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72 bow front build

Starting a new tank 72 bow front planning a fowlr or a mixed reef still not sure Started cycle today and I have not aquascaped due to a lack of time and still not sure what I'm doing yet for the tank I'm not new to the hobby but I figure new people could learn something from the build and old timers like watching new tanks evolve. Here are some pictures and my equipment so far...*


Aqueon 72 bow front with built in over flow and drilled*
Megaflow overflow kit*
Aqueon proflex model 2 sump with bio accessory kit for wet/dry still thinking fowlr
Aqueon 72 bow front stand black
Coralife super skimmer 125*
Coralife digital power strip timer*
Aqueon submersible pump 3000*
Aqueon circulation pump 950. X2*
Aqueon 250 watt heater*
Aqueon 50 watt heater for sump... I wanted it makes it more stable*
60 lbs live sand. Black with smaller white mixed in
47 lbs live rock*
Digital thermometer*
API water test kit*
Hydrometer
All the usual buffers blah blah*
Glass scraper/scrubber
Vacuum for water changes/ cleaning*
On order coralife Lunar aqua light HO T5 48 in


The pictures are water tested for leaks and sump levels*
And the fill with saltwaterautolinker.com autolinking image and addition of live sand/rock with everything hooked up except light the skimmer is just moving water not skimming or calibrated basically because I did not want to do it later... Hope u guys enjoy any questions let me know and I will post more pictures as things progress*



Water test



Sump leak free and all connections leak free



Over flow looks good levels adjusted



Everything hooked up and filled*



Bulk heads


Tank day 1. * Again not aquascaped. *Had a family emergency do I had to rush the fill. I will post a picture when aquascape is complete and I figure what I'm going to do. * Thanks
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My 240g Reef Tank Pics
Water Parameter: Alk-8:PH-8.2:Cal420:Phosphate.05:Temp77:Nitrates-20:Mag1250:SG1.025
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Wow man. Thats amazing. Gl.
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