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Old 07-09-2009, 07:32 AM   #1
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Finally got my tank started up

I finally got my 65 (36x18x24) up and running. Everything seems to be going well... never been so excited to see brown algae spots growing in a tank. Most of the rock is from Marcorocks with about 2lbs of rubble the LFS had to get my cycle kick started until they could put in an order for my actual liverock. Anyway, here's a pic of my temp scape, may change drastically in a week or two if my LR gets here.



Oh, the large pieces on the left and right both have shallow caves under them and a few of the pieces have really cool holes in them. I can't wait to see what moves into them when i get it stocked.
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I can see the potential already.
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Looks great! I like the arch to the left of the middle.
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Old 07-10-2009, 04:19 AM   #5
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Funny thing is that the top part of the arch is actually a single piece. When i got it, it was a really nice triangular piece that was instantly my fave. I was going to use for a peak in one of the corners until i dropped it while playing with a dry fit of the scape in my living room. Was one of those slow motion moments of horror as i watched it fall off the table and hit the floor with a sickening crunch. Luckily, when i picked it up, it had only taken a chunk out of the bottom of one side forming it into a really nice looking arching shape.
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Looks like you are off to a good start.
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Old 07-22-2009, 12:45 AM   #7
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Update

Finally got my live rock and live sand in so I figured I would post a pic of my new aquascape. I may tweak it a bit more, but I think I'm pretty happy for now. Is it just me or has Fiji LR really gone down hill in quality? Only other rock I might add is some more small branch rubble if I can find it.

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Wow. I really really like your tank and aquascaping. It looks so awesome.
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