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Old 11-07-2011, 03:53 PM   #231
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Monti will work, acropora won't IMO. Acros and elkhorn take a lot of light. Montis and other chalice corals will grow fine with moderate light and high calcium.
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monti keeps getting mentioned. i like it more and more and will have to have it in my tank too. when the time comes anyway.

your banking on xmas to get your tank up? have you put water in it like you wanted to yet?
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Old 11-07-2011, 08:11 PM   #234
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Yet another stock list update:
1 occelaris clown(duh)
1 royal gramma
1 bangaii cardinal
1 Midas blenny
1 purple firefish

I'm really considering dropping the Midas blenny and getting a b&w clown. Idk though.
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Old 11-07-2011, 08:13 PM   #235
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monti keeps getting mentioned. i like it more and more and will have to have it in my tank too. when the time comes anyway.

your banking on xmas to get your tank up? have you put water in it like you wanted to yet?
Nope:/ I'll add water for the first time when I cycle. But I've seen it with water in it do I know it doesn't leak. I might be able to convince the rents to let me fill it up this weekend.... And yes christmas will be the source of most of my funds. This Friday I'll receive about 40$ from misc. jobs.
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Ok so I have this weird thing with placing 50lbs of rock on a sheet of glass. The thought of it breaking scares the crap out of me. I've heard of people putting down a sheet of egg crate, then rock, then sand. Do you guys recomend this? I think I'm going to go this route when the time comes. I've decided I'll probably do my base rock from reef cleaners or BRS. And then have a pound or 2 of lr in my fuge basket.
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it cheap enough insurance if you want to. i say do it for no more than it cost for you peace of mind.
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Yeah definatly. I'll just use the left over egg crate from my baskets since it only comes in sheets as tall as me lol.
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Alright this has nothing to do with my tank at all but I just thought of the coolest thing! So picture a swimming pool reef aquarium. At the surface you can dive in and swim with the fish and underneath the walls are acrylic so you can enjoy it in the house/basement. Man... Someday....
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