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Old 12-04-2013, 05:53 PM   #31
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Following looks like an awesome build
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Old 12-04-2013, 06:30 PM   #32
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300 tank

Wow thats a fookn huge tank. really nice. il stay posted on this. good luck
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Old 12-04-2013, 06:34 PM   #33
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Thanks. The pile of rock isn't pretty, but it's doing its job staying alive for the transfer.

The lion is a volitan lionfish. It's about 7". Love that thing. Added a couple pics of my Miniatus grouper (darn thing is camera shy) and one of the puffers.

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Old 12-04-2013, 07:06 PM   #34
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lol goose. everyone of those fish merits a "your tank isnt big enough for him, he will eventually outgrow it" responses from me.....for one rare instance though, this tank actually IS big enough lmao
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Old 12-04-2013, 07:44 PM   #35
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I laughed at that post, huma-huma. I read posts with fish that need swimming space crammed into tiny tanks. I just don't see getting enjoyment out of that. Having fish in an appropriately sized aquarium makes all the difference. You actually get to view their true behavior they would display in the wild (or at least close enough). Seeing a tang bounce off the walls all day wouldn't be all that interesting to me at all. But, just my opinion. Glad you approve of my fish and tank size... Lol.
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Old 12-04-2013, 08:20 PM   #36
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im a HUGE fan of the scorpionfish family. (esp. lions!) only thing i dont like is that as a volitan ages, the nice,long, wavy fins turn into short stubby arms lool
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Old 12-04-2013, 09:29 PM   #37
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You have a great looking lion! This build is going to be awesome once everything gets up and running.
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Old 12-04-2013, 10:32 PM   #38
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I decided to try something new with the lighting. It has two 400 watt metal halides and two 250 watt already, but was thinking of my electric bill. I ordered some LED rope lighting today. It's a FOWLR and only two feet deep, so I figured I'd see how it would work. The reviews said they were bright and some actually said they've used them for aquariums. They're made by Taotronics and only $30. Why not give it a shot I figured.
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Old 12-05-2013, 12:43 PM   #39
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Lion looked different in first pic, thought it was an Atlantic Lion but then I realized they need cool water
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Pretty sure any lion fish found in the Atlantic or Caribbean is a accidental import of pacific lion fish lost by aquarists during hurricanes in Florida. Might be wrong about that, but that's what I've read.
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