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Old 10-26-2012, 06:50 PM   #811
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What a darling little Pom Pom crab!!
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Old 10-26-2012, 07:31 PM   #812
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Ha that's to funny. Octopus what was I thinking.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:29 PM   #813
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Hey I thought it look like an octopus too, my Pom Pom hides all the time.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:32 PM   #814
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I just remember reading a post many months ago about a guy saying his favorite thing was discovering something in his tank that he had forgotten about. I thought that guy was dead, all of my other crabs besides the arrow crab have died. It is really easy for something that small to vanish in a fully stocked 55 reef...I mean man, just crazy. I snapped as many pics as I could before he was gone and still hasn't been seen since.

BTW, anyone have any tips for acros? I just don't want this large one to go south. Stable parameters and sitting on top under my 65% radions should be good. I just won't be back home until Sunday so I'm paranoid about this beautiful acro.
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:09 PM   #815
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I just changed my GFO and emptied the skimmer's cup. After some reading, read that pale colors out of sps can come from lack of food...interesting. So, I target fed my sps as well. Last time I did this I had an algae bloom...but also had no where near the filtration currently on the tank. So here's hoping.
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Old 10-27-2012, 12:53 AM   #816
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Just make sure u acclimate it properly, you don't want It to go in shock from the light
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Old 10-27-2012, 09:18 AM   #817
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Yeah...that might have already happened. Just hoping it liked my slow ramp up of the Radions the first time they came on since I was at work. My other SPS never really seemed to care. I just want this new guy to do well, especially since the milli didn't make it. It was out of water too long since it poked a hole in its own bag.

I also read more into having colorful corals. 14k for growth and 20k for color is basically what I got out of it. On sunday I'll check out the spectrum set on my radions. I'd be willing to bet I have it on for 14k the whole time rather than 20...but would that really matter much for LEDs? I'd assume that it would just be more of the look/color of the lights, but worth a shot I guess.
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Old 10-27-2012, 10:20 AM   #818
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It matters a lot. In the Lower end of the spectrum, corals will grow faster, but have a more brownish color. With the higher end, you'll see more color but growth is cut down. I never noticed any change in growth, but I guess that's because it matters on more than just light. If you shocked the corals, then you won't see much growth or color for a couple months, they are going through photo inhibition, which basically means the phosphors (I don't think that's what theyre called, I forget) arent used to the new light and it's spectrum.
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Old 10-27-2012, 10:39 AM   #819
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Yeah, I know the basic stuff on it I just seem to keep doing it! Lol... We'll see how things go. I just don't want to lose both of my big coral so I'm paranoid even though I'm fully capable of managing it. Either way, more Radion config coming it seems.
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Old 10-28-2012, 09:19 AM   #820
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Are there any reviews where people tell you there presets? Maybe ask someone who has a tank that you envy.
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