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ReefED 2018 - April 28th - with MIKE PALETTA!!!!

Discussion in 'MASC Events' started by SynDen, Feb 26, 2018.

  1. Fourthwind

    Fourthwind Amphipod M.A.S.C Club Member

  2. zombie

    zombie Tuna M.A.S.C Club Member

    Angel, can you bring a bunch of sleeves of pee cups to this? That would help myself and others running low stock up and get ready for the frag swap
     
  3. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C President M.A.S.C Webmaster

    Yep, we have at least half a case of these and we will be bringing them, and have them for sale to who ever needs them. Likely will have a few sleeves in the drawings too
     
  4. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C President M.A.S.C Webmaster

    Speaking of drawings its time for the first Grand Prize announcement. I will announce the main Grand prize later today

    So without further ado, feast your eyes on this pretty box :D I hear Cardboard is all the rage now days. The ultimate accessory?

    But really this is one sexy monster. Sump, Skimmer, Filter sock holder, probe holder in a compact fit anywhere design. They really thought of everything with this bad boy and will be sure to make any build into AWESOME!!! Vertex has done a great job of coming up with another quality product. Dont miss your chance to win it
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    Full specs:
    Somatic by Vertex

    Somatic has created the ideal modular sump and skimmer system for tanks up to 80 gallons. Start with just the sump and skimmer system and add Somatic modular components as you desire.

    Footprint - 16.5" x 16.5"

    Height with skimmer - 23"



    The Somatic 60 Filtration System is the perfect sump for cube tanks or other nano-systems that require a well thought out modular sump system. With modular add-on components like the Return Pump Basket or the Filter Sock Holder you can customize the sump with the accessories that you need and are purpose built components that will fit perfectly within the 60 Filtration System. By just adding your favorite return pump and heater you will have a ready-to-run sump system.


    Water first enters in the filter sock compartment that also has brackets that will hold a 8" x 1" MarinePure Ceramic Media Block (not included) on the bottom of the sump box increasing the biological filtration capability. Water will then overflow into the main compartment of the sump where the skimmer can be placed with the return pump and any other pumps or filters that you desire.



    One of the hardest things when choosing a sump is selecting the right skimmer that fits with the sump. The included 60S Space Saving Skimmer fits perfectly in the Somatic 60 Sump and is powered by a reliable and quiet Sicce pump that perfectly mixes the air and water together to help fractionate any organics or proteins out of your tanks water.



    Suggested Tank Size:

    Well Stocked - 50 gallons

    Medium Stocked - 65 gallons

    Lightly Stocked - 80 gallons



    Specifications:

    Sump w/ Skimmer Dimensions - 16.5" L x 16.5" W x 23" H

    Sump Box Dimensions - 16.5 L x 16.5 W x 12.5" H

    60S Protein Skimmer Dimensions - 9" L x 9" W x 22.5" H

    Main Drain Compartment Dimensions - 3.75" x 10"

    Skimmer Compartment Dimensions - 16" x 11.75"



    What's Included?

    1x Somatic 60 Sump Box

    1x Somatic 60s Space Saving Skimmer
     

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    Last edited: Apr 19, 2018
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  5. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C President M.A.S.C Webmaster

    Okay I lied. Was going to announce the Big grand Prize yesterday but the final item for the 3 item set didnt come in yet. It comes in today though, so once I collect that I will post it up.
    I'll give you guys some hints though, see if anyone can guess it. I posted earlier that we had a big new event sponsor, but didnt mention what their contribution was. Aquatic Art is also pitching in on this one, so big thanks to @crisc and crew for that!
     
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  6. zombie

    zombie Tuna M.A.S.C Club Member

    5000 gallon aquarium with 10k worth of aquatic art corals ;)
     
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  7. JuanGutz

    JuanGutz Marlin M.A.S.C Club Member

    Red Sea tank E series or whatever that’s ready to go out of the box!
     
  8. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C President M.A.S.C Webmaster

    Lol now that would be quite the prize, although not sure most could fit something like that in their houses
     
  9. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C President M.A.S.C Webmaster

    Okay here we go, I collected the final item this afternoon. This thing was hard to get as its :fire::fire:HOT HOT HOT :fire::fire:and everyone wants one, including me :)

    Big thanks to Kessil and Aquatic Art for helping make this one of our best grand prizes yet

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    Alright without further ado, here it is.

    Drum rolls and stuff here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!




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    Thats right it a
    !!!!!48" T5/LED combo fixture from AquaticLife plus 2x Kessil A360WE Tuna Blue LED lights!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    FULL SPECS:
    - Hybrid Fixture
    Welcome to the future of aquarium lighting!

    Combine your favorite LED Light module along with Aquatic Lifes T5 lighting fixture to create a stellar lighting system!

