Fishsticks 50G Starphire Rimless Build

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    fishsticks No clue about reefs

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    So the day is today :D i will begin a detailed 50G build, 20gallon sump/fuge along with skimmer and Ecotech Marine Radion Lighting, and Propeller pumps 2x MP10wES.
    along with extras, i hope u all find this build enjoyable, and i hope u all follow me along.
    this is going to be one of my final builds, so lets rock N roll.
     
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    fishsticks No clue about reefs

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    The tank dimensions will be 24x24x20, the tank has starphire glass along with beveled edges. has a center trapezoid with 1 return. i will have a slow turn around on the tank something like 4xs or 5xs not the usual 10xs-15xs. i wont have much turn around. i will have a 100gallon skimmer inplace also with a led fuge set up.
     
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    cant wait to see some pics~~!!!
     
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    I think this is going to be a great build with awesome photos!
     
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    Good luck. Doing it to spite Dennis?
     
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    fishsticks No clue about reefs

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    Dennis :grumble:, no but dennis has influenced me to upgrade my biocube to something more edgier i guess u can say. :D but i am blaming the lights on him if it looks terrible.
     
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    fishsticks No clue about reefs

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    Heres my stand i have to assemble, i didnt want to get a custom stand built. the last one i built was too much for me, huge saws measuring blah blah :(. heres i guess u can say a step by step.

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    Lol nice. Good luck buddy.
     
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    fishsticks No clue about reefs

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    sorry for the bad pics, i had low light. the doors have to be evened out i didnt screw them on tightly but the finish is like a high gloss looks really good and simple. i was pretty amazed at how tight everything went in and how sturdy the stand is, i bolted most if down an tried moving it an it felt solid. i think milo (the chihuahua) is looking at food or something
     
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    fishsticks No clue about reefs

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    Heres a picture of my sump/fuge, i have a 3watt LED system small and a skimmer.
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    U can see the lil light on the bottom left corner here, small and pretty cool i might order another.
     
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    here is my R/O Dual DI system from bulkreefsupply

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    Jealous of the vortech!
     
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    fishsticks No clue about reefs

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    i can get them a lil cheaper than petstore price if your in LA or close let me know :p

    i get my radion monday its in the mail : /
     
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    Cool build bro.
     
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    Sir Alex Dragon the eel (below)

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    +1 to that! :?
     
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    good to see u again smitty
     
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    fishsticks No clue about reefs

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    Hopefully i can do some cool stuff with them
     
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    All the way across the country in VA man, but thanks anyways.

    Did you buy 2 so they can communicate with each other?
     
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    yea i have 2 both wireless so they should be able to communicate with eachother
     
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    looks good so far. are you hanging the leds from the ceiling or mod'ing it up? Ill be moding my radions
     
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