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Old 01-07-2012, 01:14 AM   #891
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no hes saying the first pic is the arch that will go between the 2 rocksi n the 2nd pic

but i agree with JLH.. I tried to make an arch but just ended up creating dead space so I went with a U
Dead space?
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We have just been informed that our rock is on the doorstep!!!! My sister texted me "live rock is here!" while i was in class lol! Its base rock!
Wait, didn't we determine that the fixture was a PC? If it's Coralife brand, the Coralife brand mounting legs will work with it. Check your fixture to be sure. There should be a "track" that the mounting legs will screw into. You can buy them for about 7 bucks from a lfs or certainly, they will be easy to find online. That just gets your light fixture a couple of inches above the tank trim so much less danger of splashing if you use a mesh top. Salt creep us NOT good for light fixtures, or anything else. Lol.

*edit* I really like the rock arrangement that you showed in your latest photos. Good job.
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Wait, didn't we determine that the fixture was a PC? If it's Coralife brand, the Coralife brand mounting legs will work with it. Check your fixture to be sure. There should be a "track" that the mounting legs will screw into. You can buy them for about 7 bucks from a lfs or certainly, they will be easy to find online. That just gets your light fixture a couple of inches above the tank trim so much less danger of splashing if you use a mesh top. Salt creep us NOT good for light fixtures, or anything else. Lol.

*edit* I really like the rock arrangement that you showed in your latest photos. Good job.
Ah yes i think it is a pc. I didnt see tracks on the fixture, but i definitly saw screws, maybe thats where the legs would go. I will definitly check for the legs online, and most likely make the mesh top during the cycling process. That will be a time of waiting lol.

That salt buildup really is annoying, i feel lile i need to wipe it down every time i see it haha!

Thank you! We just finished glueing/hold-fasting the final arrangment together. I hope you all will like it, as i certainly do.

Question: what is the best way to lift the entire structure into the tank? We were thinking just having like 3 people help, but im very afraid that the glue will all come apart and the arch wont support itself anymore. Any ideas?

Pics will come in the morning, or whenever i get up tomorrow! Lol, we have been working on this formation for awhile, so im beat!!
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sorry.. no water movement in that location. it became this sanctuary for debris lol
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sorry.. no water movement in that location. it became this sanctuary for debris lol
Will 2 korolia 750's get the job done?
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I have a 750 and 550 in my 36 gal. Tbh id like them both to be 750s.
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Ok guys!!!! Done!!! How you all like it??

Note: the piece under the arch is under debate if we should keep it there or move it. Suggestions??
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Ok guys!!!! Done!!! How you all like it??

Note: the piece under the arch is under debate if we should keep it there or move it. Suggestions??
If its a secured, I love it! But didn't even get my feet wet yet in saltwater. But non the less, I like it!
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If you are like me that wont be your final layout. All through my cycle i rearranged my rock. I just moved some around this week to help circulation and to get my gsp better flow. That move has made me unhappy with the layout and im plotting again.
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If the big arc isnt moving, then I like it! Also, are you putting a background on it at some point?
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