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Old 11-30-2011, 11:46 PM   #1
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Well I combined two smaller tanks in to one and am super excited!! Now I need inhabitants!! All I have are my two clowns and a watchman goby...any suggestions?? I finally have enough room for more fish!! Have to be reef safe
Also I would love suggestions on what to do with my huge sand bed?? Anything cool I can put in the sand that will chill there? What do you think of cucumbers??

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Old 12-01-2011, 12:13 AM   #2
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Oh yeah I have a snowflake eel too!!
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Old 12-01-2011, 12:19 AM   #3
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There are so many options for a 150 reef tank. Do you want larger fish? Smaller fish?

You could fill up some of the sand bed with more LR first. Lol. Then look into welso and lobo brains. Also you can do doughnut corals, plate corals, fox corals, or some tube corals! Of course this all depends on lighting
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Old 12-01-2011, 12:28 AM   #4
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Great job on the rockscaping! Love the empty sand bed and huge overhang! How did u do it? And I know there's a lot of sand dwelling things suck as plate corals, mollusks, clams, and other gobies such as the sand shifting goby. Cucumbers would be very neat but I am not all that familiar with them. What kind of lighting are you using and how tall is the tank? Both of these factors will affect what u can and cannot put down in the sandbed.
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Old 12-01-2011, 02:37 AM   #5
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Thanks for the compliment on the rock work! I am way proud of it, we had a good friend help with it. We installed plexiglass shelves and started the rock formation on them and went from there

Tank is about 3 ft tall I have 2 t5's and 2 150w mh's so I believe I am good for light???

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Old 12-01-2011, 05:55 PM   #6
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I am upgrading to a 240 gallon 8ft tank that will be housing a whitespotted bamboo shark. I wanted to do something similar with my rocks as well to provide as much sandbed as I can and as many low lighted areas for him to hang out in during the day. Please tell me more about how you accomplished such an amazing display. And I think you have plenty of light and you shouldn't be worried about not being able to grow anything in ur sand bed. What id be worried about is what to pick out for ur sand bed lol.
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Old 12-01-2011, 10:11 PM   #7
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Lol..I agree!! The choices are endless!!! I am having a hard time deciding what to do...that's why I came here for advice

For the scapegoat we just started on one side and built plexi shelves and put rock on them so the look suspended than it meets the rock on the sandbed on the other side...used some zip ties hidden behind corals to secure it all...kind of like a puzzle
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How did u build the plexi shelves though? Were they siliconed to the back walls? Still confused by how all that weight can be supported like that...
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Old 12-01-2011, 11:34 PM   #9
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We silaconed 3 plexi shelves to the corner on the left and reinforced the shelves with triangle shaped plexi inbetween each shelf. We also drilled a bunch of holes in each shelf we could use for zip tie holds and secured the big corner rock to the shelf with black zip ties. We then built off that
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Old 12-04-2011, 04:45 AM   #10
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Well I should be getting key new 240 here soon so ill see what I can do with it. Thanks
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