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Old 08/10/2018, 11:04 AM   #2701
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I just recently bought the 120 drilled for shadow what is everyone using for a top netting


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Old 08/10/2018, 12:40 PM   #2702
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I just recently bought the 120 drilled for shadow what is everyone using for a top netting
Top netting = cover or lid? I run mine open. If you are worried open jumpers, the euro bracing will probably deter jumpers.

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Old 08/10/2018, 02:23 PM   #2703
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my old tank was eurobraced and still lost a few I tried the brs kit and did not like it


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Old 08/10/2018, 02:34 PM   #2704
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Old 08/12/2018, 04:19 PM   #2705
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my old tank was eurobraced and still lost a few I tried the brs kit and did not like it
Maybe look at artfully acrylic, they make nice tops


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Old 08/12/2018, 07:39 PM   #2706
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I just recently bought the 120 drilled for shadow what is everyone using for a top netting


Homedepot screen kit. Bought the clear on amazon for half of what BRS charges. You just need to buy some lips to hold the screen top frame.


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Old 09/06/2018, 05:54 PM   #2707
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Can someone recommend me a sump that would fit under the 66 gallon stand and have ample room for a fuge. I was looking at the triton34 but I'm pretty sure that's too big.

Also, does anyone have a 66 drilled for the synergy ghost overflow? I was curious to see how much room is left on both side on the back for light mounts.

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Old 09/06/2018, 09:02 PM   #2708
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Are the new stands safe?


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Old 10/07/2018, 08:40 AM   #2709
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For those that have the 50 gallon with wood stand, what are the interior dimensions? Specifically looking if a Trigger 20C sump (20x20x15) would fit in there.

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Old 10/07/2018, 08:40 PM   #2710
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Added a maxima clam yesterday



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Old 11/02/2018, 04:05 PM   #2711
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Just purchased a 100 gallon Eurobraced Tank

Just bought the 100 gallon Eurobraced tank (48x20x24) with sump, skimmer and return pump. Steve was really great to deal with. It should be arriving sometime tomorrow. I'm still a ways a way from actually being able to put water in the tank.

I also picked up a pair of Tunze 6105's and the 7096 controller off of Craigslist. Planning on lighting it up with the Reefbreeder Photon V2+. Need to order some base rock from ReefCleaners and seed it with some live rock from my LFS. Getting pretty excited. I'm sure I'll be tapping into the thread from some advice and 'how to' on setting the tank/sump up.

Looking forward to it!

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Old 11/02/2018, 04:14 PM   #2712
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Very cool, Steve was great to work with. Grats on the tank.

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Old 11/05/2018, 08:52 PM   #2713
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Thanks to all that posted their experience and advice in this thread.. getting back I. The hobby very slowly after a pretty successful mixed reef 75g 8-10years ago. I have decided that the sca120gallon is what I want drilled for a synergy 16” bean overflow. I don’t like a low water line and the thought of having to maintain that 2”s or risk it looking nasty up top. I do love rimless, so confused as to options


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Old 11/07/2018, 01:58 PM   #2714
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Does anyone use the SC Sump? It's massive. Do you guys use the media that was included with the sump (bioballs)? This may be a pretty basic question, but how do you orient the sump? Like, is the return pump in the last chamber after the 2 baffles? Do you put the skimmer in the 3rd chamber right before the return?


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Old 11/13/2018, 02:59 PM   #2715
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Question about the SC provided return pump

So, it appears the outlet on the PH-3000 pump that's included with the SC aquariums has a 1/2" outlet. It comes with an 1/2" barbed adapter, however all the plumbing included is 1" flex tubing. I asked Steve and he sent some pictures on how the tubing should be fashioned, but it doesn't seem like it would provide the greatest seal (see pics). Basically, it looks like he says to use zip ties to secure the 1" tubing to the 1/2" barbed outlet? What solutions do you guys have? I'd like to use 1" PVC tubing all around.

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