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    And the addiction continues....

    Ladies and Gents,

    My name is Mehul, I'm a recent transplant to Pueblo, Colorado. I used to have a reef tank a few years ago but grad school and life took that away. I'm however going to withdrawals and have decided to keep a nano to feed my addiction. Herein starts my build thread.

    All I have so far are an ada 18g drilled with a sump, a doser, a refractometer I picked up at the garage sale and a small tunze skimmer.

    Here is what I need.

    maxijet powerheads
    return pump
    ro/di unit
    live rock
    salifert test kits
    recommendations for a light (considering the prime vs radion)
    and help plumbing!

    I do want to keep some basic sps like a stags. Any advice/input would be appreciated. If you have any of the above and looking to get rid of it, please send me a message!

    Its nice to be in Colorado, and meet some of you at the garage sale!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mehul View Post
    Ladies and Gents,

    My name is Mehul, I'm a recent transplant to Pueblo, Colorado. I used to have a reef tank a few years ago but grad school and life took that away. I'm however going to withdrawals and have decided to keep a nano to feed my addiction. Herein starts my build thread.

    All I have so far are an ada 18g drilled with a sump, a doser, a refractometer I picked up at the garage sale and a small tunze skimmer.

    Here is what I need.

    maxijet powerheads
    return pump
    ro/di unit
    live rock
    salifert test kits
    recommendations for a light (considering the prime vs radion)
    and help plumbing!

    I do want to keep some basic sps like a stags. Any advice/input would be appreciated. If you have any of the above and looking to get rid of it, please send me a message!

    Its nice to be in Colorado, and meet some of you at the garage sale!
    It was great to meet you at the garage sale! Very excited to see your build pictures and there are plenty of SPS gurus here that will enjoy another person on their side of the great coral debate: what is better sps or zoas lol.

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    Sps is better ;P welcome back! if you want to Buy new I can order most that stuff. Plus I'm sure I can give you a "and the addiction continues" discount lol And I'm sure people here will happily help you with plumbing

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    SPS SPS SPS!!!! but zoas are OK to I have some but SPS RULES!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kutcha View Post
    SPS SPS SPS!!!! but zoas are OK to I have some but SPS RULES!!!
    you arent allowed to talk until you come to at least 1 meeting or post pictures of your awesome SPS lol

    but seriously did you ever get that mermaid acro you were searching for?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Levi View Post
    you arent allowed to talk until you come to at least 1 meeting or post pictures of your awesome SPS lol

    but seriously did you ever get that mermaid acro you were searching for?
    Mermaid acro?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mehul View Post
    Ladies and Gents,

    My name is Mehul, I'm a recent transplant to Pueblo, Colorado. I used to have a reef tank a few years ago but grad school and life took that away. I'm however going to withdrawals and have decided to keep a nano to feed my addiction. Herein starts my build thread.

    All I have so far are an ada 18g drilled with a sump, a doser, a refractometer I picked up at the garage sale and a small tunze skimmer.

    Here is what I need.

    maxijet powerheads
    return pump
    ro/di unit
    live rock
    salifert test kits
    recommendations for a light (considering the prime vs radion)
    and help plumbing!

    I do want to keep some basic sps like a stags. Any advice/input would be appreciated. If you have any of the above and looking to get rid of it, please send me a message!

    Its nice to be in Colorado, and meet some of you at the garage sale!
    Welcome!! SPS are awesome, as are lps. And Zoas. Zoas are honorary stonies. Lol. Stags are sweet, but don't discount the sweet cyphastreas, montis and digis!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NightStar View Post
    Mermaid acro?
    Nothjng you'd know about
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    When all else fails, kick it, smack it then throw it out the wndow and start over

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mehul View Post
    Ladies and Gents,

    My name is Mehul, I'm a recent transplant to Pueblo, Colorado. I used to have a reef tank a few years ago but grad school and life took that away. I'm however going to withdrawals and have decided to keep a nano to feed my addiction. Herein starts my build thread.

    All I have so far are an ada 18g drilled with a sump, a doser, a refractometer I picked up at the garage sale and a small tunze skimmer.

    Here is what I need.

    maxijet powerheads
    return pump
    ro/di unit
    live rock
    salifert test kits
    recommendations for a light (considering the prime vs radion)
    and help plumbing!

    I do want to keep some basic sps like a stags. Any advice/input would be appreciated. If you have any of the above and looking to get rid of it, please send me a message!

    Its nice to be in Colorado, and meet some of you at the garage sale!
    Welcome to the club. All yours needs will be easily met with everyone here. As you saw at the garage sale we are all kinda hoarders so someone is bound to have the equipment y o u need as well. Look forward to seeing a build thread as everything comes together
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    When all else fails, kick it, smack it then throw it out the wndow and start over

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    Quote Originally Posted by Levi View Post
    you arent allowed to talk until you come to at least 1 meeting or post pictures of your awesome SPS lol

    but seriously did you ever get that mermaid acro you were searching for?
    Sadly no never found the mermaid but my jf strawberry short cake has taken off in the past year looking to add another designer piece I kind of like the look at that malifacent coral

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    Welcome. Im an SPS fan and have quite a bit of SPS that is doing well. When you get ready, id be glad to show you my setup, dosing, etc..
    Don't look here for a comment.

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    some developments

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    Unfortunately, the tank developed a leak from the overflow. Turns out the washer wasn't tight enough and my floors were flooded. I'm a medical resident and still haven't had the time to clean this up. So I have decided to defer it for another year till I'm done with residency.

    Will have to get rid of a few things or just store them. I have basically taken 20% off everything that I paid for.

    Spectra pure ro/di 5 stage with extra membrane and cartridge and tubing 150
    ecotech vortex mp10 ews, bought it off eBay and still haven't opened the box 150
    ghl independent doser 4 pump. 250
    Sicce 2.0 pump 50 basically brand new

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mehul View Post
    Unfortunately, the tank developed a leak from the overflow. Turns out the washer wasn't tight enough and my floors were flooded. I'm a medical resident and still haven't had the time to clean this up. So I have decided to defer it for another year till I'm done with residency.

    Will have to get rid of a few things or just store them. I have basically taken 20% off everything that I paid for.

    Spectra pure ro/di 5 stage with extra membrane and cartridge and tubing 150
    ecotech vortex mp10 ews, bought it off eBay and still haven't opened the box 150
    ghl independent doser 4 pump. 250
    Sicce 2.0 pump 50 basically brand new
    total bummer man, I was really looking forward to this build!

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    I'm in Pueblo to and a stay at home mom. If you decide to put the tank up and need some help while your doing your residency let me know and I'd be happy to help. I could do basic maintenance beyond that I'm still learning 😊

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