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Old 09-06-2012, 08:57 PM   #21
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Im getting some conflicting info... are the blue reef chromis considered an aggressive fish? Apparently they are in the damselfish category.

I'll take a look at the lights. I will eventually get to corals but if I don't I want to make sure the fixture has some longevity.
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Old 09-06-2012, 08:57 PM   #22
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How much are you spending ? Ebay has 120w leds for 180 each
I think the fixture was 130.. not sure.
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:24 PM   #23
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Im not saying that they are complete junk but 120w leds for 180 cant be high quality leds
Not brand name but i know people who have them and are growing sps in the sand at 30" away from light you can spend 400$ on brand name or 200$ on no name and get the same results im putting 2 on my 150g the par rating surpasses metal halides now on the other hand longevity i cant speak for i dont know anyone who had them over a year yet
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Im getting some conflicting info... are the blue reef chromis considered an aggressive fish? Apparently they are in the damselfish category.

I'll take a look at the lights. I will eventually get to corals but if I don't I want to make sure the fixture has some longevity.
Chromis are docile
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Old 09-07-2012, 01:26 PM   #25
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Thanks! Any thought on using river rock in the tank for base rock
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Chromis are docile
Don't usually disagree with you Dan but on this one I have to. I had a school of 5 and my full grown alpha male/female picked at my polyps and beat up the weakest chromis in the school until I removed them which took 2 weeks a 14x10 net and a fishing hook lmao
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Thanks! Any thought on using river rock in the tank for base rock
River rock is usually very dense which doesn't allow for much BB compared to "reef" rock which is mainly made up of calcium and pourous from old coral skeletons layering on top of eachother
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Don't usually disagree with you Dan but on this one I have to. I had a school of 5 and my full grown alpha male/female picked at my polyps and beat up the weakest chromis in the school until I removed them which took 2 weeks a 14x10 net and a fishing hook lmao
Wow ive never heard of that i guess ill change that the chromis ive had were docile
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Id imagine it wouldn't have been that way if I had larger fish to intimidate them but they ran the tank with out a doubt and to this day couldn't tell you why but had an absolute hatred for my green glove polyps to the point he wasn't just biting but ripping and yanking them which was the final straw lol.
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Id imagine it wouldn't have been that way if I had larger fish to intimidate them but they ran the tank with out a doubt and to this day couldn't tell you why but had an absolute hatred for my green glove polyps to the point he wasn't just biting but ripping and yanking them which was the final straw lol.
Dang sounds like it was possessed lol i was planning a small school in my 150g hope i have better luck or maybe go with small school of anthias instead
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