    Accepts three Ecotech, AI, or Kessil LED Light Module

    • Includes LED Light Brackets
    • Powder Coated Aluminum Frame
    • Individual T5 Reflectors
    • Silicone T5 Sockets
    • HEP Ballasts
    [​IMG] Owners Manual



    Aquatic Life's T5HO Hybrid Lighting Fixture lets you combine your favorite LED light module between two banks of T5 lights. The T5 lights are powered by HEP Ballasts for fast firing and excellent color rendition. Each T5 lamp has their own reflector and is held in by traditional bulb clips that have a plastic coating to protect your bulb. Aquatic Life has even gone above and beyond by including silicone end caps that make changing bulbs super fast and easy.



    When you combine LED and T5 lighting you can have the best of both worlds. T5 lighting has a proven track record with their full spectrum bulbs and edge to edge coverage, and almost anyone can have success with the right fluorescent lamps. Being in the 21st century everything we own must have some type of control, and that is where T5 fails, but LED shines. LED lights are known for their ability to ramp up and down giving dusk to dawn effects while being able to change colors and spectrums throughout the day as well. LED lights provide great shimmer, and when paired with T5 lights almost creates a realistic look that you would actually find in a shallow reef.



    Pair the Aquatic Life Hybrid fixture with some of the most popular LEDs like Kessil, Ecotech, or Aqua Illumination for a successful combination of T5 and LED lighting. Each hybrid fixture includes two different mounts that can accept some of the larger lights like the Kessil A360 and Aqua Illumination Hydra FiftyTwo HD, but also some of the smaller modules like the AI Prime HD and Ecotech XR15w lights.



    Specifications:

    Dimensions - 48" L x 18" W x 1.5" H

    Distance between T5 Lights - 7"

    Number of Power Cords - 2

    Cord Length - 6ft



    What's Included?

    1x 48" T5HO Hybrid Fixture

    3x Round Fixture Bracket

    3x Standard Fixture Bracket

    1x Hanging Kit


    -
    2x Kessil A360WE Tuna Blue LED lights
    Dense Matrix LED
    Kessil has spent millions of dollars and five years researching a different approach to LED. Instead of individually wrapped LED chips, Kessil tightly packs them together. This results in blends of different light wavelengths before they leave the light, providing uniform color throughout your tank. The single light source eliminates the spotlight effect, effectively spreading the light over a wide area.



    Kessil Logic™
    The new proprietary Kessil Logic™ is featured on the A360 LEDs. It is a unique form of spectral intelligence developed for precise color blending and optimal coral growth. Before you could vary the light intensity of two different channels to find the desired color and intensity mix. Now users can select the perfect spectrum and color with one knob and then adjust the intensity with the other boosting the light output at both ends of the spectral tuning range by as much as 30%.



    Controllability


    A360W Specifications
    • Dimensions: 2.96" Length x 4" Diameter
    • 24" surface diameter by 3' penetration (on average)
    • Power Usage: 90W
    • Power Supply: 100-240 VAC (Input), 48 VDC, 1.87A (Output)
     
  10. Fourthwind

    Fourthwind Amphipod M.A.S.C Club Member

    :openmouth: Dayuuuuuum.....
     
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  11. MuralReef

    MuralReef Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C Secretary

    That is a pretty sweet fixture!
     
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  12. JuanGutz

    JuanGutz Marlin M.A.S.C Club Member

    Heck yeah can’t wait to put that over my 150!
     
  13. neil82

    neil82 Prawn M.A.S.C Club Member

    Amazing grand prize!
     

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  14. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C President M.A.S.C Webmaster

    Will look better over my 75g soon to be 500g ;)
     
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  15. Legonch

    Legonch Emerald Reef Supply M.A.S.C Club Member Featured Sponsor

    Nice!!!! Thats an awesome grand prize! WTG!
     
  16. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C President M.A.S.C Webmaster

    If you were to win the grand prize, what bulb combos would you use with?

    Also looks like I still have a few items coming in. I'll post up once they are here

    Sent from my Nexus 6 using MASC mobile app
     
  17. Fourthwind

    Fourthwind Amphipod M.A.S.C Club Member

    I think I would use one blue and one high Kelvin white in each side and put them on a timer so there is a rotating light affect from front to back during the photo period. Try to eliminate LED shadows that occur with SPS. With 200 watts of T5 and two kessils on top this thing is a beast.

    Sent from my Pixel 2 using MASC mobile app
     
  18. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C President M.A.S.C Webmaster

    Ya I was thinking I would do 2 coral+, a purple +, and a blue +. Although maybe 2 aquablue specials and 2 blue+


    Sent from my Nexus 6 using MASC mobile app
     
  19. SynDen

    SynDen Shark Staff Member M.A.S.C Club Member M.A.S.C. B.O.D. M.A.S.C President M.A.S.C Webmaster

  20. Bdk1786

    Bdk1786 Amphipod

    I couldn't stray from my all Coral + & Blue + :D
     
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