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    Cacique build

    Well, I'm dipping my feet back in to this cruel mistress we call a reef hobby.. lol

    Im looking to setup a 40 Breeder mixed reef tank since on my last build, I was finally successful in keeping SPS corals. So far I have the following equipment.

    40 Breeder Non drilled
    2 Jebao RW-4 wave makers
    ReefOctupus Classic 1000 HOB
    Apex jr
    HomeDepot fuge light
    RODI unit
    2 5 gallon jugs (one for fresh water & the other mixing)
    Dry rock
    Live sand
    Heaters
    HOB fuge
    Last edited by CienFuegos; 10-25-2018 at 01:38 PM.
    40 Breeder under construction.

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    Just an update on how I'm currently planning the build.

    The 40 is setup with the Herbie overflow which I've used before and was happy with. The water will flow thru a filter sock in the first chamber of the sump which will also house the protein skimmer. The second chamber will be for the fuge. Last time I used miracle mud and sand, which I'll forego this time around and just use rubble rock and cheato. For light in the fuge I'll be using the HD lighting. The third chamber will have the return pump and also a media reactor which will be used for the GFO. I'm also thinking of using a check value on the water the return, and the Accel Aquatics to add more flow as the water is introduce to the DT (I really liked the AquaticLife Macro Aqua Flow Swing Wavemaker as well so if anyone has used this before, your input is welcomed).

    I'm also considering adding the CUC before any fish are introduced into the DT (I'll be adding small amounts of food so that they do not die of starvation till the fish are added). I'm thinking of adding 5 Nassrius snails, 5 Blue and 5 Red hermit crabs, Astraea Snail. I'm also going to added pods in the DT and fuge before the fish go in.
    Last edited by CienFuegos; 09-04-2017 at 03:05 PM.
    40 Breeder under construction.

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    Need pics! Thanks for sharing

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    looking forward to some pics!

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    Thanks to some fellow reef peeps I got the dry sand and heaters. Just need to get a check value, PVC flex tubing and new filters for the 4 stage RODI unit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gig em View Post
    looking forward to some pics!
    I'll start adding pics soon.
    Last edited by CienFuegos; 09-07-2017 at 04:45 AM.
    40 Breeder under construction.

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    The dry sand and heaters have been acquired.

    I'm also thinking of changing directions with the lights I want to use. I was having issues with my old AI LEDs and a reefer who's name can't be named (MJ) is looking that them for me to see if he help and getting working again. This brings us to a stand for the 40 Breeder. As any reef with a 40 breeder knows, finding a stand for this tank is almost impossible so I've been thinking go building one.

    As I go over the build in my head, I realized that I'm also going to need a check value.

    Below are some pics of the equipment I have so far.
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    40 Breeder under construction.

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    MJ was able to find out what was wrong with both of my old AI SOL Blue LEDs so I'm going to store the T5s just in case. I'm also wanting to change the overflow that is currently on the tank to a Eshopp Eclipse S overflow since I'd rather have the Herbie setup. I would of also liked to tried the Bean animal like the synergy but the smallest one they currently have is to bug for the 40B.
    40 Breeder under construction.

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    The replacement fans came in for my AI SOL LEDs. A big thanks to Madjoe (I know he’s not on here but still) for helping out and trying to fix them for me.
    40 Breeder under construction.

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    Ok ed im back so no more excuses i have your lights fixed i know you have a tank a stand heaters pumps and sand so lets get some dam water in this tank
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