A summary of the system:
150 gallon faux sand bed built in show tank with two 1.5 inch dursos in the back corner overflows, 180 sump/farm, 50 gallon equipment tank, and 20 gallon Remote Sand Bed - for a total volume of about 300 gallons.
Lit by 2 48 inch super actinic VHO, and two double single ended Lumenarc's, each with a 250 watt 10 K and a 400 watt 20 K.
ASM G4X skimmer, DIY Kalk reactor, Ca Reactor with pinpoint controller, GFO reactor, macro chamber, and sometimes an ozone generator.
Circulation: Tunze 6200 behind the rock work, 2 MJ 1200 behind rock work, a Modded MJ 1200 in the back left corner facing the front right corner, AM3K return, Sequence 5800 closed loop to a 10 port loc line manifold, and a Titanium pump CL running spray bars across the bottom back of the tank.
Before the rebuild, the system was an AA featured Aquarium in 2004 - http://www.advancedaquarist.com/issues/ ... uarium.htm
Some newer pics:
From November 2007:
From December 07, by Eric Do
Entrance to the crawl space under the house where the sump and filtration and farm live: