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Old 01-19-2013, 05:23 AM
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Most of my wiring will be going through access holes on the right side of the cabinet, however on the left side I mounted a pair of water proof junction boxes on either side and wired outlets on the sump side and switches on the dry side. I did this because I always seem to have to cut power to my return pump in a hurry somehow. Unplugging it might be hazardous with wet hands, and going through the controller just takes too long, so this is my solution.



Also I have everything transferred over to the new tank now, and in my haste to transfer everything, I ended up with quite the mess!

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Old 01-19-2013, 05:26 AM
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... And a few hours later.



It's not perfect. I could do with a more eloquent design for the EB8 rack, but it was a quick fix for not realizing the bar would fit in the stand, but the power cord would not. Maybe sometime down the road I'll rebuild this section and make it a little more professional looking.
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Old 01-19-2013, 02:27 PM
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Which dosing pump are you using?
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Old 01-19-2013, 03:13 PM
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That is the Marine Magic triple doser from a Caco3Reef groupbuy.
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Wish my electrical was as organized. Things are looking great.
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Old 01-19-2013, 06:37 PM
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Thanks!
I needs a bit more cleaning up with some cable ties in the channels, etc, but it is by far the cleanest wiring for a tank I've done yet. I could never get a sump organzed like this before.
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Old 01-20-2013, 07:23 PM
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Added sand and all the rocks had been transferred in and I let things settle down a little, then I proceeded to scape the rocks like I had envisioned. Extra rock went in the sump or frag tank which is also freshly set up.
This was the easy part, as I had been planning this tank for months I knew exactly what I had wanted to do. I placed the rocks as if my tank was only 30x18x18, leaving the entire front end of the tank open for swimming. I then moved the structure away from the back wall a little to keep it more open and extended some lower sloping rock into the open space. I am very pleased with the results and it leaves enough space for some coral placement and plenty of negative space.

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now that picture is Frickin wicked that is a POTM
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:49 AM
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Thanks! I am pretty pleased with it.
I am setting up my quarantine next so I will be able to stock this up soon.
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It is an awesome pic I wish I could get my water clearer.
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