colors are WAY off but I kind of like the pics.
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3781_zps843e9df4.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3779_zps5e7fdf10.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3780_zps21deb46d.jpg

My tiny clam
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3792_zps3c6f273d.jpg

Orange Plate
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3796_zpse1918d56.jpg

Green Acans
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/2F6CA79B-9530-4464-A46A-B572C4C0B4A6-13832-00000F8385B1B5AF_zpsd5e64b33.jpg

Green Haze Blastos
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/2BFECC15-5C8E-44CC-9E32-30CA8EDDBF09-13832-00000F837EE8BD95_zps16adc6f8.jpg

Monti Danae
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3769_zpsd4fc9ca5.jpg

Neon Green Candy Canes
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/7e7f9e1c-3938-4066-add2-e85e841edba1_zps885968de.jpg

fishoholic
03-16-2013, 03:00 AM
Super colourful, jammed packed goodness! :thumb:

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 03:06 AM
And now for some of my favorite coral........ZOAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3795_zpsbcd098fa.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3794_zpsbbb25b3c.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3788_zpscc196a3f.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3787_zpsdccafe47.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3784_zpsb2cf17a7.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3783_zpsf7431dab.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3782_zps1124d937.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3778_zps21854f84.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3777_zpsf3c35404.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3776_zps2ab5534e.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3775_zps030eccc0.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3773_zpsaa187f6c.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3771_zps9c868520.jpg
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3767_zps21a347c6.jpg

11purewater
03-16-2013, 03:08 AM
Looks great,but I saw some free space:razz:

11purewater
03-16-2013, 03:09 AM
Need a "Grizz Gold" me thinks!

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 03:13 AM
Super colourful, jammed packed goodness! :thumb:
Thanks girly!! Jammed packed it is, just wish the colors would show through in pics.

Looks great,but I saw some free space:razz:

Need a "Grizz Gold" me thinks!

I might be able to find a few sq mm to some more...........ZOAS!! and yes need some Grizz's Gold and Mohawks for sure!!

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 03:25 AM
As this contest comes to a close in a few short weeks I would just like to thank Denny for getting this contest off the ground.

I would like to thank the ones who have donated the prizes for the contest, not that they were really needed cause its more about what we can put together it is very much appreciated.

I would also like to thank all the members who have incouraged us all to keep going. I hope when it comes time for the members vote poll that we can get a BIG number of members to vote & set a new record for number of votes.

And last but not least to the judges, thank you for taking to time to view all the contestant's nano threads & eventually crown a winner.

Good luck to all that are still actively in on the contest.

mrhasan
03-16-2013, 03:42 AM
http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/102_3789_zps2faa578e.jpg


..........now where is the lawnmower!

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 03:47 AM
No Lawnmower just a scooter Blenny, lawnmowers get to big to fast for a nano. There is a Dottyback & a bangin cardinal in there but when I turn off the flow they tend to go hide behind the rocks for some reason. Also 3 peppermint shrimp in the rocks as well

mrhasan
03-16-2013, 03:49 AM
No Lawnmower just a scooter Blenny, lawnmowers get to big to fast for a nano. There is a Dottyback & a bangin cardinal in there but when I turn off the flow they tend to go hide behind the rocks for some reason. Also 3 peppermint shrimp in the rocks as well

As far as I know....these don't grow right? ;)

http://www.caribbeantire.com/images/uploads/Lawn-Garden%20Machinery/Craftsman-lawn-mower.jpg

I thought my tank was packed being a nano but LOOK AT YOURS! One word:

FANTABULOUS

11purewater
03-16-2013, 03:57 AM
Thanks girly!! Jammed packed it is, just wish the colors would show through in pics.





I might be able to find a few sq mm to some more...........ZOAS!! and yes need some Grizz's Gold and Mohawks for sure!!

Ready for there new home!

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 03:57 AM
As far as I know....these don't grow right? ;)

http://www.caribbeantire.com/images/uploads/Lawn-Garden%20Machinery/Craftsman-lawn-mower.jpg

I thought my tank was packed being a nano but LOOK AT YOURS! One word:

FANTABULOUS

That came to mind right after I hit post that you might be talking a real mower :biggrin:

Thanks for the complement, it's really hard to place all these frags, mini colonies and such in the right place. When it all gets moved to my 60 gal cube it's going to look empty :biggrin:

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 03:58 AM
Ready for there new home!

:clap2: sweet!

CherylMcKay
03-16-2013, 04:43 AM
Thanks girly!! Jammed packed it is, just wish the colors would show through in pics.
I can't imaging the colours being brighter and deeper as it is truly stunning to look at in you pics. Awesome, awesome corals!!

gregzz4
03-16-2013, 04:45 AM
Gotta love all the stuff you 'stuffed' in there Greg

Looks nice

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 04:50 AM
I can't imaging the colours being brighter and deeper as it is truly stunning to look at in you pics. Awesome, awesome corals!!

