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Is my wife Awsome or setting a TRAP ??

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Is my wife Awsome or setting a TRAP ??

Post by Bryan on Sun 11 Dec 2011, 3:31 pm

ok, here is the deal. The wife is always wating certain fish for the tank that are either not coral safe or will eat every fish I currently have in my tank. So the other day she hit me up with an idea of hers.

IDEA

Use our current tank as a sort of fish only and stock it full shrooms, and softies that are cheap and wont kill me if they get nibbled on. Then that will allow her to get some of the fish she likes (puffers, angels, etc.) In return I get to build the nano reef that I have been wanting to build for quite some time now with the equipment of my choosing. Sounds almost like there is some underlying plot to stick it to me later on down the road. Suspect


Here is the planned tank to see if the trade is worth the risk, the shallow nano has been on my radar for a while now :

Tank 24x10x9 (acrylic) drilled w/ glass-holles.com kit

Filter 20L sump

Skimmer SWC120

Light AI SOL super blue

Control Reef Keeper Elite, ALC

Flow Votrech MP20

Return Quiet One 3000 on gate valve throttle



will also be running a nextreef SMR1 with Dr. Tims pearls , 2x MR1 with GFO & carbon. Dosing will eventually be managed by BRS 2 part and Dosing pumps. ATO is from autotopoff.com with aqualifter. RO/DI is from Spectrapure 90gpd 4 stage.
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Re: Is my wife Awsome or setting a TRAP ??

Post by Siberman on Sun 11 Dec 2011, 6:36 pm

Sounds like a good deal to me. Go for it.
Let me know if you need any help painting the house.
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Post by matt_longview on Sun 11 Dec 2011, 7:44 pm

I'd go with the shorty reactors. They're great for the small tanks. Love mine.

Setup sounds sweet!
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Re: Is my wife Awsome or setting a TRAP ??

Post by Bryan on Sun 11 Dec 2011, 7:51 pm

matt_longview wrote:I'd go with the shorty reactors. They're great for the small tanks. Love mine.

Setup sounds sweet!

I would normally feel the same way, but I already have them. They will be hidden in the stand along with my sump, plus they will add a bit more water volume to the system.
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Post by Bryan on Sun 11 Dec 2011, 7:56 pm

Couple pics of the tank




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Re: Is my wife Awsome or setting a TRAP ??

Post by Yeti on Sun 11 Dec 2011, 8:15 pm

Sounds like a great offer, especially as you get the tank of your dreams. As for a plot, well you are married, so you are used to that concept..... "Yes, dear"
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Post by DonnieP on Sun 11 Dec 2011, 8:49 pm

Better get while the gettin's good, she may change her mind!
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Post by Bryan on Sun 11 Dec 2011, 8:52 pm

Im gonna make her put it in writing
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Post by ritter678 on Mon 12 Dec 2011, 5:37 pm

Nice looking tank you have there. Can't wait for the progress pics.


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