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Old 10-05-2012, 06:26 PM   #741
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Well, I'm at work. I had my gf at Mt house waiting for my package. Out is sitting on my coffee table waiting for me to get home at midnight and stay up to get the duster and red planet acclimated before my 7 to 3 shift on sat.

Oh, and I also just bought a new camera. Hopefully sometime next week there will be some really nice shots of my aquarium coming your way!

And I'm editing again...I left a message on the ecotech boards regarding how my corals, though growing like weeds, are losing their color to see if it is truely the light being too intense at 57% power like I continue to think that it is.
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Old 10-06-2012, 12:57 AM   #742
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Just to tell you, right now my light is at 15% each. Yes, that low. The corals are finally happy with it. I'm not saying you should go that low, but that's how well LEDs can penetrate water.

I cant wait to see this pics!! I was going to save for a dslr but thats to the wayside now :/

How is that red sponge doing?
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Old 10-06-2012, 01:08 AM   #743
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The sponge is dead. It took a drastic turn and started dying fast so I removed it. It went out with the PWC.
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Old 10-06-2012, 07:49 AM   #744
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Tookwhen I got up before I went into work. I'm impressed with the duster, not only is it out already, it was out in the bag and when in the acclimation bucket. Dropped it for only about 20 min...aka as long as it took me to get the pods in the tank. I may have only ordered 2k, but it sure looked like more than that this time. Props to reefs2go on this order.
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Old 10-06-2012, 11:44 PM   #745
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The sponge is dead. It took a drastic turn and started dying fast so I removed it. It went out with the PWC.
That stinks :/ it's good you took it out though. The feather duster looks awesome, Im jealous. The red planet looks promising as well.
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Old 10-07-2012, 12:01 PM   #746
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Yeah, the pic doesn't even show the real color of it. BUT, new camera monday! Woke up today to the overflow being clogged and lost siphon. Tank almost overflowed again. Solved that issue...I want a drilled tank so bad! Oh, and while doing this, I discovered that what I believe was my birds nest got fragged by a fish. Glued it to rubble and good to go. While searching for that rubble, found a frag of the birds nest I forgot about. Both are side by side so they can grow out like the other one.

As for replies to the radions, so far only posts by people like us. Ranging from supplemental lighting to keep turning them down. Like hell I'm supplementing 800 dollar lights! Once I fix the laptop, the tune down will continue.
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Old 10-07-2012, 02:36 PM   #747
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That sucks my overflow did that the other day. Had about 2g of water poured out all over my floor
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Old 10-07-2012, 02:47 PM   #748
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That sucks my overflow did that the other day. Had about 2g of water poured out all over my floor
Which is why I'm against any reef not being drilled ... Hell I think every tank I setup now over 40 gallons I'm gonna drill and run on a sump, FW and SW.
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Old 10-07-2012, 03:49 PM   #749
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Yeah, I just dont even know where I'd get the supplies around here...Pittsburgh and Erie is all I have really. Have to keep an eye on craigslist. I'd be all over a drilled tank like flies on ****. Rearrange my living room for one and a DIY stand/canopy. I realized today how scratched up my 55 really is. It will be having a second life as a sump probably. The CPR overflow is really nice, just the byropsis is in the overflow and clogged it up. I cleared it, but it'll end up doing this monthly probably. I might take the sump down on my days off and bleach the thing clean.

Can't wait til the new camera gets here. I want to show off the good things going on in my tank..and try to ignore the bad. So, bad...um, meteor shower is still dying and probably beyond saving, clam is in the same boat...might be it, all I can think of. Coraline growth is still moving slowly. Growth on the sps has just been phenomenal and I'll have to post some before/after shots.
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Here is the birds nest 3 months ago


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