Smitty's Reef

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    Alright guys, as you all know, my reef was wiped out a few weeks ago...and I was able to savage my equipment and rocks...so until I buy me another house and set up a larger tank, I decided to rebuild another reef for now...
     
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    Bifferwine I am a girl

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    Yay!!! This is going to be an epic comeback thread. I know it!
     
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    Here is a pic of 110lbs of dead bleached rock that I savaged from my old reef. It has been sitting in this tub for a few weeks now. I do daily water changes and added prime to the tub after each change. I scraped off all the dead coral and the protein skimmer has pulled lots of gunk out of the water...maybe tomorrow I'll remove the rocks and place it inside the tank.
     
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    Yea!!!! Glad to see you begin again Smitty. Bravo. :claphands:
     
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    Good to see that your getting your hands wet again Smittu! Welcome to the 29g tank club. :p
     
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    YEEHAAWW. You excited? hehe
     
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    Yes, I am really excited...I couldn't sleep at all last night, I kept thinking about how I was gonna do the aquascaping and what type of lighting I want. My mind was just racing all night. So now, I just finished rinsing the 20lbs of sand I bought yesterday. Let the fun begin!
     
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    Ok...I just finished aquascaping the tank. Let me know how it looks.
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    It looks good smitty
     
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    That's a nice looking wall. You'll have lots of choices for coral placement.
     
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    Another pic...
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    And another...
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    EliWhitney314 Phish Head

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    When are going to put some water in there?
     
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    Lol...as soon as the lfs open up at 11am, I'll be there getting some water and a piece of liverock to seed the rock I already have.
     
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    Awe yeaaah
     
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    looking good smitty glas to see you rebuilding so fast.
     
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    Now you know I had to get my hands wet again, I couldn't stay away too long...besides, being off work this long, I need something to do to keep me sane...lol
     
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    Looking good man! I'm looking forward to seeing the revival!
     
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    Cant wait to see it covered in coraline like your old one smitty!!!
     
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    Ok...I put pre-mixed water in the tank yesterday and I also bought 2 pieces of live rock to help seed mine...the water has cleared up very well. The skimmer has been foaming all night, and the temp is at 79*. So now we play the waiting game...wait for a complete cycle so I can start adding my cuc. While I'm waiting, gonna start looking around for a new light.
     
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