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Old 07/13/2018, 04:43 PM   #51
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I am new to this community. So I've been poking around and looking at posts and what not. I'd like to say, you are absolutely hilarious. I had to share your initial post with my husband so he could see why I kept chuckling. .

I had a 300 gallon for years. Then we bought a new house almost 2 years ago and the tank wouldn't fit through any of our doors. What!!? NOOOO! I had to find homes for all my fish that were 10 - 11 years old. I conducted a serious interview process for all my babies. Seriously. Haha. I found every one a good home except for my damsel . He was my first ever saltwater fish and won't die. Couldn't give him away. Well... I was picky and only beginners wanted him. His name is DD for damn damsel. So now I have a 32 gal coralife biocube. He is the King of the Tank now, the old fart. Full of bossy energy of course. Sigh
Mostly wanted to say....I'm jealous of your ridiculously amazing tank. I'm joking. No I'm not.

Your set up is absolutely beautiful!!. I will continue to watch as it develops!! Live vicariously through you.
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Old 07/13/2018, 10:07 PM   #52
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Tristian's Reef : 325 Gallon Build Prbly Flooding the Floor Again...

Thanks for the kinda words and complements Lisa !

Abishek - I will be using a combination of 8 t5 and 4 radions.

I have a 5th radion g4 on standby if I need.

In other news my fuge is plumbed and operational!




My tank has cleared up with that weird algae outbreak I had after adding th salt and some powerheads.

I suspect since I pulled the powerheads from my old sump I might have introduced some bacteria.

I jerryrigged my uvsterilizer in tonsavd the day.


I added 2 icecap gyres as well. Before UV



After uv this is some of the ugly slime



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Old 07/18/2018, 08:10 PM   #53
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Alright so rock work has been an absolute challenge with this tank. Right now I have been slowly popping corals off the rockwork and droping them to the sandbed while I move rocks out. I should have all the corals off the rock work and the rock work moved into the new display by this weekend.











I havenít started arranging rocks in the new tank yet mostly concerned with moving then quickly but I have been playing around with a few pieces and Iím confident I wonít need to drill any rock.

Getting some height is my main concern but as it stands Iím thinking of 3 bommies that kind of fan out.


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Old 07/26/2018, 06:08 PM   #54
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Tristian's Reef: Moving Mountains Aquascaping the 350

In this episode I show off the "probably" final aquascape of the new tank. Aquascaping can be a daunting task especially without a goal in mind. However, taking my time and not being under pressure to transfer my critters made things a little more bearable. Undoubtedly things might change, or once corals start going in the tank might evolve. Until then I think I will stick with this rock work. Thanks for watching please like and subscribe!




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Old 07/26/2018, 07:02 PM   #55
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It looks good. Plenty of room for fish and corals. What type of sand are you using?


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Old 07/26/2018, 07:05 PM   #56
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It looks good. Plenty of room for fish and corals. What type of sand are you using?


Caribsea Aragalive


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Old 07/26/2018, 07:13 PM   #57
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Do you remember which one? They have many different styles.


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Old 07/26/2018, 07:18 PM   #58
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Do you remember which one? They have many different styles.


Special Grade Reef hope that helps


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Old 07/26/2018, 07:21 PM   #59
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Old 08/03/2018, 08:10 PM   #60
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tank is looking awesome. I love that sump only thing I would do different is make a bigger fuge


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Old 08/03/2018, 08:17 PM   #61
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I actually have an external fuge. Iím using the fuge in the crystal sump as a ďcryptic fugeĒ only real live ocean rock




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Old Yesterday, 06:48 PM   #62
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Itís over!

The old tank is empty and all of my corals have been transferred out! A new video is coming tomorrow with the full update!

Here are some teasers! Also check me out on YouTube http://youtube.com/c/tristiansreef














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Old Today, 01:41 PM   #63
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Finally got a good shot of my newest addition to the reef. Itís singularly the most expensive fish I have ever purchased!




In addition I got rid of the following fish to my lfs. Unfortunately with this volume I canít take a chance with fish on the fringe. So I waved goodbye to my

Potterís Angel
Coral Beauty
2 Sixline Wrasses
Flame Angel
African Flameback
Pearly Scale Jawfish
Grey Headed Wrasse
Christmas Wrasse


The jaw fish and last 2 wrasses could have stayed but they were larger than I wanted. I was afraid that they would eat my shrimp. Iím going to get 1 bluestar leopoard wrasse male and 2 females and look forward to them being in my tank.

My last fish will be a pair of Flame Wrasses if I can find them.


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Old Today, 04:46 PM   #64
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Figure I would throw these guys up here as well. I now have 10 of them in my tank. Easily the most active and attractive of all my dither fish!




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