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    60 gallon mixed reef to be..

    Starting out with a 60 gallon rimless cube corner drilled with an oversized 3/4 plywood stand to accommodate an oversized sump/fuge.
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    I went with black Hawaiian sand and about 20lbs of live hatian rock with another 20lbs of dry rock. Tank is currently cycling with mollies.

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    After having system running for a few weeks I noticed water coming from under the stand haven't had time to diagnose whether the sump leaks or the overspray from the drain into the sump caused this but I have a replacement sump ready and an building a new stand that's more sturdy so I can sleep better at night.
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    Nice. It always feels really good to get a new tank up and running. One caution about the black Hawaiian sand. Some particles can have metal in them. If you clean with a magnet these can get picked up under the magnet and scratch the glass.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smpolyp View Post
    Nice. It always feels really good to get a new tank up and running. One caution about the black Hawaiian sand. Some particles can have metal in them. If you clean with a magnet these can get picked up under the magnet and scratch the glass.
    Good to know .. Thanks for the heads up

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