Itche_Scratche new baby 60 gal cube build

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itche_scratche

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After 6 months since we moved and sold my 210Gal tank. Itching and Scratching for not having any marine tank, I finally got permission to setup a smaller tank in our small new house.
I decided to go with 60 gallons cubes. Tank will be SPS dominate.
Here the spec:
- Tank: Marineland rimless 60 gallon cubes
- Sump: DIY 20 gallon
- Light: Radion xr30w pro gen 4, radion xr15 pro gen 3 with wide lens (Previously using MH on 120, then AIT T5 on 210 loved both but will try LED this time)
- Water movement: MP40w es, MP10w es, and Eheim 1264 for return
- Dosing pump: Bubble Magus BMT01
- Rock: ~100lbs
- Sand: 3" bed
Here are the pics of tank when 1st set up 6 weeks ago.
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itche_scratche

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Thanks to barrier reef aquariums and SeaKing, my tanks finally has some live stock.

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itche_scratche

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Tomorrow will be the is the big day.
When I sold my tank and coral I kept some frag of my favorite coral and put them in my frag tank.
When I moved I put them my garage. Now it's about 6 months thru the winter with just a radion xr15w pro. I lost couple frag during that time but most of them ok. Just not as great it it was in coloring.
So very excited to move them in my display tank.
Hope they will react well in new tank and hope they their color back.
 

itche_scratche

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After long morning of moving Coral, most of them in place. Some of the Coral doesn't look to hit. Hopefully they recover.
Here the pics
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itche_scratche

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Good point. Will find out. The power supply will arrive Monday or Tuesday.
I should borrow someone power supply to test it out first.
 

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Good point. Will find out. The power supply will arrive Monday or Tuesday.
I should borrow someone power supply to test it out first.

The reason I ask is it seems like a weak point on the Radion lights is the fan.
I've seen Radions not work and it was just because the fan went out.
But this was just with the xr30's.
 

itche_scratche

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Came back from 3 days camping. Everything in the tank look fine. Checked my amazon order it said the power supply delivered. So went to my mail box and Got my replacement power supply for my xr15w pro. After plug in the power supply the light turned on :).
Big relief:)
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After 1 week of transferring to a new tank lps seem back to normal. Sps might take a little bit more time.
Here are couple pics
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