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    80gallon Tank Build with Luke

    Adding RO/DI & trying not to flood the house!

    This will be the official build thread, so make sure to subscribe and hit that bell on our YouTube channel to be the first to see the new content coming out!

    This week we install an AquaFX RO/DI system and started making water! Make sure to tag along for the adventure! "Let's go, now to...something something or other..."

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    Plumbing the Bashsea 48" Sump

    This week, although we had technical difficulties with the sound and I could have thrown my camera into the ocean after finding out...we got this beautiful beast plumbed up and officially started moving water!

    Stay tuned for the first round of equipment we'll be running on this system!

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    Dura 1" True Union Ball Valve - https://pafish.me/Dura1BallValve

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    4 sands, 1 tank...which looks the best?

    We have 4 types of sand added to the tank finally, which do you like the best??? I personally am liking the Tonga Pink!

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    Finnex Heaters....or....Light Sabers??

    Who can resist...the dark side.....? =D

    Don't forget to check out the products in this video for more information at the links below:

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    H2Pro Heaters have not arrived yet, we'll be doing some testing with this 50 watt unit, so sign up for our newsletter at the bottom of the Premium Aquatics Homepage to get the latest updates on new products arriving!

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    Which Rock is the Best?

    We're looking at 3 different types of rock...which one will conquer the ring?! Who remembers where Sonic Boom is from?

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    Making your tank overflow QUIET!!

    We have may have gotten here an unorthodox way, but man are the results so sweet. =D What style overflow do you run??

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    Tank Series - The Super Secret Product Reveal!

    Another couple pieces added to the setup! The kiddos are getting excited for some animals inside this thing!

    Bashsea Smart Series ATO: https://pafish.me/BashseaSMSATO

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    Say Goodbye to those Socks!!

    And this could all be yours....for the final price offffffff...... Avery could have cared less about my bowl of cereal getting knocked over, he was just loving that he got to eat some, lol.

    Make sure to check out the products here:

    Klir Filter Roller & Access.: https://pafish.me/KLIR
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    Time to show that algae who's BOSS!

    Let's take a look at the Live Rock Enhance while we dream of BBQ ribs. Oh, maybe not, BUT let's take a look at ReefBrite's Live Rock Enhance and see what it does for my system that is currently developing Diatoms (Brown algae).

    Make sure to check out the products here:
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    Nyos Quantum Skimmers: https://pafish.me/NyosSkimmers

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    Tank Series - Let there be Life!!

    We are putting some crawly creatures in the system from Algagen! Can't wait to be able to look in the tank and see the new copepod life in the aquarium!

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    My Bubbles! Hooking up the Nyos Protein Skimmer


    After we pause for a quick beard straightening HOW TO =) let's get this beautiful Nyos 120 Quantum Protein Skimmer hooked up! Make sure to stay tuned as we gain more feedback on this skimmer and see how it performs on this 80 gallon setup!


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    Triple Threat Protection From Neptune's ATKv2

    These aren't the droids you're looking for.......let's get this ATK up and running!

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    Your FAVORITE Host, PLUS another toy for the tank!
    While Ella helps us clean up the Klir and replace the filter fleece, we're going to put on Aquarium Current's 1" SeaSwirl onto my return!! And make sure to listen to the girl's instructions at the end of the video!!

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    Finally adding Invertebrates!
    We FINALLY we able to get some inverts in the system this week. Before we know it we'll have fish and coral!! Make sure to stay tuned for more equipment and updates on this system!

    If you're local to us in Edinburgh, IN, or even if you're far away, we'd love to have you visit us! We're open for appointments through the week, and every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 12-3! We'd love to see you!

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    Finally adding Invertebrates!
    We FINALLY we able to get some inverts in the system this week. Before we know it we'll have fish and coral!! Make sure to stay tuned for more equipment and updates on this system!

    If you're local to us in Edinburgh, IN, or even if you're far away, we'd love to have you visit us! We're open for appointments through the week, and every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month from 12-3! We'd love to see you!

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    Is Your TDS Meter Working?
    CANNONBALL!!!! SeaSide Aquatics Multi Meter: https://pafish.me/SSAmultimeter

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    Ecotech Vortech MP10WQD

    We've had one MP10 setup for a while now, but today we're setting up the second Ecotech Vortech mp10wqd and checking out using the anti-sync to see what kind of tidal swells we can create!

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    Reef Octopus VarioS 6 Return Pump

    We're taking a look at the Reef Octopus VarioS 6 pump that I've been utilizing as my return pump since the beginning of the tank. Go over to Premium Aquatics to check out which pump will work for your setup!!

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    Hog Roast....or Algae Roast?

    As much as having kidney stones are a blast, we're back at it on the tank and getting ready to set up this Santa Monica Hog1.3 Algae Scrubber! Next week we'll get the other parts to finalize setup!

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    Maxum Air Pump And Powering up the Hog1.3

    We got our air pump and are getting the Hog Algae Scrubber hooked up! This battery backup air pump is going to come in very handy in the long term and is going to be an excellent tool to have on hand for many reasons!

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