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bgbdwlf2500
06-01-2008, 08:30 PM
traded a 55 set up with the bare minimum for about 150 lbs of base rock. heres the 120 with the new rock

the last picture is the rock before it went in the tank, it all didnt fit. to the right the 2 big rocks were about 50lbs combined...

bgbdwlf2500
06-03-2008, 09:55 PM
so nobody loves me? i see how it is...

kSpieler
06-03-2008, 09:58 PM
awwww, *hugs*
the tank looks great!

bra8ndy8
06-03-2008, 10:18 PM
Of course we love you!! I love th salt tank, makes me want to do one....but I am lost on every aspect of it!!

bgbdwlf2500
06-04-2008, 10:21 AM
Of course we love you!! I love th salt tank, makes me want to do one....but I am lost on every aspect of it!!

thanks brandy and K


its not that much different, just a little bit more equipment...

bra8ndy8
06-04-2008, 10:56 AM
a lil more EXPENSIVE EQUIPMENT!! LOL

kewlkatdady
06-04-2008, 12:16 PM
not really...
the protein skimmer is all i added to any of my old salt tanks.


Never really got into the high dollar lighting or chillers or any of that other crap.

I think I got a p skimmer for $30new. I wasn't that bad...plus I mixed my own water... that was the part that got old.

bgbdwlf2500
06-04-2008, 04:04 PM
yep the skimmer is basically it. you dont need the chiller unless you have some good lights and they heat the tank up. the skimmer can be expensive depending on how good of a skimmer you want. decent around 100.00....

im new to salt to and knock on wood, doing ok

greeneyed
06-04-2008, 04:05 PM
Do you buy your water or make it yourself?

bgbdwlf2500
06-04-2008, 04:57 PM
Do you buy your water or make it yourself?


i make it myself its way cheaper and easy enough to do..ive got a power head i put in a 32 gallon trash can. i set the water temp from the sink (i use a python to fill the trash can) as the water comes up i add salt. turn the water off when the can fills and let the power head run while i vacuum the tank. then i put a hose on the power head and pump the water into the tank...dont have to lift anything that way...