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Old 09-02-2011, 03:24 AM   #161
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For the MH if you want it bluer you could try those color gels that are used for theater lighting they will also dim the light a bit if that's an issue. Some of those setups have them only a few inches from a 500+w bulb with no heat shield. I plan to use them ( difusers almost the same) to acclimate new corals ( when I get them).
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Old 09-02-2011, 09:52 AM   #162
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I think I;m just gonna try the led's I picked out. I should know tomorrow if I have a sale on the 20L setup so I will go from there. I really like the led shimmer and the intensity is crazy bright.

I'll use the MH for the time being though, who knows maybe I'll get used to them. lol Probably not though.
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Old 09-02-2011, 12:43 PM   #163
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Got my new goodies today finally!

2 new 425 koralias, some fragging stuff, a new aquaclear 50 since the AC30 broke yesterday,a new aqualifter pump as back up for my 125g overflow and some phosphate testing reagants too. Yay Now I can go fish/coral shopping!

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Old 09-02-2011, 04:50 PM   #164
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Got my new goodies today finally!

2 new 425 koralias, some fragging stuff, a new aquaclear 50 since the AC30 broke yesterday,a new aqualifter pump as back up for my 125g overflow and some phosphate testing reagants too. Yay Now I can go fish/coral shopping!
Yay, your fragging stuff arrived can't wait to go shopping in your aquarium ;b
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Old 09-02-2011, 05:39 PM   #165
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So, after doing a ton of stuff todya I finally got around to working on this tank. LOL

I added the new 425's, which in retrospect, I think I should have gone with the 550's like I initially planned. Oh well, it will have to work.

Also got the new aquaclear installed.

Got lots of surface agitation now so hopefully things will perk up. My duncans are already almost back to normal and the zooas are opening upp more. I chose to just try the MH for now. Still checking out other options for led's.

Here's the latest FTS

Sorry theres no fish in the picture, they are soo sooo tiny and they only come out when I feed them. LOL

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Old 09-02-2011, 06:24 PM   #166
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Looks awesome - I love the candycanes - and the barnacles fit perfectly!
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Old 09-02-2011, 06:35 PM   #167
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Thanks so much! I out alot of thought into this tank. It's supposed to be my masterpiece LOL. Only time will tell.
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So, after doing a ton of stuff todya I finally got around to working on this tank. LOL

I added the new 425's, which in retrospect, I think I should have gone with the 550's like I initially planned. Oh well, it will have to work.

Also got the new aquaclear installed.

Got lots of surface agitation now so hopefully things will perk up. My duncans are already almost back to normal and the zooas are opening upp more. I chose to just try the MH for now. Still checking out other options for led's.

Here's the latest FTS

Sorry theres no fish in the picture, they are soo sooo tiny and they only come out when I feed them. LOL

nice corals. the sand looks so clean.
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Old 09-02-2011, 06:54 PM   #169
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Nice tank. I tried to go back through.

I did two DIY LED fixtures using FEDY 3 watt lights and drivers. One was 24 actinic blue, and the other was 88 mostly white bulbs. Killer light, and I can't wait to order more.
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So, after doing a ton of stuff todya I finally got around to working on this tank. LOL

I added the new 425's, which in retrospect, I think I should have gone with the 550's like I initially planned. Oh well, it will have to work.

Also got the new aquaclear installed.

Got lots of surface agitation now so hopefully things will perk up. My duncans are already almost back to normal and the zooas are opening upp more. I chose to just try the MH for now. Still checking out other options for led's.

Here's the latest FTS

Sorry theres no fish in the picture, they are soo sooo tiny and they only come out when I feed them. LOL
Hey Carey first off nice tank queen of saltwater!!! you always amaze me. As far as the power heads just get another smaller or the same size lots of flow from different directions lol
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