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Old 10-15-2012, 01:19 PM   #31
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To give you an idea here's my sps shelf I made for my mixed reef ...excuse the mess tank was just moved to my new house 2 weeks ago lol
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:24 PM   #32
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To give you an idea here's my sps shelf I made for my mixed reef ...excuse the mess tank was just moved to my new house 2 weeks ago lol
Wow looks good! Did you use the epoxy method to create this?
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Old 10-15-2012, 01:29 PM   #33
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Ya the pieces would have been two thin for a rod so I chipped lil pieces off where they touched so it would "bite" a little before I glued to give it a better hold. (the shelf rested on a lip of the bottom piece while the top sat partially on the shelf and partially hung over the bottom piece to almost lock together) this is why I'd say get yourself some lace rock so you can work with it some to give your tank a more unique look then a pile of rocks. It all comes down to your personal taste though so ill be excited to see what you come up with
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Old 10-15-2012, 02:04 PM   #34
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Ya the pieces would have been two thin for a rod so I chipped lil pieces off where they touched so it would "bite" a little before I glued to give it a better hold. (the shelf rested on a lip of the bottom piece while the top sat partially on the shelf and partially hung over the bottom piece to almost lock together) this is why I'd say get yourself some lace rock so you can work with it some to give your tank a more unique look then a pile of rocks. It all comes down to your personal taste though so ill be excited to see what you come up with
I will have a look at YouTube and see what I can find for inspiration. Thanks for the tips. How much is the epoxy stuff that you use to bond the rock?
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Lol what are conch?

Yea well I won't be over feeding and with the ph and filters there will be more than enough flow.

That would make sense why you don't have dirty sand. That's what I like about this hobby you learn something new every day and you can never learn it all.
Yeah, a conch is a big snail, but the only stay on the sandbed and they have these eyes that poke out of the shell in 2 different directions on these long stalks. Kinda weird things. Lol. But good cleaners!
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Yeah, a conch is a big snail, but the only stay on the sandbed and they have these eyes that poke out of the shell in 2 different directions on these long stalks. Kinda weird things. Lol. But good cleaners!
Lol sounds freaky, might have a look at them see if I like them.
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Lol sounds freaky, might have a look at them see if I like them.
Yeah, they're kinda cool. I've read to only get 1 per 2 square feet of tank bottom, though cuz they eat a lot. The ones I got were about $15. Check them out!!
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Yeah, they're kinda cool. I've read to only get 1 per 2 square feet of tank bottom, though cuz they eat a lot. The ones I got were about $15. Check them out!!
Wow that's a hefty price tag for a snail! I will have a look at them and see what they are like.

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Going to collect another 10kg of live rock at the weekend. I found a bargain! Someone closing down a tank and they have 30kg of live rock at 4 a kg. bargain.
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Going to collect another 10kg of live rock at the weekend. I found a bargain! Someone closing down a tank and they have 30kg of live rock at 4 a kg. bargain.
How's that translate in the U.S.? Lol
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