30 gallon cube photo journal

  1. harpua2002 Fishlore VIP Member

    Woot! We were lucky enough to score an Oceanic 30 gallon cube and stand plus a 150W Sunpod metal halide light! We got a bunch of other accessories and FW stuff as well. So, the plans for the 46 bowfront have changed and it's going to be a plant propagation tank instead of a reef. The lighting on the cube is much nicer, lol. We got about 25 lbs. of live rock that we'll be putting into the tank soon. I'll keep you all updated with pics as we're setting up... but here's a teaser! :p

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  2. Lucy Moderator Moderator Member

    That's really nice looking. Can't wait for updates :)
  3. bolivianbaby Fishlore Legend Member

    Sweet score! Congratulations! Please keep us posted.
  4. harpua2002 Fishlore VIP Member

    Rock and sand are in, and we're waiting for the water to clear so we can see what we're doing when we aquascape, lol.
  5. Tony G. Fishlore VIP Member

    Great find! love the look on cube tanks :p Your tanks are always awesome, so i cant wait to see this one :)
  6. harpua2002 Fishlore VIP Member

    Aw, thanks Tony. :D

    Tank is aquascaped (although the scape might change), but still cloudy. Here are a couple more pics. It will look a lot better when the water clears up! :)

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  7. Tony G. Fishlore VIP Member

    Oooh! Love the rockwork! the cool thing about cube tanks is that you can put it all in the middle not in the back like a normal long tank LOL
  8. peacemaker92 Well Known Member Member

    Congrats! Please keep us updated! ;D
  9. Aquarist Fishlore Legend Member

    Hello Harpua. Congrats on the new tank. I know it's going to be beautiful once you're done. Thanks for sharing the photos!
  10. lorabell Well Known Member Member

    wow!!!! great find!!!!! cant wait to see it all done......great looking peice of LR also!!!!!
  11. harpua2002 Fishlore VIP Member

    Thanks everyone! :)
    I rescaped the tank a little while ago. Here are some pics, it's still cloudy from moving rocks around.

    What do you think of the rock work?

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  12. MissMTS Fishlore VIP Member

    Looking good! :;th
  13. steve_58 Member Member

    Looking good so far.
  14. outlaw Well Known Member Member

    Looks good. When can I pick it up? :D
  15. harpua2002 Fishlore VIP Member

    LOL, you interested in starting a reef? :p
  16. outlaw Well Known Member Member

    Yes, and visiting GA again. Lol, it was much nicer then here. WI
  17. harpua2002 Fishlore VIP Member

    I can imagine! The weather's been pretty nice here.

    What are you looking to start up? I may be able to help with any questions if you've never done SW before. :)
  18. outlaw Well Known Member Member

    I will have to take a rain check, but will definitely have tons of questions when the time comes. I don't want to run up the electric bill living with my dad. lol. I was trying to look into the lighting requirements for them since they seem to cost the majority of the setup. Sent a PM, didn't want to thread steal.

    Can't wait to see what your setup will look like when completed though.
  19. speed0factory Member Member

    wow 30g cube tank looks kinda cute.
  20. harpua2002 Fishlore VIP Member

    PM answered. :)
    You could try a nano. They can be pretty cheap to run, I doubt if you'd see a noticeable difference in the electric bill.