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Old 01-06-2014, 03:12 AM   #1
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Tank opinions

Hi I'm currently in the middle of setting up a new reef tank. Below is my current setup.

What do you guys think of the rock scaping should I change it for my new tank or whats your opinions.
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:15 AM   #2
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The rockscape is up to you. Personally I've never been a fan of the "wall" look. I prefer having islands or a more minimalist look in the DT. I make up for adding a lot of rock in the sump to help with filtration.
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:16 AM   #3
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Yeah I was thinking that, have you got a picture of the island setting?
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:24 AM   #4
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Here's a decent thread about island scaping:

Show off your Island Style AquaScape - Reef Central Online Community
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:34 AM   #5
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Had a look through there some of them are brilliant other not so good. Just doesn't seem like there is a lot of hiding room for the fish in these island themes.
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:44 AM   #6
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Yup that's true. Not all fish need a lot of hiding space though. Just depends on what you want and your bioload.
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:45 AM   #7
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This is making my brain hurt a lot haha. Too many nice pictures out there of tanks
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:47 AM   #8
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Yup. It all comes down to personal preference. I just like having less rock in my DT, and more in my sump. The "rock walls" really bug me for some reason. I had a few in the past, but now I just like having "space" in the DT.
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:49 AM   #9
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I'll post a final pic in a couple of weeks and see what you think lol
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Old 01-06-2014, 03:50 AM   #10
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My opinion doesn't matter. Just depends on how you like it

I think it helps to just take a look at as many scapes as you can and figure out which one you like the most and go from there.
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