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Old 08-30-2011, 05:46 PM   #2351
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To be honest I was hesitant to even post that picture with the dirty mag float, it just ruins the whole look. In fact, I'm gonna go clean them now.

One less thing to pick at me for ROFL
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:55 PM   #2352
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Im just amazed at the amount of algae and things growing in your tank, id assume the rapid growth of it is partly due to your 12 bulber? Ive cleaned mine twice since setting up.. And never has it been that green.. Jst amazed
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:55 PM   #2353
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I love the way your tank looks. When we started 55 was huge. Now if it's less than 75 it's now worth having. Bad thing is that 75 is looking really small too I want a bigger saltwater tank and I don't have mine all the way up and running.

I am very envious of alot of people's tanks. And again yours is one of them.
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:58 PM   #2354
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I love the way your tank looks. When we started 55 was huge. Now if it's less than 75 it's now worth having. Bad thing is that 75 is looking really small too I want a bigger saltwater tank and I don't have mine all the way up and running.

I am very envious of alot of people's tanks. And again yours is one of them.
Just think how I feel. I thought my 45 was HUGE when I decided to jump from FW to SW. Now I feel like I am driving around in a Smart Car. LOL
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Old 08-30-2011, 05:58 PM   #2355
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I think the old bulbs are contributing to the algae growth. I dont really have an algae issue though, not anywhere else. The sea hare Bob and my lawnmower make short work of it. They just dont get to the mag floats and the powerheads. I even have to supplement them with algae sheets theres so little algae. Unless we're talking coralline, well then I have to admit it's out of control. Everything is freaking purple. It's starting to encrust on some of my zooa rocks now......
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Old 08-30-2011, 06:32 PM   #2356
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please remember that there are underage folks on this forum. while most of us don't mind the references a page or so ago, some people might.
that said, huma huma- your lighting might not be hitting the glass like hers is.
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Old 08-30-2011, 06:37 PM   #2357
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please remember that there are underage folks on this forum. while most of us don't mind the references a page or so ago, some people might.
that said, huma huma- your lighting might not be hitting the glass like hers is.
I can totally agree, we are comparing a 12 bulb t5 monster to my 4 bulb cf wimp lol.. I dont have full coverage from front to back unfortunately
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AWSOME TANK CARY!!! what kind of sand did you use?? I have a 300 gallon tank ready to get set up but I'm not sure about the sand prices lol on my 84 gal I use beach sand..so I'm just wondering what u used?
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Pool filter sand from Home Depot is like $5 for 50lbs I believe.
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Im still bafffled at the sheer expense of a sw tank when someone buys all the "perfect" equipment. Could you imagine the cost of a 125,stand, hood, premade aump, 150 lbs of argonite sand, 150ish lbs of lr.... Thats an insane amount of money
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