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Offline Kenn

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Kenn's 75g Build
« on: July 21, 2013, 14:59:54 »
I'm Back !!!

After a long time, they have opened my cage door and let me into my playground (garage). I've spent the last few days building the frame for my 75g and today I am going to drill the tank. My first time drilling glass  :o so this should be fun  :not:

I just wanted to say thanks to all of you that have kept in touch while I was out of the game. It's been tough, but things are looking up.

I am looking forward to being back in the discussions here at Ohio Reef.

Currently doing a 75g build | http://ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=16275.0| tanks of the past : 26g Bowfront LPS and Fish| http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=4858.0 || 37g a little of everything | http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=7751.0

"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."   < K >

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2013, 15:07:24 »
I'm Back !!!

After a long time, they have opened my cage door and let me into my playground (garage). I've spent the last few days building the frame for my 75g and today I am going to drill the tank. My first time drilling glass  :o so this should be fun  :not:

I just wanted to say thanks to all of you that have kept in touch while I was out of the game. It's been tough, but things are looking up.

I am looking forward to being back in the discussions here at Ohio Reef.

Welcome back. Looking forward to see your tank progress. Glad everything is lookin up.

Offline Travis8896

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2013, 15:17:11 »
Welcome back
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Offline Lazylivin

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2013, 15:35:50 »
Welcome back Ken.

Offline Kenn

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2013, 17:24:48 »
Thanks guys :)

and Brian ..If you have any frags available I'm sure I'll be buying a few from ya in the next few weeks :)
Currently doing a 75g build | http://ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=16275.0| tanks of the past : 26g Bowfront LPS and Fish| http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=4858.0 || 37g a little of everything | http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=7751.0

"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."   < K >

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2013, 20:20:32 »
So.... overflow in the center of tank or closer to the side?   any opinions ?
Currently doing a 75g build | http://ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=16275.0| tanks of the past : 26g Bowfront LPS and Fish| http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=4858.0 || 37g a little of everything | http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=7751.0

"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."   < K >

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2013, 21:33:25 »
I prefer the corners....

Offline Kenn

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2013, 21:41:48 »
I've noticed "dead" areas in the past next to overflow boxes close to the corner... Thats why I posed my question. Maybe if I placed it 6" or so from the corner? it's a very small dimension box I got from Glassholes.
Currently doing a 75g build | http://ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=16275.0| tanks of the past : 26g Bowfront LPS and Fish| http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=4858.0 || 37g a little of everything | http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=7751.0

"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."   < K >

Offline bbtm64

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2013, 23:14:55 »
Welcome back, Kenn.
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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2013, 00:02:45 »
Gitter done son. Glad things are looking up, let me know if there is anything I can do to help.

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2013, 09:08:40 »
I've noticed "dead" areas in the past next to overflow boxes close to the corner... Thats why I posed my question. Maybe if I placed it 6" or so from the corner? it's a very small dimension box I got from Glassholes.

In the center, you'll get 2 dead areas if you do a full height box.   You don't have to do an overflow box.   Look at Lazy's build.

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #11 on: July 22, 2013, 17:49:36 »
Welcome back Kenn!
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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #12 on: December 31, 2015, 14:13:58 »
Well.. as you can see from the time stamp of the last post "Life happens" took a toll on the 75g build :(

But, this year has been physically better for me. As a result, things got pulled out of storage and supplies as well as equipment were restocked and updated.

This is the trial fit just to see if the location will work before we commit with a filled tank.It sure is helpful to have 2 teenage sons around to help with the setup :)

I will be putting a skin on the stand this week. I have been creating an aquascape for it over the past few months. Ran out of dry rock rubble so I have to order that this weekend so I can complete that little part of the project.

I've been keeping a 20g Long up and running to keep my sanity :) It's been doing so fantastic that I hesitate to mention it for fear of jinxing the whole thing. If you have seen any of the pictures I have been posting, all of the frags/Coral were grown out in the 20g. Anyway, after the 75g cycles, the contents of the 20g will make the long journey (14 feet) to its new home.





