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Old 09-04-2012, 07:47 AM   #31
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Old 09-07-2012, 01:50 AM   #32
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Ok today my taotronics leds I ordered off of ebay came in. I have 3 of them to cover the tank, trying to decide how to mount them. I also got my overflow, sump, return pump hooked up.
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Old 09-07-2012, 04:40 AM   #33
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I'm interested in those taotronics LEDs but I can't find any info on them I have an 180g tank and was wondering how many of those I would need? I'm gonna start Fowlr and eventually move up to reef
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Old 09-12-2012, 02:13 AM   #34
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I'm interested in those taotronics LEDs but I can't find any info on them I have an 180g tank and was wondering how many of those I would need? I'm gonna start Fowlr and eventually move up to reef
Sorry it took so long to get back to you, I think 3 would cover the tank nicely. They come with a wire hanging mount but I think I am going to try a DIY mount for them. Much more of a blueish white light than my 4 bulb t5 light I had on mu other tank. Fans make a little noise but nothing too bad imo. Great light for the price I think.. We will see for sure in a couple months.
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Old 09-12-2012, 02:17 AM   #35
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Some of you mau disagree with this, but I transfered all the fish and live rock from the previous tank into the new one, along with some bottled bacteria.

I am monitoring levels and so far so good, if I do get an ammonia spike I have a water change ready, but I doubt I do.
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Old 09-18-2012, 04:15 AM   #36
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Well seems like I'm only talking to myself here lol, but this is a good way for me to keep track of what happened and when.

So since transfering the fish, the highest my ammonia has gotten was .25 and that was gone by the next day. Everything is great except for the diatom outbreak.
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Old 09-18-2012, 07:58 AM   #37
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Old 11-18-2012, 04:13 AM   #38
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Old 07-09-2013, 06:37 AM   #39
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I havent updated in FOREVER... tank is doing great. Current stock is 1 vlamingi tang, 2 percula clowns, 1 red head wrasse, 1 Christmas wrasse, 1 bangaii cardinal, 2 green chromis, 1 chalk bass, 1 green mandarin, 1 flame angel, 1 anthias, handfulls of snails and hermits, 1 sand sifting star, 1 coral banded shrimp and 1 gbta.

Tons of coral, a kenya tree that went from frag to a forest, a frogspawn that has gone from 4 heads to 7, a duncan, a turbinara that has more than doubled, a hammer coral, a favia brain, pulsing xenia qlso more than doubled, several different mushrooms and zoas, and a galaxy coral. I recently added some more hard coral that is so far so good.

I hadlve had bad luck with tangs, ive lost blue regal tangs a couple different times as well as a powder blue a yellow and a naso, not all at the same time, I would love to have another tang but my vlamingi has done great for about 6 months and I dont want to upset that...
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It's nice to hear things are going well, do you have any updated pics?
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