Aquarians 75 mixed reef build

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    That's looking fantastic! What are your plans with this tank?
     
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    I’m not entirely sure yet, I like the idea of a soft coral, leather dominated. But nothing looks like a mixed reef. Mowing me I will let the frags and corals deside for me.
     
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    I also have plans for a custom hood stand and sump. Now if I just had some time;)
     
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    C'est la vie!
     
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    Very true, seems there’s never enough time.

    I have the benefit of working with pvc trim and sheet goods on a regular basis so I will be building my sump with pvc and useing a tiger sump as a model, I like their layouts. The stand will be cabinets flanking each side of the tank and hood providing storage for food test kits and all the tools of the hobby on one side and electronics and dosing station on the other. The tank support have a large pull out cabinet on casters which will allow for complete access to the sump, fudge and skimmer, this entire area will be built with pvc and be water tight with a line connected to a drain as a catastrophic failure insurance policy. I should be able to bang that out in a year or two.

    Fish stocking list. What’s your thoughts?
    1 Kole eye tang (have)
    3 Blue / Green Chromis ( I would like the grouped movement, but I’m not sold on this fish)
    1 Midas Blenny (love these guys)
    1 starry or Bicolor Blenny ( awesome fish full of personality)
    1 yellow Watchman Gobie (have)
    1 sleeper gobie ( probably not a good idea with the watchman in there)
    2 Flasher wrass (I love me some wrass)
    2 true Percula Clowns (who doesn’t want a pair of clowns?)
     
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    Sounds good (and you're probably right that it's not a good idea to have a second goby). I guess the Tang might outgrow a 75g tank though...
     
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    He might, but the yellow eye doesn’t get as large as the others, it’s max size is 7” and doesn’t need as much room as the majority of tangs. ( at least according to the research I did) but should he get to large I do have friends with biger tanks that can take him.
     
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    0116775C-FDC8-473E-92CF-58DFEE174ED9.jpeg Started the sump build today. PVC box is glued and drying and the baffles are all cut and ready to glue in place.
     
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