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Old 09-06-2010, 04:50 AM
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Talking Llamarama's 100g build *Updated Oct 20*

hiya, I've been trolling this forum for far too long but i've learned tons and met many awesome people and now its time to share my tank build! we started off with a 25g and are now in the process of upgrading to a 100g...we picked up the tank in calgary from a guy working overseas who let all the water evaporate and everything died so the rock was in rough shape but its been curing in a rubbermaid for about a month and a half now and hopefully we'll start seeing some progress soon. the tank is 60 x 20 x 20 ish and came with a coralife super skimmer 125 and a tunze 9005 with a broken magnetic impeller we picked up a used Remora Pro for now and have plans to fix the tunze and maybe run both. Tank was not drilled but hubby drilled all 4 holes yesterday (2 for herbie in rear of tank, and 2 returns) still need to build an overflow. plumbing and quietone 5000 were recieved from J&L yesterday as well. Painted the back of the tank today hoping to have it plumbed etc... by the end of the week to start getting things moved over rock or not I have about 30lbs of rock in m 25g as well as about 35 lbs running in my sump that i got from a friend (marine apprentice/Terry). I think it will still be some time before my rubbermaid rock is suitable to be in the tank but we will see anyway i picked up a 40ish gallon sump from reefwars(Denny) in edmonton and we should be up and running by next weekend with any luck! thanks for reading! now heres some pictures

siamese cat fish


the tank (it fits so nice in my living room )


The rock


The rock again


some pictures of my lil tank




and my girls, because i have to include them somewhere :P (Zooey and Cooper)



will try to get some pics of the plumbing and paint soon

thanks for looking
Deidre

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Old 09-06-2010, 05:14 AM
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From another reefer in the area, just wanted to say Hi, and wish you success in your build , looks like you have a plan and are off to a good start. I know what you mean about trolling the forum, I do the same thing, looking for deals lol. Would like to follow along and see how it all comes together.

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Old 09-06-2010, 05:19 AM
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Glad to meet ya! Whereabouts In red deer do you live? It's always great to meet people locally as sometimes we can save driving time etc I live on the east side in clearview

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Old 09-06-2010, 05:34 AM
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We live close to the Joffre plant. Moved to Alberta just over a year ago now, so I am still learning my way around the area, don't know where clearview is . It takes me awhile or should I say more than awhile to get around and learn my way. I agree with you, It would be nice to be able to save on driving time.
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Old 09-06-2010, 06:06 AM
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We live close to the Joffre plant. Moved to Alberta just over a year ago now, so I am still learning my way around the area, don't know where clearview is . It takes me awhile or should I say more than awhile to get around and learn my way. I agree with you, It would be nice to be able to save on driving time.
Not far from me!!

Can't wait to see what you do with the tank, tagging alone
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Old 09-06-2010, 06:49 PM
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I live really close to you, I'm in Rosedale
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I live really close to you, I'm in Rosedale
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haha ya, almost right across the street
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I got to say, love the cat in the tank pic!
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Sweet lord where did you get those pants I want!?

As well...sound like you've got the patience down so you should be successful! Good luck.
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