Currently doing a 75g build | http://ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=16275.0| tanks of the past : 26g Bowfront LPS and Fish| http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=4858.0 || 37g a little of everything | http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=7751.0

"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."   < K >

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #13 on: December 31, 2015, 14:24:34 »
looks like a great setup good luck reef on

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2015, 14:44:34 »
Looks good ken....glad to see you getting to work on the tank.

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #15 on: December 31, 2015, 15:42:03 »
Organized people scare me!

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #16 on: January 01, 2016, 00:33:20 »
Looks well thought and well organized. Looking forwarding to seeing the new rock scape

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #17 on: January 01, 2016, 16:19:19 »
Thanks everyone :)


Organized people scare me!

I would have you know Sir, that I have a Doctorate degree in Chaos Theory.

As to the organization you see in the photograph; I would have to lay that blame solidly at the feet of my 13yr old. I know it shouldn't be tolerated and I can only blame his Mother as the influence of his actions.
   :)
Currently doing a 75g build | http://ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=16275.0| tanks of the past : 26g Bowfront LPS and Fish| http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=4858.0 || 37g a little of everything | http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=7751.0

"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."   < K >

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #18 on: January 01, 2016, 16:38:09 »
Thanks everyone :)


I would have you know Sir, that I have a Doctorate degree in Chaos Theory.

As to the organization you see in the photograph; I would have to lay that blame solidly at the feet of my 13yr old. I know it shouldn't be tolerated and I can only blame his Mother as the influence of his actions.
   :)

I feel much better now.

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #19 on: January 09, 2016, 00:36:47 »
Well, once again I had a fantastic visit to http://lazyscoralhouse.com/ .

If you haven't stopped by recently, you should correct that deficiency in your reef keeping lifestyle.

Also got to meet soldiers4christ50 for the first time. Always nice to have a face to put with the name :)

I believe there may have been other members there when I first arrived but I missed the opportunity to find out. So if that was you speak up!  :be happy:

Anyway, I left very happy with my new acquisitions as well as a gift of a purple pen/stylus (although I did notice a logo on it  :hmmmm:)

Here are 2 things I picked up tonight. Not great pics. I will post better later.




 
« Last Edit: January 09, 2016, 00:42:43 by Kenn »
Currently doing a 75g build | http://ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=16275.0| tanks of the past : 26g Bowfront LPS and Fish| http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=4858.0 || 37g a little of everything | http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=7751.0

"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."   < K >

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #20 on: January 09, 2016, 08:32:37 »
Was a pleasure meeting you kenn. You did make some very good aquisitions for sure.

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #21 on: January 10, 2016, 02:36:06 »
Thanks Kenn. They look great

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #22 on: January 26, 2016, 23:02:37 »
I picked up a new toy today and thought I would share  :be happy:

Considering the area you see in the video is about the size of the flat top on a sewing stick pin I'm pleased with the result.

The tentacles are from the edge of my mini-max nem. This video was taken literally 5 mins out of the box.


« Last Edit: January 26, 2016, 23:24:49 by Kenn »
Currently doing a 75g build | http://ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=16275.0| tanks of the past : 26g Bowfront LPS and Fish| http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=4858.0 || 37g a little of everything | http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=7751.0

"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."   < K >

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #23 on: February 01, 2016, 21:11:23 »
Got this little guy up at Lazy's on Sunday. Got him to take a little frozen mysis. He will be in quarantine for 30 days before he goes into the main tank.





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Currently doing a 75g build | http://ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=16275.0| tanks of the past : 26g Bowfront LPS and Fish| http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=4858.0 || 37g a little of everything | http://www.ohioreef.com/index.php?topic=7751.0

"A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it. Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat, and fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow."   < K >

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Re: Kenn's 75g Build
« Reply #24 on: February 01, 2016, 21:50:21 »
Very cool,  I bet he will have a lot of personality

 

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