Finally! My 75 Gallon Full Blown Reef!

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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    Sooo... After months of waiting and saving, my tank is almost ready to fill up and cycle! :mrgreen::mrgreen::mrgreen:

    What I have:


    A 75 gallon kinda drilled (it has an internal overflow box).

    30 gallon sump.

    Bubble Magus Nac-7 protein skimmer.

    Mag drive 12 pump.

    About 140 pounds (150 - 1 piece) of rock from marcorocks.


    What I'm getting:


    2X: Sicce Voyager 4 powerheads.

    300 watt Eheim Jager heater. (yes I have an extra)

    Ocean pulse wavemaker.

    66 LED system from fin-sanity.



    My current stock list plan:


    An ORA watchman goby, or pink spotted watchman goby, or somethin.

    Tail spot blenny.

    Pair of occelaris clowns.

    White banded possum wrasse.

    Yellow head jawfish.

    Six line wrasse.

    Kole tang.

    Some sort of ORA mandarin.

    All sorts of inverts.

    Lot's of zoas and sps.



    And of course, pictures:

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    Skimmer:

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    26 watt CFL over the fuge:

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    Return pump:

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    Full sump:

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    Screen lid:

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    YAY!!!!!!! :^::mrgreen::frustrat::bounce::sfish:
     
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    d2mini VIP Member

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    Nice setup!
     
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    Very Nice.. Congrats!!!!
     
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    Woohooo!!

    Get some water in there and get cycling!
     
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    Samhain Satin, Lace, and Sequins

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    Excellent!!!!
     
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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    Thanks guys. :D

    Do I need the powerheads to start the cycle? I have probably about 600-700 GPH coming from the return.
     
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    Samhain Satin, Lace, and Sequins

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    I didn't use any powerheads when cycling my tank. Those got added about the same time as my CUC, and my tank cycled just fine. Of course, I was using shipped LR, so there was a lot of die off and I had a huge cycle. It would probably be better to circulate whilst cycling, but I didn't find it necessary.
     
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    dude the tanks looking sweeeet, how many #s of rock is that?
     
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    nevermind you already listed that
     
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    very nice Sir Alex , hope it all comes together well for you ( i know it will)
     
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    Damn...that looks good already without water. :)
     
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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    Maybe I'll just keep it how it is lol.
     
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    haha looks awesome!
     
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    Looks good Alex!!
     
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    Looks good Alex!! Let me know how you like those Sicce 4 powerheads. Just as a heads up my Voyager 3 sometimes makes a tick noise due to air bubbles getting trapped inside of it. Also, make sure that you register them online so you get the additional 5 year warranty.
     
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    wontonflip I failed Kobayashi Maru

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    awesome! love the rockwork!
     
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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    Lol I'm thanking everyone.
     
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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    Where do I register them?
     
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    Alex, here is the registration website. You will also need to upload a copy of your receipt, but I think this can be a jpeg pic of it. SICCE Product Warranty Information, Registration and Claims

    My LFS told me that the Sicce pumps do have a 5 year warranty, but if you read their website it says it is "extended." My Local LFS is affiliated with the US distributor so I hope they know what they are talking about.

    P.S. Does the back of your Voyager box list a Knoxville address as Sicce USA?
     
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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    The powerheads are on my need to get list. ;)


    Doesn't it seem kinda strange that they would offer you an additional 5 year warranty if you show them your receipt??
     
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