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#1 Gary


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Posted 14 September 2016 - 06:32 PM

Hello all,
I'm a do-it-yourself reef tank hobbyist. I enjoy the challenges of hobby, but sometimes the problems are daunting! I make a lot of my own controllers, lighting systems, etc, I have 3 tanks set up as reefs. Two 14 gallon Biocubes and a 75 gallon with a 55 gallon refugium. I am preparing a 180 gallon and stand. I just completed the finish on the stand. The 180 gallon is to replace the 75 gallon and hopefully, I will be swapping the tanks/stands this month. I'm running Arduino processors on all the tanks for control, but the 75 gallon is backed up with an Apex for autonomous operation. Looking forward to the exchange of information!

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Posted 16 September 2016 - 05:21 PM

Hi Gary... Welcome to us.... Thanks for joining.... Looking forward to some pics... sounds like a great setup you have there.... Hopefully, some of our marine experts will respond and share information. I personally have always steered away from those...lol... as it appears to be more intensive (and a minor miscalculation can be costly).... I started fishkeeping in 1970... and still do not feel myself qualified to brave marines.
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Posted 18 September 2016 - 09:08 PM

Hey Gary,

Welcome! I'm also big into DIY for both my marine and freshwater set-ups.

Look forward to sharing ideas

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Posted 29 September 2016 - 12:27 PM

Hi Gary, nice to see another marine member :)


Now gone salty! Follow my journey into the salty side here.

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