Thanks Cheryl, it's amazing that some of my pics where actually taken with my iPhone 4s.

Gotta love all the stuff you 'stuffed' in there Greg

Looks nice

Thanks budzz!

The Grizz
03-16-2013, 10:42 PM
Now the question is..........what do I do.......keep the nano going for a while longer or move it all to my 60 gal cube with our seahorse's?

fishoholic
03-17-2013, 03:51 AM
Now the question is..........what do I do.......keep the nano going for a while longer or move it all to my 60 gal cube with our seahorse's?

It would probably be easier to move it all into the 60g and have one less tank to maintain.

When I started this contest I had wondered what I'd do with mine once it was over. When it had the maxi minis in it I felt kinda meh about it, but now that its a reef and has a cute Barney blenny in it I must say I really love how it turned out. It's become one of my favourite tanks out of all I have ever owned.

The Grizz
03-17-2013, 03:56 AM
And to make my decision even worse today the nano is looking even better then it did a week ago. I have been dosing Vit C, 1000 mg per day.

The Grizz
03-18-2013, 12:17 AM
Why not one more FTS........mainly because I really liked the way the tank looks today.

http://i765.photobucket.com/albums/xx291/GRIZZtheWELDER/Nano%20tank/1EEEF29B-96B7-4AC8-B7EE-DEACF90FC97B-711-00000158FB13BB44_zps453a7532.jpg

11purewater
03-18-2013, 02:37 AM
Gotta build a bonzai tree for your zoas:biggrin:

11purewater
03-18-2013, 02:39 AM
I think you might find a post or two on just such a thing by some crazy guy in Calgary...can't think of his name...reef something or other....:lol:

The Grizz
03-18-2013, 02:46 AM
Not sure how the 60 gal is going to be laid out yet as I really dont want to much rock in there but there will also be a lot of mushrooms from the 165.

Nano
03-18-2013, 03:07 AM
:jaw:

I think its full...:lol:

The Grizz
03-18-2013, 03:40 AM
:jaw:

I think its full...:lol:

Nah there is room for one or two more frags yet............somewhere......

Skimmer King
03-18-2013, 05:37 AM
Greg the tank is looking really good buds thebfruit loop zoos that I got are growing good I think that they were called u wanted
Some or
Was it another name they were let me know when we can start sending drags to each other through the mail I like
Lots of the ones u have

The Grizz
03-18-2013, 05:39 AM
Still looking for Fruitloops Mike, I bought some from Fragbox recently & they where not cheap but they have never opened & I think they are starting to completely melt.

Goatman
03-18-2013, 05:45 AM
Still looking for Fruitloops Mike, I bought some from Fragbox recently & they where not cheap but they have never opened & I think they are starting to completely melt.
Less milk?

The Grizz
03-18-2013, 05:47 AM
Less milk?

Don't eat Fruitloops, it's Capain Crunch or nothing for this bear.

lastlight
03-18-2013, 05:51 AM
that's an impressive pile of zoas there! looks great man.

The Grizz
03-18-2013, 05:53 AM
that's an impressive pile of zoas there! looks great man.

Thanks bro, lost count of how many different Zoas are in there but every single piece is a different one.

lastlight
03-18-2013, 05:57 AM
strange to think we're grown adults driving all over the place buying and trading these little things lol.

The Grizz
03-18-2013, 05:59 AM
So true, glad I make frequent work trips to the cities :lol:

yellowworld
04-01-2013, 09:17 PM
Congratulations Gregg!!!! Your tank is awesome you've been on fire lately as Kein said haha Keep it up i cant wait to see what you have rolling around in your head for us to follow haha

The Grizz
04-02-2013, 02:42 AM
Congratulations Gregg!!!! Your tank is awesome you've been on fire lately as Kein said haha Keep it up i cant wait to see what you have rolling around in your head for us to follow haha

Thanks dude, wasn't really sure what you ment until a few min ago. Keep working on your nano I think it is pretty badass.

Azzkr
10-20-2013, 01:25 PM
Just wondering if this tank was still up and running its a great little tank

The Grizz
10-21-2013, 01:27 AM
Just wondering if this tank was still up and running its a great little tank

Due to renovations and the building of the new 300 there just wasnt room to keep it running any longer.

yellowworld
10-21-2013, 05:32 AM
Due to renovations and the building of the new 300 there just wasnt room to keep it running any longer.

Awe that sucks i liked that tank too!

Mine still being built, i guess i should update my build thread Ive done quite a bit just havent bothered to post anything haha,

How are the renos and 300 build going??

The Grizz
10-22-2013, 04:46 AM
Awe that sucks i liked that tank too!

Mine still being built, i guess i should update my build thread Ive done quite a bit just havent bothered to post anything haha,

How are the renos and 300 build going??

Just about done the TOTAL tear down / rebuild for the kitchen and need to get back onto the 300 to have it done for Nov 23.