Just a quick update, so its been flooded 10 days now and I am going through the endearing phase of initial algae bloom. The tank is definitely not photo worthy at its current condition. I have a nice light green slimy film on almost every inch of the tank now I am performing the daily 30-45% percent water changes and have cut back the light to nothing for the last two days but some indirect reflected light. Hoping to test my water tomorrow for ammonia and if its safe I plan to toss in a work crew of Amano's to keep the upper hand on the algae cycle. Oh its been so long since have had to deal with this whole algae and tank break in cycle. Ugh... Let me now re iterate my mantra to myself "from the mud(or in this case algae) grows a Lotus(or Orchid) :mrgreen: Right now hopefully it's as ugly as its going to get, I hope and in another five days to a week I should be out the the other end of this green machine of a diatom algae stage.