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Old 08-10-2013, 01:08 AM   #31
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Not doing anything really. My view of this hobby is keep it simple and cheap.

I run GFO and Carbon (change them maybe once a month). Then 20-30gal water change every month as well.

I also dose "purple up" once a week just to help the coralline grow and spread.

Also added a WP40 wave maker which seems to help when I feed the tank, it really spreads the food through the water very nicely.
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Old 08-10-2013, 01:42 AM   #32
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Really like the dimensions and the zoas and anemones are beautiful! Great tank.
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Old 08-10-2013, 02:23 AM   #33
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Really like the dimensions and the zoas and anemones are beautiful! Great tank.
Thanks! I am happy I went with a shorter tank, its way easier for me to move coral and clean up when compared to taller tanks you almost need to climb into to work with. If i was to build another tank I would make the tank wider front to back.

Those nems are all from the same person, he got them as a hitch hiker in his tank and they took over. No word of a lie the mother colony for them was at least 2 feet across. These open up to about 6-8" across during the day.
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I think 24" is the perfect width and makes aquascaping much easier.

That's insane! A hitch hiker that grew 2 ft. I'm trying to visualize such a large anemone. I'd fear for the fish
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Old 08-10-2013, 02:36 AM   #35
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Yes I would say in his 90gal he had easily over 150 nems, ranging from the largest at 2ft wide to the smallest at about 1/2" wide. Most being the size of a baseball (3-4") the fish were doing great.

It seems anytime he would put his hand in the tank the nem would split again lol it was great for anyone wanting nems but sucks for him not being able to keep a reef.
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Yes I would say in his 90gal he had easily over 150 nems, ranging from the largest at 2ft wide to the smallest at about 1/2" wide. Most being the size of a baseball (3-4") the fish were doing great.

It seems anytime he would put his hand in the tank the nem would split again lol it was great for anyone wanting nems but sucks for him not being able to keep a reef.
150 anemones! Yeah I think I'd just stick with 1-2.
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Right now I have 6 that are about 1" wide, 2 which are 6-8" and a few smaller ones in the 2-4" range so probably 12 nems...all because the wife really likes them
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Old 01-12-2014, 07:17 PM   #38
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Long time no update! So here we go start fresh for 2014. (heavy on the pictures sorry just taken with my iphone)


Lets start with the corals!

Acans


Frogspawn


Devils Hand


Birdsnest (first SPS and It was all browned out when I got it, now its greenish colour)


Chalice Frag (hasnt really grown at all since I got it)


Octospawn


Candy Cane


Leather


Palys/Zoas





Urchin (hes grown so much! he used to be no bigger than a frag disk)


Another SPS




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Old 01-12-2014, 07:18 PM   #39
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Can only post 16 images at once so heres some more..

Frag Rack



Now for some fish/Bubbletip Garden








last but not least...FTS January 2014




*PHEW*

Well thats it for 9 months of work!

Also managed to add a Xmas Wrasse but he only comes out once a week....never see him
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